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Arnautov, G.P., Boulanger, Yu. D., Karner, G.D. & Shcheglov, S.N., 1979. Absolute determinations of gravity in Australia and Papua New Guinea during 1979. BMR Journal of Australian Geology and Geophysics  4:4:383-393. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Canberra.

Abstract

A co-operative survey between the Soviet Academy of Sciences and the Australian Bureau of Mineral Resources during 1979 successfully measured the acceleration due to gravity using an absolute apparatus at Sydney, Hobart, Alice Springs, Darwin, and Perth in Australia, and at Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea. The measurements have a precision of about 6 micro Gal and an accuracy of about 15 microGal. Gravity ties to earlier stations allow comparisms with GAG-2 gravity meters, OVM pendulums and IGSN71 results. Gravity differences between cities are generally not significant at the 95 percent confidence level. Gravity differences at individual cities are also not significantly different from zero. The mean difference for all cities could be interpreted as having a component of secular variation of +3.3 ± 1.2 microGal/yr.
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