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Author Davies, Ashley Gerard, 1961-
Title Volcanism on Io : a comparison with Earth / Ashley Gerard Davies.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Author Davies, Ashley Gerard, 1961-
Series Cambridge planetary science
Cambridge planetary science series.
Subject Planetary volcanism -- Remote sensing.
Volcanism.
Io (Satellite) -- Volcanism.
Io (Satellite) -- Volcanoes.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 355 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-340) and index.
Summary The most powerful volcanoes in the Solar System are not on Earth, but on Io, a tiny moon of Jupiter. This text compares the volcanoes of Io with those of Earth.
Contents Sect. 1. Io, 1610 to 1995 : Galileo to Galileo -- 1. Io, 1610-1979 -- 2. Between Voyager and Galileo : 1979-1995 -- 3. Galileo at Io -- Sect. 2. Planetary volcanism : evolution and composition -- 4. Io and Earth : formation, evolution, and interior structure -- 5. Magmas and volatiles -- Sect. 3. Observing and modeling volcanic activity -- 6. Observations : thermal remote sensing of volcanic activity -- 7. Models of effusive eruption processes -- 8. Thermal evolution of volcanic eruptions -- Sect. 4. Galileo at Io : the volcanic bestiary -- 9. The view from Galileo -- 10. The lava lake at Pele -- 11. Pillan and Tvashtar Paterae : lava fountains and flows -- 12. Prometheus and Amirani : effusive activity and insulated flows -- 13. Loki Patera : Io's powerhouse -- 14. Other volcanoes and eruptions -- Sect. 5. Volcanism on Io : the global view -- 15. Geomorphology : paterae, shields, flows, and mountains -- 16. Volcanic plumes -- 17. Hot spots -- Sect. 6. Io after Galileo -- 18. Volcanism on Io : a post-Galileo view -- 19. The future of Io observations -- App. 1. Io hot-spot locations -- App. 2. Io maps.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781316224618 (electronic bk.)
1316224619 (electronic bk.)
9781107279902
1107279909
9781316223901 (e-book)
1316223906 (e-book)
9781316223444
1316223442
9780521850032
0521850037
9781107665408 (paperback)
OCLC # 893910076
Additional Format Print version: Davies, Ashley Gerard, 1961- Volcanism on Io 9780521850032 (DLC) 2006037426 (OCoLC)76167337


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