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A740 - Astrobiology Seminar - Reading

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1 - 01/13/06 - Meech - Follow the Water: Basic Ice Physics

  • [1] Meech, K. and J. Svoren. "Physical and Chemical Evolution of Cometary Nuclei", in Comets II, M. Festou et. al., eds, Univ. of AZ Press, 317-335. pdf file.

2-3 - 01/20,27/06 - Meech - Basic Ice Space Observing Techniques

  • [2] Mumma, M. J., M. A. DiSanti, N. Dello Russo, K. Magee-Sauer, E. Gibb and R. Novak (2003). "Remote Infrared Observations of Parent Volatiles in Comets: A Window on the Early Solar System", Adv. Space. Res 31, 2563-2575. pdf file.
  • [3] Bauer, J. M., T. L. Roush, T. R. Geballe, K. J. Meech, T. C. Owen, W. D. Vacca, J. T. Rayner and K. T. C. Jim (2003). "The Near Infrared Spectrum of Miranda: Evidence of Crystalline Water Ice", Icarus 158, 178-190. pdf file.
  • [4] USGS excerpts from Clark, R. N. (1995). "Reflectance Spectra", Web link.

4 - 02/03/06 - Schorghofer - The Antarctic Dry Valleys as Analogs

  • [5] Mangold, N., S. Maurice, W. C. Feldman, F. Costard and F. Forget (2004). "Spatial relationships between patterned ground and ground ice detected by the Neutron Spectrometer on Mars", JGR 109, E08001. pdf file.
  • [6] Van der Wateren and R. Hindmarsh (1995). "Stabilists Strike again", News & Views, Nature 376, 389-391. pdf file.

5 - 02/10/06 - Rull Raman Techniques for the Study of Minerals & Aqueous products - - Applications to the Exo-Mars Mission and Rio Tinto Analogs

  • [7] Martinez-Frias, J., R. Lunar, J. A. Rodriguez-Losada, A. Delgado, and F. Rull (2004). "The volcanism-related multistage hydrothermal system of El Jaroso (SE Spain): Implications for the exploration of Mars", Earth, Planets and Space, 56, v-viii. pdf file.
  • [8] E. Gonzalez-Toril, J. Martinez-Frias, J. M. Gomez Gomez, F. Rull, R. Amils (2005). "Iron Meteorites can Support the Growth of Acidophilic Chemlithoautotrophic Microoorganisms", Astrobiology 5, 406-414. pdf file
  • [9] R. L. Forst, M. L. Weier, J. T. Kloprogee, F. Rull, J. Martinez-Frias (2005) "Raman Spectroscopy of Halotrichite from Jaroso, Spain" Spectrochimica 62 176-180. pdf file
  • [10] F. Rull, J. Martinez-Frias, A. Sansano, J. Medina, H. G. M. Edwards (2004). "Comparative Micro-Raman study of the Nakhla and Vaca Muerta meteorites" Jour. Raman Spec. 35, 497-503. pdf file
  • [11] J. Martinex-Frias, D. Hochberg, R. Full (2005). "A review of the contributions of Albert Einstein to Earth Science in commemoration of the World Year of Physics", Naturwissenschaften pdf file

6 - 02/17/06 - Haghighipour - Dynamics and Late Heavy Bombardment

  • [12] Tsiganis, K., R. Gomes, A. Morbidelli, and H. F. Levison (2005). "Origin of the orbital architecture of the giant planets of the Solar System", Nature 435, 459-461. pdf file.
  • [13] Morbidelli, A., H. F. Levison, K. Tsiganis and R. Gomes (2005). "Chaotic capture of Jupiter's Trojan Asteroids in the early Solar System", Nature 435, 462-465. pdf file.
  • [14] R. Gomes, H. F. Levison, K. Tsiganis and A. Morbidelli (2005). "Origin of the cataclysmic Late Heavy Bombardment period of the terrestrial planets", Nature 435, 466-469. pdf file.
  • [15] Hartmann, W. K. (2003). "Megaregolith evolution and cratering cataclysm models - Lunar cataclysm as a misconception (28 years later)", Meteoritics and Planetary Sci. 38, 579-593. pdf file.

