Content Plan

Broad Framing of Thematic Areas and Subareas

The ORE of Planetary Science seeks to map the entire field through the content plan outlined below. These areas form the basis of plans for individual articles, which will be commissioned and added continuously over the life of the project. This list will expand as the field evolves.

Visit the Editorial Board page for more information on the experts who have contributed to this plan, and contact us with feedback and article suggestions.

  • Planet Formation

  • Solar System Dynamics and Orbital Structure

  • Planetary Interiors

  • Planetary Surfaces

  • Planetary Atmospheres and Oceans

  • Planetary Ionospheres and Magnetospheres

  • Space Weather

  • Small Bodies

  • Astrobiology

  • Extrasolar Planets and Systems

  • Observational and Experimental Techniques

  • Theoretical Techniques

  • Planetary Science Policy and Planning

  • Space Law

  • History of Ideas about Planets and Planetary Systems