Faculty of Physics
M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University
Regular Article

Secular variation of the Earth's mean radius

Yu.V. Barkin

Moscow University Physics Bulletin 1998. 53. N 1. P. 53

  • Article

It is shown that the mechanism of subduction and accumulation of the masses of oceanic platforms leads to a slow decrease of the Earth's mean radius at a rate of $\sim\:$0.35 mm/year.

Yu.V. Barkin
Sternberg State Institute of Astronomy, Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory, Moscow, 119992, Russia
Issue 1, 1998

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