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Lunar sourcebook : a user's guide to the moon

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dc.contributor Schmitt, Harrison H.
dc.contributor.editor Heiken, Grant
dc.contributor.editor Vaniman, David
dc.contributor.editor French, Bevan M.
dc.coverage.spatial Moon 2019-08-27T21:36:06Z 2019-08-27T21:36:06Z 2005
dc.identifier.issn 0161-5297
dc.description.abstract The Lunar Sourcebook, a concisely presented collection of data gathered during the American and Soviet missions, is an accessible and complete one-volume reference encyclopedia of current scientific and technical information about the Moon. This book provides a thorough introduction to lunar studies and a summary of current information about the nature of the lunar environment. It explores the formation and evolution of the Moon's surface, the chemical and mineralogical nature of lunar rocks and soils, and the current state of scientific knowledge about the nature, origin, and history of the Moon. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Edited by G. H. Heiken, D. T. Vaniman, and B. M. French ; [foreword by Harrison H. Schmitt].
dc.description.tableofcontents Introduction--Exploration, Samples, and Recent Concepts of the Moon / D. Vaniman, J. ... [and others]--The Lunar Environment / D. Vaniman ... [and others]--Lunar Surface Processes / F. Horz ... [and others]--Lunar Minerals / J. Papike, L. Taylor, S. Simon--Lunar Rocks / G.J. Taylor ... [and others]--The Lunar Regolith / D.S. McKay ... [and others]--Chemistry / L. Askin, P. Warren--Physical Properties of the Lunar Surface / W.D. Carrier III, G. Olhoeft, W. Mendell--Global and Regional Data about the Moon / P. Spudis, C. Pieters--Afterword / D. Vaniman, B.M. French, G. Heiken.
dc.format.extent xix, 736 pages, [15] pages of plates (62 MB)
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Lunar and Planetary Institute en
dc.relation.ispartofseries LPI contribution ; no. 1259
dc.subject Moon--Handbooks, manuals, etc. en
dc.title Lunar sourcebook : a user's guide to the moon en
dc.type Book en

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