Speed of Sound in Outer Planet Atmospheres
Publication date: 01 December 1998
Authors: Lorenz, R.D.
Journal: Planetary and Space Science
Page: pp. 67-77
Copyright: Elsevier Science Ltd
I compute speed of sound profiles for the four giant planets using simple atmosphere models, and explore the effect on the profiles of ortho : para hydrogen conversion, and the drop in mixing ratio of condensible species at the tropopause.Link to publication