Research

Publications

Demarcating circulation regimes of synchronously rotating terrestrial planets near the inner edge of the habitable zone
J. Haqq-Misra, E.T. Wolf, M. Joshi, X. Zhang and R.K. Kopparapu (2017) The Astrophysical Journal, in review.
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Is climate change morally good from non-anthropocentric perspectives?
T. Svoboda and J. Haqq-Misra (2017) Ethics, Policy and Environment, in press.

Why do we find ourselves around a yellow star instead of a red star?
J. Haqq-Misra, R.K. Kopparapu and E.T. Wolf (2017) International Journal of Astrobiology, available online, doi:10.1017/S1473550417000118.
| summary | arXiv | Sciworthy |

The Drake equation as a function of spectral type and time
J. Haqq-Misra and R.K. Kopparapu (2017) in Habitability of the Universe Before Earth, R. Gordon and A. Sharov (Eds.), Elsevier, in press.
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Habitable moist atmospheres on terrestrial planets near the inner edge of the habitable zone around M-dwarfs
R.K. Kopparapu, E.T. Wolf, G. Arney, N. Batalha, J. Haqq-Misra, S.L. Grimm and K. Heng (2017) The Astrophysical Journal 845: 5.
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Constraints on climate and habitability for Earth-like exoplanets determined from a general circulation model
E.T. Wolf, A.L. Shields, R.K. Kopparapu, J. Haqq-Misra and O.B. Toon (2017) The Astrophysical Journal 837: 107.
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Funding the search for extraterrestrial intelligence with a lottery bond
J. Haqq-Misra (2017) Space Policy, available online, doi:10.1016/j.spacepol.2017.03.003.
| summary | arXiv | Sciworthy |

Climate cycling on early Mars caused by the carbonate-silicate cycle
N.E. Batalha, R.K. Kopparapu, J. Haqq-Misra and J.F. Kasting (2016) Earth and Planetary Science Letters 455: 7-13.
| summary | arXiv |

Limit cycles can reduce the width of the habitable zone
J. Haqq-Misra, R.K. Kopparapu, N.E. Batalha, C.E. Harman and J.F. Kasting (2016) The Astrophysical Journal 827: 120.
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A pragmatic approach to sovereignty on Mars
S. Bruhns and J. Haqq-Misra (2016) Space Policy 38: 57-63.
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The transformative value of liberating Mars
J. Haqq-Misra (2016) New Space 4: 64-67.
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The inner edge of the habitable zone for synchronously rotating planets around low-mass stars using general circulation models
R.K. Kopparapu, E.T. Wolf, J. Haqq-Misra, J. Yang, J.F. Kasting, V. Meadows, R. Terrien and S. Mahadevan (2016) The Astrophysical Journal 819: 84.
| summary | arXiv |

Should we geoengineer larger ice caps?
J. Haqq-Misra (2015) Futures 72: 80-85.
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Isolated refuges for surviving global catastrophes
S.D. Baum, D.C. Denkenberger and J. Haqq-Misra (2015) Futures 72: 45-56.
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Toward a sustainable land use policy for Mars
J. Haqq-Misra (2015) in Human Governance Beyond Earth: Implications for Freedom, C. Cockell (Ed.), Springer, pp 43-50.
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Geothermal heating enhances atmospheric asymmetries on synchronously rotating planets
J. Haqq-Misra and R.K. Kopparapu (2015) Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 446: 428-438.
| summary | arXiv | Sciworthy |

Damping of glacial-interglacial cycles from anthropogenic forcing
J. Haqq-Misra (2014) Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 6: 950-955.
| summary | PDF | arXiv | Sciworthy |

Double catastrophe: Intermittent stratospheric geoengineering induced by societal collapse
S.D. Baum, T.M. Maher and J. Haqq-Misra (2013) Environment Systems & Decisions 33: 168-180.
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The benefits and harms of transmitting into space
J. Haqq-Misra, M.W. Busch, S.M. Som and S.D. Baum (2013) Space Policy 29: 40-48.
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An ecological compass for planetary engineering
J. Haqq-Misra (2012) Astrobiology 12: 985-997.
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Towards integrated ethical and scientific analysis of geoengineering: A research agenda
N. Tuana, R. Sriver, T. Svoboda, R. Olson, P.J. Irvine, J. Haqq-Misra and K. Keller (2012) Ethics, Policy and Environment 15: 136-157.
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Climate change: Evidence of human causes and arguments for emissions reduction
S.D. Baum, J.D. Haqq-Misra and C. Karmosky (2012) Science and Engineering Ethics 18: 393-410.
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Reduced albedo on early Mars does not solve the climate paradox under a faint young Sun
A.G. Fairén, J.D. Haqq-Misra and C.P. McKay (2012) Astronomy & Astrophysics 540: A13.
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On the likelihood of non-terrestrial artifacts in the Solar System
J. Haqq-Misra and R.K. Kopparapu (2012) Acta Astronautica 72: 15-20.
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Tropopause structure and the role of eddies
J. Haqq-Misra, S. Lee and D.M.W. Frierson (2011) Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 68: 2930-2944.
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Cold glacial oceans would have inhibited phyllosilicate sedimentation on early Mars
A.G. Fairén, A.F. Davila, L. Gago-Duport, J.D. Haqq-Misra, C. Gil, C.P. McKay and J.F. Kasting (2011) Nature Geoscience 4: 667-670.
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A protocol for messaging to extraterrestrial intelligence
D. Atri, J. DeMarines and J. Haqq-Misra (2011) Space Policy 27: 165-169.
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Availability of O2 and H2O2 on pre-photosynthetic Earth
J. Haqq-Misra, J.F. Kasting and S. Lee (2011) Astrobiology 11: 293-302.
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Would contact with extraterrestrials benefit or harm humanity? A scenario analysis
S.D. Baum, J.D. Haqq-Misra and S.D. Domagal-Goldman (2011) Acta Astronautica 68: 2114-2129.
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Photochemical and climate consequences of sulfur outgassing on early Mars
F. Tian, M.W. Claire, J.D. Haqq-Misra, M. Smith, D.C. Crisp, D. Catling, K. Zahnle and J.F. Kasting (2010) Earth and Planetary Science Letters 295: 412-418.
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The sustainability solution to the Fermi paradox
J.D. Haqq-Misra and S.D. Baum (2009) Journal of the British Interplanetary Society 62: 47-51.
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A revised, hazy methane greenhouse for the Archean Earth
J.D. Haqq-Misra, S.D. Domagal-Goldman, P.J. Kasting and J.F. Kasting (2008) Astrobiology 8: 1127-1137.
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Comparison of synthetic aperture radar derived wind speeds with buoy wind speeds along the mountainous Alaskan coast
C.M. Fisher, G.S. Young, N.S. Winstead and J.D. Haqq-Misra (2008) Journal of Climate and Applied Meteorology 47: 1365-1376.
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