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John Lewis's Assignment:

To stimulate a wider view of the issue of formation of planetary systems, perhaps the students can visit the website and read through the Extra-solar Planets Catalog to get an idea of how bizarrely different these systems can be. They list 135 planets of the 140 or so presently under discussion as candidates.

Gustaf Arrhenius's reading list: 

For Discussion:

Arrhenius, G., and Lepland, A., Accretion of Moon and Earth and the emergence of life, Chemical Geology v. 169 (2000), p. 69-82
van Zuilen, Mark A., Lepland, A., Teranes, Jan, Finarelli, J., Wahlen, M., Arrhenius, G.: Graphite and carbonates in the 3.8 Ga old Isua Supracrustal Belt, southern West Greenland, Precambrian Research v.126 (2003), p. 331 - 348.
Arrhenius, Gustaf, O.: Crystals and Life, Helvetica Chimica, v. 86, p. 1569-1586 (2003).

Jay Melosh's reading list: 

For Discussion:

Melosh, H. J., Giant Impacts and the Thermal State of the Early Earth, Origin of the Earth, (J. H. Jones and H. E. Newsom, Ed.) (1990) p. 69-83. Oxford University Press, New York
Melosh, H. J., Giant Impacts and the Thermal State of the Early Earth, Encyclopedia of Planetary Sciences, Shirley and Fairbridge, Eds. (1990) p. 1-33.

Maria Zuber's reading list:

For Discussion:

Soloman, S.C., Aharonson, O., et al, New Perspectives on Ancient Mars, Science Vol. 307 (2005) p. 1214 - 1220.

Dick Holland's reading list:

For Discussion:

Hardie, L.A., 1996, Secular variations in seawater chemistry: An explanation for the coupled secular variation in the mineralogies of marine limestones and potash evaporites over the past 600 My: Geology, 24, 279-283
Holland, H.D., 2003, The geologic history of seawater: in: Elderfield, H. (Vol. Ed.) The Oceans and Marine Geochemistry, vol. 6 of Treatise on Geochemistry, Holland, H.D., Turekian, K.K. (Exec. Eds.), Elsevier, 583-625.
Lowenstein, T.K., Timofeeff, M.N., Brennan, S.T., Hardie, L.A. and Demicco, R.V., 2001, Oscillations in Phanerozoic seawater chemistry: Evidence from fluid inclusions: Science, 294, 1086 -1088
Lowenstein, T.K., Hardie, L.A., Timofeeff, M.N. and Demicco, R.V., 2003, Secular variation in seawater chemistry and the origin of calcium chloride basinal brines: Geology, 31, 857-860.

Ben Weiss's reading list: 

For Discussion:

Benjamin P. Weiss, Hojatollah Vali, Franz J. Baudenbacher' ,Joseph L. Kirschvink, Sarah T. Stewart, David L. Shuster, Records of an ancient Martian magnetic field in ALH84001, Elsevier Science, Earth ans Planetary Science Letters 201 (2002) 449 - 463
Benjamin P. Weiss, David L. Shuster, Sarah T. Stewart, G.: Temperatures on Mars from 40Ar/39Ar thermochronology of ALH84001 , Elsevier Science, Earth ans Planetary Science Letters 201 (2002) 465 - 472
David J. Stevenson: Mars' Core and Magnetism, Nature, vol. 412, 12 July, 2001

David Stevenson's reading list: 

For Discussion:

A. N. Halliday, The Origin and Earliest History of the Earth, 2003 Elsevier, Treatise on Geochemistry, Volume 1; pp. 509?557
J. E. Chambers, Planet Formation, 2003, Elsevier, Treatise on Geochemistry, Volume 1; pp. 461?475

Ann Pearson's reading list: 

For Discussion:

Ann Pearson, Meytal Budin, and Jochen J. Brocks: Phylogenetic and biochemical evidence for sterol synthesis in the bacterium Gemmata obscuriglobus, PNAS, Vol. 100, Dec. 23, 2003, pp 15352-15357, no. 26
Anke Behrens, Philippe Schaeffer, Stefano Bernasconi, Pierre Albrecht: 17(E)-13 alpha (H)-Malabarica-14(27), 17, 21-triene, an unexpected tricyclic hydrocarbon in sediments, Organic Geochemistry, 30 (1999) 379 - 383
Jochen Brocks, Graham Logan, Roger Buick, Roger Summons: Archean Molecular Fossils and the Early Rise of Eukaryotes, Science, Vol. 285, 13 August 1999

