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Global Exoplanet Spectra

The GlobES application allows to ingest climatological data from a variety of General Circulation Models (GCM) and to accurately synthesize planetary spectra. The 3D and temporal atmospheric data is aggregated and mapped into a 2D projected observationally grid that is fed to the Planetary Spectrum Generator (PSG). More information here.


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2D Interpolation

Templates and scripts

Scripts:  Python   IDL



Atmospheric data: GFS / NCEP / US National Weather Service
Variable (100 to 400 m/s)

Parameters of the spectroscopic 3D synthesis

The parameters of the (exo)planet and its host star are as defined in the Target and Geometry section of PSG. This also includes the observational conditions (e.g., distance to the object, inclination, phase), while in this section, the user can also quickly define observational mode (i.e., transit, direct imaging and phase). However, it is important that the user verifies the parameters in the Target and Geometry section. The atmosphere and surface information will be as defined in the Atmosphere and Surface section, while the algorithm will use the 3D atmospheric data defined in this section to establish the vertical profiles at each location.
Geometry    Current: Disk emission Phase:
Atmosphere Molecules: None Aerosols: None
Instrument     Wavelength: 2959.311375-3006.935775 cm, resolution 25000.000000 RP  
Spatial binning  Higher binning leads to faster calculations, yet degraded regional details