2005 Salt Lake City Annual Meeting (October 16–19, 2005)
Session No. 118 Monday, 17 October 2005
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Salt Palace Convention Center: Ballroom J

T117. Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Environments for Microbial Survival II

Susan Wentworth and Amanda Stone, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
118-11:40 PM GEOMICROBIOLOGY OF COLD HYPERSALINE SPRINGS: LONDRY, Kathleen L., Microbiology Department, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T2N2, londryk@cc.umanitoba.ca and GRASBY, Stephen, Geological Survey of Canada (Calgary)/Commission Géologique du Canada, Natural Resources Canada/Ressources Naturelles Canada, Government of Canada/Gouvernement du Canada, 3303 33rd St. N.W, Calgary, AB T2L 2A7, Canada
118-21:55 PM MICROCLIMATOLOGY OF AND CONDITIONS FOR HYPOLITHIC CYANO-AND HETEROTORPHIC BACTERIAL COLONIZATION OF GYPSUM PLATES IN THE CHIHUAHUAN DESERT: BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, TEXAS: STONE, Amanda1, JOHNSON, Eric1, CORRICK, Don2, and ALLEN, Mary3, (1) Geology and Environmental Science, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY 13820, StoneA@hartwick.edu, (2) Science and Resource Management Center, Big Bend National Park, Big Bend National Park, TX 19834, (3) Biology, Hartwick College, One Hartwick Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820
118-32:10 PM THE SURFACE ENVIRONMENT ON MARS AND HABITABILITY FOR EARTH-TYPE MICROBES: CLUES IN THE MARTIAN METEORITES AND COMPARISON TO OTHER MARS DATA: WENTWORTH, Susan J.1, GIBSON, E.K.2, and MCKAY, D.S.2, (1) ERC/ESCG, Johnson Space Center, Mail Code JE23, Houston, TX 77058, susan.j.wentworth@jsc.nasa.gov, (2) NASA Johnson Space Center, ARES, Houston, TX 77058
118-42:25 PM THE POTENTIAL FOR HABITABLE ENVIRONMENTS IN THE BASALTIC PLAINS AND COLUMBIA HILLS OF GUSEV CRATER, MARS: DES MARAIS, David J., Exobiology Branch, NASA-Ames Rsch Ctr, Mail Stop 239-4, Moffett Field, CA 94035, David.J.DesMarais@nasa.gov and ATHENA, Science Team, Gusev crater, Mars, 00000
118-52:40 PM A PETROLEUM GEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE ON THE BIODEGRADATION OF OIL IN THE DEEP SUBSURFACE AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR THE DEEP BIOSPHERES OF EARTH AND MARS: LARTER, Steve, Geology and Geophysics, University of Calgary, 44 Campus Place, NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada, slarter@ucalgary.ca, HEAD, Ian M., School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences/NRG, U. Newcastle U Tyne, Drummond Building, Newcastle, NE1 7RU, United Kingdom, and CURTIS, Tom, School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences/NRG, U. Newcastle U Tyne, Cassie Building, Newcastle, NE1 7RU, United Kingdom
 3:00 PM Break
118-63:15 PM CRYOBIONTS IN SNOW AND ICE OBSERVED WITH LOW TEMPERATURE SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY (SEM) AND TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY (TEM): WERGIN, William P.1, FOSTER, James2, RANGO, Albert3, JOSBERGER, Edward G.4, ERBE, Eric F.1, MURPHY, Charles A.1, and POOLEY, Christopher1, (1) US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, MD 20705, wwergin@msn.com, (2) NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, (3) Jornada Experimental Range, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Las Cruces, NM 88003, (4) US Geological Survey, Tacoma, WA
118-73:30 PM SUBSURFACE SULFUR SYSTEMS FOR ASTROBIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS: BOSTON, Penelope J.1, SPILDE, Michael N.2, NORTHUP, Diana E.3, and ROSALES LAGARDE, Laura1, (1) Dept of Earth & Environmental Science, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, NM 87801, pboston@nmt.edu, (2) Institute of Meteoritics, Univ of New Mexico, Northrop Hall, MSC03-2050, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (3) Dept of Biology, Univ of New Mexico, Centennial Science & Engineering Library, MSC05 3020, Albuquerque, NM 87131
118-83:45 PM SURFACE AND SUBSURFACE MANGANESE MICROBIAL ENVIRONMENTS: SPILDE, Michael N.1, BOSTON, Penelope J.2, NORTHUP, Diana E.3, and DICHOSA, Armand E.3, (1) Institute of Meteoritics, Univ of New Mexico, Northrop Hall, MSC03-2050, Albuquerque, NM 87131, mspilde@unm.edu, (2) Dept of Earth & Environmental Science, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, NM 87801, (3) Biology Department, Univ of New Mexico, 1 University of New Mexico, MSC03 2020, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
118-94:00 PM MICROBIAL DENSITY IN SAMPLES FROM EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS AND AMENABILITY TO IN SITU CHEMICAL EXTRACTION AND FLUORESCENT DETECTION: NADEAU, Jay L., Biomedical Engineering/Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Lyman Duff Room 316, 3775 Rue University, Montreal, QC H3A 2B4, Canada, jay.nadeau@mcgill.ca and SUN, Henry J., Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, Desert Research Institute, 755 East Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89119
118-104:20 PM Paper Withdrawn
118-114:35 PM BIOGEOCHEMISTRY OF MICROBIAL MATS IN COASTAL PONDS OF THE MCMURDO DRY VALLEYS, ANTARCTICA: HAGE, Melissa M.1, UHLE, Maria E.2, MACKO, Stephen3, BILLMARK, Kaycie2, SMITHGALL, Amanda4, PEACOCK, Aaron4, WHITE, D.C.4, and SCHUNEMAN, Patrick J.1, (1) Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 1412 Circle Dr, Knoxville, TN 37996, mhage@utk.edu, (2) Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of Tennessee, 1412 Circle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996, (3) Env. Sci, Univ. Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 220903, (4) Center for Biomarker Analysis, 10515 Research Dr, Suite 300, Knoxville, TN 37932

Back to the 2005 Salt Lake City Annual Meeting (October 16–19, 2005)
General Information for this Meeting