First- and Second-Author Publications


  1. 1.Koll, D.D.B. (submitted), A Scaling Theory for Atmospheric Heat Redistribution on Rocky Exoplanets. [arxiv]


  1. 2.Koll, D.D.B., M. Malik, M. Mansfield, E. M.-R. Kempton, E. Kite, D. Abbot, and J. Bean (2019), Identifying Candidate Atmospheres on Rocky M Dwarf Planets via Eclipse Photometry, The Astrophysical Journal, 886, 2. [arxiv] [journal] [News coverage]


  1. 3.Koll, D.D.B. and T. Cronin (2019), Hot Hydrogen Climates near the inner edge of the Habitable Zone, The Astrophysical Journal, 881, 2. [arxiv] [journal]


  1. 4.Kreidberg, L., D.D.B. Koll, C. Morley, R. Hu, et al. (2019), Absence of a thick atmosphere on the terrestrial exoplanet LHS 3844b, Nature, 573, 87-90. [arxiv] [journal] [News coverage]


  1. 5.Koll, D.D.B. and T. Cronin (2018), Earth’s outgoing longwave radiation linear due to H2O greenhouse effect. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. [pdf; note minor correction] [pdf - supplementary] [journal] [News coverage]


  1. 6.Koll, D.D.B. and T. Komacek (2018), Atmospheric Circulations of Hot Jupiters as Planetary Heat Engines, The Astrophysical Journal, 853, 133. [arxiv] [journal]


  1. 7.Koll, D.D.B. and D. Abbot (2016), Temperature Structure and Atmospheric Circulation of Dry, Tidally Locked Rocky Exoplanets, The Astrophysical Journal, 825, 99. [pdf] [arxiv]


  1. 8.Koll, D.D.B. and D. Abbot (2015), Deciphering Thermal Phase Curves of Dry, Tidally Locked Terrestrial Planets, The Astrophysical Journal, 802, 21. [pdf] [arxiv]


  1. 9.Koll, D.D.B. and D. Abbot (2013), Why Tropical Sea Surface Temperature is Insensitive to Ocean Heat Transport Changes, Journal of Climate, 26, 6742-6749. [pdf]



Other Publications


  1. 10.Daylan, T., M. Günther, T. Mikal-Evans, et al. [including D.D.B. Koll] (submitted), TESS observations of the WASP-121 b phase curve. [arxiv]


  1. 11.Malik, M., E. Kempton, D.D.B. Koll, et al. (2019), Analyzing Atmospheric Temperature Profiles and Spectra of Rocky M dwarf Planets, The Astrophysical Journal, 886, 2. [arxiv] [journal] [News coverage]


  1. 12.Mansfield, M., E. Kite, R. Hu, D.D.B. Koll, et al. (2019), Identifying Atmospheres on Rocky M Dwarf Planets through Inferred High Albedo, The Astrophysical Journal, 886, 2. [arxiv] [journal] [News coverage]


  1. 13.Yang, J., J. Leconte, E. Wolf, T. Merlis, D.D.B. Koll, et al. (2019), Simulations of Water Vapor and Clouds on Rapidly Rotating and Tidally Locked Planets: A 3D Model Intercomparison, The Astrophysical Journal, 875, 1. [pdf] [journal]


  1. 14.Yang, J., D. Abbot, D.D.B. Koll, et al. (2019), Ocean Dynamics and the Inner Edge of the Habitable Zone for Tidally Locked Terrestrial Planets, The Astrophysical Journal, 871, 29. [pdf] [journal]


  1. 15.Kempton, E., J. Bean, D. Louie, D. Deming, D.D.B. Koll, et al. (2018), A Strategy for Identifying the TESS Planetary Candidates most amenable to Atmospheric Characterization. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 130, 114401. [arxiv] [journal]


  1. 16.Yang, J., J. Leconte, E. Wolf, C. Goldblatt, N. Feldl, T. Merlis, Y. Wang, D.D.B. Koll, et al. (2016), Differences in Water Vapor Radiative Transfer among 1D Models Can Significantly Affect the Inner Edge of the Habitable Zone, The Astrophysical Journal, 826, 222. [pdf]


  1. 17.Rose, B., K. Armour, D. Battisti, N. Feldl, D.D.B. Koll (2014), The dependence of transient climate sensitivity and radiative feedbacks on the spatial pattern of ocean heat uptake, Geophysical Research Letters, 41. [pdf]


  1. 18.Abbot, D., A. Voigt, D. Li, G. Le Hir, R. Pierrehumbert, M. Branson, D. Pollard, D.D.B. Koll (2013), Robust elements of Snowball Earth atmospheric circulation and oases for life, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 6017-6027. [pdf]


  1. 19.Abbot, D., A. Voigt, M. Branson, R. Pierrehumbert, D. Pollard, G. Le Hir, D.D.B. Koll, (2012): Clouds and Snowball Earth deglaciation. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L20711. [pdf] [supplementary material]


  1. 20.Abbot, D., A. Voigt, D. Koll (2011), The Jormungand Global Climate State and Implications for Neoproterozoic Glaciations, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, D18103. [pdf]


  1. 21.Pierrehumbert, R., D. Abbot, A. Voigt, D. Koll (2011), Climate of the Neoproterozoic, Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 39, 417-460. [pdf]

Select Talks and Presentations


Center for Astrophysics (Harvard, 2019), “Are Rocky Exoplanets toast?” [link]


Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (PKU, Beijing, 2019), “The Diversity of Rocky Exoplanets.”


Lunar and Planetary Lab (UArizona, 2018), “Atmospheres and Climates of Rocky Exoplanets: What Earth tells us about them, and what they can teach us about Earth.”


American Geophysical Union (2018), “Stirring up a storm: Convective climate variability on tidally locked exoplanets.”


21st Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics (2017), “Characterizing the Atmospheres of Rocky Exoplanets using Entropy Budgets.” [link]