Hot spring microbiology and astrobiology

Project

Understanding the biological influence on the formation of terrestrial, digitate, silica-rich hot spring deposits morphologically analogous to those discovered by the Spirit rover on Mars (team members: Chanenath ‘Kitty’ Sriaporn; collaborators: Professor Kathleen Campbell, School of Environment, University of Auckland)

Funding source

The University of Auckland Faculty Research Development Fund and Australia Research Council grant

Related links

Te Ao Mārama – Centre for Fundamental Inquiry