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By Ashley Gerard Davies

The main robust volcanoes within the sunlight approach usually are not on the earth, yet on Io, a tiny moon of Jupiter. when Earth and Io are the one our bodies within the sunlight procedure to have lively, high-temperature volcanoes, these chanced on on Io are higher, warmer, and extra violent. This, the 1st e-book devoted to volcanism on Io, includes the newest effects from Galileo venture information research. in addition to investigating different types and scales of volcanic job on Io, it compares those volcanoes to their contemporaries in the world. The booklet additionally presents a history to how volcanoes shape and the way they erupt, and explains quantitatively how remote-sensing information from spacecraft and telescopes are analysed to bare the underlying volcanic tactics. This richly illustrated publication should be a desirable reference for complex undergraduates, graduate scholars and researchers in planetary sciences, volcanology, distant sensing and geology.

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