Distal Impact Ejecta Layers

A Record of Large Impacts in Sedimentary Deposits

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ISBN: 978-3-540-88261-9 (Print) 978-3-540-88262-6 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-13

    Introduction

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 15-75

    Impact Crater Formation, Shock Metamorphism, and Distribution of Impact Ejecta

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 77-135

    Distal Impact Ejecta Layers: Recognition, Confirmation, Dating, and Determining Source Craters

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 137-243

    Cenozoic Microtektite/Ejecta Layers

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    Pages 245-320

    Mesozoic Spherule/Impact Ejecta Layers

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 321-369

    Paleozoic Impact Spherule/Ejecta Layers

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 371-418

    Proterozoic Impact Spherule/Ejecta Layers Younger Than 2.4 Ga

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 419-497

    Spherule Layers Near the Archean-Proterozoic Boundary

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 499-532

    Paleoarchean Spherule Layers

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 533-594

    Modeling Variations in Distal Impact Ejecta/Spherule Layers Through Space and Time

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 595-624

    Distal Impact Ejecta Layers and Earth History

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 625-716