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Tides: A Scientific History

@inproceedings{Cartwright1999TidesAS,
  title={Tides: A Scientific History},
  author={David Edgar Cartwright},
  year={1999}
}
1. Introduction - the overall pattern of enquiry 2. Early ideas and observations 3. What moon maketh a full sea? 4. Towards Newton 5. Newton and the Prize Essayists - the 'Equilibrium' theory 6. Measurements and empirical studies, 1650-1825 7. Laplace and the 19th century hydrodynamics 8. Local analysis and prediction in the 19th century 9. Towards a map of cotidal lines 10. Tides of the Geosphere - the birth of Geophysics 11. Tidal researches between the World Wars 12. 1950-1980 - The impact… 
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