Volcano–ice interaction: a haven for life on Mars?


  • C R Cousins

    1. Centre for Planetary Sciences at UCL/Birkbeck, London, and Dept of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Birkbeck College, University of London.
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The interaction between volcanism and ice on Earth provides numerous habitats for exploitation by microbial life – and may have created potential islandsof habitability on Mars, argues Claire Cousins.