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Planet Formation: Describes How Planets Form

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System Formation:
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Computer Simulation of the Formation of Planetary Systems by S.
Dole in Icarus 13, 494-508 (1970)

Extra-Solar Planetary Systems: A Microcomputer Simulation
Fogg, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society (JBIS) Vol 38
pp 501-514 (1985)

Calculations on the Composition of the Terrestrial Planets
Reynolds & Summers, Journal of Geophysical Research vol 74, no 10
May 15, 1969 p 2494

The Origin and Evolution of the Solar System Cameron, Scientific
American (old copy from microfilm)

The Chemistry of the Solar System Lewis, Scientific American
(another old microfilm)

The formation of the Earth from Planetesimals Wetherill,
Scientific American June 1981

Fractionation of Iron in the Solar System Harris & Tozer,
Nature vol 215, Sept 30, 1967

Formation of the Sun and Planets A. G. W. Cameron, Icarus
1, 13-69 (1962)

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Planet formation:
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A Referee’s Guide to Planet-Building Journal of the
Traveller’s Aid Society #11

On Volcanism and Thermal Tectonics on one-plate Planets
Solomon, Geophysical Research Letters, vol 5, no 6 June 1978

Equation for Thermal Expansivity in Planetary Interiors
Anderson, Journal of Geophysical Research vol 72 no 14 July 15,
1967

Internal Processes Affecting Surfaces of Low-Density Satellites:
Ganymede and Callisto Parmentier & Head, Journal of
Geophysical Research vol 84 no B11, Oct 10, 1979

The Supercontinent Cycle Nance, Worsley, & Moody, Scientific
American, July 1988

Cratering In the Solar System Hartmann, Scientific American
(old copy from microfilm)

Alfred Wegener and the Hypothesis of Continental Drift A.
Hallam, Scientific American Feb 1975

Hargraves, R.B., “Precambrian Geological History”, Science 193,4251
(30 July 1976), pp 363 – 371

Goldreich, Peter, and Stanton Peale, “Spin – Orbit Coupling in the
Solar System”, Astron. J. 71, 6 (August 1966), pp 425- 438

Cloud, Preston E., Jr., “Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Evolution on
the Primitive Earth”, Science 160, (17 May 1968), pp 729 – 736

Hart, Michael H, “Habitable Zones About Main-Sequence Stars”,
Icarus 37 (1979), pp 351 – 357

Mart, Michael H, “The Effect of a Planet’s Size on the Evolution
of its Atmosphere”, published in some conference or another; I
got a copy from the author. (Dave Allen <[email protected]>)

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Habitability Development:
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Planets for Man Dole
Our Evolving Atmosphere Is Anyone There? by Isacc Asimov

Second Planet, Second Earth S. L. Gillett, Analog Dec 84

The Postdiluvian World S. L. Gillett, Analog Nov 85

The Galaxy Before Man T. M. Donaldson, Analog Sept 84

The Steady State of the Earth’s crust, atmosphere and oceans
Siever, Scientific American, May 1974

The Prevalence of Earthlike Planets Pollard, American
Scientist, vol 67, nov-dec 1979 p 653

Extra-solar planetary systems II: Habitable Planets in the Galaxy
Fogg, JBIS vol 39, pp. 99-109, 1986

Problem of habitation on planetary systems of red-dwarf start
Ksanfomality, JBIS vol 39, p 416-417, 1986

The Number of Inhabited Planets in the Galaxy Tang, JBIS,
vol 37, p 410-413, 1984

The Evolution of the Atmosphere of the Earth Hart, Icarus,
33, 23-39, 1978

Evolution of the Atmosphere and Oceans Holland, Lazar &
McCaffery, Nature vol 320, 6 mar 1986

World Builder: A modest Program for designing strange new Worlds
S. Kimmel, Creative Computing, June 1983

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Atmospheric development:
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A Similarity Approach to the General Circulation of Planetary
Atmospheres Golitsyn, Icarus, 13, p 1-24, (1970)

The Atmosphere of Venus Schubert & Covey, Scientific
American, July 1981, p66

The Runaway Greenhouse and the Accumulation of CO2 in the Venus
Atmosphere Rasool & Bergh, Nature, vol 226, June 13 1970

The Volcanoes and Clouds of Venus Prinn, Scientific
American, Mar 1985

Structure of the Lower Atmosphere of Venus C. Sagan, Icarus
1, 151-169 (1962)

