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The combustion characteristics and stable carbon isotopic compositions of irradiated organic matter: implications for terrestrial and extraterrestrial sample analysis

Court, R. W.; Sephton, M. A.; Parnell, J. and Gilmour, I. (2005). The combustion characteristics and stable carbon isotopic compositions of irradiated organic matter: implications for terrestrial and extraterrestrial sample analysis. In: 36th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 14-18 March 2005, Houston, Texas, USA.

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Abstract

Exposure to ionizing radiation causes the mean combustion temperature of naturally occurring, solid, terrestrial organic matter, derived from the radiation-induced polymerization of methane, to increase.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: Abstract #1845
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Science > Environment, Earth and Ecosystems
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 8669
Depositing User: Kyra Proctor
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2007
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2010 12:58
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/8669
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