Venus Upper Atmosphere and Plasma Environment: Critical Issues for Future Exploration

  1. Larry W. Esposito,
  2. Ellen R. Stofan and
  3. Thomas E. Cravens
  1. C. T. Russell2,
  2. J. G. Luhmann3,
  3. T. E. Cravens4,
  4. A. F. Nagy5 and
  5. R. J. Strangeway1

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/176GM09

Exploring Venus as a Terrestrial Planet

Exploring Venus as a Terrestrial Planet

How to Cite

Russell, C. T., Luhmann, J. G., Cravens, T. E., Nagy, A. F. and Strangeway, R. J. (2007) Venus Upper Atmosphere and Plasma Environment: Critical Issues for Future Exploration, 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: 10.1029/176GM09

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics and Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA.

  2. 2

    Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA.

  3. 3

    Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA.

  4. 4

    Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, University of KansasLawrence, Kansas, USA.

  5. 5

    Dept. of Atmos., Oceans and Space Sci., University of MichiganAnn Arbor, Michigan, 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

  • The Ionosphere of Venus: What is Known and What Still Remains to Belearned This Time?

  • An Ocean 's-Wort H of Oxygen Escape ?

  • Probing the Venus Interior from Space

  • Lightning

  • Conclusions