publication . Article . Preprint . 2016

Hypotheses for Near-Surface Exchange of Methane on Mars

Renyu Hu; A. Anthony Bloom; Yuk L. Yung; Charles E. Miller; Peter Gao;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jul 2016
  • Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Comment: Accepted for publication on Astrobiology
Subjects
free text keywords: Astrophysics - Earth and Planetary Astrophysics, Sink (computing), Regolith, Extraterrestrial Environment, Martian, Environmental science, Astrobiology, Mars Exploration Program, Atmosphere, Methane, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Humidity
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Atreya, S. K., Mahaffy, P. R., Wong, A.-S., 2007. Methane and related trace species on mars: Origin, loss, implications for life, and habitability. Planetary and Space Science 55 (3), 358 - 369.

Ballou, E. V., Wood, P. C., Feb. 1978. Chemical interpretation of Viking Lander 1 life detection experiment. Nature 271, 644-645.

Blamey, N. J., Parnell, J., McMahon, S., Mark, D. F., Tomkinson, T., Lee, M., Shivak, J., Izawa, M. R., Banerjee, N. R., Flemming, R. L., 2015. Evidence for methane in martian meteorites. Nature Communications 6.

Bloom, A., Palmer, P., Fraser, A., Reay, D., 2012. Seasonal variability of tropical wetland ch 4 emissions: the role of the methanogen-available carbon pool. Biogeosciences 9 (8), 2821-2830.

Bloom, A. A., Palmer, P. I., Fraser, A., Reay, D. S., Frankenberg, C., 2010. Large-scale controls of methanogenesis inferred from methane and gravity spaceborne data. Science 327 (5963), 322-325.

Boetius, A., Joye, S., 2009. Thriving in salt. Science 324 (5934), 1523-1525.

Boston, P. J., Ivanov, M. V., McKay, C. P., Feb. 1992. On the possibility of chemosynthetic ecosystems in subsurface habitats on Mars. Icarus 95, 300-308.

Bridgham, S. D., Updegraff, K., Pastor, J., 1998. Carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus mineralization in northern wetlands. Ecology 79 (5), 1545- 1561.

Cavenati, S., Grande, C. A., Rodrigues, A. E., 2004. Adsorption equilibrium of methane, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen on zeolite 13x at high pressures. Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data 49 (4), 1095-1101.

Chapelle, F. H., O'Neill, K., Bradley, P. M., Meth´e, B. A., Ciufo, S. A., Knobel, L. L., Lovley, D. R., Jan. 2002. A hydrogen-based subsurface microbial community dominated by methanogens. Nature 415, 312-315.

Chassefi`ere, E., Leblanc, F., 2011. Constraining methane release due to serpentinization by the observed d/h ratio on mars. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 310 (34), 262 - 271.

Clifford, S. M., Lasue, J., Heggy, E., Boisson, J., McGovern, P., Max, M. D., 2010. Depth of the martian cryosphere: Revised estimates and implications for the existence and detection of subpermafrost groundwater. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 115 (E7), n/a-n/a, e07001.

Delgado, J. A., Uguina, M. A., Agueda, V. I., Garca-Sanz, A., 2008. Adsorption and diffusion parameters of methane and nitrogen on microwavesynthesized ets-4. Langmuir 24 (12), 6107-6115.

Edgett, K. S., Christensen, P. R., 1991. The particle size of martian aeolian dunes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 96 (E5), 22765-22776. [OpenAIRE]

Etiope, G., Oehler, D., Allen, C., 2011. Methane emissions from earths degassing: Implications for mars. Planetary and Space Science 59 (23), 182 - 195, methane on Mars: Current Observations, Interpretation and Future Plans.

85 references, page 1 of 6
Abstract
Comment: Accepted for publication on Astrobiology
Subjects
free text keywords: Astrophysics - Earth and Planetary Astrophysics, Sink (computing), Regolith, Extraterrestrial Environment, Martian, Environmental science, Astrobiology, Mars Exploration Program, Atmosphere, Methane, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Humidity
85 references, page 1 of 6

Atreya, S. K., Mahaffy, P. R., Wong, A.-S., 2007. Methane and related trace species on mars: Origin, loss, implications for life, and habitability. Planetary and Space Science 55 (3), 358 - 369.

Ballou, E. V., Wood, P. C., Feb. 1978. Chemical interpretation of Viking Lander 1 life detection experiment. Nature 271, 644-645.

Blamey, N. J., Parnell, J., McMahon, S., Mark, D. F., Tomkinson, T., Lee, M., Shivak, J., Izawa, M. R., Banerjee, N. R., Flemming, R. L., 2015. Evidence for methane in martian meteorites. Nature Communications 6.

Bloom, A., Palmer, P., Fraser, A., Reay, D., 2012. Seasonal variability of tropical wetland ch 4 emissions: the role of the methanogen-available carbon pool. Biogeosciences 9 (8), 2821-2830.

Bloom, A. A., Palmer, P. I., Fraser, A., Reay, D. S., Frankenberg, C., 2010. Large-scale controls of methanogenesis inferred from methane and gravity spaceborne data. Science 327 (5963), 322-325.

Boetius, A., Joye, S., 2009. Thriving in salt. Science 324 (5934), 1523-1525.

Boston, P. J., Ivanov, M. V., McKay, C. P., Feb. 1992. On the possibility of chemosynthetic ecosystems in subsurface habitats on Mars. Icarus 95, 300-308.

Bridgham, S. D., Updegraff, K., Pastor, J., 1998. Carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus mineralization in northern wetlands. Ecology 79 (5), 1545- 1561.

Cavenati, S., Grande, C. A., Rodrigues, A. E., 2004. Adsorption equilibrium of methane, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen on zeolite 13x at high pressures. Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data 49 (4), 1095-1101.

Chapelle, F. H., O'Neill, K., Bradley, P. M., Meth´e, B. A., Ciufo, S. A., Knobel, L. L., Lovley, D. R., Jan. 2002. A hydrogen-based subsurface microbial community dominated by methanogens. Nature 415, 312-315.

Chassefi`ere, E., Leblanc, F., 2011. Constraining methane release due to serpentinization by the observed d/h ratio on mars. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 310 (34), 262 - 271.

Clifford, S. M., Lasue, J., Heggy, E., Boisson, J., McGovern, P., Max, M. D., 2010. Depth of the martian cryosphere: Revised estimates and implications for the existence and detection of subpermafrost groundwater. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 115 (E7), n/a-n/a, e07001.

Delgado, J. A., Uguina, M. A., Agueda, V. I., Garca-Sanz, A., 2008. Adsorption and diffusion parameters of methane and nitrogen on microwavesynthesized ets-4. Langmuir 24 (12), 6107-6115.

Edgett, K. S., Christensen, P. R., 1991. The particle size of martian aeolian dunes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 96 (E5), 22765-22776. [OpenAIRE]

Etiope, G., Oehler, D., Allen, C., 2011. Methane emissions from earths degassing: Implications for mars. Planetary and Space Science 59 (23), 182 - 195, methane on Mars: Current Observations, Interpretation and Future Plans.

85 references, page 1 of 6
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