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Near earth environment

McDonnell, Tony; McBride, Neil; Green, Simon F.; Ratcliff, Paul R.; Gardener, David J. and Griffiths, Andrew D. (2001). Near earth environment. In: Grun, E; Gustafson, B. A. S.; Dermott, S. F. and Gechtig, H. eds. Interplanetary Dust. New York: Springer, pp. 163–231.

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Abstract

This is a handbook on the physics of interplanetary dust, a topic of interest not only to astronomers and space scientists but also to engineers. The following topics are covered in the book: historical perspectives; cometary dust; near-Earth environment; meteoroids and meteors; properties of interplanetary dust, information from collected samples; in situ measurements of cosmic dust; numerical modeling of the Zodiacal Cloud structure; synthesis of observations; instrumentation; physical processes; optical properties of interplanetary dust; orbital evolution of interplanetary dust; circumplanetary dust, observations and simple physics; interstellar dust and circumstellar dust disks.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 3-540-42067-3, 978-3-540-42067-5
Keywords: cosmic dust; interplanetary dust; meteors
Academic Unit/Department: ?? scie-pssr ??
Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 3400
Depositing User: Users 6044 not found.
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2012 10:24
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/3400
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