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A very useful reference work for a broad audience, not limited to the professional lunar scientist: general astronomers, researchers, theoreticians, practitioners, graduate students, undergraduate students, and astrophysicists as well as geologists and engineers. The articles will include topics of varying technical levels so that the top scientists of the field will find this work a benefit as well the graduate students and the budding lunar scientist. The title will include all current areas of lunar science, with the topic entries being established tertiary literature. The work will be a readable but technically suitable to most advanced undergraduate and graduate students. A few examples of topic areas are as follows: Astronomers and Astronauts, Basaltic Volcanism, Lunar Chemistry, Time and Motion Coordinates, Cosmic Weathering through Meteoritic Impact, Environment, Geology, Geologic History, Impacts and Impact Processes, Lunar Surface Processes, Origin and Evolution Theories, Regolith, Stratigraphy, Tectonic Activity, Topography, Weathering through ionizing radiation from the solar wind, solar flares, and cosmic rays.

Science & MathematicsAstronomy, space & timeSolar system: the Sun & planetsScience & MathematicsChemistryMineralogy & gemsScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesGeology & the lithosphereSoil science, sedimentologyTechnicalOther technologies & applied sciencesSpace scienceAstronauticsTransportTransport technology & tradesAerospace & aviation technology Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG Publication Date: 28/04/2022 ISBN-13: 9783319145426  Details: Type: Books & other media combined Format: Books
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Editor-in-Chief: Brian Cudnik, Prairie View A&M University, Houston, TX, USA Section Editors: Shengbo Chen, College of Geo-Exploration Science and Technology, Jinlin University, Changchun, PR China Jesse Davenport, Centre de Recherches Petrographiques et Geochimiques (CNRS-CRPG), Vandoeuvre-Les-Nancy, France Cesare Grava, Southwest Research Institute, San ANtonio, TX, Usa Amanda Hendrix, Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, AZ, USA Issaku Kohl, University of California, Young Stable Isotope Laboratory, Los Angeles, CA, USA Jose M. Madiedo, Facultad de Sciencias Experimentales, Universidad de Huelva, Spain Amit B. Sarbadhikari, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India Edgar S. Steenstra, Faculteit Aard- en Levenwetenschappen, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Nicolle E. B. Zellner, Department of Physics, Albion College, MI, USA Yuanzhi Zhang, Key Laboratory of Lunar and Deep-Space Exploration, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, PR China ---------------- Professor Brian Cudnik serves as Laboratory Specialist for the Physics Program at Prairie View A&M University (a part of the Texas A&M University system) in Texas. He has been at this position for almost 11 years and has been at Prairie View A&M for a total of 13 years. His prior position was that of Research Assistant at the Solar Observatory. He has served as coordinator of the Lunar Meteoritic Impact Search section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers (ALPO) since January 2000, two months after making the first confirmed visual observation of a meteoroid impact on the Moon during the Leonid storm of November 1999. He has published papers and posters on various astronomical subjects including peer-reviewed papers, posters at professional conferences and amateur astronomy publications. He has served as Board Member of the Houston Astronomical Society, is presently an Associate member of the American Astronomical Society, a member of the American Association of Variable Star Observers and a regular contributor of observations at the International Occultation Timing Association. He taught astronomy at the University of St. Thomas every semester or summer session (one summer session per summer) since 2005.

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