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Energy and Minerals Science at the U.S. Geological Survey

Fact Sheet 2013-3111

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DOI: 10.3133/fs20133111

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Abstract

The economy, national security, and standard of living of the United States depend on adequate and reliable supplies of energy and mineral resources. Based on population and consumption trends, the Nation’s and World’s use of energy and minerals is expected to grow, driving the demand for scientific understanding of resource formation, location, and availability. The importance of environmental stewardship and human health in sustainable growth emphasizes the need for a broader understanding of energy and mineral resources. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is a world leader in conducting research needed to address these challenges and to provide a scientific foundation for policy and decisionmaking with respect to resource use, sustainability, environmental protection, and an adaptive resource management approach.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Energy and Minerals Science at the U.S. Geological Survey
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2013-3111
DOI:
10.3133/fs20133111
Year Published:
2013
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
Energy and Minerals
Description:
2 p.
Country:
United States
Online Only (Y/N):
N