Meridional Transport in Atmospheres of Earth and Mars

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Posted: Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Alejandro Soto
(Submitted on 21 Nov 2015)

As we continue to discover terrestrial exoplanets, many with orbital and planetary characteristics drastically different from anything encountered in our solar system, we are likely to encounter 'exotic' atmospheric transport processes. As an example, we show an analysis of meridional transport from simulations Mars. These simulations provide insight into the differences in meridional transport between Earth and Mars, particularly through the role of a condensation flow. The differences between Earth and Mars are a reminder that there may be a wide variety of meridional transport processes at work across the range of observed terrestrial planets.

Comments: 4 pages, 4 figures; to appear in the proceedings of the Comparative Climates of Terrestrial Planets II conference
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
Cite as: arXiv:1511.06802 [astro-ph.EP] (or arXiv:1511.06802v1 [astro-ph.EP] for this version)
Submission history
From: Alejandro Soto
[v1] Sat, 21 Nov 2015 00:03:29 GMT (97kb,D)

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