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Atmospheres of the Giant Planets

By: P Irwin

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #141629 | ISBN: 3540006818
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This book reviews the current state of knowledge of the atmospheres of the giant gaseous planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.


Contents

Introduction; Formation and Evolution of Outer Planets; Evolution Processes in Outer Planet Atmospheres, and Current State; Vertical Structure of Temperature, Compositon and Clouds; Dynamical Processes; Radiative Transfer Processes in Outer Planetary Atmospheres; Remote and in-Situ Observations of Atmospheres; Retrieval Methods.

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