2008 Joint Meeting of The Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM

Session No. 195
Monday, 6 October 2008: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Planetary Geology (Posters)

Authors will be present from 4 to 6 PM.


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Identification of Microorganisms in Lunar and Mars Simulant Soils
NAVA, Josie1, WAQAR, Marium, PATEL, Dipal1, GARZA, Elizabeth, MENDEZ, Claudia, MORRIS, Penny1, ALLEN, Carl3 and GULATI, Poonam1, (1)Department of Natural Sciences, University of Houston-Downtown, One Main Street, Houston, TX 77002, (2)Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, gulatip@uhd.edu, gulatip@uhd.edu
Mapping Mineralogy and Mineral Chemistry of the Moon
LUCEY, Paul G., Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, 1680 East-West Rd., P.O.S.T. 602b, Honolulu, HI 96822 and CAHILL, Joshua, Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1680 East West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, lucey@higp.hawaii.edu, lucey@higp.hawaii.edu
Volcanic Surface Coatings on Apollo 15 Green Pyroclastic Glass Beads
WENTWORTH, Susan J., 1500 Bay Area, Suite 329, Houston, TX 77058, MCKAY, D.S., NASA/JSC, 2101 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058, THOMAS-KEPRTA, K.L., Barrios/ESCG, NASA/JSC, Houston, TX 77058 and CLEMETT, Simon J., ERC/ESCG, Mail Code JE23, NASA-Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, s.wentworth@att.net, s.wentworth@att.net
The Handlens Atlas: A Terrestrial Image Library of Microscale Structures as Analogues for Mars
YINGST, R. Aileen1, LENTZ, Rachel C.F.2, SCHMIDT, Mariek3, CHRISTMAN, Matthew J.4, BEHNKE, Ruben4 and CHRISTMAN, Zachary4, (1)Planetary Science Institute, 1700 E. Fort Lowell Rd., Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719, (2)Hawai`i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, University of Hawai'i, 1680 East-West Road, POST 602, Honolulu, HI 96822, (3)Department of Earth Sciences, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1, Canada, (4)University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 2420 Nicolet Dr, Green Bay, WI 54311, yingst@psi.edu, yingst@psi.edu
Sampling Strategy for a Possible Mars Sample Return Mission
ORI, Gian Gabriele, IRSPS, Viale Pindaro 42, Pescara, 65127, Italy, BEATY, David W., Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, 4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91109-8001, ALLEN, Carlton, Mail Code ST, NASA Johnson Space Ctr, Houston, TX 77058 and TEAM, iMARS, ggori@irsps.unich.it, ggori@irsps.unich.it
Evidence of Very Recent, Very Late Amazonian Periglacial & Glacial Processes in Utopia and Northwest Elysium Planitiae, Mars
SOARE, Richard J., Department of Geography, Environment & Planning, Concordia University, 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W, Montreal, QC H3A 1M8, Canada, PEARCE, Geoffrey D., Dept. of Earth Sciences, Physics & Astronomy, University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Street, London, ON N6A 5B7, Canada and PAGE, David P., Planetary & Space Sciences Research Institute, The Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, United Kingdom, rsoare@colba.net, rsoare@colba.net
Pingos on Earth and Mars: Morphology and Geographic Distribution
BURR, Devon M., Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 306 Earth and Planetary Science Building, 1412 Circle Dr, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, TANAKA, Kenneth L., Astrogeology Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 2255 N. Gemini Dr, Flagstaff, AZ 86001 and YOSHIKAWA, Kenji, Institute of Northern Engineering, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK 99775, dburr1@utk.edu, dburr1@utk.edu
Catastrophic Karst-Like Subsidence of Hebes Chasma, Mars
GILLESPIE, Alan R.1, ADAMS, John B.2, JACKSON, Martin P.A.3, MONTGOMERY, David R.4 and DOOLEY, Timothy P.3, (1)Department of Earth & Space Sciences, University of Washington, Box 351310, Seattle, WA 98195, (2)PO Box 892, Winthrop, WA 98862-0892, (3)Department of Economic Geology, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, (4)Department of Earth & Space Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-1310, arg3@uw.edu, arg3@uw.edu
Estimating Duration of Diagenesis at Meridiani Planum from Jarosite Dissolution Rates
ELWOOD MADDEN, Megan E.1, MADDEN, Andrew S.1 and RIMSTIDT, J. Donald2, (1)Geology and Geophysics, University of Oklahoma, 100 E. Boyd, Suite 810, Norman, OK 73072, (2)Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, melwood@ou.edu, melwood@ou.edu
