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The dynamics of planetary atmospheres

Abstract:

Current knowledge of the dynamics of the atmospheres of the planets is reviewed. This has expanded a great deal in recent years, due to the numerous space missions which have gathered new observational data. Nevertheless, there is also much which remains unknown, and many cases where new observations have simply posed additional questions of a fundamental kind. We undertake an examination of some particular examples, including the banded structure and long-lived eddies on Jupiter and Saturn, ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Atmos Ocean and Planet Physics
Role:
Author
Journal:
Science Progress
Volume:
72
Issue:
3
Pages:
421-450
Publication date:
1988-01-01
URN:
uuid:91b013ba-c980-4200-b6aa-aacb4286b817
Source identifiers:
390680
Local pid:
pubs:390680
Language:
English

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