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Impact Markers in the Stratigraphic Record

Impact Markers in the Stratigraphic Record Author Christian Koeberl
ISBN-10 9783642554636
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 349
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The present volume is an outcome of the scientific programme “Response of the Earth System to Impact Processes” (IMPACT) by the European Science Foundation (ESF). The ESF is an association of 67 national member organizations devoted to scientific research in 24 European countries. The IMPACT programme is aimed at understanding meteorite impact processes and their effects on the Earth System. Launched in 1998 for duration of 5 years, 15 ESF member organizations now participate in this programme, which will officially end in late 2003, although the momentum gained for European (and worldwide) impact research will be carried on in other programs and organizations. The programme deals with all aspects of meteorite impact research and operates through workshops, exchange programs, publications, and short courses. This particular book is the third in an informal series on “Impact Studies”, which is published by Springer and intended to go beyond the ESF IMPACT programme by providing a venue for high quality (and peer-reviewed) monographs and conference and workshop proceedings on general topics connected to impact cratering and related research. th The 6 ESF-Impact workshop “Impact makers in the stratigraphic record” was held in Granada (Spain) on May 2001, with about sixty scientists from Europe, Taiwan, and North America attending the workshop. During the workshop 30 oral, 32 poster, and 3 keynote contributions were presented.



Biological Processes Associated with Impact Events

Biological Processes Associated with Impact Events Author Charles Cockell
ISBN-10 9783540257363
Release 2006-05-18
Pages 376
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The biological effects of asteroid and comet impacts have been widely viewed as primarily destructive. The role of an impactor in the K/T boundary extinctions has had a particularly important influence on thinking concerning the role of impacts in ecological and biological changes. th During the 10 and final workshop of the ESF IMPACT program during March 2003, we sought to investigate the wider aspects of the involvement of impact events in biological processes, including the beneficial role of these events from the prebiotic through to the ecosystem level. The ESF IMPACT programme (1998-2003) was an interdisciplinary effort that is aimed at understanding impact processes and their effects on the Earth environment, including environmental, geological and biological changes. The IMPACT programme has 15 member states and the activities of the programme range from workshops to short courses on topics such as impact stratigraphy, shock metamorphism, etc. The program has also awarded mobility grants and been involved in the development of teaching aids and numerous publications, including this one.



Impact Stratigraphy

Impact Stratigraphy Author Alessandro Montanari
ISBN-10 9783540483663
Release 2006-04-10
Pages 366
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This book provides a general introduction to impact stratigraphy, with emphasis on the recognition of distal impact ejecta in the field, by focusing on the impactoclastic layers of the Umbria-Marche sequence in Central Italy, with an almost perfect stratigraphic record over the last 200 Million years. A general introduction to impact cratering and a discussion of distal ejecta and impact layers around the world is followed by a detailed description of the record of the impact of extraterrestrial bodies in sediments of the Umbria-Marche Apennines. The volume is of interest to a diverse audience in the geological and planetary sciences, ranging from (upper) undergraduate to research level. This book can also be used by students and researchers as a field guide to some of the most important Italian impact layers.



Accretion of Extraterrestrial Matter Throughout Earth s History

Accretion of Extraterrestrial Matter Throughout Earth   s History Author Bernhard Peucker-Ehrenbrink
ISBN-10 0306466899
Release 2001-10-31
Pages 466
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Every year Earth is bombarded with about 40,000 tons of extraterrestrial material. This includes microscopic cosmic dust particles shed by comets and asteroids in outer space, meteorites, as well as large comets and asteroids that have led to catastrophic events in the geologic past. Originally considered only a curiosity, extraterrestrial matter found on Earth provides the only samples we have from comets, asteroids and other planets. Only recently mankind has started to actively collect extraterrestrial matter in space (Apollo program, Stardust mission) rather than to wait for its delivery to Earth. Still, most of our knowledge of the origin and evolution of our solar system is based on careful studies of meteorites, cosmic dust, and traces of large impact events in the geologic record such as the mass extinction that terminated the Cretaceous Period and led to the extinction of the dinosaurs. This book summarizes our current knowledge of the properties, origin, orbital evolution and accretion mechanism of extraterrestrial matter accreted on Earth and sheds light on accretion processes and fluxes in the geologic past. The chapters in the first part of the book are arranged in order to follow extraterrestrial matter from its origin in space, its orbital evolution on its way to Earth, its interaction with the Earth magnetosphere and atmosphere to its more or less violent collision with the Earth's surface. In the second part of the book several chapters deal with the present?day flux of cosmic dust and meteorites to Earth. Finally, several chapters deal with the reconstruction of the accretion history of extraterrestrial matter on Earth, starting with the most recent geologic past and ending with the very early, violent accretion period shortly after the formation of Earth, Moon and other solid planets in our solar system.



