Journal of Earth Science

, Volume 21, Supplement 1, pp 329–332 | Cite as

Magnetic susceptibility as a biosignature

  • Victoria A. Petryshyn
  • Frank A. Corsetti
  • Steve P. Lund
  • William M. Berelson
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Victoria A. Petryshyn
    • 1
  • Frank A. Corsetti
    • 1
  • Steve P. Lund
    • 1
  • William M. Berelson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Earth SciencesUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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