Faculty Research & Publications

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  • Byrne, B.; Goldblatt, C. (Copernicus Publications, 2015-03-27)
    Previous research has shown that methane may have been sustained at high concentrations in the Archean atmosphere, helping to offset lower insolation and solve the faint young sun problem. However, recent updates to the ...
  • Barnes, Rory; Mullins, Kristina; Goldblatt, Colin; Meadows, Victoria S.; Kasting, James F.; Heller, René (Mary Ann Liebert, Incorporated, 2013)
    Traditionally stellar radiation has been the only heat source considered capable of determining global climate on long timescales. Here we show that terrestrial exoplanets orbiting low-mass stars may be tidally heated at ...
  • Goldblatt, Colin; Zahnle, K.J. (European Geoscience Union, 2011-03-04)
    We investigate the role which clouds could play in resolving the Faint Young Sun Paradox (FYSP). Lower solar luminosity in the past means that less energy was absorbed on Earth (a forcing of −50 W m−2 during the late ...

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