Preservation Potential of Life in Little Hot Creek, California: Implications for the use of Hot Spring Systems as Astrobiological Targets

Kaitlin R. Rempfert, University of Colorado at Boulder, Geological Sciences, Boulder, CO, United States, Danielle Priscilla Santiago Ramos, Rutgers University, Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, New Brunswick, United States, Gabriela S. Nascimento, ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, ERDW, Zurich, Switzerland, Feifei Zhang, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, Sean J Loyd, California State University Fullerton, Department of Geological Sciences, Fullerton, United States, Olivia Piazza Paradis, University of Southern California, Earth Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, United States, Emma Bertran, Harvard University, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Cambridge, MA, United States, Blake W Stamps, University of Oklahoma Norman Campus, Microbiology and Plant Biology, Norman, OK, United States, Bradley S. Stevenson, Northwestern University, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Evanston, United States, John R Spear, Colorado School of Mines, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Golden, CO, United States and Frank A Corsetti, University of Southern California, Department of Earth Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, United States