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Planet Mars research focus

Author: Lorenzo A Costas
Publisher: New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A terrestrial planet, Mars has a thin atmosphere and surface features reminiscent both of the impact craters of the Moon and the volcanoes, valleys, deserts and polar ice caps of Earth. This book  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lorenzo A Costas
ISBN: 9781600218262 1600218261
OCLC Number: 162118902
Description: xiii, 300 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Commentary A. Future Climate Changes on Mars: Science Fiction or Possible Reality? / L. Montabone --
Commentary B. Mass Attenuation Coefficient of Mars Samples over 1 keV --
100 GeV Energy Range / Anderson Camargo Moreira and Carlos Roberto Appoloni --
Ch. 1. Tier-Scalable Reconnaissance: A Paradigm Shift in Autonomous Remote Planetary Exploration of Mars and Beyond / Wolfgang Fink, Mark A. Tarbell and Farrah M. Jobling --
Ch. 2. The Search for Organics in Extraterrestrial Environments: Lessons for Mars Exploration / C. Rodier, A. Buch and C. Szopa --
Ch. 3. The Odds for Life on Mars / Mark K. Moron and Kevin M. Shaw --
Ch. 4. Hot Springs and Life in Mars? / Kazue Tazaki, Masayuki Okuno and Muneyoshi Furumoto --
Ch. 5. The Search for Life on Mars: Raman Spectroscopy and Analytical Astrobiology / Howell G. M. Edwards and Michael D. Hargreaves --
Ch. 6. Manned Missions to Mars: The Likely Impact of Microbial Infection / Peter W. Taylor and Helena Rosado --
Ch. 7. The Case for a Cold and Wet Mars / Alberto G. Fairen, Alfonso F. Davila, Darlene Lim, Esther R. Uceda, Jhony Zavaleta, Ricardo Amils and Chris P. McKay --
Ch. 8. Raman Spectroscopic Analysis of Biogeological Adaptations by Extremophile Organisms with Relevance to Planetary Exploration / Susana E. Jorge Villar --
Ch. 9. Martian Tectonics, Water and Life / E. I. Alves, M. T. Barata, D. A. Vaz, L. C. G. Pereira, A. R. Baptista and M. J. Chorro.
Responsibility: Lorenzo A. Costas, editor.
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