3 Books found


  • Accretion of Extraterrestrial Matter Throughout Earth´s History

    Accretion of Extraterrestrial Matter Throughout Earth´s History

    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. ...

  • Maple for Environmental Sciences

    Maple for Environmental Sciences

    This book presents a working understanding of mathematical structures within the context of Environmental Problems, loaded with examples, help, hints and reference material. It starts out with the basics that are followed by with simple research scenarios that are of direct use to the user. The subjects include Lake and Groundwater Hydrology, Bubble Identification, Turbulence Statistics, Physical Chemistry and Acid Rain, Statistics, and ...

  • Chronology and Evolution of Mars

    Chronology and Evolution of Mars

    This book results from a workshop at the International Space Science Institute (ISSI) in Bern, Switzerland, where geochemists, geophysicists, and photogeologists have combined their expertise to constrain the timescales and geological processes in the evolution of Mars. In order to achieve this goal, the ages of cratered lunar surfaces, which are dated precisely by the radiometric ages of returned samples, have been taken as a reference ...