Logo

Traces of Catastrophe by Bevan M French

Large book cover: Traces of Catastrophe

Traces of Catastrophe
by

Publisher: Lunar and Planetary Institute
ISBN/ASIN: B0006R1XF8
Number of pages: 120

Description:
The author provides for geoscientists a detailed introduction and overview of impact processes, crater formation, and shock metamorphism. The book is not aimed primarily at specialists actually working in impact geology. It is intended for geoscientists of all kinds: students, professors and professional geologists who may unexpectedly encounter an impact structure in the next field area or in the next drill core.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(20MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: The Formation and Evolution of the Solar SystemThe Formation and Evolution of the Solar System
by - University of Oregon
The purpose of this course is to educate you on the basic science behind our exploration of the Solar System so you may make informed choices as future/current voters on issues of our environment and the future of science in this country.
(15226 views)
Book cover: Lunar Stratigraphy and SedimentologyLunar Stratigraphy and Sedimentology
by - Elsevier
Lunar Stratigraphy and Sedimentology is an attempt to organize some of the information now available about the sedimentary rocks forming the lunar crust in a way that allows some comparison with the terrestrial sedimentary environment.
(10657 views)
Book cover: Protoplanetary Disks and Their EvolutionProtoplanetary Disks and Their Evolution
by - arXiv
Flattened disks of cool dust and gas are found around almost all low mass stars shortly after their birth. This review addresses observations of the outer parts of protoplanetary disks with a focus on recent infrared and (sub-)millimeter results.
(9113 views)
Book cover: The Geology of the Terrestrial PlanetsThe Geology of the Terrestrial Planets
by - NASA
The knowledge gained through space exploration is leading to the new science of comparative planetology. This book outlines the geologic history of the terrestrial planets in light of recent exploration and the revolution in geologic thinking.
(10915 views)