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AcquaWorld

Rolf Widmer
A very simple thermodynamic model of a planet, which includes first order approximations of its radiation balance (black bodies), including two radiation modulating effects i.e. albedo and green house and two heat storages (ocean and atmosphere). It is a lumped model which does not consider spatial variations and resulting mass transports - thus no heat exchange between e.g. equatorial and polar regions...
As a consequence all values are surface specific i.e. per square meter. E.g. the energy balance is the  balance in  W/m² and the heat reservoirs are water and air columns with a cross section of 1 m²...

Climate Change Atmosphere

  • 5 months 2 weeks ago

Clone of AcquaWorld

Benny
A very simple thermodynamic model of a planet, which includes first order approximations of its radiation balance (black bodies), including two radiations modulating effects i.e. albedo and green house and uses two heat storages (ocean and atmosphere). It is a lumped model which does not consider spatial variations thus e.g. no heat exchange between equatorial and polar regions (lateral).

Climate Change Atmosphere

  • 11 months 1 week ago