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Meteorites and asteroids [electronic resource] : classification, geology, and exploration / Akilina Dementieva and Danilo Ostrogorsky, editors.

Publication:
New York : Nova Science Publishers, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (186 p.)
Series:
Space Science, Exploration and Policies
Space science, exploration and policies series
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Subjects:
Meteorites.
Asteroids.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
""METEORITES AND ASTEROIDS ""; ""METEORITES AND ASTEROIDS ""; ""CONTENTS ""; ""PREFACE ""; ""METEORITES AND THEIR ASTEROIDAL PARENT BODIES""; ""ABSTRACT ""; ""INTRODUCTION ""; ""Meteorite Diversity and Classification ""; ""Classification of Chondrites ""; ""Classification of Nonchondritic Meteorites ""; ""Measuring and Interpreting Asteroid Spectra ""; ""Visible Analysis of Spectra ""; ""Visible/Near-Infrared Mineralogical Analysis of Spectra ""; ""Effects of Surface Properties on Asteroid Spectra""; ""METEORITES AND POSSIBLE PARENT BODIES ""; ""Ordinary Chondrites and the S-Type Asteroids ""
""HEDs and Asteroid 4-Vesta """"CM Chondrites and the C-Type Asteroids ""; ""Iron Meteorites and M-Type Asteroids""; ""Aubrites and E-Types""; ""Ureilites and F-Types ""; ""CONCLUSION ""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ""; ""REFERENCES ""; ""EXTRATERRESTRIAL MATERIAL AND CHANGES OF THE EARTHà‚€?S CLIMATE ""; ""ABSTRACT ""; ""INTRODUCTION ""; ""THE INFLUENCE OF CONTINUOUS FLUX OF EXTRATERRESTRIAL SUBSTANCE ON ATMOSPHERIC PROCESSES ""; ""POSSIBLE INFLUENCE OF ASTEROID IMPACT ON ATMOSPHERIC PROCESSES ""; ""The Hallstatt Cycle and Taurid Stream ""
""Possible Climatic Consequences of Impact of a Stony Asteroid with a Diameter of 250 M """"CONCLUSION ""; ""REFERENCES ""; ""THE DIVERSION AND EXPLOITATION OF ICE-RICH NEOS USING THE SOLAR COLLECTOR ""; ""ABSTRACT""; ""INTRODUCTION: THE NEO THREAT, THE NEO OPPORTUNITY ""; ""THE SOLAR COLLECTOR (SC) ""; ""MODELING THE SOLAR COLLECTOR AS A NEO DEFLECTOR ""; ""DETERMINATION OF EM PENETRATION DEPTH FOR AN EXTRATERRESTRIAL SAMPLE ""; ""CONSTRAINTS ON SOLAR COLLECTOR DESIGN AND POSITION ""; ""ASSUMED NEO PROPERTIES""; ""MINIMUM SOLAR COLLECTOR SIZE""
""SCENARIO 1: DIVERTING AN EARTH-THREATENING NEO """"SCENARIO 2: STEERING A SMALL NEO INTO HIGH EARTH ORBIT ""; ""CONCLUSION ""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ""; ""REFERENCES""; ""RADAR CHARACTERISTICS OF ASTEROID 33342 (1998 WT24)""; ""ABSTRACT ""; ""INTRODUCTION ""; ""RADAR DATA ANALYSIS ""; ""CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ASTEROID ""; ""RESULTS COMPARISON ""; ""SCATTERING PROPERTIES OF ASTEROID ""; ""CONCLUSION ""; ""REFERENCES ""; ""ASTEROIDS DIMENSIONS AND THE TRUNCATED PARETO DISTRIBUTION""; ""Abstract""; ""1.Introduction""; ""2.StatisticalDistribution""; ""3.ApplicationtotheAsteroids""
""4.SimulatingParetoTails""""4.1.Accretion""; ""4.2.Fragmentation""; ""4.2.1.Fractaldistributionoffragmentssize""; ""5.Conclusions""; ""References""; ""HILDA ASTEROIDS IN THE JUPITER NEIBORHOOD""; ""Abstract""; ""1.Introduction""; ""2.HildaAsteroidGroup""; ""3.DynamicalEvolutionofHildaAsteroidsRemovedfromtheResonance""; ""4.RelationwithJFCs""; ""4.1.TheRelationwithQuasi-HildasandtheSL9Case""; ""5.ImpactCrateringontheGalileanSystem""; ""6.Conclusion""; ""References""; ""ASTEROIDS APOPHIS AND 1950 DA: 1000 YEARS ORBIT EVOLUTION AND POSSIBLE USE ""; ""ABSTRACT ""; ""1. INTRODUCTION ""
""2. PROBLEM STATEMENT ""
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Dementieva, Akilina.
Ostrogorsky, Danilo.
ISBN:
1-61942-119-4
OCLC:
923653428