The Physics of the Planets: Their Origin, Evolution and Structure

The Physics of the Planets: Their Origin, Evolution and Structure

by S. K. Runcorn
     
 

Provides an excellent overview of the current state of knowledge of the geophysics of planets. The discussions cover several aspects of planetary composition, both surface and atmospheric, including planetary mechanics, circulation, origin, and modelling. Contributions include reviews of the literature and experimental results. The contributors to this book are all

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Provides an excellent overview of the current state of knowledge of the geophysics of planets. The discussions cover several aspects of planetary composition, both surface and atmospheric, including planetary mechanics, circulation, origin, and modelling. Contributions include reviews of the literature and experimental results. The contributors to this book are all world-renowned experts who participated in the NATO Advanced Study Institute meeting from which the book takes its name.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471916215
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/24/1988
Pages:
468
Product dimensions:
1.38(w) x 2.05(h) x (d)

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