Exploring Venus: Major Scientific Issues and Directions

  1. Larry W. Esposito,
  2. Ellen R. Stofan and
  3. Thomas E. Cravens
  1. Larry W. Esposito1,
  2. Ellen R. Stofan2 and
  3. Thomas E. Cravens3

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/176GM02

Exploring Venus as a Terrestrial Planet

Exploring Venus as a Terrestrial Planet

How to Cite

Esposito, L. W., Stofan, E. R. and Cravens, T. E. (2007) Exploring Venus: Major Scientific Issues and Directions, in Exploring Venus as a Terrestrial Planet (eds L. W. Esposito, E. R. Stofan and T. E. Cravens), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/176GM02

Author Information

  1. 1

    Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA

  2. 2

    Proxemy Research, Rectortown, Virginia, USA

  3. 3

    University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904412

Online ISBN: 9781118666227

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Keywords:

  • Venus (Planet)—Exploration;
  • Venus (Planet)—Surface

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Highlights of Current Issues

  • Open Questions: Geology

  • Open Questions: Atmosphere

  • Open Questions: Solar Wind and Atmospheric Escape

  • Open Questions: Evolution

  • Open Questions: Habitability and Life

  • Open Questions: Technology and Future Exploration

  • Conclusion