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Gullies on Mars: Origin by snow and ice melting and potential for life based on possible analogs from Devon Island, High Arctic

Lee, P.; Cockell, C. S. and McKay, C. P. (2004). Gullies on Mars: Origin by snow and ice melting and potential for life based on possible analogs from Devon Island, High Arctic. In: 35th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 15-19 March 2004, Houston, Texas, USA.

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Abstract

Gullies on Devon Island, High Arctic, which form by melting of transient surface ice and snow covers and offer morphologic and contextual analogs for gullies reported on Mars are reported to display enhancements in biological activity in contrast to surrounding polar desert terrain.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: Abstract #2122
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 8230
Depositing User: Kyra Proctor
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2011 20:54
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/8230
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