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Overview

This volume provides eleven reviews by leading researchers in the fields of planetary science, aeronomy, and atmospheric science. Together they present the result of comparative studies of processes and systems aspects that control the general behaviour and structure of the upper atmospheres, ionospheres, and exospheres of solar system bodies (terrestrial planets, giant planets, and their moons). Similarities and differences of the relevant physical processes, chemistry, and dynamics affecting the aeronomy of solar system bodies are reviewed and documented. Implications for the long-term evolution of atmospheres and exoplanets are examined as well. The reviews are based on significant new observations by several key scientific spacecraft at Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and Titan.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387878249
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 2/28/2009
  • Series: Space Sciences Series of ISSI , #29
  • Edition description: 2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 456
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface A.F. Nagy 1

Energy Deposition in Planetary Atmospheres by Charged Particles and Solar Photons J.L. Fox M.I. Galand R.E. Johnson 3

Cross Sections and Reaction Rates for Comparative Planetary Aeronomy D.L. Huestis S.W. Bougher J.L. Fox M. Galand R.E. Johnson J.I. Moses J.C. Pickering 63

Neutral Upper Atmosphere and Ionosphere Modeling S.W. Bougher P.-L. Blelly M. Combi J.L. Fox I. Mueller-Wodarg A. Ridley R.G. Roble 107

Modeling and Simulating Flowing Plasmas and Related Phenomena S.A. Ledvina Y.-J. Ma E. Kallio 143

Neutral Atmospheres I.C.F. Mueller-Wodarg D.F. Strobel J.I. Moses J.H. Waite J. Crovisier R.V. Yelle S.W. Bougher R.G. Roble 191

Solar System Ionospheres O. Witasse T. Cravens M. Mendillo J. Moses A. Kliore A.F. Nagy T. Breus 235

Photoemission Phenomena in the Solar System T.G. Slanger T.E. Cravens J. Crovisier S. Miller D.F. Strobel 267

Plasma Flow and Related Phenomena in Planetary Aeronomy Y.-J. Ma K. Altwegg T. Breus M.R. Combi T.E. Cravens E. Kallio S.A. Ledvina J.G. Luhmann S. Miller A.F. Nagy A.J. Ridley D.F. Strobel 311

Exospheres and Atmospheric Escape R.E. Johnson M.R. Combi J.L. Fox W.-H. Ip F. Leblanc M.A. McGrath V.I. Shematovich D.F. Strobel J.H. Waite Jr. 355

Atmospheric Escape and Evolution of Terrestrial Planets and Satellites H. Lammer J.F. Kasting E. Chassefiere R.E. Johnson Y.N. Kulikov F. Tian 399

Aeronomy of Extra-Solar Giant Planets R. Yelle H. Lammer W.H. Ip 437

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