The role of SO2 in volcanism on Io

B. A. Smith, E. M. Shoemaker, S. W. Kieffer, A. F. Cook

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Io and Earth are the only planetary bodies known to be volcanically active; the energetics of the eruptive plumes on Io have important structural implications and are closely linked with the presence of sulphur and SO 2.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)738-743
Number of pages6
Issue number5725
StatePublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes

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