The Energy Budget and Atmospheric Circulation on a synchronously
Rotating Planet Mintz, Icarus, 172-173 (1962)

The Carbon Dioxide Question Woodwell, Scientific American,
Jan 1978

The Energy Cycle of the Earth OOrt, Scientific American,
Sept 1970

Heat and Helium in the Earth O’Nions & Oxburgh, Nature, vol
306, 1 Dec 1983

The Atmosphere Ingersoll, Scientific American, Sept 1983

_Advances in Geophysics_, Academic Press, a yearly publication.
The 1983 volume (ISBN 0-12-018825-2, volume 25 in the series,
edited by Barry Salzman) is entitled Theory of Climate. Volume 28
A and B (ISBN 0-12-018828-8 and 0-120018849-X, 1985, edited by
Syukuro Manabe) is entitled Issues in Atmospheric and Oceanic
Modelling. My library has them under QC801.A283.

The Circulation of the Upper Atmosphere R. E. Newell,
Scientific American March 1964

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Climatic development:
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Enhanced CO2 greenhouse to compensate for reduced solar luminosity
on early earth Owen & Cess, Nature, vol 227, 22Feb 1979

The Warm Earth Toon & Olson, Nature, october 1985

How climate Evolved on the Terrestrial Planets Kasting,
Toon, & Pollack, Scientific American, Feb 1988

The Climate of Mars Haberle, Scientific American, May 1986

Climate Modeling Schneider, Scientific American, May 1987

The Climatic Effects of Nuclear War Turco, Toon, Ackerman,
Pollack & Sagan, Scientific American, Aug 84

The Lost Seas of Venus W. J. Kaufmann, Science Digest Sept
1982

Climatic Changes of the last 18,000 years: Observations and Model
Simulations COHMAP members, Science vol 241, 26 Aug 88, p
1043-1052

The Surface of Ice-Age Earth CLIMAP, Science vol 191, 19 mar
76 pp 1131

Components of the Ice Age Circulation Rind, J. of
Geophysical Research, vol 92 p 4241-4281, 1987

The Influenc of Continental Ice Sheets on the Climate of an Ice Age
Manabe & Broccoli, JofGR vol 90, p 2167-2190, 1985

The Role of Earth Radiation Budget Studies in Climate and
GeneralCirculation Research Ramanathan, JoGR vol 92, p
4075-4095, 1987

A Study of the Radiative Effects of Enhanced Atmospheric CO2 and
CH4 on Early Earth Surface Temperatures Kiehl & Dickinson,
JofGR vol 92, pp2991-2998, 1987

A Quasi-Three-Dimensional Climate Model Sellers, Journal of
Climate and Applied Meterology, vol 22, sept 83, pp 1557

Atmospheric Effects of Nuclear War Aerosols in General Circulation
Model Simulations: Influence of Smoke on Optical Properties
Thompson & Ramaswamy, JofGR, vol 92, pp10942-10960, Sept 1987

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Development of Life:
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Life in Darwin’s Universe G. Bylinsky, Omni Sept 79

The Biosphere Cloud, Scientific American, Sept 1983

The Energy Cycle of the Biosphere Woodwel, Scientific
American, Sept 1970

The Probability of Contact with extra-terrestrial Life
Langton, JBIS, vol 29, 465-468, 1976

The Physical Appearance of Intelligent Aliens Spall, JBIS
vol 32, 99-102, 1978

Evolutionary Objections to ‘alien design’ models Coffey,
JBIS, vol39 #1, Nov 86

The Evolution of Ecological Systems May, Scientific
American, Sept 1978

Chemical Evolution and the Origin of Life Dickerson,
Scientific American, Sept 1978

The Evolution of the Earliest Cells Schopf, Scientific
American, Sept 1978

The Evolution of Multicellular Plants and Animals Valentine,
Scientific American, Sept 1978

The Evolution of Behavior Smith, Scientific American, Sept
1978

The Evolution of Man Washburn, Scientific American, Sept
1978

The Blind Watchmaker Richard Dawkins

Computer-simulated Plant Evolution Niklas, Scientific
American (last couple of years)

Animal Encounters The Traveller Book

Extraterrestrial Zoology R. A. Freitas, Analog July 81

Xenobiology R. A. Freitas, Analog Mar 81