Eötvös (unit)

The Eötvös ( unit symbolE ; after Loránd Eötvös , the Hungarian inventor of the rotary or torsion balance ) is an obsolete unit of geophysics that has not been permitted since July 5, 1970 . It was used to indicate changes in gravitational acceleration between different geographic locations:

${\ displaystyle \ mathrm {1E = 10 ^ {- 9} \, Gal / cm = 10 ^ {- 9} \, s ^ ​​{- 2}}}$

with the unit Gal .