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Some fundamental questions concerning the circulation of the atmosphere of Venus

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There has been very little new data on the atmosphere of Venus in recent years, but ongoing studies of data from space missions such as Pioneer Venus, Venera and Galileo, plus ground-based observations, have uncovered, but not yet resolved, a number of fundamental questions relating to the atmospheric global circulation. In addition to the perennial problem of trying to understand the forces driving the equatorial super-rotation, there is still no reliable model, even in the qualitative sense...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Atmos Ocean and Planet Physics
Volume:
29
Issue:
2
Pages:
227-231
Publication date:
2002
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ISSN:
0273-1177
URN:
uuid:88329238-33ee-4d81-a9d8-21d809510ffa
Source identifiers:
28197
Local pid:
pubs:28197

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