Forthcoming Articles

Forthcoming Articles

Explore the ORE of Planetary Science articles in progress, organized by subfield (note that articles may appear under more than one category). Projected publication dates are provided for articles in production. When available, linked titles will take you to an advance summary of the article.

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History of Ideas about Planets and Planetary Systems

Venus in Mesoamerica: Rain, Maize, Warfare, and Sacrifice (Ivan Šprajc), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018

Planetary Atmospheres and Oceans

Atmospheric Electricity (Karen Aplin, Georg Fischer)
Clouds in the Martian Atmosphere (Anni Määttänen, Franck Montmessin)
Tectonism of Mercury (Paul K. Byrne)

Planetary Chemistry & Cosmochemistry

Noble Gases (Mario Trieloff), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Extraterrestrial Resources (V.V. Shevchenko)

Planetary Interiors

Accretion Processes (Alessandro Morbidelli), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Planetary Magnetic Fields (Ulrich R. Christensen)

Planetary Ionospheres and Magnetospheres

Martian Ionospheric Observation and Modelling (Francisco González-Galindo)
The Magnetosphere of Saturn (Sarah Badman)
The Magnetosphere of Uranus (Xin Cao, Carol Paty)

Planetary Science Policy and Planning

Space Commercialization and the Development of Space Law (Yun Zhao), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Space Governance (Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Human Exploration and Development in the Solar System (Wendell Mendell), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Use of Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes (Martina Smuclerova), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Space and Planetary Resources (Angel Abbud-Madrid)

Planetary Surfaces

Small Bodies

Comets (Leonid V. Ksanfomality), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Exoplanets: Atmospheres of Hot Jupiters (Dmitry V. Bisikalo, Pavel V. Kaygorodov, Valery I. Shematovich)
Hot Planetary Coronas (Valery I. Shematovich, Dmitry V. Bisikalo)
Meteorites (Kun Wang, Randy Korotev)
Vesta and Ceres (Kevin Righter)

Space Law

Space Commercialization and the Development of Space Law (Yun Zhao), forthcoming Apr–Jun 2018
Space Law and China (Fabio Tronchetti), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Use of Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes (Martina Smuclerova), forthcoming Jul–Sep 2018
Austrian National Space Law (Cordula Steinkogler)
International Satellite Law (Frans von der Dunk)
International Space Law and Satellite Telecommunications (Elina Morozova)
Registration of Space Objects (Bernhard Schmidt-Tedd)