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Publication - Dr Karen Aplin

    Electrical processes in planetary atmospheres


    Aplin, K, Airey, M & Warriner-Bacon, E, 2017, ‘Electrical processes in planetary atmospheres’. in: Proceedings of the Electrostatics Society of America Conference, Ottawa, June 2017.


    Lightning is common throughout the Solar System, and charging of particles occurs in all atmospheres due to ionization from galactic cosmic rays. Here, some electrical processes relevant to the atmosphere of Venus are outlined and discussed in a comparative planetology context.

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