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Defending planet Earth [electronic resource] : near-Earth object surveys and hazard mitigation strategies / Committee to Review Near-Earth-Object Surveys and Hazard Mitigation Strategies ; Space Studies Board ; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council of the National Academies.

Author/Creator:
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee to Review Near-Earth-Object Surveys and Hazard Mitigation Strategies.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (152 p.)
Subjects:
Near-Earth objects.
Asteroids -- Collisions with Earth.
Comets -- Collisions with Earth.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
""Front Matter""; ""Dedication""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Contents""; ""Summary""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Risk Analysis""; ""3 Survey and Detection of Near-Earth Objects""; ""4 Characterization""; ""5 Mitigation""; ""6 Research""; ""7 National and International Coordination and Collaboration""; ""8 Optimal Approaches""; ""Appendixes""; ""Appendix A: Independent Cost Assessment""; ""Appendix B: Letter of Request""; ""Appendix C: Committee, Panel, and Staff Biographical Information""; ""Appendix D: Minority Opinion Mark Boslough, Mitigation Panel Member""
""Appendix E: Glossary and Selected Acronyms""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
National Research Council (U.S.). Space Studies Board.
National Research Council (U.S.). Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board.
ISBN:
1-282-78732-2
9786612787324
0-309-14969-X
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