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

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.

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Fairbridge, R.W., Haubold, H.J. & Windelius, G. Potential of interplanetary torques and solar modulation for triggering terrestrial atmospheric and lithospheric events. Earth Moon Planet 70, 179–181 (1995). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00619462

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Keywords

  • Torque
  • Solar System
  • Mass Distribution
  • Dynamic Relationship
  • Force Function