Über den Autor
Prof. Bengtsson got his Fil.lic. at the Meteorology Department at the University of Stockholm, Sweden in 1964. He has been a Docent at the Stockholm University in Sweden since 1978. In 2001, he became a Professor/Senior Scientist at the Environmental Systems Science Centre at the University of Reading, UK. In 2008, Prof. Bengtsson was named Director of Earth Science at ISSI in Bern, Switzerland. He has been awarded several times, most recently in 2009 when he received the Silver Medal of the European Meteorological Society. He is also an Honorary Member of the Royal Meteorological Society in the UK, and an Alfred Wegener Medal recipient and Honorary member of the EGU.
History of Venus Observation.- The Surface and Atmosphere of Venus: Evolution and Present State.- Radiative Energy Balance in the Venus Atmosphere.- Atmospheric Circulation and Dynamics.- The Dynamics and Circulation of Venus Atmosphere.- Modeling Effects.- Models of Venus Atmosphere.- Comparing Earth and Venus.- Future Prospects.
Provides a historical account of the exploration of Venus by American, Russian and European space missions
Gives an up-to-date overview of recent observational results from the ESA Venus Express Mission
Presents a comprehensive summary of numerical modeling of the Venus atmosphere, including its super-rotation