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Modern Meteor Science: An Interdisciplinary View Robert Hawkes

Modern Meteor Science: An Interdisciplinary View

Robert Hawkes

Published April 20th 2006
ISBN : 9781402043741
Hardcover
732 pages
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 About the Book 

This volume represents a blend of leading edge research and authoritative reviews in meteor science. It provides a comprehensive view of meteoroid research including the dynamics, sources and distribution of these bodies, and their chemistry andMoreThis volume represents a blend of leading edge research and authoritative reviews in meteor science. It provides a comprehensive view of meteoroid research including the dynamics, sources and distribution of these bodies, and their chemistry and physical processes in the interplanetary medium and the Eartha (TM)s atmosphere. Techniques for investigation of meteor phenomena in the book include conventional and large aperture radar systems, spacecraft detection, optical systems, spectral measurements, and laboratory based interplanetary dust particle studies.The book will be of interest to researchers and students in astronomy, astrophysics, cosmochemistry, space engineering and space science.Cover photograph was taken by Masayuki Toda.