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Cratering in Marine Environments and on Ice

Series: Impact Studies

Edited By: H Dypvik, M Murchell and P Claeys

290 pages, Figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 2004 | #144511 | ISBN: 3540406689
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About this book

The understanding of impact effects and consequences in the case of aqueous hits, soft sediments and icy targets has not been thoroughly explored and comprises the main focus of this book. A number of papers in the field of hypervelocity impacts on ice are included.


From the contents: Impacts into Marine and Icy Environments.- Marine Impacts and Ejecta.- Biotic Responses to the Mjolnir Meteorite Impact, Barents Sea.- Near-field Erosional Features at the Mjolnir Impact Crater.- Global Effects of the Chicxulub Impact on Terrestrial Vegetation.- The Neugrund Marine Impact Structure.- Structure-filling Sediments of the Wetumpka Marine-target Impact Structure.- Krk breccia, Possible Impact Crater Fill.- Did the Puchezh-Katunki Impact Trigger an Extinction?- Geochemistry of Langhian Pelagic Marly Limestone Sequence of the Conero Riviera.- Icy Impacts and Icy Impactors.- Titan: A New World Covered in Submarine Craters?- Estimating Crater Size for Hypervelocity Impacts on Small Icy Bodies.- Survivability of Bacteria in Hypervelocity Impacts on Ice.- Impact Cratering of Icy and Rocky Targets in Planetary Sciences and in the Laboratory.- Methods.

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