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Rahul Sharma Deep-Sea Mining : Resource Potential, Technical and Environmental Considerations (Hardcover)

Rahul Sharma Deep-Sea Mining : Resource Potential, Technical and Environmental Considerations (Hardcover)

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Part 1 Deep-sea minerals - distribution characteristics and their resource potential.- Deep-sea mining: current status and future considerations.- Composition, formation, and occurrence of polymetallic nodules.- Marine Co-rich Ferromanganese Crust Deposits: Description and Formation, Occurrences and Distribution, Estimated World-wide Resources.- Seafloor Massive Sulfide deposits: distribution and prospecting.- Submarine phosphorites: the deposits of the Chatham Rise, New Zealand, off Namibia and Baja California, Mexico: origin, exploration, mining and environmental issues.- Predictive mapping of the nodule abundance and mineral resource estimation in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone using artificial neural networks and classical geostatistical methods.- Statistical Properties of Distribution of Manganese Nodules in Indian and Pacific Oceans and Their Applications in Assessing Commonality Levels and in Exploration Planning.- Assessment of distribution characteristics of polymetallic nodules and their implications on deep-sea mining.- Part 2 Deep-sea mining technology - concepts and applications.- Fundamental geotechnical considerations for design of deep-sea mining systems.- Concepts of deep-sea mining technologies.- An Application of Ocean Mining Technology - Deep Ocean Water Utilization.- Part 3 Metallurgical processing and their sustainable development.- Metallurgical Processing of Polymetallic Ocean Nodules.- Sustainable processing of deep-sea polymetallic nodules.- Sustainable Development and its Application to Mine Tailings of Deep Sea Minerals.- Part 4 Environmental concerns of impact of deep-sea mining.- Recent Developments in Environmental Impact Assessment with regard to Mining of Deep-Sea Mineral Resources.- Taxonomic Problems in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) linked to Ocean Mining and Possibility of New Technology Developments.- Part 5 Management strategy.- Development of environmental management plan for deep-sea mining.- The crafting of seabed mining ecosystem-based management
• ISBN:9783319525563 • Format:Hardcover • Publication Date:2017-04-04





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Rahul Sharma


Deep-Sea Mining



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April, 2017

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9.21 x 6.14 x 1.19 Inches



SKU: WA904004081

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