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U.S. Geological Survey studies of energy resources in Sub-Saharan Africa

M. L. Tuttle

U.S. Geological Survey studies of energy resources in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Power resources -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Petroleum -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Natural gas -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesStudies of energy resources in Sub-Saharan Africa
    StatementDr. Michele Tuttle.
    SeriesU.S. Geological Survey fact sheet -- FS-053-97, Fact sheet (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- FS-97-053.
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet (2 p.) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22272202M

    Note: Content may be edited for style and length. Import substitution projects would be encouraged only if it could be demonstrated that they would conserve foreign exchange, that the products would be of high quality, and that they would be sold at competitive prices. Etymology[ edit ] Ethnographic map of Africa, from Meyers Blitz-Lexikon Geographers historically divided the region into several distinct ethnographic sections based on each area's respective inhabitants. The Cape Floristic Region is at Africa's southern tip, and is home to diverse subtropical and temperate forests, woodlands, grasslands, and shrublands.

    However, organizations like the ILO do not have enforcement capabilities and rely on local institutions to step in. Navy, and U. They use independent, third-party auditors to ensure that mines respect human rights and provide safe, healthy workplaces. Although there are indications of mineral deposits of economic value, the exploration effort in many countries has been inadequate or non-existent.

    It was a victory for Thorn and Colonna. Chenoweth saw these practices as embezzlement. These market participants that develop best practices go well beyond abiding by regulations and have shown that being responsible can also be profitable. This has pushed down prices and disincentivized the recycling of critical materials.


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Geological Survey, it approved of the Coast and Geodetic Survey continuing its entire program of scientific research, and recommended that the Coast and Geodetic Survey remain under civilian control rather than be subordinated to the U. Wind power technology uses copper, aluminum, rare earth elements, zinc, and molybdenum, while solar PV cells contain aluminum, silicon, copper, silver, tin, and lead.

Although unconventional oil and gas resources, such as heavy oil, tar sands, shale gas, shale oil, tight gas, and coalbed gas, are not included in this study, unconventional resource volumes can be truly significant. Hillary Bright is the director of special projects at the BlueGreen Alliance.

Having the right people around the table is an important step, but it must also lead to action. The legally binding agreement has five key elements, including: the agreed-upon values of the members; the commitment and engagement of grassroots members; the process for communication, transparency, and engagement meetings two or three times per month ; technical support and resources, which provide water quality results, safety tests, early access to the mine planning process, and the science-based nature of the agreement; and the will to be credible, as the credibility of the NGO community can speak for the greater goals of the organization and make them easier to achieve.

Certain important exogenous factors have also contributed to the near-stagnation of the development agenda of the African countries. This is what a rational and realistic mineral development policy has always been about. Coast and Geodetic Survey personnel also worked as reconnaissance surveyors for a worldwide aeronautical charting effort, and a Coast and Geodetic Survey Corps officer was the first commanding officer of the Army Air Forces Aeronautical Chart Plant at St.

Science is inherently international in scope.

Planning for the future

The acquisition of the Territory of Alaska in expanded its responsibilities, as did the progressive exploration, settlement, and enclosure of the continental United States. Projections indicate that increased oil production in sub-Saharan Africa will far outpace the growth of intraregional consumption, providing greater quantities of oil for export Forman, Either you can mine for precious resources or you can protect the environment, but you cannot have both.

During the period between the world wars, the Coast and Geodetic Survey returned to its peaceful scientific and surveying pursuits, including land surveying, sea floor charting, coastline mapping, geophysicsand oceanography.

It could also be described as a situation of poverty in the midst of plenty! Geological Survey. Failure to explore, access, and develop the natural resources for fear of damaging the countryside will bring only economic stagnation, poverty, disease, and degradation of life in the Sub-Saharan countries.

Congress believed that United States Army and United States Navy officers could achieve surveying results adequate for safe navigation during their routine navigation and charting activities and could do so more quickly and cheaply than Hassler, and it gave the U.

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Although U. Furthermore, mineral conservation requires that the depletion rate of the mineral deposit should be in balance with the rate of discovery of mineable reserves and in accordance again with good environmental practice. In JulyEdmund E. Philip in ; this survey work was particularly valuable to Commander David Dixon Porter and his mortar bombardment fleet.Petroleum - Petroleum - Status of the world oil supply: On several occasions—most notably during the oil crises of –74 and –79 and during the first half of —the price of petroleum rose steeply.

Because oil is such a crucial source of energy worldwide, such rapid rises in price spark recurrent debates about the accessibility of global supplies, the extent to which producers. Sub-Saharan Africa: Mineral resources and political instability Africa, south of Sahara, is a region with plenty of valuable mineral resources - metals, oil and diamonds.

Foreign investments lead the extraction and exploration in many of these places to supply the world markets. May 16,  · Africa's economy still relies on the export of its resource-rich commodities: "According to the U.S.

Geological Survey, Africa holds 90% of the world’s deposits of cobalt, 90% of its platinum.

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US Geological Survey studies of energy resources in Sub-Saharan Africa Studies of energy resources in Sub-Saharan Africa: Responsibility: Michele Tuttle. Oct 05,  · Planning for the future socioeconomic status will likely affect health outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa the University of Minnesota and the U.S.

Geological Survey's Early Warning and. Pete Chirico is the Associate Director of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Geology and Paleoclimate Science Center in Reston, VA. In over 20 years at USGS, he has focused his research on the geography and geomorphology of illicit small-scale mining of diamonds and mineral deposits in conflict zones and during complex emergencies.