2007 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (28–31 October 2007)
Session No. 103 Monday, 29 October 2007
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Colorado Convention Center: 405

T91. Wet Mars: Understanding The Red Planet's Aqueous History through Terrestrial Fieldwork

Brian M. Hynek and Jennifer L. Heldmann, Presiding
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103-11:30 PM MAPPING SULFATE SYSTEMS USING ADVANCED REMOTE SENSING TECHNIQUES: CALVIN, Wendy M.1, VAUGHAN, R. Greg2, KRATT, Chris3, and SHOFFNER, Jeff D.1, (1) Geological Sci & Eng, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, wcalvin@unr.edu, (2) Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA 91109, (3) Desert Research Institute, Reno, NV 89512
103-21:45 PM EXHUMED PALEOCHANNELS IN UTAH: INSIGHT FOR INVESTIGATION OF RAISED CURVILINEAR FEATURES ON MARS: WILLIAMS, Rebecca M.E., Planetary Science Institute, 1700 East Fort Lowell, Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719, williams@psi.edu
103-32:00 PM PAVILION LAKE, CANADA - A WINDOW INTO EARLY PLANETARY AQUATIC SYSTEMS: LIM, Darlene S.S., Space Science and Astrobiology, NASA Ames Research Center, Mail-Stop 245-3, Moffett Field, CA 94035-1000, dlim@mail.arc.nasa.gov and LAVAL, Bernard, Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
103-42:15 PM CERRO NEGRO VOLCANO, NICARAGUA: AN ANALOG FOR GEOCHEMICAL PROCESSES ON EARLY MARS AND ASSESSMENT OF THEIR POTENTIAL FOR LIFE: HYNEK, Brian M.1, MCCOLLOM, Tom M.1, and ROGERS, Karyn L.2, (1) Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, 392 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309, hynek@lasp.colorado.edu, (2) Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Watson Building 217, MS #52, Woods Hole, MA 02543
103-52:30 PM COATINGS ON ATACAMA DESERT BASALT: A POSSIBLE ANALOG FOR COATINGS ON GUSEV PLAINS BASALT: SUTTER, Brad, Engineering and Scinence Contract Group, Jacobs, Mail Code JE 23, 2224 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058, brad.sutter-2@nasa.gov, GOLDEN, D.C., Barrios-NASA/JSC, Houston, TX 77058, AMUNDSON, Ronald, Division of Ecosystem Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, 137 Mulford Hall, #3114, Berkeley, CA 94720-3114, CHONG, Guillermo, Departamento de Ciencias Geologicas, Universidad Catolica del Norte, Angamos 0610, Antofagasta, Chile, and MING, Doug, Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Directorate, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058
103-62:45 PM EARTH ANALOG FOR RECENT FLOWS AND HIGH-LATITUDE LANDFORMS ON MARS: ICY DEBRIS FANS IN THE WRANGELL VOLCANIC FIELD, ALASKA: KOCHEL, R. Craig, Department of Geology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, kochel@bucknell.edu and TROP, Jeffrey M., Dept. of Geology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837
103-73:00 PM EXPLORING AUSTRALIAN DRY LAKE SYSTEMS AS TERRESTRIAL ANALOGS FOR MARTIAN ACIDIC WEATHERING ENVIRONMENTS: BROWN, Adrian J., NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA 94035, abrown@arc.nasa.gov, HOOK, Simon J., Jet Propulsion Lab, Mail stop 183-501, Pasadena, CA 91109, CROWLEY, James K., U.S. Geol Survey, National Center, MS 954, Reston, VA 20192, KARGEL, J.S., University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, BRIDGES, N.T., Jet Propulsion Lab, MS 183-501, 4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91109, BALDRIDGE, Alice M., School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State Univ, Tempe, AZ 85287, and DE SOUZA FILHO, Carlos Roberto, Instituto de geosciencias, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, R. João Pandiá Calógeras, 51, Sao Paulo, 13083-870, Brazil
