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September 9-11 2020 Astrobiology Australasia Meeting VIRTUAL

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Recent Ocean Worlds Research Publications

Kang, W. and Flierl, G. (2020)
Spontaneous formation of geysers at only one pole on Enceladus’ ice shell. PNAS

McDermott, J. M et al. (2020)
Abiotic redox reactions in hydrothermal mixing zones: Decreased energy availability for the subsurface biosphere, PNAS

Shenck, P. et al. (2020)
A very young age for true polar wander on Europa from related fracturing. Geophys. Res. Lett., https://doi: 10.1029/2020GL088364

Hay, H. C. F. C., Trinh, A., & Matsuyama, I. (2020)
Powering the Galilean satellites with moon‐moon tides. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL088317

Soderlund, K.M., Kalousová, K., Buffo, J.J. et al.,
Ice-Ocean Exchange Processes in the Jovian and Saturnian Satellites. Space Sci Rev 216, 80 (2020)

Bierson, C.J., Nimmo, F. & Stern,
S.A. Evidence for a hot start and early ocean formation on Pluto.  Geosci.13, 468–472 (2020).

Huybrighs, H.L.F., Roussos, E. Blöcker, A., Krupp, N., Futaana, Y., Barabash, S., et al, (2020),
An active  plume eruption on Europa during Galileo flyby E26 as indicated by energetic proton depletions, Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL087806. 

Lu, G-S., LaRowe, D.E., Fike, D.A., Druschel, G.K., Gilhooly, W.P., Price, R.E., & J.P Amend (2020),
Bioenergetic characterization of a shallow-sea hydrothermal vent system: Milos Island, Greece, PLOS ONE, 15(6), e0234175. 

Meadows, V., Arney, G., Schmidt, B., & D.J. Des Marais (2020).
Planetary Astrobiology, University ofArizona Press, Space Science Series, 9780816540068.

Quick, L.C, Roberge, A., Mlinar, A.B., & M.M Hedman, (2020).
Forecasting Rates of Volcanic Activity onTerrestrial Exoplanets and Implications for Cryovolcanic Activity on Extrasolar Ocean Worlds, PASP,132:084402.

Hand, K.P., Sotin, C., Hayes, A. et al.
On the Habitability and Future Exploration of Ocean Worlds. Space Sci Rev 216, 95 (2020).

Rhoden, A.R., Hurford, T.A., Spitale, J., Henning, W., Huff, E.M., Bland, M.T. & S. Sajous (2020).
The formation of Enceladus’ Tiger Stripe Fractures from eccentricity tides,’ EPSL, 544.

Tutolo, B.M., Seyfried, W.E. & N.J. Tosca (2020).
A seawater throttle on H2production in Precambrian serpentinizing systems, PNAS, 201921042. 

Leong, J.A.M. and E.L. Shock,
Thermodynamic constraints on the geochemistry of low-temperature, continental, serpentinization-generated fluids, 2020 vol. 320 no. 3 185-235