Radio Occultation Observations of the Ionospheres of Mars and Venus

  1. Janet G. Luhmann,
  2. Mariella Tatrallyay and
  3. Robert O. Pepin
  1. Arvydas J. Kliore

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM066p0265

Venus and Mars: Atntospheres, Ionospheres, and Solar Wind Interactions

Venus and Mars: Atntospheres, Ionospheres, and Solar Wind Interactions

How to Cite

Kliore, A. J. (1992) Radio Occultation Observations of the Ionospheres of Mars and Venus, in Venus and Mars: Atntospheres, Ionospheres, and Solar Wind Interactions (eds J. G. Luhmann, M. Tatrallyay and R. O. Pepin), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM066p0265

Author Information

  1. Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1992

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900322

Online ISBN: 9781118663844

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Keywords:

  • Venus (Planet)—Atmosphere—Congresses;
  • Mars (Planet)—Atmosphere—Congresses;
  • Solar wind—Congresses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types of Radio Occultation Observations

  • Electron Density Structure

  • Behavior of the Dayside Peak

  • Behavior of the Ionopause

  • Scale Heights and Plasma Properties

  • Concluding Remarks