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The Resource Encyclopedia of the solar system, editors, Lucy-Ann McFadden, Paul R. Weissman and Torrence V. Johnson, (electronic resource)

Encyclopedia of the solar system, editors, Lucy-Ann McFadden, Paul R. Weissman and Torrence V. Johnson, (electronic resource)

Label
Encyclopedia of the solar system
Title
Encyclopedia of the solar system
Statement of responsibility
editors, Lucy-Ann McFadden, Paul R. Weissman and Torrence V. Johnson
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides a framework for understanding the origin and evolution of the solar system, historical discoveries, and details about planetary bodies and how they interact
Cataloging source
MiFhGG
Dewey number
523.203
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QB501
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McFadden, Lucy-Ann Adams
  • Weissman, Paul Robert
  • Johnson, T. V.
  • Gale Group
Series statement
Gale virtual reference library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Solar system
  • Solar system
  • Outer space
  • Planets
Label
Encyclopedia of the solar system, editors, Lucy-Ann McFadden, Paul R. Weissman and Torrence V. Johnson, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
aContributors -- About the editors -- Foreword -- Preface to the second edition -- Preface to the first edition -- The solar system and its place in the galaxy -- The origin of the solar system -- A history of solar system studies -- The sun -- The solar wind -- Mercury -- Venus: Atmosphere -- Venus: surface and interior -- Earth as a planet: Atmosphere and oceans -- Earth as a planet: Surface and interior -- The sun-earth connection -- The moon -- Meteorites -- Near-earth objects -- Mars atmosphere: History and surface interactions -- Mars: Surface and interior -- Mars: Landing site geology, mineralogy, and geochemistry -- Main-belt asteroids -- Planetary satellites -- Atmospheres of the giant planets -- Interiors of the giant planets -- Io: The volcanic moon -- Europa -- Ganymede and callisto -- Titan -- Triton -- Planetary rings -- Planetary magnetospheres -- Pluto -- Physics and chemistry of comets -- Comet populations and cometary dynamics -- Kuiper belt: Dynamics -- Kuiper belt objects: Physical studies -- Solar system dust -- X-rays in the solar system -- The solar system at ultraviolet wavelengths -- Infrared views of the solar system from space -- The solar system at radio wavelengths -- New generation ground-based optical/ infrared telescopes -- Planetary radar -- Remote chemical sensing using nuclear spectroscopy -- Solar system dynamics: regular and chaotic motion -- Planetary impacts -- Planetary volcanism -- Astrobiology -- Planetary exploration missions -- Extrasolar planets -- Appendix -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
GVRL1XJD
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 966 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080474984
Isbn Type
(electronic book)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Encyclopedia of the solar system, editors, Lucy-Ann McFadden, Paul R. Weissman and Torrence V. Johnson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
aContributors -- About the editors -- Foreword -- Preface to the second edition -- Preface to the first edition -- The solar system and its place in the galaxy -- The origin of the solar system -- A history of solar system studies -- The sun -- The solar wind -- Mercury -- Venus: Atmosphere -- Venus: surface and interior -- Earth as a planet: Atmosphere and oceans -- Earth as a planet: Surface and interior -- The sun-earth connection -- The moon -- Meteorites -- Near-earth objects -- Mars atmosphere: History and surface interactions -- Mars: Surface and interior -- Mars: Landing site geology, mineralogy, and geochemistry -- Main-belt asteroids -- Planetary satellites -- Atmospheres of the giant planets -- Interiors of the giant planets -- Io: The volcanic moon -- Europa -- Ganymede and callisto -- Titan -- Triton -- Planetary rings -- Planetary magnetospheres -- Pluto -- Physics and chemistry of comets -- Comet populations and cometary dynamics -- Kuiper belt: Dynamics -- Kuiper belt objects: Physical studies -- Solar system dust -- X-rays in the solar system -- The solar system at ultraviolet wavelengths -- Infrared views of the solar system from space -- The solar system at radio wavelengths -- New generation ground-based optical/ infrared telescopes -- Planetary radar -- Remote chemical sensing using nuclear spectroscopy -- Solar system dynamics: regular and chaotic motion -- Planetary impacts -- Planetary volcanism -- Astrobiology -- Planetary exploration missions -- Extrasolar planets -- Appendix -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
GVRL1XJD
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 966 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080474984
Isbn Type
(electronic book)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote

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