Collisional Processes in the Solar System

Collisional Processes in the Solar System

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ISBN-13: 9789401038324
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 09/13/2013
Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library , #261
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001
Pages: 357
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Size-frequency distributions of planetary impact craters and asteroids; B.A. Ivanov, et al. The meteoroidal influx to the Earth; Z. Ceplecha. The impact record on asteroid surfaces; W.F. Bottke, Jr., R. Greenberg. Cometary Dynamics; H.F. Levison, M.J. Duncan. Variable Oort cloud flux due to the Galactic tide; J.J. Matese, et al. Galactic triggering of periodic comet showers and mass extinctions on Earth; M.R. Rampino. The role of non-gravitational forces in decoupling orbits from Jupiter; D.J. Asher, et al. The cometary contribution to planetary impact craters; H. Rickman, et al. Physical properties of planet crossing objects; D. Jewitt, Y. Fernandez. Distant comet observations; K.J. Meech, O.R. Hainaut. Long-term orbital evolution of protoplanets; K. Yoshinaga, et al. Accretional origin of the giant planets and its consequences; W.-H. Ip, J.A. Fernandez. N-body simulations of Moon accretion; S. Ida, et al. Volatile inventory and early evolution of the planetary atmospheres; M.Y. Marov, S.I. Ipatov. From the interstellar medium to planetary atmospheres via comets; T.C. Owen, A. Bar-Nun. Dust influx to Titan from Hyperion; A.V. Krivov, M. Banaszkiewicz. Collisional effects in the Edgeworth-Kuiper belt; D.R. Davis, P.F. Farinella. In Memoriam: Paolo Farinella; D.R. Davis. Origin and evolution of near Earth asteroids; A. Morbidelli. Formation of asteroid families and delivery of NEO showers from the main belt; V. Zappala, A. Cellino. Near-Earth asteroid surveys; A.W. Harris. NEO, the Spaceguard system and the Spaceguard Foundation; A. Carusi. Index.

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