Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

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May 1997

Volume 822 Near-Earth Objects: The United Nations Conference

Pages ix–x, 1–630

  1. Preface

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. I. Astronomy
    4. II. Earth and Planetary Sciences
    5. III. Astronautics
    6. IV. Detection and Mitigation
    7. V. United Nations — Related Issues
    1. Preface (pages ix–x)

      JOHN L. REMO

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48327.x

  2. I. Astronomy

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. I. Astronomy
    4. II. Earth and Planetary Sciences
    5. III. Astronautics
    6. IV. Detection and Mitigation
    7. V. United Nations — Related Issues
    1. Development NEO Research: A Chronological Outline (pages 1–5)

      JOHN L. REMO

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48328.x

    2. Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking (NEAT) Program (pages 6–25)

      ELEANOR F. HELIN, STEVEN H. PRAVDO, DAVID L. RABINOWITZ and KENNETH J. LAWRENCE

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48329.x

    3. The Uncertain Nature of Cometary Motions (page 26)

      DONALD K. YEOMANS

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48330.x

    4. The EUNEASO Project: A European NEO Search, Follow-up, and Physical Observation Programme (pages 27–28)

      G. HAHN, S. MOTTOLA, A. ERIKSON, A. W. HARRIS, G. NEUKUM, A. MAURY, R. SAVALLE, H. SCHOLL, A. BIJAOUI, M. DiMARTINO, C. BARBIERI, M. LAZZARIN, F. MIGLIORINI, P. PRAVEC, M. WOLF, L. SAROUNOVA, F. P. VELICHKO, YU. N. KRUGLY, I. N. BELSKAYA and V. G. SHEVCHENKO

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48331.x

    5. The European NEO Search Project within EUNEASO (pages 29–30)

      ALAIN MAURY, RENAUD SAVALLE, GERHARD HAHN, STEFANO MOTTOLA and GERHARD NEUKUM

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48332.x

    6. Overview of Orbits (pages 52–66)

      BRIAN G. MARSDEN

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48334.x

    7. Long-period Comets and the Oort Cloud (pages 67–95)

      PAUL R. WEISSMAN

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48335.x

    8. Comets as Porous Aggregates of Interstellar Dust (pages 96–117)

      J. MAYO GREENBERG and JOHN L. REMO

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48336.x

    9. Colliding Asteroids from Blind Directions (pages 140–144)

      SYUZO ISOBE and MAKOTO YOSHIKAWA

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48338.x

    10. Correlation of Ground- and Space-based Bolides (pages 145–154)

      Z. CEPLECHA, C. JACOBS and C. ZAFFERY

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48339.x

    11. Observations and Studies of NEOs and the SL-9 Impact at the Purple Mountain Observatory (pages 174–175)

      HEQI ZHANG, JIAXIANG ZHANG, SICHAO WANG, QI WANG and JIEXING YANG

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48341.x

  3. II. Earth and Planetary Sciences

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. I. Astronomy
    4. II. Earth and Planetary Sciences
    5. III. Astronautics
    6. IV. Detection and Mitigation
    7. V. United Nations — Related Issues
    1. Shoemaker-Levy 9 and Plume-forming Collisions on Earth (pages 236–282)

      MARK B. E. BOSLOUGH and DAVID A. CRAWFORD

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48345.x

    2. Atmospheric Screening of Comet and Asteroid Impacts (page 283)

      H. J. MELOSH

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48346.x

    3. Analysis of Satellite Observations of Large Meteoroid Impacts (pages 303–317)

      I. V. NEMTCHINOV, C. JACOBS and E. TAGLIAFERRI

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48348.x

    4. Impact Record in the Solar System (page 318)

      GERHARD NEUKUM

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48349.x

    5. Target Earth: Evidence for Large-scale Impact Events (pages 319–352)

      RICHARD A. F. GRIEVE

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48350.x

    6. Tsunami Produced by the Impacts of Small Asteroids (pages 381–394)

      JACK G. HILLS and CHARLES L. MADER

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48352.x

    7. Paleobiological Implications of Mass Extinctions (page 398)

      DAVID JABLONSKI

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48355.x

    8. Environmental Perturbations Caused by the Impacts of Asteroids and Comets (pages 401–402)

      OWEN B. TOON, KEVIN ZAHNLE, DAVID MORRISON, RICHARD P. TURCO and CURT COVEY

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48357.x

    9. A Unified Theory of Impact Crises and Mass Extinctions: Quantitative Tests (pages 403–431)

      MICHAEL R. RAMPINO, BRUCE M. HAGGERTY and THOMAS C. PAGANO

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48358.x

  4. III. Astronautics

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. I. Astronomy
    4. II. Earth and Planetary Sciences
    5. III. Astronautics
    6. IV. Detection and Mitigation
    7. V. United Nations — Related Issues
    1. NEO Mission Dynamics and Advanced Space Propulsion (pages 432–446)

      P. M. SFORZA and J. L. REMO

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48359.x

    2. High-Performance Ultra-light Nuclear Rockets for Near-Earth Objects Interaction Missions (pages 447–467)

      JAMES POWELL, GEORGE MAISE, HANS LUDEWIG and MICHAEL TODOSOW

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48360.x

    3. Near-Earth Resources (pages 468–510)

      RICHARD GERTSCH, JOHN L. REMO and LESLIE SOUR GERTSCH

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48361.x

    4. Mining Near-Earth Resources (pages 511–537)

      RICHARD GERTSCH, LESLIE SOUR GERTSCH and JOHN L. REMO

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48362.x

  5. IV. Detection and Mitigation

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. I. Astronomy
    4. II. Earth and Planetary Sciences
    5. III. Astronautics
    6. IV. Detection and Mitigation
    7. V. United Nations — Related Issues
    1. Optimal Detection of Near-Earth Object Threats (pages 539–543)

      GREGORY H. CANAVAN

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48364.x

    2. Technology for the Detection of Near-Earth Objects (page 544)

      G. H. STOKES and D. F. KOSTISHACK

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48365.x

    3. A Near-Earth Object Hazard Index (pages 545–551)

      RICHARD P. BINZEL

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48366.x

    4. Momentum Coupling to NEOs (pages 552–565)

      B. P. SHAFER, M. D. GARCIA, R. A. MANAGAN, J. L. REMO, C. E. ROSENKILDE, R. J. SCAMMON, C. M. SNELL and R. F. STELLINGWERF

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48367.x

    5. Magnetospheric Effects as a New Aspect of the Asteroid Impact Problem: Necessity and Possibilities of Laboratory Simulation Experiments (pages 583–584)

      YURI P. ZAKHAROV, SERGEI A. NIKITIN, ARNOLD G. PONOMARENKO and SHIGEYUKI MINAMI

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48369.x

    6. Laboratory Planetary Physics (pages 585–602)

      P. HAMMERLING and J. L. REMO

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48370.x

  6. V. United Nations — Related Issues

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. I. Astronomy
    4. II. Earth and Planetary Sciences
    5. III. Astronautics
    6. IV. Detection and Mitigation
    7. V. United Nations — Related Issues

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