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David Catling
Also: Adjunct Professor, UW Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences
Office: JHN-325
Phone: 206-543-8653
Fax: 206-543-0489 (shared)
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Website: http://faculty.washington.edu/dcatling/publications.html
Interests: Planetary Atmospheres, Biogeochemistry, Planetary Geomorphology (surface processes), Astrobiology
Research Groups: Planetary Sciences, Astrobiology Program

Education: D. Phil., University of Oxford
Recent Publications:
J. D. Toner & D. C. Catling, A carbonate-rich lake solution to the phosphate problem of the origin of life, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 117, 883-888, 2020.

D. C. Catling, J. F. Kasting, Atmospheric Evolution on Inhabited and Lifeless Worlds, Cambridge University Press, 2017.

J. Krissansen-Totton, D. Bergsman, D. C. Catling, On detecting biospheres from chemical disequilibrium in planetary atmospheres, Astrobiology 16, 39-67, 2016.

T. D. Robinson & D. C. Catling, Common 0.1 bar tropopause in thick atmospheres set by pressure-dependent infrared transparency, Nature Geoscience, 7, 12-15, 2014.

D. C. Catling, Astrobiology: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press, 2013.

D.C. Catling, S. E. Wood, C. Leovy, D. R. Montgomery, H. Greenberg, C.R. Glein, J. M. Moore, Light-toned layered deposits in Juventae Chasma, Mars, Icarus, 181, 26-51, 2006.

D. C. Catling, C. P. McKay, and K. J. Zahnle, Biogenic methane, hydrogen escape, and the irreversible oxidation of early Earth, Science, 293, 839-843, 2001.