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Published by means of the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph sequence, quantity 176.

With the quest for extra-solar planets in complete apparatus, it has develop into necessary to achieve a extra certain realizing of the evolution of the opposite earth-like planets in our personal sunlight process. house missions to Venus, together with the Soviet Veneras, Pioneer Venus, and Magellan, supplied a wealth of data approximately this planet' enigmatic floor and surroundings, yet left many primary questions about its starting place and evolution unanswered.

This publication discusses how the research of Venus will relief our knowing of terrestrial and extra-solar planet evolution, with specific connection with floor and inside techniques, atmospheric flow, chemistry, and aeronomy. Incorporating effects from the new eu Venus show venture, Exploring Venus as a Terrestrial Planet examines the open questions and relates them to Earth and different terrestrial planets. The objective is to stimulate pondering these broader concerns because the new Venus facts arrive.

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