This Oceanus article describes the work of Greg Hirth, a geologist studying rock deformation and crystallography. It discusses how rocks deform as a function of pressure and heat (called rheology) and includes a short...
Cryptoendolith Communities in Antarctic Dry Valley Region Sandstones: Potential Analogues of Martian Life-Forms
This Lunar and Planetary Science article provides information about cryptoendolithic life (microbes living within rocks on the Earth's surface) in Antarctic sandstones. The purpose of the study was to use chemical and...
This reference site explains the role of microbes in acid rock drainage. Topics include the sulfur cycle, the role of microorganisms in the sulfur cycle, natural oxidation in the sulfur cycle, natural reduction in the...
This magazine article features an interview with Mars Analog Research and Technology Experiment (MARTE) scientist Carol Stoker. In this third session of the four-part series, Stoker describes how the MARTE team avoids...
Seismic Reflection Imaging of Impact-Induced Faulting and Deformation at Upheaval Dome, Canyonlands National Park, Utah
This report describes a study in which seismic profiling was used to re-interpret the origin of Upheaval Dome, Utah, a geologic structure that was originally thought to be the results of a salt diapir, but which the...
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