Accession Number N20120010642
Title Does Titan's Landscape Betray the Late Acquisitions of Its Current Atmosphere.
Publication Date Mar 2012
Media Count 2p
Personal Author F. Nimmo J. M. Moore
Abstract Titan may have acquired its massive atmosphere relatively recently in solar system history. The sudden appearance of a thick atmosphere may have changed Titan's global topography. This change in global topography may be expressed in the latitudinal distribution of landform types across its surface.
Keywords Climate
Equators
Landforms
Lithosphere
Midlatitude atmosphere
Polar regions
Rheology
Titan
Titan atmosphere
Topography

 
Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 54 - Astronomy & Astrophysics
84B - Extraterrestial Exploration
Corporate Author National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Moffett Field, CA. Ames Research Center.
Document Type Conference proceedings
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1301
Contract Number N/A

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