The habitability of stagnant-lid Earths around dwarf stars

  title={The habitability of stagnant-lid Earths around dwarf stars},
  author={Mareike Godolt and Nicola Tosi and Barbara Stracke and J. L. Grenfell and Thomas Ruedas and Tilman Spohn and Heike Rauer},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
The habitability of a planet depends on various factors, such as delivery of water during the formation, the co-evolution of the interior and the atmosphere, as well as the stellar irradiation which changes in time. Since an unknown number of rocky exoplanets may operate in a one-plate convective regime, i.e., without plate tectonics, we aim at understanding under which conditions planets in such a stagnant-lid regime may support habitable surface conditions. Understanding the interaction of… Expand

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