Publications

R. Wordsworth, L. Schaefer and R. Fischer, submitted to ApJ 2017: Redox evolution via gravitational differentiation on low mass planets: implications for biosignatures, water loss and habitability

A. Palumbo, J. Head and R. Wordsworth, Icarus, 2017: Late Noachian Icy Highlands climate model: Exploring the possibility of transient melting and fluvial/lacustrine activity through peak annual and seasonal temperatures

S. Ranjan, R. Wordsworth and D. Sasselov, ApJ, 2017: The surface UV environment on planets orbiting M dwarfs: Implications for prebiotic chemistry and the need for experimental follow-up

F. Macdonald and R. Wordsworth, GRL, 2017: Initiation of Snowball Earth with volcanic sulfur aerosol emissions

M. Turbet, F. Forget, J. W. Head, R. Wordsworth, Icarus, 2017: 3D Modelling of the climatic impact of outflow channel formation events on Early Mars

R. Wordsworth, Y. Kalugina, S. Lokshtanov, A. Vigasin, B. Ehlmann, J. Head, C. Sanders and H. Wang, GRL, 2017: Transient reducing greenhouse warming on early Mars

S. Ranjan, R. Wordsworth and D. Sasselov, Astrobiology, 2017: Atmospheric constraints on the surface UV environment of Mars at 3.9 Ga relevant to prebiotic chemistry

B. Ehlmann et al., JGR Planets, 2016: The sustainability of habitability on terrestrial planets: Insights, questions, and needed measurements from Mars for understanding the evolution of Earth-like worlds

L. Schaefer, R. Wordsworth, Z. Berta-Thompson and D. Sasselov, ApJ, 2016: Predictions of the atmospheric composition of GJ 1132b

R. Wordsworth, Ann Rev EPS, 2016: The climate of early Mars

R. Wordsworth, EPSL, 2016: Atmospheric nitrogen evolution on Earth and Venus

R. Wordsworth, ApJ, 2015: Atmospheric heat redistribution and collapse on tidally locked rocky planets

L. Kerber, R. Wordsworth and F. Forget, Icarus, 2015: Sulfur in the early martian atmosphere revisited: Experiments with a 3-D global climate model

R. Wordsworth, L. Kerber, R. Pierrehumbert, F. Forget and J. Head, JGR, 2015: Comparison of “warm and wet” and “cold and icy” scenarios for early Mars in a 3D climate model

S. Guerlet et al., Icarus 2014: Global climate modeling of Saturn’s atmosphere. Part I: Evaluation of the radiative transfer model

B. Charnay, F. Forget, G. Tobie, C. Sotin and R. Wordsworth, Icarus 2014: Titan's past and future: 3D modeling of a pure nitrogen atmosphere and geological implications

R. Wordsworth and R. Pierrehumbert, ApJ Letters 2014: Abiotic oxygen-dominated atmospheres on terrestrial habitable zone planets

J. Leconte, F. Forget, B. Charnay, R. Wordsworth and A. Pottier, Nature 2013: Increased insolation threshold for runaway greenhouse processes on Earth-like planets

R. Wordsworth and R. Pierrehumbert, ApJ 2013: Water loss from terrestrial planets with CO2-rich atmospheres

B. Charnay, F. Forget, R. Wordsworth, J. Leconte, E. Millour and F. Codron, JGR 2013: 

The faint young Sun problem and the possible climates of the Archean Earth with a 3D GCM.

R. Wordsworth and R. Pierrehumbert, Science 2013: Hydrogen-nitrogen greenhouse warming in Earth's early atmosphere

K. E. Scanlon, James W. Head, J.-B. Madeleine, R. Wordsworth, and F. Forget, GRL 2013: Orographic precipitation in valley network headwaters: Constraints on the ancient Martian atmosphere.

J. Leconte, F. Forget, B. Charnay, R. Wordsworth, F. Selsis, E. Millour and A. Spiga, A&A 2013: 3D climate modeling of close-in land planets: Circulation patterns, climate moist bistability, and habitability

L. Kerber, F. Forget, J.-B. Madeleine, R. Wordsworth, J. Head and L. Wilson, Icarus 2013: The effect of atmospheric pressure on the dispersal of pyroclasts from martian volcanoes

R. Wordsworth, F. Forget, E. Millour, J. Head, J.-B. Madeleine and B. Charnay, Icarus 2012: Global modelling of the early Martian climate under a denser CO2 atmosphere: Water cycle and ice evolution

F. Forget, R. Wordsworth, E. Millour, J.-B. Madeleine, L. Kerber, J. Leconte, E. Marcq and R.M. Haberle, Icarus 2012: Global modelling of the early Martian climate under a denser CO2 atmosphere: Temperatures and CO2 ice clouds

R. Wordsworth, Icarus 2012: Transient conditions for biogenesis on low-mass exoplanets with escaping hydrogen atmospheres

F. Selsis, R. Wordsworth and F. Forget, A&A 2011: Thermal phase curves of nontransiting terrestrial exoplanets I: Characterizing atmospheres

R. Wordsworth, F. Forget, F. Selsis, E. Millour, B. Charnay and J.-B. Madeleine, ApJ Letters 2011: Gliese 581d is the first discovered terrestrial-mass exoplanet in the habitable zone

R. Wordsworth, F. Forget, F. Selsis, J.-B. Madeleine, E. Millour and V. Eymet, A&A 2010:
Is Gliese 581d habitable? Some constraints from radiative-convective climate modeling

R. Wordsworth, F. Forget and V. Eymet, Icarus 2010: Infrared collision-induced and far-line absorption in dense CO2 atmospheres

A. C. Barbosa Aguiar, P. L. Read, R. Wordsworth, T. Salter and Y. H. Yamazaki, Icarus 2010: A laboratory model of Saturn’s North Polar Hexagon

R. Wordsworth, Phys Fluids 2009: A phase-space study of jet formation in planetary-scale fluids

R. Wordsworth, P. L. Read and Y. H. Yamazaki, Phys Fluids 2008: Turbulence, waves, and jets in a differentially heated rotating annulus experiment

P. L. Read, Y. H. Yamazaki, S. R. Lewis, P. D. Williams, R. Wordsworth, K. Miki-Yamazaki, J. Sommeria, H. Didelle, J Atmos Sci 2007: Dynamics of Convectively Driven Banded Jets in the Laboratory

B. Galperin, S. Sukoriansky, N. Dikovskaya, P. L. Read, Y. H. Yamazaki, R. Wordsworth, N Proc Geo 2006: Anisotropic turbulence and zonal jets in rotating flows with a beta-effect

Book chapters

A. Showman, R. Wordsworth and T. Merlis, Comparative Climatology of Terrestrial Planets 2013, Boulder, Colorado: Atmospheric circulation of terrestrial exoplanets

Conference proceedings

G. Tinetti et al., IAUS 2011: The science of EChO

R. Wordsworth, F. Forget, E. Millour, J.-B. Madeleine, V. Eymet, and F. Selsis, Pathways to Habitable Planets, Barcelona 2009: Habitability on the outer edge: Three-dimensional modelling of early Mars and Gliese 581d

F. Forget and R. Wordsworth, Pathways to Habitable Planets, Barcelona 2009: Habitability of planets

Thesis

R. Wordsworth, Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics, Oxford University 2009:
Theoretical and experimental investigations of turbulent jet formation in planetary fluid dynamics (contact me if you'd like a copy).

© Robin Wordsworth 2016