Item description for Biological Processes Associated with Impact Events (Impact Studies) by Charles Cockell...
The diversity of papers presented in this volume attest to the fact that impact cratering is very much a biological process. This volume is the tenth in a series of books resulting from the activities of the scientific programme, "Response of the Earth System to Impact Processes" (IMPACT), by the European Science Foundation. The papers were presented at an international meeting at King's College, Cambridge in 2003. These papers investigate the effects of asteroid and comet impacts on a diversity of biological and evolutionary processes including the survival of organics and microbial ecosystems to the extinction of organisms.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.21" Width: 6.14" Height: 0.87" Weight: 1.85 lbs.
Release Date Apr 11, 2006
ISBN 3540257357 ISBN13 9783540257356
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More About Charles Cockell
Charles Cockell is Professor of Microbiology at The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK. His academic interests lie in geomicrobiology, astrobiology and space exploration and he has undertaken expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic, among other places, to study life in extreme environments. Professor Cockell has written and edited six other books including Impossible Extinction (Cambridge University Press, 2003).
Charles Cockell has an academic affiliation as follows - The Open University, Milton Keynes.