Angelats i Coll, M.; Forget, F.; Hourdin, F.; Wanherdrick, Y.; López-Valverde, M.A.; González-Galindo, F.; Read, P.L. and Lewis, S.R.
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In an effort to continuously improve the capabilities of the Martian atmospheric predictions at LMD, the GCM has been extended into thermospheric heights thus creating the first model to self-consistently couple the lower and upper
regions of the Martian atmosphere. The behaviour of
the Martian thermosphere is strongly influenced by
lower atmospheric processes and has complex dynamics.
Such a fully coupled model will certainly aid in the preparation of future missions and on the analysis of future high altitude data, as well as serve as a base for the simulation of ionospheric processes, escape, etc.
|Item Type:||Conference Item|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Science > Physical Sciences
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)|
|Depositing User:||Stephen Lewis|
|Date Deposited:||22 Nov 2006|
|Last Modified:||24 Feb 2016 06:26|
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