Habitability of super-Earth planets around main-sequence stars including red giant branch evolution: models based on the integrated system approach

  title={Habitability of super-Earth planets around main-sequence stars including red giant branch evolution: models based on the integrated system approach},
  author={M. Cuntz and W. Bloh and K. Schroeder and C. Bounama and S. Franck},
  journal={International Journal of Astrobiology},
  pages={15 - 23}
Abstract In a previous study published in Astrobiology, we focused on the evolution of habitability of a 10 M⊕ super-Earth planet orbiting a star akin to the Sun. This study was based on a concept of planetary habitability in accordance with the integrated system approach that describes the photosynthetic biomass production taking into account a variety of climatological, biogeochemical and geodynamical processes. In the present study, we pursue a significant augmentation of our previous work… Expand
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