CSNB Mapping Applied to Regular Bodies

  • Pamela Elizabeth Clark
  • Chuck Clark
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Astronomy book series (BRIEFSASTRON)


In this chapter, we apply CSNB technique to regular solar system bodies to illustrate the nature of processes prevailing on these bodies. These oblate spheroids include the Moon, clearly dominated by external bombardment, Venus, apparently dominated by volcanism, and Mars, where externally and internally driven processes compete and have dominated at different times in the planet’s history. We also outline our plans to apply this technique to Mercury, and to icy and outer solar system bodies.


Lava Flow Magnetic Anomaly Oblate Spheroid Critical Boundary Solar System Body 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pamela Elizabeth Clark
    • 1
  • Chuck Clark
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Astrophysics and Computational SciencesCatholic University of AmericaWashington, DCUSA
  2. 2.Chuck Clark, ArchitectAtlantaUSA

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