Scaling in global tidal dissipation of the Earth-Moon system

@article{Putten2017ScalingIG,
  title={Scaling in global tidal dissipation of the Earth-Moon system},
  author={Maurice H. P. M. van Putten},
  journal={New Astronomy},
  year={2017},
  volume={54},
  pages={115-121}
}
  • M. Putten
  • Published 20 September 2016
  • Physics, Geology
  • New Astronomy
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