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Oral Programme PS2.5

PS2.5

The brines of Mars and their implications for geochemistry and habitability
Session details
Oral Programme
 / Wed, 06 Apr, 08:30–10:15  / Room 32
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Wed, 06 Apr, 17:30–19:00  / Display Wed, 06 Apr, 08:00–19:30  / Hall Z
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Wednesday, 06 Apr 2011
Room 32
Chairperson: Nilton Renno, Diedrich Moehlmann
08:30–08:45
EGU2011-1081
Photometric and spectral evidence for deliquescence and liquid saline water on Mars (solicited) |
Nilton Renno and Manish Mehta
08:45–09:00
EGU2011-1838
Freezing curves of salt - water systems and implications for possible cryo-brines on Mars (solicited)
Wolfgang Voigt and Erik Hennings
09:00–09:15
EGU2011-8346
Determination of the Parent Salt for the Perchlorate Ion Measured at the Phoenix Mars Lander Site (solicited) |
Samuel Kounaves
09:15–09:30
EGU2011-1485
Latitudinal distribution of conditions to support the formation of temporary liquid cryobrines on Mars |
Diedrich Moehlmann
09:30–09:45
EGU2011-7353
Dark Dune Spots as favorable locations for brine formation on Mars
Akos Kereszturi, Szaniszló Berczi, Andras Horvath, Tamas Pocs, Andras Sik, and Eors Szathmary
09:45–10:00
EGU2011-1968
Microscopic saline ponds are oasis for photosynthetic life in the driest place on the Earth: implications for putative Martian biosphere (solicited)
Jacek Wierzchos, Alfonso F. Dávila, Isabel M. Sanchéz-Almazo, Asunción de los Ríos, Sergio Valea, Mieczyslaw Hajnos, Christopher P. McKay, Octavio Artieda, and Carmen Ascaso
10:00–10:15
EGU2011-4730
Halophilic microbial life on Mars? (solicited)
Helga Stan-Lotter