Modeling Venus-Like Worlds Through Time

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Venus-like World

We explore the atmospheric and surface history of a hypothetical paleo-Venus climate using a 3-D General Circulation Model. We constrain our model with the in-situ and remote sensing Venus data available today.

Given that Venus and Earth are believed to be similar geochemically some aspects of Earth's history are also utilized. We demonstrate that it is possible for ancient Venus and Venus-like exoplanetary worlds to exist within the liquid water habitable zone with insolations up to nearly 2 times that of modern Earth.

M.J. Way, Anthony Del Genio, David S. Amundsen
(Submitted on 15 Feb 2018)

Comments: 5 pages, 2 figures, contribution to the "Venera-D Modeling Workshop Proceedings"
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
Cite as: arXiv:1802.05434 [astro-ph.EP] (or arXiv:1802.05434v1 [astro-ph.EP] for this version)
Submission history
From: Michael Way
[v1] Thu, 15 Feb 2018 08:49:02 GMT (525kb)
https://arxiv.org/abs/1802.05434
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