Titan from Cassini-Huygensby Robert Brown, Jean Pierre Lebreton, Jack Waite
Pub. Date: 12/04/2009
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
This book reviews our current knowledge of Saturn's largest moon Titan featuring the latest results obtained by the Cassini-Huygens mission. A global author team addresses Titan’s origin and evolution, internal structure, surface geology, the atmosphere and ionosphere as well as magnetospheric interactions. The book closes with an outlook beyond the Cassini-Huygens mission. Colorfully illustrated, this book will serve as a reference to researchers as well as an introduction for students.
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Table of ContentsPreface.- Chapter 1 Overview.- Chapter 2 Earth-based Perspective and pre-Cassini-Huygens Knowledge of Titan.- Chapter 3 The Origin and Evolution of Titan.- Chapter 4 Titan’s Interior structure.- Chapter 5 Geology and Surface Processes on Titan.- Chapter 6 Composition of Titan’s Surface.- Chapter 7 Volatile Origin and Cycles: Nitrogen and Methane.- Chapter 8 High-altitude Production of Titan’s Aerosols.- Chapter 9 Titan’s Astrobiology.- Chapter 10 Atmospheric Composition and Structure.- Chapter 11 Composition and Structure of the Ionosphere and Thermosphere.- Chapter 12 Aerosols in Titan’s Atmosphere.- Chapter 13 Atmospheric Dynamics and Meteorology.- Chapter 14 Seasonal Change on Titan.- Chapter 15 Mass loss processes in Titan’s Upper Atmosphere.- Chapter 16 Energy Deposition Processes in Titan’s Upper Atmosphere and Its Induced Magnetosphere.- Chapter 17 Titan in the Cassini-Huygens Extended Mission.- Chapter 18 Titan Beyond Cassini-Huygens.- Chapter 19 Mapping Products of Titan’s Surface.- Appendix.
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