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Thermal model for planetary science applications

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Thermal model for planetary science applications (Python version)

See the notebook for an example.


  • Modeling 1D heat transfer in planetary surfaces
  • Provides library of required planetary surface parameters
  • Plotting helpers (see notebook)


pip install heat1d


Author: P. Hayne

Package maintainer: K.-Michael Aye

This package was created with Cookiecutter and the forked michaelaye/cookiecutter-pypackage-conda project template.


0.1.0 (2019-05-21)

  • First release on PyPI.

0.1.4 (2019-07-19)

  • release planets as its own library
    • This means it’s now a dependency of this project
  • First documenation pages are now live at

0.3.1 (2020-09-04)

  • rename classes to capital letters following best practices
  • add Configurator object to be able to run Model with different chi values
    • This also allows change of gridding parameters and other settings
    • display a Configurator object like shown in the example to see its content
  • depend on planets >= 0.4.6 due to bug in 0.4.5
  • add plotting module and mpl stylesheet use

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