Accession Number:

ADA280122

Title:

Erice International Seminars on Planetary Emergencies, 17th Workshop: The Collision of an Asteroid or Comet with the Earth Held in Erice, Italy on 28 April-4 May 1993

Descriptive Note:

Conference abstracts, 28 Apr-4 May 1993

Corporate Author:

ETTORE MAJORANA CENTRE FOR SCIENTIFIC CULTURE ERICE (ITALY)

Report Date:

1993-05-04

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

KT-Mass extinctions some astronomical constraints the dynamical properties of near-earth objects predicting close earth approaches of asteroids and comets Australiasian Near-Earth Object programs the cosmic impact hazard large body impacts and mass extinction events evidence from the cretaceoustertiary boundary and a possible general relationship historical perspectives on impact hazards research activities on asteroids and comets conducted in Japan.

Subject Categories:

  • Celestial Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE