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Author Mackwell, Stephen J
Title Comparative Climatology of Terrestrial Planets
Imprint Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 2014
©2014
book jacket
Edition 3rd ed
Descript 1 online resource (592 pages)
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Series Space Science Ser
Space Science Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Contributing Authors and Acknowledgment of Reviewers -- Foreword by James E. Hansen -- Preface -- Part I: Foundations -- Physical Processes Controlling Earth's Climate - A. D. Del Genio -- The Atmosphere and Climate of Venus - M. A. Bullock and D. H. Grinspoon -- Mars: Atmosphere and Climate Overview - S. C. R. Rafkin, J. L. Hollingsworth, M. A. Mischna, C. E. Newman, and M. I. Richardson -- Titan's Evolving Climate - C. A. Griffith, J. L. Mitchell, P. Lavvas, and G. Tobie -- Exoplanet Climates - S. D. Domagal-Goldman and A. Segura -- The Atmospheres of the Terrestrial Planets: Clues to the Origins and Early Evolution of Venus, Earth, and Mars - K. H. Baines, S. K. Atreya, M. A. Bullock, D. H. Grinspoon, P. Mahaffy, C. T. Russell,G. Schubert, and K. Zahnle -- Part II: Greenhouse Effect And Atmospheric Dynamics -- The Greenhouse Effect and Climate Feedbacks - C. Covey, R. M. Haberle, C. P. McKay, and D. V. Titov -- Planetary Atmospheres as Heat Engines - G. Schubert and J. L. Mitchell -- Earth General Circulation Models - T. E. Dowling -- Global Climate Models of the Terrestrial Planets - F. Forget and S. Lebonnois -- Chemistry of the Atmospheres of Mars, Venus, and Titan - V. A. Krasnopolsky and F. Lefèvre -- Atmospheric Circulation of Terrestrial Exoplanets - A. P. Showman, R. D. Wordsworth, T. M. Merlis, and Y. Kaspi -- Part III: Clouds And Hazes -- Clouds and Aerosols on the Terrestrial Planets - L. W. Esposito, A. Colaprete, J. English, R. M. Haberle, and M. A. Kahre -- The Lifting of Aerosols and Their Effects on Atmospheric Dynamics - N. O. Renno, D. Halleaux, H. Elliott, and J. F. Kok -- Clouds and Hazes in Exoplanet Atmospheres - M. S. Marley, A. S. Ackerman, J. N. Cuzzi, and D. Kitzmann -- Mesospheric Clouds on Mars and on Earth - A. Määttänen, K. Pérot, F. Montmessin, and A. Hauchecorne
Part IV: Surface And Interior -- The Effects of Impacts on the Climates of Terrestrial Planets - T. L. Segura, K. Zahnle, O. B. Toon, and C. P. McKay -- Sedimentary Processes on Earth, Mars, Titan, and Venus - J. P. Grotzinger, A. G. Hayes, M. P. Lamb, and S. M. McLennan -- Mantle Convection and Outgassing on Terrestrial Planets - C. O'Neill, A. Lenardic, T. Höink, and N. Coltice -- Planetary Magnetic Fields and Climate Evolution - D. A. Brain, F. Leblanc, J. G. Luhmann, T. E. Moore, and F. Tian -- Part V: Solar Influences -- Orbital Drivers of Climate Change on Earth and Mars - A. P. Zent -- Solar Irradiance Variability and Its Impacts on the Earth Climate System - J. W. Harder and T. N. Woods -- Atmosphere Escape and Climate Evolution of Terrestrial Planets - F. Tian, E. Chassefière, F. Leblanc, and D. A. Brain -- Planetary Climate and the Search for Life - D. J. Des Marais -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Mackwell, Stephen J. Comparative Climatology of Terrestrial Planets Tucson : University of Arizona Press,c2014 9780816530595
Subject Planetary meteorology
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Alt Author Simon-Miller, Amy A
Harder, Jerald W
Bullock, Mark A
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