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Quantifying the risk posed by potential Earth impacts

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dc.contributor.author Chesley, S. R. en_US
dc.contributor.author Chodas, P. W. en_US
dc.contributor.author Harris, A. W. en_US
dc.contributor.author Milani, A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Valsecchi, G. B. en_US
dc.contributor.author Yeomans, D. K. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-09-22T23:42:15Z
dc.date.available 2004-09-22T23:42:15Z
dc.date.issued 2001-06-09 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Asteroids 2001: From Piazzi to the Third Millenium en_US
dc.identifier.citation Polermo, Italy en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 01-1182 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/12844
dc.description.abstract Predictions of future potential Earth impacts by near-Earth objects (NEOs) have become commonplace in recent years, and the rate of these detections is likely to accelerate as asteroid survey efforts continue to mature. In this paper we describe the metrics introduced, and we give numerous examples of their application. This enables us to establish in rough terms the levels at which events become interesting to various parties. en_US
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other asteroid impact hazard en_US
dc.title Quantifying the risk posed by potential Earth impacts en_US


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