The First Decadal Review of the Edgeworth-Kuiper Belt

  • John K. Davies
  • Luis H. Barrera

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. A. Morbidelli, M. E. Brown, H. F. Levison
    Pages 1-27
  3. Julio A. Fernández, Tabaré Gallardo, Adrián Brunini
    Pages 43-48
  4. E. I. Chiang, J. R. Lovering, R. L. Millis, M. W. Buie, L. H. Wasserman, K. J. Meech
    Pages 49-62
  5. Sylvie Jancart, Anne Lemaitre
    Pages 63-71
  6. Mikael Granvik, Jenni Virtanen, Karri Muinonen, Edward Bowell, Bruce Koehn, Gonzalo Tancredi
    Pages 73-78
  7. Sergei I. Ipatov, John C. Mather
    Pages 89-98
  8. C. A. Trujillo, M. E. Brown
    Pages 99-112
  9. M. W. Buie, R. L. Millis, L. H. Wasserman, J. L. Elliot, S. D. Kern, K. B. Clancy et al.
    Pages 113-124
  10. Rachel Moody, Brian Schmidt, Charles Alcock, Jeffrey Goldader, Tim Axelrod, Kem H. Cook et al.
    Pages 125-130
  11. Hermann Boehnhardt, Antonella Barucci, Audrey Delsanti, Catherine De Bergh, Alain Doressoundiram, Jennifer Romon et al.
    Pages 145-156
  12. E. Dotto, M. A. Barucci, C. De Bergh
    Pages 157-167
  13. K. J. Meech, O. R. Hainaut, H. Boehnhardt, A. Delsanti
    Pages 169-181
  14. Naruhisa Takato, Tetsuharu Fuse, Wolfgang Gaessler, Miwa Goto, Tomio Kanzawa, Naoto Kobayashi et al.
    Pages 183-191
  15. Irina N. Belskaya, Antonella M. Barucci, Yurij G. Shkuratov
    Pages 201-206
  16. Scott S. Sheppard, David C. Jewitt
    Pages 207-219

About this book


A decade after the confirmation of the Kuiper Belt's existence, 80 of the world's experts gathered in Chile to review what has been learned since 1992. This record of the meeting is enhanced by several specially solicited papers covering additional material not presented at the conference. The volume includes papers on the dynamics of the trans-Neptunian region, the results of deep surveys for the new objects and the evidence for an outer Edge to the Edgeworth-Kuiper belt. Physical observations of many objects are described and attempts are made to bring these data into some coherent picture of the distant solar system. The interior physics of these distant, icy objects, and the link between the Kuiper Belt and dust disks around other stars are also considered. Of particular interest is a set of papers on how the surfaces of distant asteroids are affected by various types of radiation, an area crucial to the interpretation of data being collected by large ground based telescopes.
Suitable for professional astronomers and PhD students working in the field of planetary science.


Migration Planet Population Solar System asteroid cosmic ray earth moon photometry planetary science solar star telescope

Editors and affiliations

  • John K. Davies
    • 1
  • Luis H. Barrera
    • 2
  1. 1.UK Astronomy Technology CentreEdinburghUK
  2. 2.Instituto de AstronomíaUniversidad Católica del NorteAntofagastaChile

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-6501-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-3321-2
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