Christopher House

Professor of Geosciences

Publication Tags

Mars Water Sediments Sulfates Gases Sedimentary Rocks Methane Carbonates Crater Sediment Dunes Fluids Temperature Salts Organometallic Compounds Oceans And Seas Salinity Biomass Mars Craters Cyanides Nitrates Sulfate Sampling Proteins Craters

Most Recent Papers

Organometallic compounds as carriers of extraterrestrial cyanide in primitive meteorites

Karen E. Smith, Christopher H. House, Ricardo D. Arevalo, Jason P. Dworkin, Michael P. Callahan, 2019, Nature communications

Nitrogen heterocycles form peptide nucleic acid precursors in complex prebiotic mixtures

Laura E. Rodriguez, Christopher H. House, Karen E. Smith, Melissa R. Roberts, Michael P. Callahan, 2019, Scientific reports

Microbial diversity in sub-seafloor sediments from the Costa Rica margin

Amanda Martino, Matthew E. Rhodes, Rosa León-Zayas, Isabella E. Valente, Jennifer F. Biddle, Christopher H. House, 2019, Geosciences (Switzerland)

Late-stage diagenetic concretions in the Murray formation, Gale crater, Mars

Vivian Z. Sun, Kathryn M. Stack, Linda C. Kah, Lucy Thompson, Woodward Fischer, Amy J. Williams, Sarah S. Johnson, Roger C. Wiens, Rachel E. Kronyak, Marion Nachon, Christopher H. House, Scott VanBommel, 2019, Icarus on p. 866-890

Early Archean planktonic mode of life

Tomoki Kozawa, Kenichiro Sugitani, Dorothy Z. Oehler, Christopher H. House, Izumi Saito, Takeshi Watanabe, Toshiyuki Gotoh, 2019, Geobiology on p. 113-126

Biogeography of thermophiles and predominance of Thermus scotoductus in domestic water heaters

Regina L. Wilpiszeski, Zhidan Zhang, Christopher H. House, 2019, Extremophiles on p. 119-132

Background levels of methane in Mars' atmosphere show strong seasonal variations

Christopher R. Webster, Paul R. Mahaffy, Sushil K. Atreya, John E. Moores, Gregory J. Flesch, Charles Malespin, Christopher P. McKay, German Martinez, Christina L. Smith, Javier Martin-Torres, Javier Gomez-Elvira, Maria Paz Zorzano, Michael H. Wong, Melissa G. Trainer, Andrew Steele, Doug Archer, Brad Sutter, Patrice J. Coll, Caroline Freissinet, Pierre Yves Meslin, Raina V. Gough, Christopher H. House, Alexander Pavlov, Jennifer L. Eigenbrode, Daniel P. Glavin, John C. Pearson, Didier Keymeulen, Lance E. Christensen, Susanne P. Schwenzer, Rafael Navarro-Gonzalez, Jorge Pla-García, Scot C.R. Rafkin, Álvaro Vicente-Retortillo, Henrik Kahanpää, Daniel Viudez-Moreiras, Michael D. Smith, Ari Matti Harri, Maria Genzer, Donald M. Hassler, Mark Lemmon, Joy Crisp, Stanley P. Sander, Richard W. Zurek, Ashwin R. Vasavada, 2018, Science on p. 1093-1096

Desiccation cracks provide evidence of lake drying on Mars, Sutton Island member, Murray formation, Gale Crater

N. Stein, J. P. Grotzinger, J. Schieber, N. Mangold, B. Hallet, H. Newsom, K. M. Stack, J. A. Berger, L. Thompson, K. L. Siebach, A. Cousin, S. Le Mouélic, M. Minitti, D. Y. Sumner, C. Fedo, C. H. House, S. Gupta, A. R. Vasavada, R. Gellert, R. C. Wiens, J. Frydenvang, O. Forni, P. Y. Meslin, V. Payré, E. Dehouck, 2018, Geology on p. 515-518

Evolved gas analyses of sedimentary rocks and eolian sediment in Gale Crater, Mars

B. Sutter, A. C. McAdam, P. R. Mahaffy, D. W. Ming, K. S. Edgett, E. B. Rampe, J. L. Eigenbrode, H. B. Franz, C. Freissinet, J. P. Grotzinger, A. Steele, C. H. House, P. D. Archer, C. A. Malespin, R. Navarro-González, J. C. Stern, J. F. Bell, F. J. Calef, R. Gellert, D. P. Glavin, L. M. Thompson, A. S. Yen, 2017, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets on p. 2574-2609

Coupling of anaerobic waste treatment to produce protein- and lipid-rich bacterial biomass

