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Experimental Simulation of Volatile Organic Contributions to Planetary Atmospheres and Surfaces

Wilson, Rebecca; Pearson, Victoria; Morgan, Geraint; Franchi, Ian; Turner, D. C.; Wright, Ian and Gilmour, Iain (2007). Experimental Simulation of Volatile Organic Contributions to Planetary Atmospheres and Surfaces. In: 38th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Lunar and Planetary Science XXXVIII), 12-16 March 2007, Houston, Texas, USA.

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Abstract

We present the results of a new simulation of the atmospheric entry heating experienced by extraterrestrial dust particles, quantifying their volatile loss into the early Earth atmosphere and characterising their organic volatile components.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: Abstract #1799
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Science > Life, Health and Chemical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 8128
Depositing User: Kyra Proctor
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2010 22:46
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/8128
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