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LIFE SUPPORT & BIOSPHERE SCIENCE

TABLES OF CONTENTS
VOLUME 8, NUMBERS 1-4

VOLUME 8, NUMBERS 3/4

SPECIAL SECTION FROM THE WORKSHOP "ECOSYNTHESIS: CREATING OPEN AND CLOSED ECOSYSTEMS ON MARS"

Water Cycles in Closed Ecological Systems: Effects of Atmospheric Pressure
Vadim Y. Rygalov, Philip A. Fowler, Joannah M. Metz, Raymond M. Wheeler, and Ray A. Bucklin

Near-Term Lander Experiments for Growing Plants on Mars: Requirements for Information on Chemical and Physical Properties of Mars Regloith
Andrew C. Schuerger, Douglas W. Ming, Horton E. Newsom, Robert J. Ferl, and Christopher P. McKay

Potential Integration of Wetland Wastewater Treatment With Space Life Support Systems
M. Nelson, A. Alling, W. F. Dempster, N. Van Thillo, and J. P. Allen

Airtight Sealing a Mars Base
William F. Dempster

Light, Plants, and Power for Life Support on Mars
F. B. Salisbury, W. F. Dempster, J. P. Allen, A. Alling, D. Bubenheim, M. Nelson, and S. Silverstone

REGULAR REFEREED ARTICLES

Swiss Chard: A Salad Crop for the Space Program
Logan S. Logendra, Matthew R. Gilrain, Thomas J. Gianfagna, and Harry W. Janes

Enzyme-Based CO2 Capture for Advanced Life Support
Jijun Ge, Robert M. Cowan, Chingkuang Tu, Martin L. McGregor, and Michael C. Trachtenberg

A Management Information System to Study Space Diets
Sukwon Kang and A. J. Both

Bioregenerative Food System Cost Based on Optimized Menus for Advanced Life Support
Geoffrey C. R. Waters, Ammar Olabi, Jean B. Hunter, Mike A. Dixon, and Christophe Lasseur

Volume 8 Subject and Author Index


VOLUME 8, NUMBER 2

SPECIAL ISSUE FROM THE WORKSHOP "ECOSYNTHESIS: CREATING OPEN AND CLOSED ECOSYSTEMS ON MARS"

Introduction
Abigail Alling, Penny Boston, Chris McKay, and Mark Nelson

Short Communication
People Challenges in Biospheric Systems for Long-Term Habitation in Remote Areas, Space Stations, Moon, and Mars Expeditions
John Allen

Human Factor Observations of the Biosphere 2, 1991-1993, Closed Life Support Human Experiment and its Application to a Long-Term Manned Mission to Mars
Abigail Alling, Mark Nelson, Sally Silverstone, and Mark Van Thillo

Remote Sensing of Gene Expression in Planta: Transgenic Plants as Monitors of Exogenous Stress Perception in Extraterrestrial Environments
Michael S. Manak, Anna-Lisa Paul, Paul C. Sehnke, and Robert J. Ferl

Plant Adaptation to Low Atmospheric Pressures: Potential Molecular Responses
Robert J. Ferl, Andrew C. Schuerger, Anna-Lisa Paul, William B. Gurley, Kenneth Corey, and Ray Bucklin

Toward Martian Agriculture: Responses of Plants to Hypobaria
Kenneth A. Corey, Daniel J. Barta, and Raymond M. Wheeler

Mars Inflatable Greenhouse Analog
Philip D. Sadler and Gene A. Giacomelli


VOLUME 8, NUMBER 1

Safety Issues Associated With Processing Soybeans in an Enclosed Habitat Intended for Long-Duration Space Missions
Yael Vodovotz and Dawn L. Hentges

Selecting a Sensitive Bacteriophage Assay for Evaluation of a Prototype Water Recycling System
Gail Montgomery Brion and Joann Silverstein

Development and Characterization of Edible Peanut Protein Films
Nefertiti Patrick, Yong X. Gan, and Heshmat A. Aglan

Electrochemical Removal of Ammonium Ions From a Bioreactor Effluent
Jinseong Kim, Anuncia Gonzalez-Martin, Carlos Salinas, and Larris Andrew Rutherford

A New Photocatalytic Reactor for Trace contaminant Control: A Water Polishing System
Anuncia Gonzalez-Martin, Jinseong Kim, John Van Hyfte, Larris A. Rutherford, and Craig Andrews

An Optimal Control Strategy for Crop Growth in Advanced Life Support Systems
David H. Fleisher and Haim Baruh

Development of a Microgravity-Compatible Reagentless Organic Acid and Alcohol Monitor (OAAM)
James R. Akse, James E. Atwater, and John T. Holtsnider