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Seabed Materials Broadus, J.M. Science, Vol. 235, pp. 853-860, 1987 WHOI-R-87-004 A large catalog of materials has been proposed as potential seabed resources, and some seabed materials such as hydrocarbons and tin already contribute to the world’s economy. Scientific advances have increased our knowledge of other seabed prospects, but realization of their potential will be…

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Administrative Discretion in the Management of Outer Continental Shelf Minerals Hoagland, P. In: Farrow. R.S. (ed.), Managing the Outer Continental Shelf Lands: Oceans of Controversy. Ocean Policy Studies, 18 pp., 1991 WHOI-R-91-003 Mineral developers face varying kinds of risks and uncertainties associated with the exploration, development, and production of minerals from a marine deposit. These…

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Ocean Enterprises: The Ocean and the Economy in the 1990’s Ross, D.A., J. Fenwick, M.A. Champ, and R. Knecht In: Halsey, S.D. and R.B. Abel (eds.), Coastal Ocean Space Utilization. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Coastal Ocean Space Utilization, Elsevier Press, pp. 369-371, 1990 WHOI-R-90-006 In the late 1980’s, less than 1% of the…

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Nonfuel Minerals Broadus, J.M. and P. Hoagland In: Farrow, S., J.M. Broadus, T. Grigalunas, P. Hoagland, and J. Opaluch (eds.), Managing the Outer Continental Shelf Lands: Oceans of Controversy, pp. 119-134, 1990 WHOI-R-90-021

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The Ocean Enterprise Concept Ross, D.A., M.A. Champ, J.E. Dailey, and C.E. McLain In: Report to the National Science Foundation on the Ocean Enterprise Workshop, February 20-24, 1989, 13 pp., 1989 WHOI-R-89-018

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Overview: Marine Mineral Reserves and Resources–1988 Emery, K.O. and J.M. Broadus Marine Mining, Vol. 8, pp. 109-121, 1989 WHOI-R-89-008 Marine mining has been conducted on local and generally small scales for thousands of years. Large-scale recovery from beaches and piers began only about 40 years ago, and soon afterward powered ships and tools and new…

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