Resources of the Sea Floor

  title={Resources of the Sea Floor},
  author={P. Rona},
  pages={673 - 674}
  • P. Rona
  • Published 2003
  • Geology
  • Science
  • In his Perspective, Rona reviews recent advances in knowledge of sea-floor resources. Knowledge is expanding from those minerals eroded from land--metals, gemstones, sand, and gravel--to those minerals concentrated by plate tectonic processes in ocean basins. Exploration of the oceans is at an early stage and development of marine mining is subject to economic and environmental considerations. 
    106 Citations
    The changing vision of marine minerals
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    Deep-sea mining of seafloor massive sulfides
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    Marine Mineral Resources
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    Monitoring the sedimentary carbon in an artificially disturbed deep-sea sedimentary environment
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    Deep-sea ore deposits
    Chapter 51. Biological Communities on Seamounts and Other Submarine Features Potentially Threatened by Disturbance
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    • Highly Influenced
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