Accession Number : ADA112675

Title :   The Significance of Seabed Resources for the United States in 1990.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : MILITARY INTELLIGENCE DETACHMENT (432ND) (STRATEGIC) FORT WADSWORTH N Y

Report Date : 15 JUN 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 80

Abstract : This report investigates the immense potential of seabed resources to meet the world's increasing demand for raw materials. It surveys recent efforts by international bodies to define ocean areas and to agree upon the rules and limits of national access to and exploitation of these resources. Finally, the study projects the significance of seabed resources to the year 1990. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Ocean bottom, *Natural resources, Recovery, Crude oil, Ores(Metal sources), Manganese, Mining engineering, Geopolitics, International relations

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry
      Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Mining Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE