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3D DaisyWorld

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DaisyWorld was invented to explain how the Gaia Hypothesis did not require a sentient Earth, but only feedback loops. 3d DaisyBall is our custom variant, with multiple sites around a sphere. Different lattitudes receive different solar input, with daisy color showing the dominant daisy species at each site. This simulator provides both the classic DaisyWorld and custom DaisyBall logic.Now rewritten for the Flash player (originally written in 1997 as a Java applet.)Our vintage DaisyWorld... More
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Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: September 09, 2003
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 15, 2016
Submitter: ginger booth
Keywords: albedo, homeostasis, lovelock, global change, daisyworld, gaia hypothesis


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, Graduate School, College Upper Division, College Lower Division, Middle School
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Language: English
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