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Authors from various disciplines have published papers concerning the development, maintenance and operation of a Martian Greenhouse.
Dome at night Bucklin, R.A., P. A. Fowler, and J.D. Leary. 2000. Design needs for a Mars deployable greenhouse. In: R.M. Wheeler and C. Martin-Brennan (eds.) Mars Greenhouses: Concepts and Challenges. NASA Tech. Mem. 208577.
 
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Bucklin, R.A., J.D. Leary, V. Rygalov, Y. Mu, and P.A. Fowler. 2001. Design parameters for Mars deployable greenhouses. SAE Technical Paper 2001-01-2428.  

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Chamberlain, C., T. Graham, and M. Dixon. 2002. Analysis of plant water relations under variable pressure: technical challenges. SAE Technical Paper 2002-01-2382.

 

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Corey, K.A., P.A. Fowler, and R.M. Wheeler. 2000. Plant responses to rarified atmospheres. In: R.M. Wheeler and C. Martin-Brennan (eds.) Mars Greenhouses: Concepts and Challenges. NASA Tech. Mem. 208577.  

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Corey, K.A. 2000. Testing plant responses to rarified atmospheres for inflatable greenhouses. In: E.R. Hossler and G. Buckingham (eds.) NASA / ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship program John F. Kennedy Space Center and Univ. of Central Florida. NASA CR-2000-208586. pp. 207-216.

 

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Corey, K.A., D.J. Barta, and R.M. Wheeler. 2002. Toward Martian agriculture: Responses of plants to hypobaria. Life Sup. Biosphere Sci. 8:103-114.  

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Ferl, R., R.M. Wheeler, H.G. Levine, and A.L. Paul.  2002.  Plants in space. Current Opinions in Plant Biology 5:258-263.  

 

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Fowler, P.A., R.M. Wheeler, R.A. Bucklin, and K.A. Corey. 2000. Low pressure greenhouse concepts for Mars. In: R.M. Wheeler and C. Martin-Brennan (eds.) Mars Greenhouses: Concepts and Challenges. NASA Tech. Mem. 208577.  

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Fowler, P.A. and R.A. Bucklin. 2000. Computer and microcontroller techniques for instrumentation and control systems in Advanced Life Support. SAE Technical Paper 2000-01-2263.

 

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Fowler, P.A., S. Yeralan, Y. Mu, R. A. Bucklin, V. Ye. Rygalov, R. Wheeler, M. Dixon. 2002. Monitoring and control for artificial climate design. SAE Technical Paper 2002-01-2286.  

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Rygalov, V.Ye., R.A. Bucklin, P.A. Fowler, and R.M. Wheeler. 2000. Preliminary estimates of the possibilities for developing a deployable greenhouse for a planetary surface (Mars). In: R.M. Wheeler and C. Martin-Brennan (eds.) Mars Greenhouses: Concepts and Challenges. NASA Tech. Mem. 208577.  

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Rygalov, V.Ye., R.A. Bucklin, A.E. Drysdale, P.A. Fowler, and R.M. Wheeler. 2001. The potential for reducing the weight of a Martian greenhouse.  SAE Technical Paper 2001-01-2360.

 

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Rygalov, V.Ye., R. A. Bucklin, A. E. Drysdale, P. A. Fowler, R. M. Wheeler. 2002. Low pressure greenhouse concepts for Mars: Atmospheric composition. SAE Technical Paper 2002-01-2392.  

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Rygalov, V.Y., P.A. Fowler, J.A. Metz, R.M. Wheeler, and R.A. Bucklin. 2002. Water cycles in closed ecological systems: Effects of atmospheric pressure. Life Support and Biosphere Sci. 8:125-136.  

 
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Wheeler, R.M. 2000. Can CO2 be used as a pressurizing gas for Mars greenhouses? In: R.M. Wheeler and C. Martin-Brennan (eds.) Mars Greenhouses: Concepts and Challenges. NASA Tech. Mem. 208577.

 

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Wheeler, R.M. and C. Martin-Brennan. 2000. Mars Greenhouses: Concepts and Challenges.  Proceedings from a 1999 Workshop.  NASA Tech. Mem. 208577.  

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Wheeler, R.M. V.Ye. Rygalov, P.A. Fowler, K.A. Corey, C.P. Guidi, and J.C. Sager.  2001. Mars greenhouses: A step toward bioregenerative life support systems. In: Y. Tako, M. Shinohara, O. Komatusbara, and K. Nitta (eds.) Advanced Technology of Environment Control and Life Support. Inst. Env. Sciences (IES), Rokkasho, Aomori, Japan.  pp. 81-86.  

dome opening Wheeler, R.M., G.W. Stutte, G.V. Subarrao, and N.C. Yorio. 2001. Plant growth and human life support for space travel. In: M. Pessarakli (ed.), Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology 2nd Ed. pp. 925-941.
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