Fig. 1: Schematic showing the effect dust has on the climate of planets. | Nature Communications

Fig. 1: Schematic showing the effect dust has on the climate of planets.

From: Mineral dust increases the habitability of terrestrial planets but confounds biomarker detection

Fig. 1

For a tidally locked planet (a) and non-tidally locked planet (b), panels ad show the base state of the planets, eh show the short- (stellar) and long-wave (infra-red) forcing (change in surface energy balance) introduced by dust and ij show the resultant effect of the forcing on the surface temperature. Blue arrows show the motion of the planet around the star, and green arrows show the rotation of the planet relative to the star.

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