The Asteroid Impact Connection of Planetary Evolution

With Special Reference to Large Precambrian and Australian impacts

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ISBN: 978-94-007-6327-2 (Print) 978-94-007-6328-9 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-14

    A Paradigm Shift in Earth Science

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    Pages 15-20

    Encounters in Space

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    Pages 21-27

    Lunar Impacts and the Late Heavy Bombardment in the Earth–Moon System

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    Pages 29-33

    Impact and Cratering Dynamics

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    Pages 35-47

    Identification of Impact Structures

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    Pages 49-55

    Impact Ejecta and Fallout Units

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    Pages 57-65

    Extraterrestrial Geochemical, Isotopic and Mineralogical Signatures

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    Pages 67-89

    Precambrian Asteroid Impacts

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    Pages 91-100

    Large (>100 km Diameter) Impact Structures

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    Pages 101-106

    Asteroid Impact Clusters and Isotopic Age Peaks

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    Pages 107-119

    Australian Large Impact Structures (>20 km Diameter)

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    Pages 121-127

    Impacts and Mass Extinctions

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    Pages 129-136

    Uniformitarian Models and the Role of Asteroid Impacts in Earth Evolution

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    Pages 137-140

    The Current Danger

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 141-149