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Mines and mineral resources

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View Resource Use of Tracer Injections and Synoptic Sampling to Measure Metal Loading from Acid Mine Drainage

The US Geological Survey (USGS) has recently released this online information sheet about testing methods for acid mine drainage areas. An overview, discussion of stream discharge measurements in mountainous areas, tracer and synoptic sampling methods, conclusions and a bibliography are provided. The text, which comes from the USGS Water Resources Program, is accompanied by a few diagrams and...

https://ut.water.usgs.gov/publications/fs245-96/
View Resource Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2002: America's Expanding Frontier

A recent release from the US Government's Minerals Management Service is entitled Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 2002: America's Expanding Frontier. The report "details the extraordinary growth of oil and gas industry activity in the deepwater (1,000 feet of water or more) Gulf over the past seven years and its anticipated continued growth." The near 150-page downloadable Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) file...

https://www.boem.gov/BOEM-Newsroom/Library/Publications/2002...
View Resource Data Centres

The extensive Natural Resource Canada governmental Web site contains a wealth of information suited to researchers. One way to access this data is through the Geological Survey of Canada's Data Centres link, which provides a one-stop location for earth science information. Everything from geophysical, petrophysics, geomagnetism, earth impacts, mineral data, and much more can be found here.

http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/about/organization/org...
View Resource North Africa Research Group GeoNet

The North Africa Research Group GeoNet represents the combined efforts of different academics, primarily geologists, concerned with providing a platform for the exchange of ideas and information about geological research and exploration in North Africa. The home page of the site contains links to news stories in North Africa, along with links to recent studies of various geological phenomena and...

http://www.northafrica.de/
View Resource Canadian Minerals Yearbook

Part of Natural Resources Canada Minerals and Metals Sector, the Canadian Minerals Yearbook Web site provides mineral industry information from 1994 to 2001. Downloadable files from each year include a Year in Review, Reserves of Selected Major Metals, Recent Production Decisions, and a Mineral and Metal Commodity Review. An example of the information provided comes from the 2001 Review: "In 2000,...

http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/serial?id=cmyear
View Resource National Coal Resources Data System

The National Coal Resources Data System is an online database of analytical data, sample locations, descriptive information, analytical methods, sampling techniques, and bibliographic references for selected US coal samples provided by the USGS. Users are guided through several steps that include choosing the type of report to be generated, specifying sample search criteria, and whether to display...

https://energy.usgs.gov/Tools/NationalCoalResourcesDataSyste...
View Resource Minerals Yearbook

According to the Minerals Yearbook Web site, the US Geological Survey Minerals Information Team's mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate information on the domestic and international supply of and demand for minerals and mineral materials essential to the US economy and national security. The yearbook reviews the mineral and material industries of the United States and foreign countries,...

https://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/myb.html
View Resource Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining

The Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining's website provides information about the institute's efforts to become a "leading international professional body for the advancement of materials, minerals, and mining to governments, industry, academia, the public and the professions." Researchers can learn about the Institute's main event of 2004, the Materials Congress, along with many other...

http://www.iom3.org/
View Resource California's Office of Mine Reclamation

California's Office of Mine Reclamation offers assistance "for reclamation planning and promotes cost-effective reclamation." The website features materials on abandoned mines, mine pollution, and mine monitoring. Mine operators can learn about financial assurances. Users can download the quarterly Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) issues. While this website provides information for...

http://www.conservation.ca.gov/dmr
View Resource USGS: Mineral Resources Program

"The Mineral Resources Program funds science to provide and communicate current, impartial information on the occurrence, quality, quantity, and availability of mineral resources." This website divides the mineral resource information, project descriptions, and products for the United States into four main regional categories: Eastern, Central, Western, and Alaska. Researchers can discover new...

https://minerals.usgs.gov/
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