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Remote compositional analysis : techniques for understanding spectroscopy, mineralogy, and geochemistry of planetary surfaces / edited by Janice L. Bishop, James F. Bell III, Jeffrey E. Moersch.

Contributor(s): Bishop, Janice L [editor.] | Bell, Jim, 1965- [editor.] | Moersch, Jeffrey E, 1966- [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Cambridge planetary science series: 24.Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2020.Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 632 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781316888872 (ebook).Subject(s): Planets -- Spectra | Astronomical spectroscopy | Planetary scienceDDC classification: 523.4028/7 Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: How do planetary scientists analyze and interpret data from laboratory, telescopic, and spacecraft observations of planetary surfaces? What elements, minerals, and volatiles are found on the surfaces of our Solar System's planets, moons, asteroids, and comets? This comprehensive volume answers these topical questions by providing an overview of the theory and techniques of remote compositional analysis of planetary surfaces. Bringing together eminent researchers in Solar System exploration, it describes state-of-the-art results from spectroscopic, mineralogical, and geochemical techniques used to analyze the surfaces of planets, moons, and small bodies. The book introduces the methodology and theoretical background of each technique, and presents the latest advances in space exploration, telescopic and laboratory instrumentation, and major new work in theoretical studies. This engaging volume provides a comprehensive reference on planetary surface composition and mineralogy for advanced students, researchers, and professional scientists.
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How do planetary scientists analyze and interpret data from laboratory, telescopic, and spacecraft observations of planetary surfaces? What elements, minerals, and volatiles are found on the surfaces of our Solar System's planets, moons, asteroids, and comets? This comprehensive volume answers these topical questions by providing an overview of the theory and techniques of remote compositional analysis of planetary surfaces. Bringing together eminent researchers in Solar System exploration, it describes state-of-the-art results from spectroscopic, mineralogical, and geochemical techniques used to analyze the surfaces of planets, moons, and small bodies. The book introduces the methodology and theoretical background of each technique, and presents the latest advances in space exploration, telescopic and laboratory instrumentation, and major new work in theoretical studies. This engaging volume provides a comprehensive reference on planetary surface composition and mineralogy for advanced students, researchers, and professional scientists.

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