103-83:15 PM FORMATION OF IRON-RIMMED SANDSTONE NODULES; MECHANISM OF FORMATION AND TERRESTRIAL ANALOGUE FOR MARTIAN BLUEBERRIES?: DOWNS, K.C., Geological Sciences and Engineering, Univ. Missouri - Rolla, 129 McNutt Hall, 1870 Miner Circle, Rolla, MO 65409, kcdnq5@umr.edu and WRONKIEWICZ, D.J., Geological Sciences and Engineering, Univ. of Missouri - Rolla, 129 McNutt Hall, 1879 Miner Circle, Rolla, MO 65409
103-93:30 PM FORMATION OF JAROSITE AND MARS-LIKE MINERALS IN A POLAR DESERT: IMPLICATIONS FOR MARS AQUEOUS GEOCHEMISTRY: LEVEILLE, Richard J., Space Science, Canadian Space Agency, 6767 route de l'Aeroport, St-Hubert, QC J3Y 8Y9 Canada, richard.leveille@space.gc.ca
103-103:45 PM HOW TO MAKE A MARTIAN SEDIMENTARY ROCK: DIVERSITY IN TERRESTRIAL PROCESSES LEADING TO MARS ANALOG FEATURES: BOWEN, Brenda Beitler, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47906, bbowen@purdue.edu, BENISON, Kathleen C., Department of Geology, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859, and CHAN, Marjorie A., Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, 135 S. 1460 E. Rm. 719, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
103-114:00 PM HYDROLOGIC MODELS FOR CATASTROPHIC OUTFLOW CHANNEL PEAK DISCHARGE ON MARS: PRELIMINARY RESULTS FROM THE CHANNELED SCABLANDS WASHINGTON: HOWARD, Douglas A., Earth Systems and Geoinformation Sciences, George Mason University, 1540 Twisted Oak Drive, Reston, VA 20194, dhoward1@gmu.edu
103-124:15 PM JOINT CONTROLLED FLUID FLOW PATTERNS IN JURASSIC NAVAJO SANDSTONE: ANALOG IMPLICATIONS FOR MARS HEMATITE: POTTER, Sally L. and CHAN, Marjorie A., Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, 135 S. 1460 E. Rm. 719, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, sally.potter@earth.utah.edu
103-134:30 PM ON EARTH CAVES ARE WET, ON MARS CAVES ARE?: BOSTON, Penelope J.1, KAY, Erin1, SPILDE, Michael N.2, STAFFORD, Kevin W.1, JOHNSTON, JoAnna1, and NORTHUP, Diana E.3, (1) Dept. of Earth and Environmental Science, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM 87801, pboston@complex.org, (2) Institute of Meteoritics, Univ of New Mexico, MSC03-2050, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (3) Biology Department, Univ of New Mexico, 1 University of New Mexico, MSC03 2020, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
103-144:45 PM PENETRATING PYROCLASTICS: IMPLICATIONS FOR MAGMA-WATER INTERACTION ON MARS: GRAVLEY, D.M.1, WATSON, M.I.2, WILSON, C.J.N1, and COLE, J.W.3, (1) School of Geography, Geology and Environmental Science, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, 1142, New Zealand, d.gravley@auckland.ac.nz, (2) Scantec, PO Box 999, Whangarei, 0000, New Zealand, (3) Geological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8020, New Zealand
103-155:00 PM STUDY OF TERRESTRIAL AND MARTIAN SNOWPACKS: CORRELATION OF AMBIENT ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS, LIQUID WATER MELT, AND BIOLOGIC ACTIVITY: HELDMANN, Jennifer L.1, WILLIAMS, Kaj2, MCKAY, Christopher P.1, TOON, Owen B.2, and SMITH, David3, (1) Space Sciences Division, NASA Ames Research Center, MS 245-3, Moffett Field, CA 94035, jheldmann@mail.arc.nasa.gov, (2) University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, (3) Moffett Field, CA 94035
103-165:15 PM GULLIES AND SLOPE STREAKS ON MARS: INSIGHTS INTO THEIR ORIGINS FROM FIELD STUDIES IN THE ANTARCTIC DRY VALLEYS: HEAD, James W.1, DICKSON, James1, LEVY, Joseph1, MORGAN, Gareth1, and MARCHANT, David R.2, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Box 1846, Providence, RI 02912, James_Head@brown.edu, (2) Dept. of Earth Sciences, Boston Univ, Boston, MA 02215

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