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20 - Time Applications

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 October 2018

Dennis D. McCarthy
Affiliation:
United States Naval Observatory
P. Kenneth Seidelmann
Affiliation:
University of Virginia
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Summary

The infrastructure of society depends critically on time and frequency services. Requirements for time and frequency exist with widely varying precision and accuracy. The applications include positioning and navigation services, time domain astronomy, intelligent transportation systems, communications, power grid, banking and finance, emergency services, water flow, science, religion, and general public needs.
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Print publication year: 2018

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