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Io After Galileo

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By: Roscaly Lopes and John Spencer
376 pages
Publisher: Springer Nature
Io After Galileo
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  • Io After Galileo ISBN: 9783540346814 Hardback Sep 2006 Out of Print #161994
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Written by experts in the field, many of whom took part in the Galileo mission, the book reviews the basics about Io and its unique space environment. Coverage includes all subjects, where the Galilio mission has shed new light on, with some emphasis on Io's most remarkable characteristics: its active volcanism. Written primarily for planetary scientists this book will also benefit volcanologists in general and newcomers wishing to specialize in this field of research.


Chapter 1: Introduction.- Chapter 2: A History of the Exploration of Io.- Chapter 3: A Summary of the Galileo Mission and its Observations of Io.- Chapter 4: Formation and Early Evolution of Io.- Chapter 5: The Interior of Io.- Chapter 6: Ionian Mounts and Tectonics: Insights into what Lies Beneath Io?s Lofty Peaks.- Chapter 7: Active volcanism: Effusive Eruptions.- Chapter 8: Plumes and their Deposits.- Chapter 9: Io?s Surface Composition.- Chapter 10: Io?s Atmosphere.- Chapter 11: Io?s Neutral Clouds, Plasma Torus and Magnetospheric Interaction.- Chapter 12: Outstanding Questions and Future Observations.- Index.

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Out of Print
By: Roscaly Lopes and John Spencer
376 pages
Publisher: Springer Nature
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Aus den Rezensionen: "! Im vorliegenden Buch wird der Wissensstand uber Io ! geschildert. Das Buch richtet sich ! an fortgeschrittene Studenten der Planetologie und Wissenschaftler, die sich mit dem Thema vertraut machen mochten. Umfassend beschreibt es die Geschichte der Erforschung von Io ! Das Buch ist anspruchsvoll geschrieben, bietet ! eine Fulle an Informationen, die sich sonst nur weit verstreut in speziellen Fachzeitschriften finden lassen. Nach der Lekture ist dem Leser ein gutes Fachwissen uber Io gewiss !" (Tilmann Althaus, in: Sterne und Weltraum, Marz 2007, Issue: 3, S. 90)

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