Earth, Moon, and Planets

, Volume 70, Issue 1–3, pp 179–181 | Cite as

Potential of interplanetary torques and solar modulation for triggering terrestrial atmospheric and lithospheric events

  • Rhodes W. Fairbridge
  • Hans J. Haubold
  • Göran Windelius
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Abstract

The Sun is forced into an orbit around the barycenter of the solar system because of the changing mass distributions of the planets. Solar-planetary-lunar dynamic relationships may form a new basis for understanding and predicting cyclic solar forcing functions on the Earth's climate.

Keywords

Torque Solar System Mass Distribution Dynamic Relationship Force Function 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rhodes W. Fairbridge
    • 1
  • Hans J. Haubold
    • 2
  • Göran Windelius
    • 3
  1. 1.Columbia University & NASA/Goddard Institute for Space StudiesNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.UN Outer Space Office, Vienna International CentreViennaAustria
  3. 3.Motjärnshytten 44HagforsSweden

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