Journal of Astrobiology
and Space Science Reviews

Editorial Board

ISSN 2642-228X
Chief Executive Editor (Geobiology, Stromatolites, PaleoMicrobiology) Stan Awamik, Ph.D. Dept. of Earth Sciences, University of California Santa Barbara, California
Executive Editor (Astrochemistry) Michael N. Mautner, Ph.D. Dept. of Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia

Executive Editor (Astrobiology, Microbiology, Biochemistry) Yoshitaka Yoshimura, Ph.D. Department of Life Science, Tamagawa University, Tokyo, Japan

Executive Editor (GeoChemistry) Simon V. Hohl, Ph.D. School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Nanjing University, China

Chief Executive Editor (Extremophiles: Psychrophiles, Halophiles, Archaea; Methanotrophs) Fariha Hasan, Ph.D. Dept. Microbiology, Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Executive Editor (Space Medicine / Extreme Environments) Sheryl Bishop, Ph.D. Senior Biostatiscian, School of Nursing, University of Texas Medical Branch, Texas

Managing Editor, Senior Copy Editor Diana Anderson, B.A.

Editor (Extremophiles, Biology of Meteorites) Natuschka Lee, Ph.D. Dept of Ecology, Environment and Earth Sciences, Umea University, Sweden
Chief Executive Editor (Astronomy, Physics, Astrobiology) C. H. Gibson, Ph.D., Professor of Physics, Depts. of MAE and SIO University of California San Diego, Scripps Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences, California
Executive Editor (Quantitative Geology, PaleoGeology) Ashraf Elewa, Ph.D. Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, Minia University, Egypt

Chief Executive Editor (Extremophiles: Lichens, Mosses, Arctic Soil Crust Communities; Ecophysiology of Stress) Claudia Colesie, Ph.D. School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Executive Editor (Astronomy, Astrobiology, Physics) Ludmilla Kolokolova, Ph.D. Department. of Astronomy, University of Maryland

Policy on Conflict of Interest The Journal of Astrobiology and Space Science Reviews requires all authors to state and indicate, in their submission cover letter, any conflicts of interest, e.g. writing a review which promotes the financial interests of the authors or their employer. If there is a conflict of interest, this must also be specified at the end of the article (before the References), in a section titled: Conflicts of Interest.

Policy on Human and Animal Rights, and Informed Consent The Journal of Astrobiology and Space Science Reviews does not publish new research unless presented as a supplement to the literature review. If your review article includes new research involving humans the Journal requires documentation of "informed consent." If your article includes new research involving animals, the Journal requires a statement that animal rights were respected.

Published by the Journal of Astrobiology.The Journal of Astrobiology and Space Science Reviews was co-founded by C.H. Gibson, Professor of Physics, University of California San Diego, Scripps Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences, California. A majority of the Editors collectively "own" a majority interest in the Journal which is free, online, open access, and devoted only to the advancement of science.