Alfonso F. Davila
Alfonso F. Davila
NASA Ames Research Center
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Facilitation of endolithic microbial survival in the hyperarid core of the Atacama Desert by mineral deliquescence
AF Davila, B Gómez‐Silva, A de Los Rios, C Ascaso, H Olivares, ...
Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 113 (G1), 2008
Rock magnetic properties of uncultured magnetotactic bacteria
Y Pan, N Petersen, M Winklhofer, AF Davila, Q Liu, T Frederichs, ...
Earth and Planetary Science Letters 237 (3-4), 311-325, 2005
Evidence for Hesperian impact-induced hydrothermalism on Mars
GA Marzo, AF Davila, LL Tornabene, JM Dohm, AG Fairen, C Gross, ...
Icarus 208 (2), 667-683, 2010
Colonization patterns of soil microbial communities in the Atacama Desert
A Crits-Christoph, CK Robinson, T Barnum, WF Fricke, AF Davila, ...
Microbiome 1 (1), 1-13, 2013
Hygroscopic salts and the potential for life on Mars
AF Davila, LG Duport, R Melchiorri, J Jaenchen, S Valea, A de Los Rios, ...
Astrobiology 10 (6), 617-628, 2010
The detection of bacterial magnetite in recent sediments of Lake Chiemsee (southern Germany)
Y Pan, N Petersen, AF Davila, L Zhang, M Winklhofer, Q Liu, M Hanzlik, ...
Earth and Planetary Science Letters 232 (1-2), 109-123, 2005
A new model for a magnetoreceptor in homing pigeons based on interacting clusters of superparamagnetic magnetite
AF Davila, G Fleissner, M Winklhofer, N Petersen
Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C 28 (16-19), 647-652, 2003
Magnetic signature of daily sampled urban atmospheric particles
AR Muxworthy, J Matzka, AF Davila, N Petersen
Atmospheric Environment 37 (29), 4163-4169, 2003
A two-tiered approach to assessing the habitability of exoplanets
D Schulze-Makuch, A Méndez, AG Fairén, P Von Paris, C Turse, G Boyer, ...
Astrobiology 11 (10), 1041-1052, 2011
Astrobiology through the ages of Mars: the study of terrestrial analogues to understand the habitability of Mars
AG Fairén, AF Davila, D Lim, N Bramall, R Bonaccorsi, J Zavaleta, ...
Astrobiology 10 (8), 821-843, 2010
Nearing the cold-arid limits of microbial life in permafrost of an upper dry valley, Antarctica
J Goordial, A Davila, D Lacelle, W Pollard, MM Marinova, CW Greer, ...
The ISME journal 10 (7), 1613-1624, 2016
Microbial colonization of Ca‐sulfate crusts in the hyperarid core of the Atacama Desert: implications for the search for life on Mars
J Wierzchos, B Cámara, A de Los Rios, AF Davila, IM Sánchez Almazo, ...
Geobiology 9 (1), 44-60, 2011
Stability against freezing of aqueous solutions on early Mars
AG Fairén, AF Davila, L Gago-Duport, R Amils, CP McKay
Nature 459 (7245), 401-404, 2009
Transitory microbial habitat in the hyperarid Atacama Desert
D Schulze-Makuch, D Wagner, SP Kounaves, K Mangelsdorf, KG Devine, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115 (11), 2670-2675, 2018
Comparative analysis of the microbial communities inhabiting halite evaporites of the Atacama Desert
A Ríos, S Valea, C Ascaso, AF Davila, J Kastovsky, CP McKay, ...
Sociedad Española de Microbiología, 2010
Microbial colonization of halite from the hyper-arid Atacama Desert studied by Raman spectroscopy
P Vítek, HGM Edwards, J Jehlička, C Ascaso, A De los Ríos, S Valea, ...
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical …, 2010
The Icebreaker Life Mission to Mars: a search for biomolecular evidence for life
CP McKay, CR Stoker, BJ Glass, AI Davé, AF Davila, JL Heldmann, ...
Astrobiology 13 (4), 334-353, 2013
Perchlorate on Mars: a chemical hazard and a resource for humans
AF Davila, D Willson, JD Coates, CP McKay
International Journal of Astrobiology 12 (4), 321, 2013
Magnetic pulse affects a putative magnetoreceptor mechanism
AF Davila, M Winklhofer, VP Shcherbakov, N Petersen
Biophysical journal 89 (1), 56-63, 2005
Noachian and more recent phyllosilicates in impact craters on Mars
AG Fairén, V Chevrier, O Abramov, GA Marzo, P Gavin, AF Davila, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107 (27), 12095-12100, 2010
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