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Baldridge, A. M., S. J. Hook, J. K. Crowley, G. M. Marion, J. S. Kargel, J. L. Michalski, B. J. Thomson, C. R. de Souza Filho, N. T. Bridges, and A. J. Brow, 2009, Contemporaneous deposition of phyllosilicates and sulfates: Using Australian acidic saline lake deposits to describe geochemical variability on Mars, in Geophysical Research Letters, v.36, L19201, 6 pages.

Brown, A. J., Hook, S. J., Crowley, J. K., Kargel, J. S., Bridges, N. T., Baldridge, A., de Souza Filho, C. R., 2007, Exploring Australian dry lake systems as Terrestrial analogs for Martian acidic weathering environments, 2007 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (28-31 October 2007).

Crowley, J. K., Hook, S. J., de Souza Filho, C. R., de Pereira Silva, G., Bridges, N. T., Thomson, B. J., Kargel, J. S., Brown, A. J., Ribeiro da Luz, B., Baldwin, A., and Marion, G. M., 2008, Spectral diversity of Terrestrial banded iron formations and associated rocks: Implications for Mars remote sensing, Abstract #1263, 38th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX.
The poster of this presentation is a PDF file at http://minerals.usgs.gov/east/remotespec/Bifs-LPSC08-poster.pdf . (approx. 10 Mb)

Crowley, J. K., Kargel, J. S., Marion, G. M., Hook, S. J., Thomson, B. J., de Souza Filho, C. R., Bridges, N. T., and Brown, A. J., 2007, Detecting reduced zones in oxidized Fe-rich sedimentary rocks: Spectral clues to organic matter concentrations? Abstract #1274, 37th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX.
The poster of this presentation is a PDF file at http://minerals.usgs.gov/east/remotespec/redbeds.pdf . (approx. 3 Mb)

Crowley, J. K., Kargel, J. S., Marion, G. M., Hook, S. J., Bridges, N. T., Brown, A. J., and de Souza Filho, C. R., 2006, Mixing and re-solution processes affecting evaporite mineral distributions on Earth and Mars, Workshop on Martian Sulfates as Recorders of Atmospheric-Fluid-Rock Interactions, October 22-24, 2006, Lunar and Planetary Science Institute, Houston, Texas. Abstract at http://analogs.jpl.nasa.gov/documents/mars_sulfates_abstract.pdf .
The poster of this presentation is a PDF file at http://minerals.usgs.gov/east/remotespec/sulfates.pdf. (approx. 3 Mb)

Ribeiro da Luz, Beatriz, and Crowley, James K., 2010, Identification of plant species by using high spatial and spectral resolution thermal infrared (8.0–13.5 μm) imagery: in Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 114, Issue 2, 15 February 2010, Pages 404-413.

Ribeiro da Luz, Beatriz, and Crowley, J.K. 2012, Morphological and chemical evidence of stromatolitic deposits in the 2.75 Ga Carajás banded iron formation, Brazil. in Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 355-356: 60-72.

 

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