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Habitability, Geodynamics, and the Case for Venus

Show simple item record Smrekar, Suzanne E. Andrews-Hanna, Jeffrey C. Breuer, Doris Byrne, Paul Buczkowski, Debra L. Campbell, Bruce A. Davaille, A. Dyar, M. Darby (Melinda Darby) Di Achille, G. Fassett, Caleb Gilmore, Martha S. Grimm, Robert E. Helbert, Jorn Hensley, Scott Herrick, Robert R. Iess, Luciano Jozwiak, Lauren Katiaria, Tiffany Mastrogiuseppe, Marco Mazarico, Erwan Mueller, Nils Nunes, Daniel O'Rourke, Joseph McGovern, Patrick J. (Geophysicist) Raguso, Maria Stock, Joann Tsang, Constantine Widemann, Thomas Whitten, Jennifer Widemann, Thomas Zebker, Howard
dc.coverage.spatial Venus 2020-09-23T18:33:03Z 2020-09-23T18:33:03Z 2020
dc.description.abstract Although supremely unhospitable to life today, Venus’s geodynamic similarities to Earth provide the ultimate control case for understanding rocky planet evolution and habitability. It very likely had past long-term surface water, as well as a dynamo. Tectonism and volcanism, with associated outgassing, likely persist today. A majority of rocky Earth-sized exoplanets lie in the high insolation “Venus-zone”. The ultimate question is are any of them habitable? en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Primary author: Suzanne Smrekar Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, Pasadena CA ; Co-authors: Jeff Andrews-Hanna (U.AZ), Doris Breuer (DLR Berlin), Paul Byrne (NCSU), Debra Buczkowski (JHU/APL), Bruce Campbell (Nat. Air Space Museum), A. Davaille (CNRS/U. Paris-Saclay), Darby Dyar (Mt. Holyoke/PSI), G. Di Achille (INAF/Astro Obs. Teramo), Caleb Fassett (Marshall), Martha Gilmore (Wesleyan), Robert Grimm (SWRI), Jorn Helbert (DLR Berlin), Scott Hensley (JPL), Robert Herrick (U. Alaska), Luciano Iess (U.Roma), Lauren Jozwiak (JHU/APL), Tiffany Katiaria (JPL), Marco Mastrogiuseppe (U. Roma), Erwan Mazarico (Goddard), Nils Mueller (DLR Berlin), Daniel Nunes (JPL), Joseph O'Rourke (ASU); Patrick McGovern (LPI), Maria Raguso (Caltech), Joann Stock (Caltech), Constantine Tsang (SwRI), Thomas Widemann (Obs. Paris), Jennifer Whitten (Tulane), Thomas Widemann (LESIA), Howard Zebker (Stanford)
dc.format.extent 7 pages
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries LPI contribution ; no. 2444
dc.subject Venus (Planet)--Exploration en
dc.title Habitability, Geodynamics, and the Case for Venus en
dc.type Working Paper en

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