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Author Glikson, A. Y
Title The asteroid impact connection of planetary evolution : with special reference to large Precambrian and Australian impacts / Andrew Y. Glikson
Imprint Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, c2013
book jacket
 Astronomy Library  QE506 .G58 2013    AVAILABLE    30370100033092
Descript xii, 149 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm
Series Springer briefs in earth sciences, 2191-5369
SpringerBriefs in earth sciences
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
A paradigm shift in earth science -- Encounters in space -- Lunar impacts and the late heavy bombardment in the earth-moon system -- Impact and cratering dynamics -- Identification of impact structures -- Impact ejecta and fallout units -- Extraterrestrial geochemical, isotopic and mineralogical signatures -- Precambrian asteroid impacts -- Large (>100 km diameter) impact structures -- Asteroid impact clusters and isotopic age peaks -- Australian large impact structures (>20 km diameter) -- Impacts and mass extinctions -- Uniformitarian models and the role of asteroid impacts in earth evolution The current danger
Subject Asteroids -- Collisions with Earth
Impact craters
Catastrophes (Geology)
Earth (Planet) -- Surface
Geology, Stratigraphic -- Precambrian
Impact craters -- Australia
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