Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics

Lectures in Astrobiology

Vol I : Part 2: From Prebiotic Chemistry to the Origin of Life on Earth

Editors: Editor-in-chief: Gargaud, Muriel
Barbier, Bernard, Martin, Hervé, Reisse, Jacques (Eds.)

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This is the second of a divided two-part softcover edition of  the "Lectures in Astrobiology Volume I" containing the sections "General Introduction", "From Prebiotic Chemistry to the Origin of Life on Earth" and "Appendices" including an extensive glossary on Astrobiology.

"Lectures in Astrobiology" is the first comprehensive textbook at graduate level encompassing all aspects of the emerging field of astrobiology. Volume I of the Lectures in Astrobiology gathers a first set of extensive lectures that cover a broad range of topics, from the formation of solar systems to the quest for the most primitive life forms that emerged on the Early Earth.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

  • From the Origin of Life on Earth to Life in the Universe

    Brack, André

    Pages 3-23

  • The Formation of Solar-type Stars: Boundary Conditions for the Origin of Life?

    Montmerle, Thierry

    Pages 29-59

  • Chronology of Solar System Formation

    Petit, Jean-Marc (et al.)

    Pages 61-82

  • The Origin and Evolution of the Oceans

    Pinti, Daniele L.

    Pages 83-112

  • Genesis and Evolution of the Primitive Earth Continental Crust

    Martin, Hervé

    Pages 113-163

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Lectures in Astrobiology
Book Subtitle
Vol I : Part 2: From Prebiotic Chemistry to the Origin of Life on Earth
Editors
  • Muriel Gargaud
  • Bernard Barbier
  • Hervé Martin
  • Jacques Reisse
Series Title
Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Softcover ISBN
978-3-540-29004-9
Series ISSN
1610-8957
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 384
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