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Exploring Mars Habitability

13 June - 15 June 2011
Lisbon, Portugal
 

Group photo of the participants at the international conference 'Exploring Mars Habitability'. Credit: ESA


The presentations given at the international conference 'Exploring Mars Habitability', held on 13 to 15 June in Lisbon, Portugal, are now available in PDF format. They can be downloaded from the programme table below, by clicking on the corresponding links.

The abstract book of the conference is also available and can be downloaded by clicking on the icon to the right (PDF, 2.4 Mb).

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Monday 13 June 2011

Habitability Associated with Specific Transitory Environments
Introduction
14:30
Invited Talk
Transient Processes and Environments on Present-Day Mars
A. McEwen
PDF
15:00
Fluvial Landforms and Hydrated Minerals due to Impact Craters Hydrothermalism on Mars
N. Mangold et al.
PDF
15:15
The Effects of Meteorite Impacts on the Availability and Distribution of Bioessential Elements for Endolithic Organisms
A. Pontefract et al.
15:30
Vacant Habitats on Mars
C.S. Cockell, M. Balm
PDF
Discussion and break
16:15
Volcanically Driven Hydrothermal Systems in Post-Noachian Mars: Hotspots of Habitability on a Changing Planet
J.R. Skok, J.F. Mustard
PDF
16:30
The Nakhlite Impact Hydrothemal Cell: Mineralogy, Fluid and Habitability
J.C. Bridges, S.P. Schwenzer
16:45
Microbial Growth and Survival in Extreme Habitats on Kilimanjaro
A. Ponce et al.
PDF
17:00
Habitability in Mars Transient and Local Environments: Field Analogue Sample Studies
B.H. Foing et al.
PDF
17:15
Post-Early Mars local aqueous environments in Noctis Labyrinthus Chasmata
P. Thollot et al.
PDF
Session discussion
Poster session: Thirst for Knowledge


Tuesday 14 June 2011

Ancient Habitability and its Relationships to the Long-Term Evolution of Mars I
09:00 Invited Talk
J.P. Bibring
09:30
The Phyllosian era: the two different cases of Mawrth Vallis and Tyrrhena Terra
D. Loizeau et al.
PDF
09:45
Habitability and its Correlation with Hydrated Minerals - Evidence from Deposits in Aureum Chaos
M. Sowe et al.
PDF
10:00
Subsurface Aqueous Alteration on Ancient Mars: Implications for Habitability
B. Ehlmann et al.
PDF
10:15
The History of Water on Mars: Synthesis of New Results from Valley Networks and Deltas
B. Hynek
PDF
Discussion and break
11:15
Exploring Potential Habitats in our Solar System - The “Curiosity Curiosity” Rover of The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
P. Mahaffy
PDF
11:30
Early Carbon Cycle and the Emergence of life on Mars
D.C. Fernández-Remolar et al.
PDF
11:45
Interaction Between Organic Compounds, Minerals and Microbes: Habitability Studies From Mars Analogue Samples
Z. Martins et al.
PDF
12:00
Modelling the Early Martian Climate, Water Cycle and Habitability
F. Forget et al.
PDF
Session discussion and break
Ancient Habitability and its Relationships to the Long-Term Evolution of MarsII
14:30
The Martian Sedimentary Mass: Constraints on its Composition, Age and Size
S. McLennan
PDF
14:45
Evidence for Habitability in Gusev Crater
S.W. Ruff
PDF
15:00
Diverse Habitable Environments During the Noachian-Hesperian Transition
J.F. Mustard et al.
PDF
15:15
Ancient habitability in Early Archaean volcanic and sedimentary rocks: Relevance for habitability in Noachian/Hesperian materials on Mars
F. Westall et al.
PDF
Session discussion and break
17:00
Environmental Signatures for Habitability: What to Measure and How to Rank the Habitability Potential of Mars
P. Conrad et al.
PDF
17:15
Habitability of a Large Ghost Crater in Chryse Planitia, Mars
D. Oehler, C. Allen
PDF
Session discussion


Wednesday 15 June 2011

Modern Habitability and the Possibility of Extant Life
09:00
Invited Talk
Modern Habitability and the Possibility of Extant Life
P. Ehrenfreund
PDF
09:30
Atmospheric Signatures of Habitability and Habitancy
M. Allen et al.
PDF
09:45
Temperature, Liquid Water, Time and Habitability
D. Möhlmann
PDF
10:00
Evidence for the Long-Term Persistence of Habitable Conditions in the Deep-Subsurface of Mars
S.M. Clifford, M.D. Max
PDF
10:15
Does Mars Have Groundwater Today?
R.E. Grimm
PDF
10:30
Ice Lens Formation and Habitability of the Phoenix Landing Site
A. Zent et al.
PDF
Discussion and break
11:15
The Near Subsurface Habitat of Mars: Caves, Vugs, & Drilling
P. Boston et al.
11:30
Sampling and sequencing Volcán Copahue, an acidic, sulfur-rich terrestrial analog of Mars
C.S. Lui et al.
11:45
Raman and Mossbauer Spectroscopic Mineralogical Characterisation of Rio Tinto and Jaroso Ravine Mars Analogue Sites
F. Rull et al.
PDF
12:00
Oxide Residues Overlying Sulfide Mineralization (Gossans) in Greenland Provide Insight into Potential Niches for Life on Present-Day Mars
L. Pratt et al.
12:15
A Potentially Habitable Environment within the Salt-rich Subsurface in Equatorial Regions on Mars
A. Wang
PDF
Session discussion and break
The Possible Effects that the Planet's Internal Structure and Movements may have had on Habitability Issues
14:30
Invited Talk
Interior of Mars and its habitability
V. Dehant
PDF
15:00
Early Habitability of Mars: Looking Beyond a Pretty Face
B. Banerdt
PDF
15:15
Joint Use of MGS-MAG and MGS-ER Measurements to Better Describe the Martian Magnetric Field and Understand the Complex Magnetic Story of Mars
B. Langlais et al.
PDF
15:30
Mars Magnetic Microdomains and Life
E. Alves et al.
PDF
Session discussion
Conference wrap-up

 

Scientific organising committee
Olivier Witasse, European Space Agency - co-chair
David Beaty, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory - co-chair
Gian Gabriele Ori, IRSPS (Pescara, Italy)
Fernando Rull, University of Valladolid
Jack Mustard, Brown University
Lisa Pratt, Indiana University
Ivo Alves, Universidade de Coimbra

Local organising committee
Clare Bingham, European Space Agency
Olivier Witasse, European Space Agency
Ivo Alves, Universidade de Coimbra
Charles Budney, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Carla Prevoo, ESA Conference Bureau/Congrex Holland
Teresa Barata, Universidade de Coimbra

Field trip committee
Fernando Rull, University of Valladolid
Gian Gabriele Ori, IRSPS (Pescara, Italy)
L.N. Conde

For further information, please contact:
Olivier Witasse, European Space Agency
Email: owitasserssd.esa.int

 

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