Posts Tagged as "GCM"

The climate of Middle Earth

The climate of Middle Earth

An outline of the (spoof) paper: The climate of Middle Earth. by Radagast et al. An amusing “pseudo-paper” on planetary atmospheres has appeared last week:…

The climate of Pluto

The climate of Pluto

About the paper “A 3D general circulation model for Pluto and Triton with fixed volatile abundance and simplified surface forcing” by Zalucha & Michaels The…

Climate models of early Mars with a dense CO2 atmosphere

Climate models of early Mars with a dense CO2 atmosphere

An outline of the paper: 3D modelling of the early Martian Climate under a denser CO2 atmosphere: Temperatures and CO2 ice clouds. by Forget et…

Using a weather prediction code to model exoplanet atmospheres

Using a weather prediction code to model exoplanet atmospheres

Weather prediction on the Earth, as anyone who has a weather-dependant hobby knows, is a tricky business. It is, however, something scientists have, over the…

Exploring the Climate of HD 189733 b with Spitzer

Exploring the Climate of HD 189733 b with Spitzer

An outline of the paper: The Climate of HD189733b From Fourteen Transits and Eclipses Measured by Spitzer by Eric Agol et al. Of all the instruments that…

High speed winds in exoplanet atmospheres

High speed winds in exoplanet atmospheres

An outline of the paper: Constraining High Speed Winds in Exoplanet Atmospheres Through Observations of Anomalous Doppler Shifts During Transit, by Kempton et al. (2011) Dynamical…

Atmospheric Circulation Model of GJ 1214 b

Atmospheric Circulation Model of GJ 1214 b

An outline of Atmospheric Circulation and Composition of GJ 1214 b (Menou, 2011) The so-called “super-earth” (i.e. a planet heavier than Earth, but lighter than…

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