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Wells LE, Armstrong JC, Gonzalez G (2003) Reseeding of early Earth by impacts of returning ejecta during the late heavy bombardment. Icarus 162: 38–46.
Wells LE, Deming JW (2003) Abundance of Bacteria, the Cytophaga-Flavobacterium cluster and Archaea in cold oligotrophic waters and nepheloid layers of the Northwest Passage, Canadian Archipelago. Aquat Microb Ecol 31: 19–31.
Phillips H, Wells LE, Johnson RV II, Elliott S, Deming JW (2003) LAREDO: A new instrument for sampling and in situ incubation of deep-sea hydrothermal vent fluids. Deep-Sea Res I 50: 1375–1387.
Wells LE, Cordray M, Bowerman S, Miller LA, Vincent WF, Deming JW (2006) Archaea in
particle-rich waters of the Beaufort Shelf and Franklin Bay, Canadian Arctic: Clues to an
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Wells LE, Deming JW (2006a) Modeled and measured dynamics of viruses in Arctic winter sea-ice brines. Environ Microbiol 8: 1115–1121.
Wells LE, Deming JW (2006b) Significance of bacterivory and viral lysis in bottom waters of Franklin Bay, Canadian Arctic, during winter. Aquat Microb Ecol 43: 209–221.
Wells LE, Deming JW (2006c) Characterization of a cold-active bacteriophage on two psychrophilic marine hosts. Aquat Microb Ecol 45: 15-29.
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Kminek G and 34 others (2010) Report of the COSPAR Mars Special Regions Colloquium. Advances in Space Research 46(6): 811-829.
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