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The geologically recent areas as one key target for identifying active volcanism on Venus.
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  • Piero D'Incecco,
  • Justin Filiberto,
  • Ivan Lopez Ruiz-Labranderas,
  • Gabriel L. Eggers,
  • Gaetano Di Achille,
  • Goro Komatsu,
  • Dmitry Gorinov,
  • Carmelo Monaco,
  • Simone Aveni,
  • Nicola Mari,
  • Matthew Blackett,
  • Marco Mastrogiuseppe,
  • Marco Cardinale,
  • Mayssa El Yazidi
Piero D'Incecco
National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF) - Astronomical Observatory of Abruzzo, Teramo, Italy

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Justin Filiberto
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Ivan Lopez Ruiz-Labranderas
Rey Juan Carlos University
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Gabriel L. Eggers
4Lunar and Planetary Institute, USRA, 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston, TX 77058, USA
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Gaetano Di Achille
Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica
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Goro Komatsu
International Research School of Planetary Sciences
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Dmitry Gorinov
Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IKI)
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Carmelo Monaco
University of Catania
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Simone Aveni
Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience (CAWR), Coventry University, UK
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Nicola Mari
University of Pavia
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Matthew Blackett
School of Energy, Construction and Environment, Coventry University
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Marco Mastrogiuseppe
La Sapienza Università di Roma
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Marco Cardinale
National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF) - Astronomical Observatory of Abruzzo, Teramo, Italy
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Mayssa El Yazidi
Center for Studies and Activities for Space
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The recently selected NASA VERITAS and DAVINCI missions, the ESA EnVision, the Roscosmos Venera-D will open a new era in the exploration of Venus. One of the key targets of the future orbiting and in-situ investigations of Venus is the identification of volcanically active areas on the planet. The study of the areas characterized by recent or ongoing volcano-tectonic activity can inform us on how volcanism and tectonism are currently evolving on Venus. Following this key target, the manuscript by Brossier et al. (2022) (https://doi.org/10.1029/2022GL099765) extends the successful approach and methodology used by previous works to Ganis Chasma in Atla Regio. We comment here on the main results of the manuscript published by Brossier et al. (2022) (https://doi.org/10.1029/2022GL099765) and discuss the important implications of their work for the future orbiting and in-situ investigation of Venus. Their results add further lines of evidence indicating possibly recent volcanism on Venus.