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Internally heated convection in the atmosphere of Venus and in the laboratory

Nature volume 257, pages 110112 (11 September 1975) | Download Citation

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IN this letter I draw attention to the possibility that the cellular convection observed by Mariner 10 in the subsolar region of the atmosphere of Venus may be related to laboratory studies of convection with internal heat generation.

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  1. Department of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, School of Physics, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK

    • D. J. TRITTON

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