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Special Issue "Selected Papers from 8th Astrobiology Society of Britain Conference"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 July 2019).
The ASB conference series continues its objective of promoting discussion on UK astrobiology interests in research, education, and outreach and is pleased to announce that the 8th conference of the Astrobiology Society of Britain will take place at Newcastle University, focusing on the topic of ‘Habitability Below the Ice Line’. The conference will begin at 10.00 a.m. on Thursday 25th April and end at 3.30 p.m. on 26th April. Abstracts for oral and poster presentations will be accepted in all aspects of Astrobiology; however, suggested themed sessions are:
- Habitability of cold and icy environments;
- ExoMars-related science;
- In situ and remote sensing of biosignatures and habitability;
- Applied impact and outreach.
Participants in the conference are cordially invited to contribute original research papers or reviews to this Special Issue of Life.
Dr. Jon Telling
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