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International Journal of Geophysics
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 174396, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/174396
Research Article

Hydrological Excitation of Polar Motion Derived from GRACE Gravity Field Solutions

1CNRS/UMR8630, Observatoire de Paris, 61 avenue de l'Observatoire, 75014 Paris, France
2Space Research Center, Polish Academy of Sciences, Bartycka 18 A, 00-716 Warsaw, Poland

Received 1 October 2010; Accepted 29 March 2011

Academic Editor: Petr Vaníček

Copyright © 2011 L. Seoane et al. 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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