Electrical processes in planetary atmospheres

Karen Aplin, Martin Airey, Elliot Warriner-Bacon

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Electrostatics Society of America Conference, Ottawa, June 2017
Publication statusPublished - 16 May 2017


  • physics.ao-ph
  • physics.space-ph


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