The Cooling Rate of a Liquid Shell in Titan's Interior

  title={The Cooling Rate of a Liquid Shell in Titan's Interior},
  author={Olivier Grasset and Christophe Sotin},
Models describing the evolution of the primordial liquid layer in Titan's interior are presented using parameterized models. These models incorporate recent experimental data on the ammonia water phase diagram in the range [100 MPa–1 GPa] and recently published creep laws for ice I. Just after accretion, the thickening of the outer ice I layer is achieved by conduction. It seems likely that this outer shell becomes thick enough for solid-state convection to start about 200 myr after accretion… 
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