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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 March 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.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: Abstract #1516
Keywords: biomarkers;
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 8242
Depositing User: Kyra Proctor
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2007
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2011 00:50
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/8242
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