L Paul Knauth

Summary

Affiliation: Arizona State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact origin of sediments at the Opportunity landing site on Mars
    L Paul Knauth
    Department of Geological Sciences, Arizona State University, Box 871404, Tempe, Arizona 85287 1404, USA
    Nature 438:1123-8. 2005
  2. doi request reprint The late Precambrian greening of the Earth
    L Paul Knauth
    School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 1404, USA
    Nature 460:728-32. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Life in extreme environments: survival strategy of the endolithic desert lichen Verrucaria rubrocincta
    Laurence A J Garvie
    School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1404, USA
    Naturwissenschaften 95:705-12. 2008

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Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact origin of sediments at the Opportunity landing site on Mars
    L Paul Knauth
    Department of Geological Sciences, Arizona State University, Box 871404, Tempe, Arizona 85287 1404, USA
    Nature 438:1123-8. 2005
    ..Layered sequences observed elsewhere on heavily cratered Mars and attributed to wind, water or volcanism may well have formed similarly. If so, the search for past life on Mars should be reassessed accordingly...
  2. doi request reprint The late Precambrian greening of the Earth
    L Paul Knauth
    School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 1404, USA
    Nature 460:728-32. 2009
    ..As a result, biotically enhanced weathering generated carbon-bearing soils on a large scale and their detrital sedimentation sequestered carbon. This facilitated a rise in O(2) necessary for the expansion of multicellular life...
  3. doi request reprint Life in extreme environments: survival strategy of the endolithic desert lichen Verrucaria rubrocincta
    Laurence A J Garvie
    School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1404, USA
    Naturwissenschaften 95:705-12. 2008
    ..Biodeterioration of the caliche concomitant with biomineralization of a protective surface coating of micrite results in the distinctive anatomy of V. rubrocincta...