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Solar System Update

  • First book in a series of books reviewing timely topics in solar system research.

Part of the book series: Springer Praxis Books (PRAXIS)

Part of the book sub series: Geophysical Sciences (GEOPHYS)

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Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIX
  2. The Solar Atmosphere and Space Weather

    • Volker Bothmer
    Pages 1-53
  3. Mercury

    • Robert G. Strom, Ann L. Sprague
    Pages 55-85
  4. The Atmosphere of Venus: Current Knowledge and Future Investigations

    • Dmitri V. Titov, Hakan Svedhem, Fred W. Taylor
    Pages 87-110
  5. Evidence for Climate Change on Mars

    • Stephen R. Lewis, Peter L. Read
    Pages 135-158
  6. The Habitability of Mars: Past and Present

    • Thomas M. McCollom
    Pages 159-175
  7. The Icy Moons of Jupiter

    • Richard Greenberg
    Pages 197-216
  8. Cassini at Saturn: The First Results

    • Ellis D. Miner, Dennis L. Matson, Linda J. Spilker
    Pages 217-249
  9. The Ice Giant Systems of Uranus and Neptune

    • Heidi B. Hammel
    Pages 251-265
  10. The Solar System Beyond The Planets

    • Audrey Delsanti, David Jewitt
    Pages 267-293
  11. The Nature of Comets

    • David W. Hughes
    Pages 295-316
  12. Back Matter

    Pages 317-330

About this book

This book, the first in a series of forthcoming volumes, consists of topical and timely reviews of a number of carefully selected topics in solar systemn science. Contributions, in form of up-to-date reviews, are mainly aimed at professional astronomers and planetary scientists wishing to inform themselves about progress in fields closely related to their own field of expertise.

Keywords

  • Kuiper belt
  • Planet
  • Solar System
  • comets
  • planetary atmospheres
  • planets and moons
  • solar

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Physics, University of Bath, Bath, UK

    Philippe Blondel

  • Olympus Mons, Barnham West Sussex, UK

    John W. Mason

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Solar System Update

  • Editors: Philippe Blondel, John W. Mason

  • Series Title: Springer Praxis Books

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-37683-6

  • Publisher: Springer Berlin, Heidelberg

  • eBook Packages: Physics and Astronomy, Physics and Astronomy (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-540-26056-1Published: 13 June 2006

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-642-06537-8Published: 12 February 2010

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-540-37683-5Published: 23 August 2006

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XX, 332

  • Additional Information: Joint published with Praxis Publishing, UK

  • Topics: Astrophysics and Astroparticles, Geophysics/Geodesy

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