Volcanism and Tectonism Across the Inner Solar System

Volcanism and Tectonism Across the Inner Solar System

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Volcanism and tectonism are the dominant endogenic means by which planetary surfaces change. This book aims to encompass the broad range in character of volcanism, tectonism, faulting and associated interactions observed on planetary bodies across the inner solar system - a region that includes Mercury, Venus, Earth, the Moon, Mars and asteroids. The diversity and breadth of landforms produced by volcanic and tectonic processes is enormous, and varies across the inner solar system bodies. As a result, the selection of prevailing landforms and their underlying formational processes that are described and highlighted in this volume are but a primer to the expansive field of planetary volcanism and tectonism. This Special Publication features 22 research articles about volcanic and tectonic processes manifest across the inner solar system.Development of a high temperature Venus seismometer and extreme environment testing chamber. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Instrumentation for Planetary Missions, ... United States Geological Survey, Geologic Investigations Map, 3178, http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3178/ sim3178_pamphlet. pdf (accessed June 2013). ... Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 212a€“213, 32a€“43.

Title:Volcanism and Tectonism Across the Inner Solar System
Author: T. Platz, M. Massironi, P.K. Byrne, H. Hiesinger
Publisher:Geological Society of London - 2015-01-05

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