Mikhail Zolotov: Work on Venus

1. Chemistry of the atmosphere-lithosphere interactions, surface mineralogy, stability of rock-forming minerals

2. Chemical processes in the lower atmosphere

3. Mass balance of volatiles in the atmosphere and lithosphere

4. Chemistry of volcanic gases

5. Coupled evolution of the atmosphere and lithosphere

 

Publications (papers, abstracts, and book chapters)

 

Zolotov M. Yu. (2019) Geochemistry and mineralogy of aqueous interactions on early Venus. AGU Fall Meeting, abstract P53A-09.

Zolotov M. (2019) Chemical weathering on Venus. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Planetary Science. Oxford University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190647926.013.146

Zolotov M. Yu. (2018) Gas-solid interactions on Venus and other solar system bodies. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 84, 351392. https://doi.org/10.2138/rmg.2018.84.10

Glaze L. et al. (2017) DAVINCI: Deep atmosphere Venus investigation of noble gases, chemistry, and imaging. Aerospace Conference, 2017 IEEE. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (2015) Solid Surface - Atmosphere Interactions. Treatise on Geophysics, Second edition, Schubert G. (ed.), vol. 10, Planets and Satellites, 411-427, Oxford: Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-444-53802-4.00182-2 (reprint is available upon e-mail request)

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Mironenko, M. V. (2009) On the Composition of Putative Oceans on Early Venus. In Venus Geochemistry: Progress, Prospects, and New Missions. February 26-27, 2009. Lunar and Planetary Institute, TX, Houston, abstract 2021. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (2007) Solid Surface - Atmosphere Interactions, Schubert G. (ed.), Treatise on Geophysics. Volume 10, pp. 349-370, Oxford: Elsevier Ltd. doi:10.1016/B978-044452748-6/00181-4. (reprint is available upon e-mail request)

Zolotov, M. Yu. (2006) Venus Atmosphere-Surface Chemical Interactions, AGU Chapman Conference on Exploring Venus as a Terrestrial Planet, Key Largo, FL, 13-17 February 2006, vol. of abstracts, 16.

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Matsui, T. (2002) Chemical Models for Volcanic Gases on Venus, XXXIII Lunar and Planet. Sci., [CD-ROM], abstract 1433. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., Fegley, B., Jr., and Lodders, K. (1999) Stability of Micas on the Surface of Venus. Planetary and Space Science 47, 245-260. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., Fegley, B., Jr., and Lodders, K. (1997) Hydrous Silicates and Water on Venus. Icarus 130, 475-494. pdf

Fegley, B., Jr., Zolotov, M. Yu., and Lodders, K. (1997) The Oxidation State of the Lower Atmosphere and Surface of Venus. Icarus 125, 416-439. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1996) A Model for the Thermal Equilibrium of the Surface Venusian Atmosphere. Geochemistry International 33, No. 10, 80-100. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1996) Thermochemical Gaseous Equilibrium and Redox State for the Deep Atmosphere of Venus. Annales Geophysicae, Vol. 14, Suppl. III, C802.

Zolotov, M. Yu., Fegley, B. Jr., and Lodders, K. (1996) Thermodynamic Modeling of the Near-Surface Chemistry and Redox Condition of Venus Atmosphere. Eos Trans. AGU 77, No. 46, F439.

Fegley, B. Jr., Zolotov, M. Yu., and Lodders, K. (1996) Kinetic Modeling of the Near-Surface Atmospheric Chemistry and Redox State of Venus. Eos Trans. AGU 77, No. 46, F439.

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1996) A Model for the Climatic Changes of the Venus Atmosphere During the Last 500 Million Years. Annales Geophysicae, Vol. 14, Suppl. III, C802.

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1995) A Model of Thermochemical Gaseous Equilibrium for the Near-Surface Atmosphere of Venus. In International Working Meeting on Comparative Planetology (22-nd Vernadsky-Brown Microsymposium), Moscow, October 1995, Vernadsky Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 111-112.

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1995) A Model of the Venus Atmosphere Evolution Along with Titanhematite-Magnetite-Pyrite Buffer. XXVI Lunar and Planet.  Sci., 1569-1570. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1995) Phase Relations in the Fe-S-O System: Titanhematite-Magnetite-Pyrite Equilibrium as a Buffer of Venus Atmospheric Composition. XXVI Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1571-1572. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1995) Temporal Changes of Carbonates Stability on the Venus Surface. XXVI Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1573-1574. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1994) Near-Surface Atmosphere of Venus: New Estimations of Redox Conditions Based on New Data. XXV Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1569-1570. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1994) Phase Relations in the Fe-Ti-Mg-O Oxide System and Hematite Stability at the Condition of Venus Surface. XXV Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1571-1572. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Volkov, V. P. (1992) Chemical Processes on the Planetary Surface. In Venus Geology, Geochemistry and Geophysics. (V. L. Barsukov et al., Eds.), Univ. of Arizona Press, Tucson, 177-199. (reprint is available upon request)

