Atmospheric constraints for the CO2 partial pressure on terrestrial planets near the outer edge of the habitable zone

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von Paris, P.; Grenfell, J. L.; Hedelt, P.; Rauer, H.; Selsis, F.; Stracke, B.;
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  • Journal: Astronomy and Astrophysics (issn: 0004-6361)
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  • Subject: planets and satellites: atmospheres | [PHYS.ASTR.EP]Physics [physics]/Astrophysics [astro-ph]/Earth and Planetary Astrophysics [astro-ph.EP] | Astrophysics - Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | planets and satellites: composition | [SDU.ASTR.EP]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Astrophysics [astro-ph]/Earth and Planetary Astrophysics [astro-ph.EP]
    arxiv: Physics::Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics

International audience; In recent years, several potentially habitable, probably terrestrial exoplanets and exoplanet candidates have been discovered. The amount of CO2 in their atmosphere is of great importance for surface conditions and habitability. In the absence of... View more
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