ERIC Number: ED168830
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Materials: Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources. No. 4 in a Series of Special "Science" Compendia.
Abelson, Philip H., Ed.; Hammond, Allen L., Ed.
Presented are 36 articles originally published in "Science" during 1973-75. The articles are divided into six sections entitled: (1) Policy Considerations; (2) Energy, Environment and Conservation; (3) Perspectives on Needs and Supplies of Resources; (4) Finding the Processing Minerals; (5) High Technology Materials; and (6) Wood and Plant Materials. Some of the topics discussed are: (1) international trade in raw materials; (2) basic research in materials; (3) energy implications of materials processing; (4) limits to exploitation of nonrenewable resources; (5) chemicals from coal; (6) seawater and the geochemistry of ore formation; (7) brittle ceramic materials for high temperature structures; and (8) the national forests. (BB)
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Economics, Energy, Energy Conservation, Environment, Forestry, Industry, Natural Resources, Policy Formation, Research, Research Reports, Sciences, Technology
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1515 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005 ($4.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.
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