Habitable Zones & Global Climate

Principles Of Heliophysics: A Textbook On The Universal Processes Behind Planetary Habitability

By Keith Cowing
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October 31, 2019
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Principles Of Heliophysics: A Textbook On The Universal Processes Behind Planetary Habitability
Habitable Planet And Its Host Star

This textbook gives a perspective of heliophysics in a way that emphasizes universal processes from a perspective that draws attention to what provides Earth (and similar (exo-)planets) with a relatively stable setting in which life as we know it can thrive. The book is intended for students in physical sciences in later years of their university training and for beginning graduate students in fields of solar, stellar, (exo-)planetary, and planetary-system sciences.

Karel Schrijver, Fran Bagenal, Tim Bastian, Juerg Beer, Mario Bisi, Tom Bogdan, Steve Bougher, David Boteler, Dave Brain, Guy Brasseur, Don Brownlee, Paul Charbonneau, Ofer Cohen, Uli Christensen, Tom Crowley, Debrah Fischer, Terry Forbes, Tim Fuller-Rowell, Marina Galand, Joe Giacalone, George Gloeckler, Jack Gosling, Janet Green, Steve Guetersloh, Viggo Hansteen, Lee Hartmann, Mihaly Horanyi, Hugh Hudson, Norbert Jakowski, Randy Jokipii, Margaret Kivelson, Dietmar Krauss-Varban, Norbert Krupp, Judith Lean, Jeff Linsky, Dana Longcope, Daniel Marsh, Mark Miesch, Mark Moldwin, Luke Moore, Sten Odenwald, Merav Opher, Rachel Osten, Matthias Rempel, Hauke Schmidt, George Siscoe, Dave Siskind, Chuck Smith, Stan Solomon, Tom Stallard, Sabine Stanley, Jan Sojka, Kent Tobiska, Frank Toffoletto, Alan Tribble, Vytenis Vasyliunas, Richard Walterscheid, Ji Wang, Brian Wood, Tom Woods, Neal Zapp
(Submitted on 31 Oct 2019)

Comments: 419 pages, 119 figures, and 200 “activities” in the form of problems, exercises, explorations, literature readings, and “what if” challenges
Subjects: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics (astro-ph.SR); Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
Cite as: arXiv:1910.14022 [astro-ph.SR] (or arXiv:1910.14022v1 [astro-ph.SR] for this version)
Submission history
From: Carolus Schrijver [view email]
[v1] Thu, 31 Oct 2019 03:31:25 UTC (11,888 KB)

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