238 Sulfates in the Solar System

Oral Session
Topical Sessions


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Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 310BE

Stephen E. Grasby and Penny Morris
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:10 AM
Microbial Sulfur Fractionation in Natural Springs - Implications for Archean Seawater Chemistry
Stephen E. Grasby, Natural Resources Canada; H. Roy Krouse, Univ of Calgary; Marie Eve Caron, University of Calgary; M.C. Ryan, Univ of Calgary
8:25 AM
Microbial Diversity in Cold Saline Perennial Sulfur Springs of the Canadian High Arctic
Thomas Niederberger, McGill University, Macdonald Campus; N.N. Perreault; J. Nadeau; R.E. Mielke; C.W. Greer; D.T. Andersen; W.H. Pollard; L.G. Whyte, McGill University, Macdonald Campus
8:40 AM
Extremophile Microorganism Communities In Sulfates and Other Sulfur Minerals: Models for Mars and Other Solar System Bodies
Penelope J. Boston, New Mexico Tech; Michael Spilde, University of New Mexico; Diana E. Northup, Univ of New Mexico
9:00 AM
Sulfur, Sulfates, and Fossils In Acid Saline Deposits In Western Australia and Chile: Clues for Understanding Mars
Kathleen C. Benison, Central Michigan University; Brenda Beitler Bowen, Purdue University
9:15 AM
Comparison of Evaporite Microbial Films from the Bahamas and the Dead Sea
Penny Morris, Univ of Houston Downtown; Robin L. Brigmon; Garriet W. Smith
9:35 AM
Evaporite Environments on Earth as a Potential Mars Analogue
P.A. Morris, University of Houston-Downtown; Robin Brigmon, Westinghouse Savannah River Co; G. Smith, University of South Carolina
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