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  Information - PS12 Processes of impact cratering: nature - experiment - modeling

Event Information
This session considers a wide range of aspects of impact cratering and serves as a forum for the interdisciplinary exchange of research approaches and results:

Topics to be addressed:
-Craters in the Solar System
-Terrestrial craters: case studies
-Recent ICDP projects: Bosumtwi and Chesapeake Bay
-Cratering chronology
-Geophysical signatures
-Crater experiments
-Numerical modeling
-Marine environments
-Role of target volatiles and atmospheres
-Shock metamorphism
-Role of target rheology
-Crater structure, mass movements, and lithology
-Crater Scaling
-Oblique impact
-Impact hazards and mass extinctions

Preliminary List of Solicited Speakers
Gareth Collins, Imperial College, London
Olivier Barnouin-Jha, John Hopkins-University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD
Mark J. Burchell, University of Kent, Canterbury


General Statement
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