Dave Walker's reading list: 

For Discussion:

Richard Walker and David Walker: Does the Core Leak?, Submitted to EOS, Feb. 18, 2005
Dave Walker: Core Issues, Canadian Mineralogist, Amended ms. #3306 for Fleet Symposium Issue, Feb. 5, 2005

For Reference:

Dave Walker: Core Participation in Mantle Geochemistry: Geochemical Society Ingerson Lecture, GSA Denver 1999, Geochimica et Cosmochinica Acta, Vol. 64 No. 17, pp 2897 - 2911, 2000
Dave Walker et al: O2 volumes at high pressure from KClO4 decomposition: D" as a siderophile element pump instead of a lid on the core, Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geosystems - G3, Vol. 3, No. 11, Nov. 23, 2002
Elise Knittle; Raymond Jeanloz: Earth's Core-Mantle Boundary: Results of Experiments at High Pressures and Temperatures, Science, New Series, Vol. 251, No. 5000 (Mar. 22, 1991), 1438-1443
Hugh St. C. O'Neill: Oxide-metal equilibria to 2500 degree C and 25 GPa: Implications for core formation and the light component in the Earth's core, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 103, No. B6, pp 12,239-12,260, June 10, 1998

Meenakshi Wadhwa's reading list: 

For Discussion:

M. Wadhwa, G. Srinivasan and R. W. Carlson (2005): Time Scales of Planetesimal Differentiation in the Early Solar System, Meteorites and the Early Solar System II, (Eds. D. Lauretta, L. A. Leshin and H. Y. McSween, Jr.), University of Arizona Press and the Lunar and Planetary Institute
C. N. Foley, M. Wadhwa, L. Borg, P. E. Janney, R. Hines and T. L. Grove (2005): The Early Differentiation History of Mars from New Constraints on the 182W-142Nd Isotope Systematics in SNC Meteorites, Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, in revision.
N. Dauphas, M. van Zuilen, M. Wadhwa, A. M. Davis, S. Marty and P. E. Janney (2004): Clues from Fe Isotope Variations on the Origin of Early Archean BIFs from Greenland, Science, Vol. 306, 2077-2080.

Jean Bédard's reading list: 

For Discussion:

Jean H. Bédard: Evidence for Regional-Scale, Pluton-Driven, High-Grade Metamorphism in Archaean Minto Block, Northern Superior Province, Canada, The Journal of Geology, Treatise on Geochemistry, 2003, Volume 111; pp. 183-205
Jean H. Bédard , Pierre Brouillette, Louis Madore, Alain Berclaz: Archean cratonization and deformation in the northern Superior Province, Canada: an evaluation of plate tectonic versus verticle tectonic models, Elsevier, Precambrian Research, Volume 127, pp. 61-87, 2003
J.H. Bédard: Erratum to "Archaean cratonization and deformation in the northern Superior Province, Canada: an evaluation of plate tectonic versus vertical tectonic models" [Precambian Res. 127 (2003) 61-87], Elsevier, Precambrian Research, 131 (2004) 373-374.

Jim Kasting's reading list: 

For Discussion:

Feng Tian, Owen B. Toon, Alexander A. Pavlov, and H. De Sterck: A Hydrogen-Rich Early Earth Atmosphere, Sciencexpress /, 7 April 2005/Page 1/10.1126/science .1106983
James Kasting and David Catling: Evolution of a Habitable Planet, Annu. Rev. Astron. Astrophys., 2003. 41: 429-63

Olivier Rouxel's reading list: 

For Discussion:

D. E. Canfeld: A New Model for Proterozoic Ocean Chemistry, Nature, Vol. 396, 3 December 1998
Olivier J. Rouxel, Andrey Bekker, Katrina J. Edwards: Iron Isotope Constraints on the Archean and Paleoproterozoic, Science Vol 307, 18 February 2005
Kosei E. Yamaguchi, Clark M. Johnson, Brian L. Beard, and Hiroshi Ohmoto: Biogeochemical cycling of iron in the Archean-Paleoproterozoic Earth: Constraints from iron isotope variations in sedimentary rocks from the Kaapvaal and Pilbara Cratons, Chemical Geology, Article in Press; accepted 26 January 2005.