Searching for microbial life remotely : Satellite-to-rover habitat mapping in the Atacama Desert , Chile

@inproceedings{WarrenRhodes2007SearchingFM,
  title={Searching for microbial life remotely : Satellite-to-rover habitat mapping in the Atacama Desert , Chile},
  author={Kim Warren-Rhodes and Sarah E. Weinstein and James M. Dohm and Jacek Piątek and Edwin G. Minkley and Andrew N. Hock and Charles Cockell and David A Pane and Lauren Ernst and Gail F. Fisher and Sitaram E. Emani and Alan S. Waggoner and N. A. Cabrol and David S. Wettergreen and Dimitrios Apostolopoulos and Peter Coppin and Edmond Grin and Chong Diaz and Jeffrey Moersch and G. G. Oril and Tania Smith and Kristen Stubbs and Geb W. Thomas and Michael Wagner and Michael J Wyatt},
  year={2007}
}
[1] The Atacama Desert, one of the most arid landscapes on Earth, serves as an analog for the dry conditions on Mars and as a test bed in the search for life on other planets. During the Life in the Atacama (LITA) 2004 field experiment, satellite imagery and ground-based rover data were used in concert with a ‘follow-the-water’ exploration strategy to target regions of biological interest in two (1 coastal, 1 inland) desert study sites. Within these regions, environments were located, studied… CONTINUE READING
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