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Press Abstracts Seventeenth Lunar and Planetary Science Conference March 17-21, 1986

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dc.description.abstract The Program Committee for the Seventeenth Lunar and Planetary Science Conference has chosen these contributions as having the greatest potential interest for the general public. The papers in this collection have been written for general presentation, avoiding jargon and unnecessarily complex terms. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Compiled by the Lunar and Planetary Institute
dc.description.tableofcontents Worldwide size distribution of shocked quartz at the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary: Evidence for a North American impact site / B. F. Bohor and G. A. Izett--Impact experimentation on the NASA KC-135 reduced-gravity aircraft: Early results / Mark J. Cintala, Friedrich Horz, and Thomas H. See--Observations of active sulfur flows on earth: implications for Jupiter's volcanic moon Io / Ronald Greeley and Steven Lee--The giant impact theory of the Moon's origin: a computer simulation / H. J. Melosh and M. Kipp--The formation of the Sun and the planets: New information from isotope measurements in meteorites / R. N. Clayton--Age of Antarctic meteorites and ice II / K. Nishiizurni, D. Elmore, P. W. Kubik, G. Bonani, M. Suter, W. Wolfli, and J. R. Arnold--History of growth of the continental crust of the Earth / Jonathan Patchett--New light on the origin of the Moon / Ted Ringwood--A test of the hypothesis that impact-induced fractures are preferred sites for later tectonic activity / Sean C. Solomon and Elizabeth D. Duxbury--Meteorite isotopic anomalies can be produced by ultraviolet light / Mark H. Thiemens--Martian origin of SNC meteorites: the giant-crater hypothesis / A. M. Vickery and H. J. Melosh--Laboratory shock emplacement of nitrogen and noble gases into basalt / R. C. Wiens and R. 0. Pepin.
dc.format.extent v, 43 pages
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Lunar and Planetary Institute en
dc.relation.ispartofseries LPI contribution ; no. 592
dc.subject Lunar geology--Congresses en
dc.subject Meteorites--Congresses en
dc.subject Planets--Geology--Congresses en
dc.title Press Abstracts Seventeenth Lunar and Planetary Science Conference March 17-21, 1986 en
dc.type Book en

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