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Press abstracts, Tenth Lunar and Planetary Science Conference : March 19-23, 1979

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dc.identifier.issn 0161-5297
dc.description.abstract The Program Committee for the Tenth 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. More technical abstracts will be found in Lunar and Planetary Science X. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Compiled by the Lunar and Planetary Institute.
dc.description.tableofcontents PARTIAL CONTENTS: Are Early Magnesium-Rich Volcanic Materials Widespread in Basins on the Moon? / C.G. Andre, R.W. Wolfe and I. Adler--An Explosion Crater Comparable to Meteor Crater, Arizona (Calculational Comparisons of Explosion and Impact Cratering Using Barringer Crater as a Prototype) / J.B. Bryan, D.E. Burton and L.A. Lettis, Jr.--Runaway Tidal Heating of Io / P. Cassen, R.T. Reynolds and S.J. Peale--The Formation of Complex Impact Structures / M.R. Dence and R. A.F. Grieve--Comparison of Desert Formations in Southwestern Egypt with Similar Features on Mars / F. El-Baz and T.A. Maxwell--Microcharacterization of "Brownlee" Particles: Features which Distinguish Interplanetary Dust from Meteorites? / P. Fraundorf and J. Shirck--Tsunami Generation by Pelagic Planetoid Impact / D.E. Gault, C.P. Sonett and J.A. Wedekind--Deep-Sea Microtektites: Correlation with Other Earth Events and Implications Concerning the Magnitude of Tektite-Producing Events / B.P. Glass, M.B. Swinki and P.A. Zwart--Mars: Remote Sensing Evidence for an Oasis in the Solis Lacus Region (-25, 85) / R.L. Huguenin--The Nature of Asteroidal Differentiation Processes / D.W. Mittlefehldt--U-Pb and K-Ar Systematics of Cataclysm and Precataclysm Lunar Impactites / F. Oberli, J.C. Huneke and G.J. Wasserburg--A New Heterogeneous Accretion Model for the Inner Planets: Especially the Earth / J.V. Smith--Ancient Solar Wind in Lunar Microbreccias / M.H. Thiemens and R.N. Clayton--Terrestrial Basalts Revisited: The Importance of Planet Size / D. Walker, E.M. Stolper and J.F. Hays.
dc.format.extent vi, 47 pages
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Lunar and Planetary Institute en
dc.relation.ispartofseries LPI contribution ; no. 363
dc.subject Meteorites--Congresses en
dc.subject Planets--Congresses en
dc.subject Solar system--Congresses en
dc.title Press abstracts, Tenth Lunar and Planetary Science Conference : March 19-23, 1979 en
dc.type Book en

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