Lisa M. Steinberg, Rachel E. Kronyak, Christopher H. House, 2017, Life Sciences in Space Research on p. 32-42

Most-Cited Papers

Carbonaceous meteorites contain a wide range of extraterrestrial nucleobases

Michael P. Callahan, Karen E. Smith, H. James Cleaves, Josef Ruzicka, Jennifer C. Stern, Daniel P. Glavin, Christopher H. House, Jason P. Dworkin, 2011, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 13995-13998

Background levels of methane in Mars' atmosphere show strong seasonal variations

Christopher R. Webster, Paul R. Mahaffy, Sushil K. Atreya, John E. Moores, Gregory J. Flesch, Charles Malespin, Christopher P. McKay, German Martinez, Christina L. Smith, Javier Martin-Torres, Javier Gomez-Elvira, Maria Paz Zorzano, Michael H. Wong, Melissa G. Trainer, Andrew Steele, Doug Archer, Brad Sutter, Patrice J. Coll, Caroline Freissinet, Pierre Yves Meslin, Raina V. Gough, Christopher H. House, Alexander Pavlov, Jennifer L. Eigenbrode, Daniel P. Glavin, John C. Pearson, Didier Keymeulen, Lance E. Christensen, Susanne P. Schwenzer, Rafael Navarro-Gonzalez, Jorge Pla-García, Scot C.R. Rafkin, Álvaro Vicente-Retortillo, Henrik Kahanpää, Daniel Viudez-Moreiras, Michael D. Smith, Ari Matti Harri, Maria Genzer, Donald M. Hassler, Mark Lemmon, Joy Crisp, Stanley P. Sander, Richard W. Zurek, Ashwin R. Vasavada, 2018, Science on p. 1093-1096

Evolved gas analyses of sedimentary rocks and eolian sediment in Gale Crater, Mars

B. Sutter, A. C. McAdam, P. R. Mahaffy, D. W. Ming, K. S. Edgett, E. B. Rampe, J. L. Eigenbrode, H. B. Franz, C. Freissinet, J. P. Grotzinger, A. Steele, C. H. House, P. D. Archer, C. A. Malespin, R. Navarro-González, J. C. Stern, J. F. Bell, F. J. Calef, R. Gellert, D. P. Glavin, L. M. Thompson, A. S. Yen, 2017, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets on p. 2574-2609

Metagenomics of the subsurface Brazos-Trinity Basin (IODP site 1320)

Jennifer F. Biddle, James Robert White, Andreas P. Teske, Christopher H. House, 2011, ISME Journal on p. 1038-1047

IODP expedition 331

Ken Takai, Michael J. Mottl, Simon H.H. Nielsen, J. L. Birrien, S. Bowden, L. Brandt, A. Breuker, J. C. Corona, S. Eckert, H. Hartnett, S. P. Hollis, C. H. House, A. Ijiri, J. Ishibashi, Y. Masaki, S. McAllister, J. McManus, C. Moyer, M. Nishizawa, T. Noguchi, T. Nunoura, G. Southam, K. Yanagawa, S. Yang, C. Yeats, 2012, Scientific Drilling on p. 19-27

High rates of anaerobic methanotrophy at low sulfate concentrations with implications for past and present methane levels

E. J. Beal, M. W. Claire, C. H. House, 2011, Geobiology on p. 131-139

Carbon isotopic analyses of ca. 3.0 Ga microstructures imply planktonic autotrophs inhabited earth's early oceans

Christopher H. House, D. Z. Oehler, K. Sugitani, K. Mimura, 2013, Geology on p. 651-654

Seeding life on the moons of the outer planets via lithopanspermia

R. J. Worth, Steinn Sigurdsson, Christopher H. House, 2013, Astrobiology on p. 1155-1165

Amino acid signatures of salinity on an environmental scale with a focus on the Dead Sea

Matthew E. Rhodes, Sorel T. Fitz-Gibbon, Aharon Oren, Christopher H. House, 2010, Environmental Microbiology on p. 2613-2623

The first microbiological contamination assessment by deep-sea drilling and coring by the D/V chikyu at the iheya north hydrothermal field in the mid-okinawa trough (IODP Expedition 331)

Katsunori Yanagawa, Takuro Nunoura, Sean M. McAllister, Miho Hirai, Anja Breuker, Leah Brandt, Christopher H. House, Craig L. Moyer, Jean Louis Birrien, Kan Aoike, Michinari Sunamura, Tetsuro Urabe, Michael J. Mottl, Ken Takai, 2013, Frontiers in Microbiology