Earth’s atmosphere has evolved as volatile species cycle between the atmosphere, ocean, biomass and the solid Earth.
The geochemical, biological and astrophysical processes that control atmospheric evolution are reviewed from an “Earth Systems” perspective, with a view not only to understanding the history of Earth, but also to generalizing to other solar system planets and exoplanets.
(Submitted on 29 Oct 2017)
Comments: 34 pages, 3 figures, 2 tables. Accepted as a chapter in “Encyclopaedia of Geochemistry”, Editor Bill White, Springer-Nature, 2018
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
Cite as: arXiv:1710.10557 [astro-ph.EP] (or arXiv:1710.10557v1 [astro-ph.EP] for this version)
From: Colin Goldblatt
[v1] Sun, 29 Oct 2017 03:36:47 GMT (2338kb,D)
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