Simple devices for concentration of microbial life: Experiments in Haughton impact structure

Parnell, J.; Lindgren, P.; Osinski, G. R.; Cockell, C. S. and Lee, P. (2006). Simple devices for concentration of microbial life: Experiments in Haughton impact structure. In: 37th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 13-17 Mar 2006, Houston, Texas, USA.

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Abstract

Simple devices that create environments with high levels of light and moisture could attract extant microbial life on a planetary surface and hence enhance the detection of it. Experience in the Haughton crater shows that this can occur readily.

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