Hopane biomarkers traced from bedrock to recent sediments and ice at the Haughton Impact Structure, Devon Island: Implications for the search for biomarkers on Mars

Parnell, J.; Osinski, G. R.; Lee, P.; Cockell, C. S. and Taylor, C. W. (2004). Hopane biomarkers traced from bedrock to recent sediments and ice at the Haughton Impact Structure, Devon Island: Implications for the search for biomarkers on Mars. In: 35th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 15-19 Mar 2004, Houston, Texas, USA.

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Abstract

Hopanoid biomarkers have been traced from bedrock to ice in the Haughton Impact Structure, suggesting that they represent a promising strategy in the search for life in ice deposits on Mars and other icy bodies.

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