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(contents) Contents Collaborating Authors xi Scientific Organizing Committee and Acknowledgment of Reviewers xii Foreword xiii Preface xv PART I: A GLOBAL VIEW ON COMETARY SCIENCE A Brief Conceptual History of Cometary Science M. C. Festou, H. U. Keller, and H. A. Weaver 3 Overview of Cometary Science M. F. A'Hearn 17 PART II: FROM THE INTERSTELLAR MEDIUM TO THE SOLAR NEBULA The Cycle of Matter in Our Galaxy: From Clouds to Comets W. M. Irvine and J. I. Lunine 25 Composition and Evolution of Interstellar Clouds D. H. Wooden, S. B. Charnley, and P. Ehrenfreund 33 From Molecular Clouds to Circumstellar Disks A. P. Boss 67 The Observation of Circumstellar Disks: Dust and Gas Components A. Dutrey, A. Lecavelier des Etangs, and J.-C. Augereau 81 From Icy Grains to Comets S. J. Weidenschilling 97 Coupled Physical and Chemical Evolution of Volatiles in the Protoplanetary Disk: A Tale of Three Elements J. I. Lunine and D. Gautier 105 From Interstellar Material to Comet Particles and Molecules P. Ehrenfreund, S. B. Charnley, and D. Wooden 115 PART III: NATURE AND EVOLUTION OF COMETARY ORBITS Cometary Orbit Determination and Nongravitational Forces D. K. Yeomans, P. W. Chodas, G. Sitarski, S. Szutowicz, and M. Królikowska 137 Oort Cloud Formation and Dynamics L. Dones, P. R. Weissman, H. F. Levison, and M. J. Duncan 153 The Kuiper Belt and the Primordial Evolution of the Solar System A. Morbidelli and M. E. Brown 175 Dynamical Evolution of Ecliptic Comets M. Duncan, H. Levison, and L. Dones 193 Current Questions in Cometary Dynamics H. Rickman 205 PART IV: THE NUCLEUS In Situ Observations of Cometary Nuclei H. U. Keller, D. Britt, B. J. Buratti, and N. Thomas 211 The Sizes, Shapes, Albedos, and Colors of Cometary Nuclei P. L. Lamy, I. Toth, Y. R. Fernandez, and H. A. Weaver 223 Radar Studies of Comet Nuclei and Grain Comae J. K. Harmon, M. C. Nolan, S. J. Ostro, and D. B. Campbell 265 Rotation of Cometary Nuclei N. H. Samarasinha, B. E. A. Mueller, M. J. S. Belton, and L. Jorda 281 Split Comets H. Boehnhardt 301 Physical and Chemical Evolution of Cometary Nuclei K. J. Meech and J. Svoren 317 Structure and Density of Cometary Nuclei P. R. Weissman, E. Asphaug, and S. C. Lowry 337 Modeling the Structure and Activity of Comet Nuclei D. Prialnik, J. Benkhoff, and M. Podolak 359 PART V: THE GAS COMA The Composition of Cometary Volatiles D. Bockelée-Morvan, J. Crovisier, M. J. Mumma, and H. A. Weaver 391 Spectroscopic Investigations of Fragment Species in the Coma P. D. Feldman, A. L. Cochran, and M. R. Combi 425 Photometry and Imaging of the Coma with Narrowband Filters D. G. Schleicher and T. L. Farnham 449 Nucleus-Coma Structural Relationships: Lessons from Physical Models J. F. Crifo, M. Fulle, N. I. Kömle, and K. Szego 471 Physical Processes and Chemical Reactions in Cometary Comae S. D. Rodgers, S. B. Charnley, W. F. Huebner, and D. C. Boice 505 Gas Dynamics and Kinetics in the Cometary Coma: Theory and Observations M. R. Combi, W. M. Harris, and W. H. Smyth 523 PART VI: DUST AND PLASMA Composition and Mineralogy of Cometary Dust M. S. Hanner and J. P. Bradley 555 Motion of Cometary Dust M. Fulle 565 Physical Properties of Cometary Dust from Light Scattering and Thermal Emission L. Kolokolova, M. S. Hanner, A.-Ch. Levasseur-Regourd, and B. Å. S. Gustafson 577 Global Solar Wind Interaction and Ionospheric Dynamics W.-H. Ip 605 X-Ray and Extreme Ultraviolet Emission from Comets C. M. Lisse, T. E. Cravens, and K. Dennerl 631 PART VII: INTERRELATIONS Surface Characteristics of Transneptunian Objects and Centaurs from Photometry and Spectroscopy M. A. Barucci, A. Doressoundiram, and D. P. Cruikshank 647 From Cradle to Grave: The Rise and Demise of the Comets D. C. Jewitt 659 The Interplanetary Dust Complex and Comets M. V. Sykes, E. Grün, W. T. Reach, and P. Jenniskens 677 Laboratory Experiments on Cometary Materials L. Colangeli, J. R. Brucato, A. Bar-Nun, R. L. Hudson, and M. H. Moore 695 Glossary xxxx Color Section following page xxxx Index xxxx (\)
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