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1992) A Model of the Physico-Chemical Evolution of the Venus Atmosphere as a Result of Volcanic CO2 Degassing. XXIII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1589-1590. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1992) Pyrite-Magnetite or Magnetite-Hematite Mineral Assemblages as a Possible Buffer of the Composition of the Venus Atmosphere. XXIII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1591-1592. pdf

Klose K. B, and Zolotov, M. Yu. (1992) Chemical Weathering of Evolved Igneous Rocks on Venus. XXIII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 699-700. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1991) Chemical Weathering of Olivines and Ferromagnesian Pyroxenes on the Surface of Venus. XXII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1567-1568. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1991) Pyrite Stability on the Surface of Venus. XXII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1569-1570. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1991) Redox Conditions of the Near-Surface Atmosphere of Venus. I. Some Reevaluations. XXII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1571-1572. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1991) Redox Conditions of the Near-Surface Atmosphere of Venus. II. Equilibrium and Disequilibrium Models. XXII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1573-1574. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1991) Stability of the Magnesium- and Manganese-Bearing Carbonates on the Surface of Venus.  XXII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1575-1576. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Khodakovsky, I. L. (1989) Chemical Weathering. In Planet Venus: Atmosphere, Surface, Interior Structure, (V. L. Barsukov, and V. P. Volkov, Eds.), Nauka, Moscow, 262-278, (in Russian).

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1989) Chemical Weathering on Venus and Mars: Similarities and Differences. In Cosmochemistry and Comparative Planetology, (V. L. Barsukov, Ed.), 71-80, Nauka, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, (in Russian).

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1989) Water-bearing Minerals in the Martian Soil. Abstr. 10-th Soviet-American Working Meeting on Planetology, (Vernadsky-Brown Microsymposium), Moscow, Vernadsky Institute, 15-16 (in Russian).

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1988) Secondary Alteration of Igneous Rocks of Venus. In Abstr. 8-th Soviet-American Working Meeting on Planetology, (Vernadsky-Brown Microsymposium), Moscow, Vernadsky Institute, 49-50 (in Russian).

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1987) Redox Conditions on Venus Surface. XVIII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1134-1135. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., Khodakovsky, I. L., and Westrum, E. F., Jr. (1987) Stability of Scapolites on Venus Surface.  XVIII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1136-1137. pdf

Barsukov, V. L., Borunov, S. P., Volkov, V. P., Zolotov, M. Yu., Sidorov, Yu. I., and Khodakovsky, I. L. (1986) Mineral Composition of Venus Soil at Venera 13, Venera 14, and Vega 2 Landing Sites. XVII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 28-29. pdf

Volkov, V. P., Zolotov, M. Yu., and Khodakovsky, I. L. (1986) Lithospheric-Atmospheric Interaction on Venus. In Chemistry and Physics of Terrestrial Planets, (S. Saxena, Ed.), Springer-Verlag, New York, e.a., 136-190.

Barsukov, V. L., Borunov, S. P., Volkov, V. P., Dorofeeva V. A., Zolotov, M. Yu., Parot'kin, C. V., Semenov, Yu. V., Shapkin, A. I., Sidorov, Yu. I. and Khodakovsky, I. L. (1986) Mineral composition of Venus soil at Venera 13, Venera 14 and Vega 2 landing sites according to thermodynamic calculations. Doklady Akademii Nauk USSR 287, (2), 415-417, (in Russian, English translation is in: Doklady, Earth Sciences Section). Russian-pdf pdf

Volkov, V. P., Sidorov, Yu. I., Zolotov, M. Yu., Borunov, S. P., and Khodakovsky, I. L. (1986) Mineral Composition of Venus Soil at Venera 13, Venera 14, and Vega 2 Landing Sites. Abstr. 26th COSPAR Meeting, Toulouse, France.

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1986) Oxidation of Iron-Bearing Silicates on Venus Surface. XVII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 971-972. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1986) Venus Weathering Crust: Structure and Development. XVII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 973-974.

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1985) Sulfur-Containing Gases in the Venus Atmosphere and Stability of Carbonates. XVI Lunar and Planet. Sci., 942-943. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Khodakovsky, I. L. (1985) Composition of Volcanic Gases on Venus. XVI Lunar and Planet. Sci., 944-945. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1985) Sulfur-Bearing Gases in the Venus Atmosphere and Stability of Rock-Forming Minerals. Abstr. First All-Union Symposium on Thermodynamics in Geology, Suzdal', part 2., 166-171, (in Russian).