Snowball Earth Calculations

Calculate and visualize physical properties of snowball Earth.

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Version 1.0 - published on 22 Aug 2016

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Abstract

This tool calculates various physical parameters of Snowball Earth. It is designed for use in a laboratory exercise in EAPS 109Y - The Dynamic Earth. The tool calculates past solar luminosity, emission temperature, ice layer thickness, and light transmissivity through the ice. In each mode, you enter input values on the right side of the window, press "Calculate" and retrieve results from the panel on the right side of the window.

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  • Matthew C Bowers; Wen-wen Tung (2016), "Snowball Earth Calculations," https://communityhub.purdue.edu/resources/snowball.

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