The Layered Units, Sinus Meridiani, Mars, and the Fluvial Megafan Analog
WILKINSON, M. Justin, Jacobs Engineering, NASA/Johnson Space Center, P.O. Box 58447, Houston, TX 77058, SALVATORE, Mark R., Planetary Geosciences Group, Brown University, 324 Brook Street, Box 1846, Providence, RI 02912 and MOHLER, Robert R.J., Civil Programs/Bioastronautics, Lockheed Martin Mission Services, P.O. Box 58487, Houston, TX 77058, robert.mohler@lmco.com, robert.mohler@lmco.com
Lacustrine Sedimentary Rocks from An Alkaline Environment in Becquerel Crater, Arabia Terra, Mars
CROWLEY, James1, HOOK, Simon2, BRIDGES, Nathan3, THOMSON, Bradley3, BALDRIDGE, Alice3, BROWN, Adrian4, DE SOUZA FILHO, Carlos Roberto5, MARION, Giles6 and KARGEL, Jeffrey7, (1)Eastern Mineral Resources Team, U. S. Geological Survey, MS 954, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192, (2)Earth Sciences, JPL, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, M/S: 233-208L, Pasadena, CA 91109-8099, (3)Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, M/S: 183-501, Pasadena, CA 91109-8099, (4)SETI Institute, 189 N. Bernardo Ave, Mountain View, CA 94043, (5)Geosciences Institute, University of Campinas, PO Box 6152, Campinas, 13024-430, Brazil, (6)Desert Research Institute, 2215 Raggio Parkway, Reno, NV 89512, (7)University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, jcrowley@usgs.gov, jcrowley@usgs.gov
Pervasive Aqueous Paleoflow Features in the Aeolis/Zephyria Plana Region, Mars
BURR, Devon M., Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 306 Earth and Planetary Science Building, 1412 Circle Dr, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, ENGA, Marie-Terese, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Northern Arizona University, Box 6010, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-6010, WILLIAMS, Rebecca M.E., Planetary Science Institute, 1700 East Fort Lowell, Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719, ZIMBELMAN, James R., Center for Earth and Planetary Studies, Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, PO Box 37012, Museum MRC 315, Washington, DC 20013-7012, HOWARD, Alan D., Univ Virginia, Clark Hall, Charlottesville, VA 22903-3188 and BRENNAND, Tracy A., Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada, dburr1@utk.edu, dburr1@utk.edu
Paleoflood-Generating Mechanisms on Earth, Mars, and Titan
BURR, Devon M., Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 306 Earth and Planetary Science Building, 1412 Circle Dr, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, dburr1@utk.edu, dburr1@utk.edu
The Lakes of Titan
MITCHELL, Karl L., Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Mail Stop 183-601, 4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91109 and CASSINI RADAR TEAM, The, California Institute of Technology Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Mail Stop 183-601, 4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91101, Karl.L.Mitchell@jpl.nasa.gov, Karl.L.Mitchell@jpl.nasa.gov
The Dunes of Titan
BARNES, Jason W., Department of Physics, University of Idaho, Engineering-Physics Building, Moscow, ID 83844, jason@barnesos.net, jason@barnesos.net
The Mountains of Titan
RADEBAUGH, Jani, Department of Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, janirad@byu.edu, janirad@byu.edu
Laboratory Measurements of Resistance to Fluvial Incision in Polycrystalline Water-Ice Under Titan Conditions
POLITO, Peter J.1, ZYGIELBAUM, Beth R.1, SKLAR, Leonard S.1 and COLLINS, Geoffrey C.2, (1)Geosciences, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA 94132, (2)Physics and Astronomy, Wheaton College, Norton, MA 02766, pjpolito@sfsu.edu, pjpolito@sfsu.edu
Concept for a Mission to Titan, Saturn System and Enceladus
REH, Kim R.1, BEAUCHAMP, Patricia M.1 and ELLIOTT, John O.2, (1)Jet Propulsion Laboratory, M/S 301-345, 4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91109, (2)Jet Propulsion Laboratory, M/S 301-490, 4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91109, Kim.R.Reh@jpl.nasa.gov, Kim.R.Reh@jpl.nasa.gov
Saharan Dust Devil Tracks: Mars Analog Field Study Areas
NEAKRASE, Lynn D.V.1, MCHONE, J.1, WHELLEY, P.2 and GREELEY, R.1, (1)School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Box 871404, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, (2)Department of Geology, University of Buffalo, Cooke 411, Buffalo, NY 14260, neakrase@asu.edu, neakrase@asu.edu