Photochemistry of Planetary Atmospheres

Photochemistry of Planetary Atmospheres

by Yuk L. Yung, William B. DeMore, Y. L. Yung
     
 

ISBN-10: 019510501X

ISBN-13: 9780195105018

Pub. Date: 12/28/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Eleven planetary atmospheres are included for detailed study in this reference/text, four for the giant planets (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune), four for the small bodies (Io, Titan, Triton, and Pluto), and three for the terrestrial planets (Mars, Venus, and Earth). The authors have carried out a comprehensive survey of the principal chemical cycles that

Overview

Eleven planetary atmospheres are included for detailed study in this reference/text, four for the giant planets (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune), four for the small bodies (Io, Titan, Triton, and Pluto), and three for the terrestrial planets (Mars, Venus, and Earth). The authors have carried out a comprehensive survey of the principal chemical cycles that control the present composition and past history of planetary atmospheres, using the database provided by recent spacecraft missions supplemented by Earth-based observations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195105018
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Solar Flux and Molecular Absorption
3. Chemical Kinetics
4. Origins
5. Jovian Planets
6. Satellites and Pluto
7. Mars
8. Venus
9. Earth: Imprint of Life
10. Earth: Human Impact

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