7 - 02/26/06 - Schultz - Impact Delivery of Volatiles

  • [16] Schultz, P.H. and Gault, D.E. (1990). "Prolonged global catastrophes from oblique impacts". In V.L. Sharpton and P.D. Ward, eds., Global Catastrophes in Earth History: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Impacts, Volcanism, and Mass Mortality, Geological Society of America Special Paper 247, 239-261. Figures 16-page 1 16-page 2 16-page 3 16-page 4
  • [17] Schultz, P.H. and D'Hondt, S. (1996), "The Cretaceous/Tertiary (Chicxulub) impact angle and its consequences", Geology, 24, 963-967. 17-page 1 17-page 2 17-page 3 17-page 4 17-page 5

8 - 03/03/06 - Taylor - Water on the Moon

  • [18] Vondrak, R. R. and D. H. Crider (2003). "Ice at the Lunar Poles", American Scientist 91, 322-329. pdf file.
  • [19] Schorghofer, N. and G. J. Taylor (2006). "Subsurface Micration of Water at Lunar Cold Traps", LPSC Abstract, submitted. pdf file.

9 - 03/10/06 - Meech - Comet Ice and what this tell us about Protoplanetary Disk Chemistry

  • [20] A'Hearn, M. F. A. et al. (2005). "Deep Impact: Excavating Comet Tempel 1", Science 310, 258-264. pdf file.
  • [21] Keller, H. U. et al. (2005). "Deep Impact Observations by OSIRIS Onboard the Rosetta Spacecraft", Science 310, 281-283. pdf file.
  • [22] Meech, K. J. et al. (2005). "Deep Impact: Observations from a Worldwide Earth-Based Campaign", Science 310, 265-269. pdf file.
  • [23] Mumma, M. et al. (2005). "Parent Volatiles in Comet 9P/Tempel 1: Before and After Impact", Science 310, 270-274. pdf file.
  • [24] Sugita, S. et al. (2005). "Subaru Telescope Observations of Deep Impact", Science 310, 274-278. pdf file.

10 - 03/17/06 - Stardust Results from LPSC

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11 - 03/24/06 - Owen - D/H Isotopes and Mars Water History

  • [25] Owen, T.C. and A. Bar-Nun (2000). "Volatile Contributions from Icy Planetesimals", in Origin of the Earth and Moon, Univ. AZ Press, Ed. R. M. Canup and K. Righter, 459-471.
  • [26] Owen, T. C. (2004). "How the Earth got its Atmosphere", in Icy Worlds of the Solar System, Ed. P. Dasch, Cambridge Univ. Press Cambridge, 60-78.
  • [27] Notesco, G., A. Bar-Nun and T. Owen (2003). "Gas Trapping in Water Ice at Very low Deposition Rates and Implications for Comets", Icarus 162, 183-189. pdf file.

12 - 04/07/06 - Chizmadia - Water Ice on Asteroids

  • [28] Jewitt, D., L. Chizmadia, R. Grimm and D. Prialnik (2006). "Water in the Small Bodies of the Solar System", PPV, Ed. B. Reipurth, K. Keil and D. Jewitt, Univ. AZ Press, pdf file.

13 - 04/21/06 - Boal - Chiral Molecules in Ice Clathrates: Biosignatures

    [29] Xu, J. G. J. Ramian, J. F. Galan, P. G. Savvidis, A. M. Scopatz, R. R.Birge, J. Allen, and K. W. Plaxco (2003). "Methodologies and Techniques for Detecting Extraterrestrial (Microbial) Life", Astrobiology 3, 489-504. pdf file.

14 - 04/28/06 - Glazer - Ices and Proteins

  • [30] Mock, T. and D. N. Thomas (2006). "Recent Advances in Sea-Ice Microbiology", Environmental Microbiology 7 605-619. pdf file

Last modified: April 23, 2006.
Karen Meech
Institute for Astronomy
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meech@ifa.hawaii.edu