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Planetary geobiological analogs for Mars and beyond: Field, lab and simulations (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Jessica Flahaut 
Co-Conveners: Angelo Pio Rossi , Barbara Cavalazzi , Monica Pondrelli , Giuliana Panieri 
Session details
 / Thu, 12 Apr, 10:30–12:00  / PICO spot A
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Thursday, 12 Apr 2018
PICO spot A
Chairperson: Angelo Pio Rossi
Analogue field tests

Tools and methods

Geo-bio terrestrial analogues

10:30–10:32 PICOA.1
EGU2018-524 | presentation | presentation
Laboratory simulations of Martian conditions: hints for detection of molecular biomarkers on Mars
Teresa Fornaro, John Robert Brucato, Inge Loes ten Kate, Andrew Steele, George Cody, and Robert Hazen
10:32–10:34 PICOA.2
Exploring possible Mars-like microbial life in a lava tube from Lanzarote: preliminary results of in-situ DNA-based analysis as part of the PANGAEA-X Test Campaign
Ana Z. Miller, José L. Gonzalez-Pimentel, Sarah Stahl, Sarah Castro-Wallace, Francesco Sauro, Riccardo Pozzobon, Matteo Massironi, Matthias Maurer, Loredana Bessone, and Jesus Martinez-Frias
10:34–10:36 PICOA.3
Testing technologies and operational concepts for field geology exploration of the Moon and beyond: the ESA PANGAEA-X campaign
Loredana Bessone, Francesco Sauro, Matthias Maurer, and Matthias Piens
10:36–10:38 PICOA.4
The ESA PANGAEA field geology training prepares astronauts for future missions to the Moon and beyond | Highlight
Francesco Sauro, Matteo Massironi, Riccardo Pozzobon, Harald Hiesinger, Nicolas Mangold, Jesus Martínez Frías, Charles Cockell, and Loredana Bessone
10:38–10:40 PICOA.5
Caves as an analogue to space: five years of astronaut training, testing and operations in the ESA CAVES programme | Highlight
Loredana Bessone, Francesco Sauro, and Jo De Waele
10:40–10:42 PICOA.6
Identification of molecular biomarkers in subsurface evaporites of Salar Grande (Atacama, Chile) with analogies to Mars halite deposits
Laura Sanchez Garcia, Christoph Aeppli, Victor Parro, David Fernandez-Remolar, Miriam Garcia Villadangos, Guillermo Chong-Diaz, Yolanda Blanco Lopez, and Daniel Carrizo Gallardo
10:42–10:44 PICOA.7
Augmented field Geology and Geophysics for Planetary Analogues | Highlight
Angelo Pio Rossi, Vikram Unnithan, Patrizio Torrese, Dorit Borrmann, Andreas Nuechter, Helge Lauterbach, Gianluigi Ortenzi, Tim Jaehrig, and Frank Sohl
10:44–10:46 PICOA.8
Chemical analysis of Permafrost samples using a miniature LIMS system designed for in situ chemical analysis of solids on planetary surfaces
Andreas Riedo, Reto Wiesendanger, Marek Tulej, Peter Wurz, and Pascale Ehrenfreund
10:46–10:48 PICOA.9
Reconstructing the subsurface of planetary volcanic analogues: ERT imaging of Lanzarote lava tubes complemented with drone stereogrammetry, surface and in-cave LiDAR and seismic investigations
Patrizio Torrese, Angelo Pio Rossi, Vikram Unnithan, Dorit Borrmann, Helge Lauterbach, Gianluigi Ortenzi, Tim Jährig, Riccardo Pozzobon, Francesco Sauro, Tommaso Santagata, Andreas Nuechter, and Frank Sohl
10:48–10:50 PICOA.10
Formation of gas hydrates from vapour deposition of nitrogen and water: an in-situ study by Raman spectroscopy
Lemaire Morgane, Chazallon Bertrand, Pirim Claire, and Desmedt Arnaud
10:50–10:52 PICOA.11
Mapping scoria cones: planetary analogue studies using Drone photogrammetry and Lidar data from Lanzarote
Vikram Unnithan, Dorit Borrman, Angelo Rossi, Helge Lauterbach, Riccardo Pozzobon, Patrizio Torrese, Gianluigi Ortenzi, and Tim Jährig
10:52–10:54 PICOA.12
The Azores fumarolic fields as an analog for Mars hydrothermal alteration
Jessica Flahaut, Fatima Viveiros, Vincent Rennie, Catarina Silva, José V. Cruz, Lucia Moreno, Pedro Freire, Mikhail Minin, Karen Olsson-Francis, and Angelo P. Rossi
10:54–10:56 PICOA.13
The Sahara as large-scale Mars analogue and the activities of the Ibn Battuta Centre (Morocco). (withdrawn after no-show) | Highlight
Gian Gabriele Ori and Kamal Taj-Eddine
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