F-ckin Leap Seconds, how do they work?

George Herbert george.herbert at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 17:46:56 UTC 2012

On Jul 5, 2012, at 8:14 AM, Marshall Eubanks <marshall.eubanks at gmail.com> wrote:
> And, by the way, the deformations and exchanges of angular momentum
> that drive Earth rotation variations are probably the best understood
> global geophysical processes there are.  Absolutely no magic is
> required.

Not the tectonic ones.  The deeper geophysical ones yes, but tectonics is irregular.  We understand the underlying plate segment motions well but they express very irregularly over year-decade scales.

George William Herbert
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