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Doodson tidal wave components

version 1.1 (26.2 KB) by François Beauducel
Earth tidal waves harmonic development by Darwin-Doodson

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Updated 06 Jan 2021

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This function gives the parameters for about 40 main wave components of Earth tides due to Sun and Moon, using the harmonic development of Arthur Thomas Doodson. For a given wave, it returns in a structure the 6 Doodson's arguments, wave Darwin's symbol, wave description and the wave period (in days).
Example:

>> X=doodson('M2')
X =

symbol: {'M2'}
name: {'Principal lunar semidiurnal'}
doodson: [2 0 0 0 0 0]
period: 0.5175

Type doodson without argument to see the list of available waves.

Cite As

François Beauducel (2021). Doodson tidal wave components (https://github.com/beaudu/doodson/releases/tag/v1.1), GitHub. Retrieved .

Comments and Ratings (4)

Emmanuel Thomas E

Great!

François Beauducel

Thanks Kevin. Actually very few people know the great utility of this function!

Kevin J. Delaney

Fantastic! Just what I needed.

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MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2014a
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