Record details

Title
    Physical properties of meteorites and their role in planetology
Author
   Kohout, Tomáš
Publisher
    University of Helsinki, Department of Physics
Pub. place
    Helsinki
Pub. date
    2009
Physical description
    149 s.
Language
    anglicky
Country
    Finsko
Publication type
    dizertace
Notes
    Překlad názvu: Fyzikální vlastnosti meteoritů a jejich role v planetologii
    Report series in geophysics; University of Helsinki ; ISSN 0355-8630 ; vol. 60 ; ISBN 978-952-10-5444-0
Subject category
    asteroid
    density
    meteorite
    porosity
    susceptibility
Title keyword
    Meteorites
    Physical
    Planetology
    Properties
    Role
Abstract (in english)
   Together with cosmic spherules, interplanetary dust particles and lunar samples returned by Apollo and Luna missions, meteorites are the only source of extraterrestrial material on Earth. They represent samples of various space bodies from asteroids to other planets. Some are remains of parent bodies, which completely disintegrated during giant collisions and no longer exist in the Solar System. The physical properties of meteorites, especially their magnetic susceptibility, bulk and grain density and porosity, have wide applications in meteorite research such as meteorite classification, studies of their origin, level of terrestrial weathering, shock history and in the estimation of the physical appearance of their parent bodies - asteroids.
Contributor
    AV ČR Brno, Geologický ústav
Contributor code
    AV ČR, GLÚ
Source format
    U
Import date
    8. 8. 2012