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Advances in Astronomy
Volume 2015, Article ID 536829, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/536829
Research Article

Astronomy and Climate-Earth System: Can Magma Motion under Sun-Moon Gravitation Contribute to Paleoclimatic Variations and Earth’s Heat?

1Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University, 2800 Faucette Drive, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
2Physical Oceanography Laboratory, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, China
3Qingdao Collaborative Innovation Center of Marine Science and Technology, Qingdao 266100, China

Received 24 May 2015; Accepted 22 July 2015

Academic Editor: Valery Nakariakov

Copyright © 2015 Zhiren Joseph Wang and Xiaopei Lin. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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