PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 3111
OPTICAL SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND INSTRUMENTATION '97 | 27 JULY - 1 AUGUST 1997
Instruments, Methods, and Missions for the Investigation of Extraterrestrial Microorganisms
Editor(s): Richard B. Hoover
OPTICAL SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND INSTRUMENTATION '97
27 July - 1 August 1997
San Diego, CA, United States
Evidence for Biogenic Activity in Martian Meteorites
Proc. SPIE 3111, Identification of possible source craters for Martian meteorite ALH84001, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278772
Proc. SPIE 3111, Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Antarctic Martian meteorites, carbonaceous chondrites, and polar ice, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278782
Proc. SPIE 3111, Search for evidence of ancient life on Mars, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278801
Proc. SPIE 3111, Formation of magnetite and iron-rich carbonates by thermophilic iron-reducing bacteria, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278809
Proc. SPIE 3111, Mars as the parent body of the CI carbonaceous chondrites and implications for Mars biological and climatic history, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278812
Biomarkers and Microfossils in Meteorites
Proc. SPIE 3111, Stable isotope analysis of amino acid enantiomers in the Murchison meteorite at natural abundance levels, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278813
Proc. SPIE 3111, Analysis of fossil organic nanostructures: terrestrial and extraterrestrial, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278814
Proc. SPIE 3111, The challenge of remote exploration for extraterrestrial fossil life, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278764
Proc. SPIE 3111, For which compounds do we search in extraterrestrial samples for evidence of abiotic and/or biotic chemistry?, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278765
Proc. SPIE 3111, Meteorites, microfossils, and exobiology, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278766
Proc. SPIE 3111, Significance of microstructure for the recognition of biologically mediated mineralization, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278767
Missions and Methods to Search for Life on Mars
Plenary Session on Microbial Life in the Cosmos
Proc. SPIE 3111, Evidence for possible past life in a Martian meteorite: a current assessment, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278774
Proc. SPIE 3111, Reasons for expecting subsurface life on many planetary bodies, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278775
Proc. SPIE 3111, The place of humanity in the cosmic community of intelligent beings, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278776
Missions and Methods to Search for Life on Europa and Comets
Remote Sensing Methods for Interstellar Molecules and Extraterrestrial Life
Proc. SPIE 3111, Spectroscopic evidence for panspermia, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278780
Missions and Methods to Search for Life on Mars
Remote Sensing Methods for Interstellar Molecules and Extraterrestrial Life
Proc. SPIE 3111, Detection of large interstellar molecules with radio interferometers, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278783
Missions and Methods to Search for Life on Mars
Microorganisms from Extreme Terrestrial Environments: Thermophiles and Halophiles
Proc. SPIE 3111, Understanding life on this planet in the age of genomics, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278785
Proc. SPIE 3111, Potential for preservation of halobacteria and their macromolecular constituents in brine inclusions from bedded salt deposits, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278786
Proc. SPIE 3111, Thermophilic fermentative bacteria from a deep borehole in granitic rock in Sweden, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278787
Proc. SPIE 3111, Hydrological processes in microbial preservation, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278788
Subsurface Microorganisms
Proc. SPIE 3111, Deep gold mines of South Africa: windows into the subsurface biosphere, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278789
Proc. SPIE 3111, Subsurface lithoautotrophic microbial ecosystems (SLMEs) in igneous rocks: prospects for detection, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278790
Proc. SPIE 3111, Laboratory and field evidence for long-term starvation survival of microorganisms in subsurface terrestrial environments, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278791
Proc. SPIE 3111, Ability of bacteria to promote the formation of fine-grained minerals on their surfaces, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278792
Proc. SPIE 3111, Microbial life in the unsaturated subsurface under conditions of extremely low recharge: an extreme environment, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278793
Proc. SPIE 3111, Changes in the stable isotope composition of gases and minerals as a result of microbial activity, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278794
Nanobacteria
Proc. SPIE 3111, Nanobacteria are alive on Earth as well as Mars, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278795
Proc. SPIE 3111, Nanobacteria from blood: the smallest culturable autonomously replicating agent on Earth, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278796
Proc. SPIE 3111, Extraordinary growth phases of nanobacteria isolated from mammalian blood, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278797
Proc. SPIE 3111, Radiolabeling and in vivo distribution of nanobacteria in rabbits, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278798
Ancient Terrestrial Microbial Life
Proc. SPIE 3111, Isolation, characterization, and diversity of microorganisms from amber, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278799
Proc. SPIE 3111, Extraterrestrial life and life potential of terrestrial organisms of great geological age: an historical and philosophical view, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278800
Proc. SPIE 3111, Carbon isotopes and the oldest record of life: potential and limits, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278802
Proc. SPIE 3111, Permafrost as a microbial habitat: extreme for the Earth, favorable in space, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278803
Poster Session
Proc. SPIE 3111, Characteristics of ice-active substances released by sea ice diatoms, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278804
Proc. SPIE 3111, Searching for ice and ocean biogenic activity on Europa and Earth, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278805
Proc. SPIE 3111, Activities of microorganisms and enzymes in water-restricted environments: biological activities in aqueous compartments at micron scale, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278806
Proc. SPIE 3111, Active ultramicrobacterial alteration of iron in granite, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278807
Proc. SPIE 3111, Novel Archaea and Bacteria in a hydrologically isolated deep subsurface environment, 0000 (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278808
Missions and Methods to Search for Life on Europa and Comets
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