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C O )TT E HIT ~ TID ES, O C E A N. ACID E A R T H I'AGE CHAPTER I. IN TRODUCTIO>-. G. T. Rude3 CHAPTER II. TIDAL THEORY. A. T. Doodson19 CH.\PTER III. TIDAL COMPUTATIONS AND PREDICTIONS. Paul Schurem~n40 C I-lAPT'ER IV. MEA~r SEA-LEv~. H. A. Marmer 50 C HAP TER V. EARTH TIDES. ~ . D. Lambert ......... 68 C T--rApTER VI. TIDAL FRICTION. w. D. Lambert ................ 81 GRAVITY, DEFLECTION OF THE VERTICAL, AND ISOSTAS\ CHAPTER VII. ISOSTASV. William Bowie 103 CHAPTER VIII. THE INFLUENCE OF ISOSTASY ON GEO'EOCICAE THOUGHT. Har~v Fielding Reid ................. 116 CHAPTER IX. THE SHAPE AND SIZE OF THE EARTH. ~ . D. Lambert ~ 23 CHAPTER Hi. DETBRMI~TATION OF g BY MELONS OF THE FREE SWINGING PENDULUM. c. H. SWICk 151 CHAPTER XI. GRAVITY MEASUREMENTS WITH THE EOT\OS TORSION BAL ALICE. Donald c. Barton 167 CHAPTER XII. GEODETIC INSTRUMENTS. D. L. Palkhurst 191 CHAPTER XIII. O ~ SOME OF THE GREATER PROBLEMS OF PHYSICAL GEOLO'G1-. Clarence L. Dutton............................ CHAPTER SHIV. THE DETERMINATION- OF ELEVATIONS. H. G. Avers.. C HAPTER TV. T HE DETERMINATION- OF GEOCR.\PHIC Pos~r~o~-s. C. V. - Hodg30n ...................................... VARIATION OF LATITUDE 201 212 221 C HAPTF~ LEVI. THE VARIATION OF LATITUDE. ~v. D. Lambert. Fran] SChles inger, E. W . BroNY n . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245 ....... 279 INDEX ..................

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