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Planetary and Space Science 56 (2008) 12 Surfaces and atmospheres of the outer planets,

Summary: Planetary and Space Science 56 (2008) 12
Surfaces and atmospheres of the outer planets,
their satellites and ring systems
This special issue of PSS represents select articles
based on research presented during the PS3.02 and
PS3.03 sessions of the European Geosciences Union
(EGU) meeting in Vienna, Austria, from 2 to 7 April
2006, and includes updates since the meeting. These
EGU sessions focused on recent observations and
models on the atmospheres and surfaces of the
giant planets and their satellites, as well as their ring
Particular attention was given to results from the
Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn and Titan, which has
been returning a wealth of new data over the past 3 years,
and revealing an astonishingly complex and dynamic
system. Complementary Earth-based observations were
also obtained during the Saturn approach phase and the
early in-orbit phase. A series of papers in this issue


Source: Atreya, Sushil - Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Science, University of Michigan


Collections: Physics