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History of the International Polar Motion Service/International Latitude Service

  • Koichi Yokoyama (a1), Seiji Manabe (a1) and Satoshi Sakai (a1)

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The history of the International Latitude Service and the International Polar Motion Service is described, with an emphasis on the evolution of the international cooperation for monitoring the Earth’s rotation. Also given is a brief description of the history of the Japanese geodetic and astronomical activities, as well as the future prospects.

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