Session No. T9 Monday, June 25, 2001

4:30 PM-6:00 PM, Edinburgh International Conference Centre: Poster area
T9. The Role of Natural Gas Hydrates in the Evolution of Planetary Bodies and Life (Posters)
Gian Ori, Tom McGee and Allen Lowrie, Presiding
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SOUTH CASPIAN BASIN: A NATURAL LABORATORY FOR SEA LEVEL CHANGE AND GAS HYDRATE STABILITY: DIACONESCU, Camelia C. and KNAPP, James H., Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of South Carolina, 617 Earth Water Science Bldg, Columbia, SC 29208, camelia@geol.sc.edu
ANAEROBIC OXIDATION OF METHANE MEDIATED BY A MICROBIAL CONSORTIUM ABOVE MARINE GAS HYDRATE: BOETIUS, Antje1, ELVERT, M.2, NAUHAUS, K.2, RAVENSCHLAG, K.2, RICKERT, D.3, SCHUBERT, C.2, TREUDE, T.2, and WITTE, U.2, (1) Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research/MPI, Am Handelshafen 12, Bremerhaven, 27515, Germany, aboetius@mpi-bremen.de, (2) Max-Planck-Institut für Marine Mikrobiologie, Celsiusstr. 1, Bremen, 28359, Germany, (3) GEOMAR Research Center, Wischhofstr. 1-3, Kiel, 24148, Germany
BIOSURFACTANT FROM MICROBIAL ACTIVITY IN OCEAN SEDIMENTS ENHANCES GAS HYDRATE FORMATION: ROGERS, Rudy E. and LEE, May S., Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State Univ, P.O. Box 9595, Mississippi State, MS 39762, rogers@che.msstate.edu
CLATHRATES AND CARBON DIOXIDE ON A DRY COLD MARS: HOFFMAN, Nick, Department of Earth Science, Victorian Institute of Earth and Planetary Sci, La Trobe University, Victoria 3086 Australia, n.hoffman@latrobe.edu.au.

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