Investigation of the interior of Mercury through the study of its gravity, topography, and tidal response

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Padovan, Sebastiano;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Planetology | Geophysics | Altimetry | Gravity | Interiors | Mercury | Tides

With the goal of furthering our understanding of the interior structure of Mercury, this work tries to answer the following two questions. What can the response of the planet to solar tides reveal about the interior structure? What is the thickness of the crust and what... View more
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