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Impact Cratering Processes and Products

ISBN-10: 140519829X

ISBN-13: 9781405198295

Edition: 2012

Authors: G. R. Osinski, E. Pierazzo

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Description:

Impact cratering is arguably the most ubiquitous geological process in the Solar System. It has played an important role in Earth’s history, shaping the geological landscape, affecting the evolution of life, and generating economic resources. However, it was only in the latter half of the 20th century that the importance of impact cratering as a geological process was recognized and only during the past couple of decades that the study of meteorite impact structures has moved into the mainstream. This book seeks to fill a critical gap in the literature by providing an overview text covering broad aspects of the impact cratering process and aimed at graduate students, professionals and researchers alike. It introduces readers to the threat and nature of impactors, the impact cratering process, the products, and the effects – both destructive and beneficial. A series of chapters on the various techniques used to study impact craters provide a foundation for anyone studying impact craters for the first time.
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Book details

List price: $64.50
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 11/30/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 330
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.816
Language: English