Airless Bodies of the Inner Solar System
  • Release Date : 15 October 2018
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 293 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128092828
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Download or read book entitled Airless Bodies of the Inner Solar System by author: Jennifer Grier which was release on 15 October 2018 and published by Elsevier with total page 293 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Airless Bodies of the Inner Solar System: Understanding the Process Affecting Rocky, Airless Surfaces focuses on the airless, rocky bodies in the inner solar system as a host unto themselves, with a unique set of processes that require a specific set of investigative techniques. The book allows readers to understand both the basic and advanced concepts necessary to understand and employ that information. Topics covered past exploration of these surfaces, changes with time, space weathering, impact cratering, creation and evolution of regolith and soils, comparison of sample and remote sensing data, dust characterization, surface composition and thoughts for future exploration. Together these authors represent the unique combination of skills and experience required to produce an excellent book on the subject of the surfaces of airless, rocky bodies in the solar system, which will be useful both for graduate students and for working scientists. Written by experts with a unique combination of skills and experience on the subject of the surfaces of airless, rocky bodies in the solar system Addresses the unique nature of airless bodies not done in any other reference Organized into subjects that can be easily translated into classroom lecture points Represents topics that scientists will want to pinpoint and browse