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Title Impacts and the early earth / ESF IMPACT ; [edited by] Iain Gilmour, Christian Koeberl.

Imprint Berlin, [Germany] ; New York, N.Y. : Springer, c2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  551.397 Im7    ---  Available
Description xviii, 445 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Lecture notes in earth sciences, 0930-0317 ; 91
Note Papers from a workshop held at Robinson College, Cambridge, England, Dec. 13-15, 1998.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Exobiology / M. J. Burchell ... [et al.] -- Macromolecular organic materials in carbonaceous chondrites / Mark Sephton and Ian Gilmour -- Effects of atmospheric heating on infalling meteorites and micrometeorites / I. P. Wright, P. D. Yates and C. T. Pillinger -- Search for petrographic and geochemical evidence for the late heavy bombardment on Earth in early archean rocks from Isua, Greenland / Christian Koeberl ... [et al.] -- Oldest impact deposits on Earth, first confirmation of an extraterrestrial component / Alexander Shukolyukov ... [et al.] -- Early Archean spherule beds in the Barberton mountain land, South Africa / Wolf Uwe Reimold ... [et al.] -- Particles in late Archean carawine dolomite (Western Australia) resemble Muong Nong-type Tektites / Bruce M. Simonson, Miriam Hornstein, Scott Hassler -- Fossil micrometeorites from Finland, basic features, scientific potential and characteristics of the Mesoproterozoic host rocks / Dirk Kettrup ... [et al.] -- Impact diamonds as indicators of shock metamorphism in strongly-reworked pre-Cambrian impactites / S. Vishnevsky and J. Raitala -- Deeply exhumed impact structures / R. L Gibson and W. U. Reimold -- Identification of ancient impact structures / T. Kenkmann, B. A. Ivanov and D. Stoffler -- Basic remote sensing signatures of large, deeply eroded impact structures / Andreas Abels, Heiko Zumprekel and Lutz Bischoff -- Terrestrial cratering rate over the last 125 million years / David W. Hughes -- Impact melting of carbonates from the Chicxulub crater / A. P. Jones, P. Claeys and S. Heuschkel -- Gallejaur structure, Northern Sweden / Robert Lilljquist -- Neugrund structure, the newly discovered submarine early Cambrian impact crater / Kalle Suuroja and Sten Suuoja -- Impact-induced replacement of plagioclase by k-feldspar in granitoids and amphibolites and the Kardla crater, Estonia / V. Puura ... [et al.].
Subject Catastrophes (Geology)
Life -- Origin.
Cryptoexplosion structures.
Added Author Gilmour, Iain.
Koeberl, Christian, 1959-
ISBN 3540670920 (acid-free paper)

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