Short Course Presentations
|Ocean World Microhabitats 101
(3.8 MB .pdf)
|Microbes of Extreme Environments
(9.5 MB .pdf)
|Robotic acquisition techniques
(6.9 MB .pdf)
|Mary Beth Wilhelm
NASA Ames Research Center
|Geochemistry, Biosignature and Life Detection Techniques
(11.3 MB .pdf)
Lecture 1 – "Ocean World Microhabitats 101" – Mike Malaska
Goal: Provide background and overview about Ocean World microhabitats.
Lecture 2 – "Microbes of Extreme Environments" – Jeff Marlow
Goal: Provide context about the microbes and biosignatures that could inhabit microenvironments in extreme environments on Earth (Biology 101).
Lecture 3 – "Robotic acquisition techniques" – Kris Zacny
Goal: provide an introduction to different techniques to obtain a sample from ice or rock.
Lecture 4 – "Geochemistry, Biosignature and Life Detection Techniques" – Mary Beth Wilhelm
Goal: Describe the fundamentals of sample extraction, analysis, biosignatures, and instrumentation.