The Application of General Circulation Models to the Atmospheres of Terrestrial-Type Moons of the Giant Planets

  1. Michael Mendillo,
  2. Andrew Nagy and
  3. J.H. Waite
  1. I.C.F. Müller-Wodang

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/130GM20

Atmospheres in the Solar System: Comparative Aeronomy

Atmospheres in the Solar System: Comparative Aeronomy

How to Cite

Müller-Wodang, I.C.F. (2002) The Application of General Circulation Models to the Atmospheres of Terrestrial-Type Moons of the Giant 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: 10.1029/130GM20

Author Information

  1. Center for Space Physics, Boston University, Boston, MA

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

  • Atmospheric Structure and Composition

  • The General Circulation Models

  • Solar Driven Dynamics and Temperatures

  • Dynamical and Energetic Coupling to Other Regions

  • Conclusions