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Marine Hydrothermal Systems and the Origin of Life

Report

Edited By: NG Holm

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #23988 | ISBN: 0792320182
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About this book

Report of the SCOR (Scientific Community on Oceanographic Research) Working Group 1991.


Contents

Why are hydrothermal systems proposed as plausible environments for the origin of life?, N.G. Holm; hydrothermal systems - their varieties, dynamics, and suitability for prebiotic chemistry, N.G. Holm and R.J-C Hennet; modern life at high temperatures, R.M. Daniel; aqueous organic geochemistry at high temperature/high pressure, B.R.T. Simoneit; chemical environments of submarine hydrothermal systems, E.L. Shock; chemical markers of prebiotic chemistry in hydrothermal systems, J.P. Ferris; hydrothermal organic synthesis experiments, E.L. Shock; an experimental approach to chemical evolution in submarine hydrothermal systems, H. Yanagawa and K. Kobayashi; mineral theories of the origin of life and an iron sulfide example, A.G. Cairns-Smith, et al; future research, N.G. Holm, et al.


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