Simulations of the Upper Atmospheres of the Terrestrial Planets

  1. Michael Mendillo,
  2. Andrew Nagy and
  3. J.H. Waite
  1. Stephen W. Bougher1,
  2. Raymond G. Roble2 and
  3. Timothy Fuller-Rowell3

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/130GM17

Atmospheres in the Solar System: Comparative Aeronomy

Atmospheres in the Solar System: Comparative Aeronomy

How to Cite

Bougher, S. W., Roble, R. G. and Fuller-Rowell, T. (2002) Simulations of the Upper Atmospheres of the Terrestrial Planets, in Atmospheres in the Solar System: Comparative Aeronomy (eds M. Mendillo, A. Nagy and J.H. Waite), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/130GM17

Author Information

  1. 1

    Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

  2. 2

    High Altitude Observatory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado

  3. 3

    NOAA Space Environment Center, and CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909899

Online ISBN: 9781118669570

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Keywords:

  • Planets—Atmospheres;
  • Satellites—Atmospheres

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basic Thermospheric Features and Processes

  • Three Dimensional Modeling Tools

  • Simulations Illustrating Common Thermospheric Processes

  • Simulations Illustrating Impacts of Unique Forcings

  • Conclusions