Studies of the Stratigraphic and Structural Record of Large Volcanic and Impact Events

Studies of the Stratigraphic and Structural Record of Large Volcanic and Impact Events Author Mark Hill Anders
ISBN-10 UCAL:$C72999
Release 1989
Pages 330
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Impacts in Precambrian Shields

Impacts in Precambrian Shields Author Jüri Plado
ISBN-10 9783662050101
Release 2013-03-14
Pages 337
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The present volume is the result of activities within the scientific programme "Response of the Earth System to Impact Processes" (IMP ACT) of the European Science Foundation (ESF). The ESF is an association of 67 national member organisations devoted to scientific research in 24 European countries. The IMPACT programme is aimed at understanding meteorite impact processes and their effects on the Earth System. Launched in 1998 for a duration of 5 years, the programme is now supported by 15 ESF membership countries. The programme of meteorite impact research and operates through deals with all aspects workshops, exchange programs, and short courses. The 4th IMPACT programme workshop "Meteorite Impacts in Precambrian Shields" took place on May 24-28, 2000, in Lappajarvi, western Finland. A total of 84 scientists from 19 countries from Europe, North America, and Africa participated in the workshop. During the workshop, 43 oral, 31 poster, and several video presentations were made. An exhibition of impactite rocks from Finnish craters and two excursions were organised. The excursion to impact melt rock outcrops of the Lappajarvi structure took place during the workshop. The Karikkoselka and Saaksjarvi impact structures in south-central Finland were visited during the post-meeting excursion.



Impact Tectonics

Impact Tectonics Author Christian Koeberl
ISBN-10 9783540275480
Release 2006-01-27
Pages 552
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A collection of international contributions presenting current knowledge of impact tectonics, geological and geophysical investigations of terrestrial impact structures, and suggested new impact structures, resulting from the IMPACT program.



Transactions Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies

Transactions   Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Author Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies
ISBN-10 UOM:39015060911875
Release 2004
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The Cretaceous Tertiary Event and Other Catastrophes in Earth History

The Cretaceous Tertiary Event and Other Catastrophes in Earth History Author Graham Ryder
ISBN-10 0813723078
Release 1996-01-01
Pages 569
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"This volume atempts to explore and clarify the relationship among the geological records, the extinctions, and the causes of catastrophes for life in Earth's history. Most of the papers address the geological record and the extinctions across the Cretaceou-Teriary boundary, and the buried Chicxulub structure that is now consensually deemed to be of impact origin and to be intimately related to that boundary." (GSA website).



The Geochemical News

The Geochemical News Author Geochemical Society
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105111743584
Release 2000
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Journal of Iberian Geology

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ISBN-10 CHI:68802640
Release 2005
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Mechanics of Jointed and Faulted Rock

Mechanics of Jointed and Faulted Rock Author H.P. Rossmanith
ISBN-10 9781351432436
Release 2018-04-27
Pages 676
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Topics covered in this text include: geology and structural geology; mechanics; dynamics of jointed and faulted rock; physical modelling and testing; constitutive modelling; seismicity and tectonics; instrumentation; hydraulics; and applications.



Bioevents

Bioevents Author Marcos A. Lamolda
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105122732261
Release 2005
Pages 191
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International Aerospace Abstracts

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ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105007164820
Release 1984
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Trace Fossils

Trace Fossils Author William Miller, III
ISBN-10 0080475353
Release 2011-10-13
Pages 632
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This book serves as an up-to-date introduction, as well as overview to modern trace fossil research and covers nearly all of the essential aspects of modern ichnology. Divided into three section, Trace Fossils covers the historical background and concepts of ichnology, on-going research problems, and indications about the possible future growth of the discipline and potential connections to other fields. This work is intended for a broad audience of geological and biological scientists. Workers new to the field could get a sense of the main concepts of ichnology and a clear idea of how trace fossil research is conducted. Scientists in related disciplines could find potential uses for trace fossils in their fields. And, established workers could use the book to check on the progress of their particular brand of ichnology. By design, there is something here for novice and veteran, insider and outsider, and for the biologically-oriented workers and for the sedimentary geologists. * Presents a review of the state of ichnology at the beginning of the 21st Century * Summarizes the basic concepts and methods of modern trace fossil research * Discusses crucial background information about the history of trace fossil research, the main concepts of ichnology, examples of current problems and future directions, and the potential connections to other disciplines within both biology and geology



Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt

Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt Author Geologische Bundesanstalt (Austria)
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822009286899
Release 2007
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Elements

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ISBN-10 UCSD:31822009513946
Release 2005
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