Sea ice, extremophiles and life on extra-terrestrial ocean worlds

@inproceedings{Martin2018SeaIE,
  title={Sea ice, extremophiles and life on extra-terrestrial ocean worlds},
  author={Andrew J. Martin and A. Mcminn},
  year={2018}
}
The primary aim of this review is to highlight that sea-ice microbes would be capable of occupying ice-associated biological niches on Europa and Enceladus. These moons are compelling targets for astrobiological exploration because of the inferred presence of subsurface oceans that have persisted over geological timescales. Although potentially hostile to life in general, Europa and Enceladus may still harbour biologically permissive domains associated with the ice, ocean and seafloor… CONTINUE READING

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