Thermal Contrast in the Atmosphere of Venus: Initial Appraisal from Pioneer Venus Probe Data

@article{Seiff1979ThermalCI,
  title={Thermal Contrast in the Atmosphere of Venus: Initial Appraisal from Pioneer Venus Probe Data},
  author={Alvin Seiff and Donn B. Kirk and Richard E. Young and Simon C. Sommer and Robert. Blanchard and John T. Findlay and G. M. Kelly},
  journal={Science},
  year={1979},
  volume={205},
  pages={46 - 49}
}
The altitude profiles of temperature and pressure measured during the descent of the four Pioneer Venus probes show small contrast below the clouds but significant differences within the clouds at altitudes from 45 to 61 kilometers. At 60 kilometers, the probe which entered at 59.3� north latitude sensed temperatures 25 K below those of the lower latitude probes, and a sizable difference persisted down to and slightly below the cloud base. It also sensed pressure below those of the other probes… 
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