Environment

Daffy being terraformed
Image from Anders Sandberg
Psi Serpentis V in the middle stages of being terraformed by Lander Geotech (approximately 2049). The formerly hot greenhouse world has been cooled using solar shades and the atmosphere thinned by Sagan algae. A relative simple terraforming target, although the high level of nitrogen in the geosphere and the occasional flares of the star made it somewhat hard to balance ecologically.

[1] The physical or virtual surroundings in which sentient beings live; The air, water, organisms, minerals, and other external objects that surround and affect an organism.

[2] From the perspective of any system, rest of the world or universe.

[3] Any precious biosphere, especially a garden world.
 
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Development Notes
Text by M. Alan Kazlev

Initially published on 24 October 2001.