Session No. 126 Wednesday, November 7, 2001

1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Hynes Convention Center: 100
Geomicrobiology
Steven D'Hondt, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
126-01:30 PM Paper Withdrawn
126-01:45 PM CATABOLIC ACTIVITY OF THE SUBSURFACE BIOSPHERE IN DEEP-SEA SEDIMENTS: D'HONDT, Steven, RUTHERFORD, Scott, and SPIVACK, Arthur J., Graduate School of Oceanography, Univ of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI 02882, dhondt@gso.uri.edu
126-02:00 PM COMPARISON OF ORGANIC MATTER PRESERVATION TECHNIQUES FOR SEM STUDY OF GEOLOGIC SAMPLES: FRATESI, S. E. and LYNCH, F. Leo, Dept. of Geosciences, Mississippi State Univ, Mississippi State, MS 39762, claynac@ra.msstate.edu
126-02:15 PM EVIDENCE FOR MICROBIAL CONTROL OF HYDROGEN CONCENTRATIONS IN DEEPLY BURIED OCEANIC SEDIMENTS: SPIVACK, Arthur J. and SMITH, David C., Graduate School of Oceanography, Univ of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI 02882, spivack@gso.uri.edu
126-02:30 PM DESERT VARNISH: PRESERVATION OF MICROFOSSILS AND BIOFABRIC (EARTH AND MARS?): PROBST, Luke, Bemidji State Univ, Bemidji, MN 56601, lwprobst@hotmail.com, THOMAS-KEPRTA, Kathie, Lockheed Martin, 2101 NASA Rd. 1, Houston, TX 77058, and ALLEN, Carlton, Mail Code ST, NASA Johnson Space Ctr, Houston, TX 77058
 2:45 PM Break
126-03:00 PM USING COMPUTER TOMOGRAPHY FOR DETECTION LIFE IN ROCKS, PERMAFROST, AND ICE. APPLICATION FOR ASTROBIOLOGY: TSAPIN, Alexandre I., Center for life detection, Jet Propulsion Lab/California Institute of Technology, 4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91109, tsapin@jpl.nasa.gov and NEALSON, Kenneth H.
126-03:15 PM THE PRESENCE OF BACTERIA IN EXTREMELY ALKALINE (PH>12) GROUNDWATER: ROADCAP, George, Illinois State Water Survey - Univ of Illinois, 2204 S Griffith DR, Champaign, IL 61820, roadcap@uiuc.edu.
126-03:30 PM UNDERMAT MINING IN CYANOBACTERIAL MATS: CUOMO, Carmela, Geology & Geophysics, Yale Univ, 210 Whitney Avenue, P.O. Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520-8109, carmela.cuomo@yale.edu.
126-03:45 PM OXYGEN AND IRON ISOTOPIC ANALYSES OF BIOTIC AND ABIOTIC IRON OXIDES: WITTE, Kerstin1, MANDERNACK, Kevin W.2, BULLEN, Thomas D.3, SHANKS, Wayne C.4, EMERSON, David5, and BALCI, Nurgul2, (1) Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 1500 Illinois St, Golden, CO 80401, kwitte@mines.edu, (2) Department of Chemistry and Geochemistry, Colorado School of Mines, 1500 Illinois St, Golden, CO 80401, (3) Branch of Regional Research, Water Resources Division, U.S. Geol Survey, MS 420, 345 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025, (4) US Geol Survey, PO Box 25046, Denver, CO 80225-0046, (5) American Type Culture Collection, 10801 University Blvd, Manassas, VA 20110
126-04:00 PM SHEWANELLA ONEIDENSIS AND THE DISSOLUTION OF CALCITE AT NEUTRAL PH: CONRAD, Pamela Gales, Center for Life Detection, Jet Propulsion Lab/Caltech, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Mail Stop 183-301, Pasadena, CA 91109, conrad@jpl.nasa.gov and LÜTTGE, Andreas, Geology & Geophysics, Rice Univ, Houston, TX 77251
126-04:15 PM THE EFFECT OF PROTOZOA ON THE REDUCTION OF SOLID PHASE FE(III): MAILLOUX, Brian, Geosciences, Princeton, Princeton University, Guyot Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544, mailloux@princeton.edu, ONSTOTT, T. C., Dept. of Geosciences, Princeton Univ, Princeton, NJ 08544, and CHOI, Keun-Hyung, Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, Old Dominion Univ, 4600 Elkhorn Ave, Norfolk, VA 23529
126-04:30 PM CONTROLS ON THE RATE OF MICROBIAL RESPIRATION IN THE GEOCHEMICAL ENVIRONMENT: JIN, Qusheng and BETHKE, Craig M., Department of Geology, Univ of Illinois, 1301 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801, qjin@students.uiuc.edu
126-04:45 PM THE ORGANIZATION OF MICROBIAL MN-OXIDE PRECIPITATES INTO MINERAL PHASES: A COMPARISON STUDY OF CULTURED AND NATURAL MATERIALS: SPILDE, Michael N.1, BOSTON, Penelope J.2, BREARLEY, Adrian J.3, SCHELBLE, R. T.3, and PAPIKE, J. J.1, (1) Institute of Meteoritics, Univ of New Mexico, Northrup Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131, mspilde@unm.edu, (2) Biology Dept, Univ of New Mexico, Castetter Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (3) Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131
126-05:00 PM BIOCONCENTRATION OF SELENIUM IN UPPER CRETACEOUS MARINE VERTEBRATES: KULP, Thomas R.1, PRATT, Lisa M.2, and GIBSON, Melissa A.1, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University, 1001 E. 10th St, Bloomington, IN 47405, tkulp@indiana.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana Univ, 1001 E. 10th St, Bloomington, IN 47405

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