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Title The science of solar system ices / Murthy S. Gudipati, Julie Castillo-Rogez, editors
Published New York, NY : Springer, ©2013


Description 1 online resource
Series Astrophysics and space science library, 0067-0057 ; 356
Astrophysics and space science library ; 356.
Contents Part 1. OPTICAL REMOTE SENSING OF PLANETARY ICES -- Observed Ices in the Solar System / Roger N. Clark, Robert Carlson, Will Grundy and Keith Noll -- Photometric Properties of Solar System Ices / A.J. Verbiscer, P. Helfenstein and B.J. Buratti -- Ultraviolet Properties of Planetary Ices / A.R. Hendrix, D.L. Domingue and K.S. Noll -- The Ices on Transneptunian Objects and Centaurs / C. de Bergh, E.L. Schaller, M.E. Brown, R. Brunetto and D.P. Cruikshank, et al
Part 2. ICE PHYSICAL PROPERTIES AND PLANETARY APPLICATIONS -- First-Principles Calculations of Physical Properties of Planetary Ices / Razvan Caracas -- Frictional Sliding of Cold Ice: A Fundamental Process Underlying Tectonic Activity Within Icy Satellites / Erland M. Schulson -- Planetary Ices Attenuation Properties / Christine McCarthy and Julie C. Castillo-Rogez -- Creep Behavior of Ice in Polar Ice Sheets / Paul Duval -- Cratering on Icy Bodies / M.J. Burchell -- Geology of Icy Bodies / Katrin Stephan, Ralf Jaumann and Roland Wagner
Part 3. VOLATILES IN ICES -- Amorphous and Crystalline H2O-Ice / Rachel M.E. Mastrapa, William M. Grundy and Murthy S. Gudipati -- Clathrate Hydrates: Implications for Exchange Processes in the Outer Solar System / Mathieu Choukroun, Susan W. Kieffer, Xinli Lu and Gabriel Tobie -- Cometary Ices / Carey Lisse, Akiva Bar-Nun, Diana Laufer, Michael Belton and Walter Harris, et al. -- Gas Trapping in Ice and Its Release upon Warming / Akiva Bar-Nun, Diana Laufer, Oscar Rebolledo, Serguei Malyk and Hanna Reisler, et al
Part 4. SURFACE ICE CHEMISTRY -- Chemistry in Water Ices: From Fundamentals to Planetary Applications / Murthy S. Gudipati and Paul D. Cooper -- Radiation Effects in Water Ice in the Outer Solar System / R.A. Baragiola, M.A. Famá, M.J. Loeffler, M.E. Palumbo and U. Raut, et al. -- Sputtering of Ices / Robert E. Johnson, Robert W. Carlson, Timothy A. Cassidy and Marcelo Fama -- Photochemistry in Terrestrial Ices / Cort Anastasio, Michael Hoffmann, Petr Klán and John Sodeau
Summary The Science of Solar System IcesThe role of laboratory research and simulations in advancing our understanding of solar system ices (including satellites, KBOs, comets, and giant planets) is becoming increasingly important. Understanding ice surface radiation processing, particle and radiation penetration depths, surface and subsurface chemistry, morphology, phases, density, conductivity, etc., are only a few examples of the inventory of issues that are being addressed by Earth-based laboratory research. As a response to the growing need for cross-disciplinary dialog and communication in the planetary ices science community, this book aims to foster focused collaborations among the observational, modeling, and laboratory research communities. The book is a compilation of articles from experts in ices: experimentalists, modelers, and observers (ground-based telescopes and space missions). Most of the contributors featured in this book are renowned experts in their respective fields. Many of these scientists have also participated in the book entitled Solar Systems Ices (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998) in the Astrophysics and Space Science Library Series
Analysis Physics
Surfaces (Physics)
Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Sciences
Characterization and Evaluation of Materials
Solid State Physics
Spectroscopy and Microscopy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Ice.
SCIENCE -- Astronomy.
Solar system.
Solar system.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Gudipati, Murthy S
Castillo-Rogez, Julie
ISBN 9781461430766