Cold aqueous planetary geochemistry with FREZCHEM : from modeling to the search for life at the limits /

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Author / Creator:Marion, Giles M. (Giles Michael)
Imprint:Berlin : Springer, c2008.
Description:1 online resource (x, 251 p.) : ill. (some col.)
Series:Advances in astrobiology and biogeophysics
Advances in astrobiology and biogeophysics.
Subject:Cosmochemistry -- Mathematical models.
Geochemistry -- Mathematical models.
Exobiology -- Mathematical models.
Water chemistry -- Mathematical models.
SCIENCE -- Astronomy.
Geochemistry -- Mathematical models.
Water chemistry -- Mathematical models.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Kargel, J. S. (Jeffrey Stuart), 1958-
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-245) and index.
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Summary:"This book explicitly investigates issues of astrobiological relevance in the context of cold aqueous planetary geochemistry." "At the core of the technical chapters is the FREZCHEM model, initially developed over many years by one of the authors to quantify aqueous electrolyte properties and chemical thermodynamics at subzero temperatures. FREZCHEM, of general relevance to biogeochemists and geochemical modelers, cold planetary scientists, physicochemists and chemical engineers, is subsequently applied to the exploration of biogeochemical applications to solar systems bodies in general, and to speculations about the limits for life in cold environments in particular."--Jacket.
Other form:Print version: Marion, Giles M. (Giles Michael). Cold aqueous planetary geochemistry with FREZCHEM. Berlin : Springer, c2008 3540756787 9783540756781