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Meetings, Activities, and Workshops

July 15 PCE3 Seminar Series

July 19-23 Nfold/NEXSS Standards of Evidence for Life Detection Community Workshop

Aug 10-12 Titan Through Time 5

Aug 30- Sept 1 OPAG

Sept 13-24 EPSC

September 14-17 AbGradCon 2021

Sept 20-23 Global Oceans 2021 (special session on Deep sea exploration and parallels to outer space)

Oct 3-8 DPS

Oct 25, 2021 Modern Brines Across the Solar System

Dec 13-27 AGU

Recent Ocean Worlds Research Publications

Barge, L.M., Rodriguez, L.E. Life on Enceladus? It depends on its origin. Nature Astronomy https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-021-01382-4, 2021.

Engle et al., Phase Diagram for the Methane–Ethane System and Its Implications for Titan's Lakes, Sci. J.2, 118, 2021.

Sotin et al., Titan’s Interior Structure and Dynamics After the Cassini-Huygens Mission. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Vol. 49:579-607, 2021.

Thomas et al.,Diverse Viruses in Deep-Sea Hydrothermnal Vent Fluids Have Restricted Dispersal across Ocean Basins. ASM Journals, mSystems, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2021.

Marshall, S.M., Mathis, C., Carrick, E. et al.Identifying molecules as biosignatures with assembly theory and mass spectrometry. Nat Commun 12, 3033 (2021).

Shannon M. MacKenzie et al. The Enceladus Orbilander Mission Concept: Balancing Return and Resources in the Search for Life. Sci. J.2 77 (2021).

Affholder, A., Guyot, F., Sauterey, B. et al.Bayesian analysis of Enceladus’s plume data to assess methanogenesis. Nat Astron (2021).

Buffo et al. 2021. Dynamics of a Solidifying Icy Satellite Shell. JGR: Planets, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JE006741

Fortunato et al. 2021. Seafloor Incubation Experiment with Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vent Fluid Reveals Effect of Pressure and Lag Time on Autotrophic Microbial Communities. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 87 (9) e00078-21; DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00078-21.

Grimm et al. 2021. A Magnetotelluric Instrument for Probing the Interiors of Europa and Other Worlds. Advances in Space Research, 67, no.11, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2021.04.011.

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