and current status
1 July 2009.
is a database of the confirmed and proposed impact sites and
related deposits on the Earth. It aspires to support
impact research and to
on the subject of impact
key geologic data with a meaningful precision and accuracy.
information about data sources and quality, incl. literature
references, methods used to measure the data, clarification of
conflicting information from various sources etc.
the probability of impact origin of the proposed impact
structures and deposits by reviewing published information and
conducting basic remote sensing investigations.
graphic presentation of the data via Google Earth and
compilation maps, and by providing links to trusted educational
research opportunities for geoscience students.