Deep sea mining

Deep sea mining

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Uploaded 28 Feb 2014 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2014
From collection: Deep Sea Minerals Volume 1A
Author: GRID-Arendal
Description:
Example of a sea-floor massive sulphide mining system and related sources of potential environmental impact.
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  • Participating Pacific Island States
  • Location of Pual Ridge and SuSu Knolls as well as SMS deposits in the eastern Manus Basin
  • Basics of a hydrothermal vent - a Black Smoker
  • Global distribution of hydrothermal vent fields
  • Geochemistry of massive sulphides in various tectonic settings
  • Chemoautotrophic symbiotic relationships
  • The road from exploration to exploitation
  • Environmental investigation