The Resource Planetary surface processes, H. Jay Melosh, (ebook)

Planetary surface processes, H. Jay Melosh, (ebook)

Label
Planetary surface processes
Title
Planetary surface processes
Statement of responsibility
H. Jay Melosh
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Planetary Surface Processes is the first advanced textbook to cover the full range of geologic processes that shape the surfaces of planetary-scale bodies. Using a modern, quantitative approach, this book reconsiders geologic processes outside the traditional terrestrial context. It highlights processes that are contingent upon Earth's unique circumstances and processes that are universal. For example, it shows explicitly that equations predicting the velocity of a river are dependent on gravity: traditional geomorphology textbooks fail to take this into account. This textbook is a one-stop source of information on planetary surface processes, providing readers with the necessary background to interpret new data from NASA, ESA and other space missions. Based on a course taught by the author at the University of Arizona for 25 years, it is aimed at advanced students, and is also an invaluable resource for researchers, professional planetary scientists and space-mission engineers"--
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Melosh, H. J
Dewey number
559.9/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QB603.S95
LC item number
M45 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • NC Live eBook Central
  • ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
Cambridge planetary science
Series volume
13
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Planets
  • Geomorphology
Label
Planetary surface processes, H. Jay Melosh, (ebook)
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=775105
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Preface; 1. The grand tour; 2. The shapes of planets and moons; 3. Strength versus gravity; 4. Tectonics; 5. Volcanism; 6. Impact cratering; 7. Regoliths, weathering and surface texture; 8. Slopes and mass movement; 9. Wind; 10. Water; 11. Ice; References; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xix, 500 p., [12] p. of plates
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill. (some col.).
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC775105
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC775105
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL775105
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10502731
  • (CaONFJC)MIL329832
  • (OCoLC)769341813
Label
Planetary surface processes, H. Jay Melosh, (ebook)
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=775105
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Preface; 1. The grand tour; 2. The shapes of planets and moons; 3. Strength versus gravity; 4. Tectonics; 5. Volcanism; 6. Impact cratering; 7. Regoliths, weathering and surface texture; 8. Slopes and mass movement; 9. Wind; 10. Water; 11. Ice; References; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xix, 500 p., [12] p. of plates
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill. (some col.).
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC775105
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC775105
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL775105
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10502731
  • (CaONFJC)MIL329832
  • (OCoLC)769341813

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