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Indian Ocean resources and technology

Author: G S Roonwal
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2018.
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Roonwal, G.S. (Ganpat Singh), 1940-
Indian Ocean resources and technology.
Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017023686
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G S Roonwal
ISBN: 9781315105697 1315105691 9781351601924 135160192X
OCLC Number: 1007497083
Description: 1 online resource : text file, PDF
Contents: Chapter 1: The Indian Ocean and its Associates1.1 Uniqueness of Indian Ocean1.2 The Indian Ocean and Sub-seas1.3 Offshore Bed Rock Mineral Deposits1.4 Sediment Pattern1.5 Exclusive Economic Zone1.6 Shallow Oceanic Mineral Deposits1.7 Deep Oceanic Mineral DepositsReferencesChapter 2: Ores in the Deep Sea - Manganese Nodules2.1 General2.2 What are Mn - Nodules ?2.3 Distribution of Manganese Nodules2.4 Deep Sea Mineral Resources 2.5 Growth Pattern, Mineralogy and Geochemistry2.6 Genesis of manganese nodules and manganese crusts2.7 Mining Claims and Exploration 2.8 Indian Ocean Nodules References Chapter 3: Ores in the Deep-Sea - Cobalt and Platinum Rich Ferromanganese Crusts3.1 The Cobalt Rich Crusts3.2 Mineralogy and Geochemistry3.3 Processes of Accretion and Formation3.4 Crust Texture, Thickness, Rate of Growth and Substract Characteristics3.5 Indian Ocean OccurrencesReferences Chapter 4: Ores in the Deep - Seafloor Massive Sulfides (SMS) and Metalliferous Mud4.1 Introduction 4.2 Nature, Distribution and Genesis of SMS Deposits and Metalliferous Mud4.3 Seafloor Sulfides in the Indian Ocean4.4 Volcanogenic Massive Sulfides (SMS) Deposits on the Mid-Indian Ocean Ridge4.5 Hydrothermal Mineralization in the Andaman Sea4.6 Industrial Interest in SMS4.7 The Scientific Significance of SMS ResearchReferencesChapter 5: Shallow Oceanic and Coastal Mineral Deposits5.1 General5.2 Phospharite5.3 Construction Material5.4 Heavy Mineral Placers 5.5 Economic Consideration and Application of Rare Earths in High Technology5.6. Factors Controlling Formation of Beach Placers5.7 Exploration and Evaluation of Heavy Mineral Placer Deposits5.8 Important Coastal Placer Deposits of India5.9 Heavy Mineral Placer of East African Coast5.10 Tin Placers of Southeast Asia5.11 Resource Position ReferencesChapter 6: Shallow Oceanic, Non-living Resource: Petroleum and Hydrocarbon6.1 General 6.2 Potential Hydrocarbon Basins in the West Coast of India Arabian Sea6.3 Hydrocarbon Potential Along Eastern Offshore in the Bay of Bengal6.4 Hydrocarbon Potential in the Andaman Sea6.5 Gas Hydrates Resources in the Bay of Bengal6.6 Significance of the Andaman Sea6.7 Hydrocarbon Potential in the East African CoastReferencesChapter 7: Living Resources - Fish and Fishery 7.1 Biomass for Fishery7.2 Tuna Fishing in the Indian Ocean7.3 Fish Catch Status7.4 Tuna Fish in the Indian Ocean7.5 Some Challenges of Fishing in the Indian Ocean7.6 Fishing in the Southern Indian Ocean 7.7 Fishery in the Mangrooves of Indian Ocean 7.8 Fishing in the Indian EEZ 7.9 Fisheries Management and Best Practices in the Indian OceanReferencesChapter 8: Energy and Fresh Water from the Ocean8.1 Ocean Energy and Types8.2 The Monsoon Pattern and Thermal Structure8.3 Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC)8.4 Ocean Wave Energy 8.5. Tidal Energy8.6 Sweet Water from the Sea - Low Temperature Thermal Desalination Applications for Drinking WaterReferencesChapter 9: Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) and Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV)9.1 General 9.2 Development Perspective9.3 Tasks and Applications9.4 Developmental Trends in ROV and AUV Technology9.5 Non-Hydrocarbon related ROV and AUV uses / Technology Transfer9.6 Future TrendsReferencesChapter 10: Seabed Mineral Exploration and Deep-Sea Mining Technology10.1 General10.2 Exploration Methods for Manganese Nodules10.3 Exploration for Massive Sulfides on the Mid-Oceanic Ridges10.4 Extent and Grade of SMS Deposits10.5 Technology Needs for Exploration and Mining10.6 Mineral Processing and Refining10.7 Other FactorsReferencesChapter 11: Ocean Environment and Pollution11.1 Environmental Issues11.2 Environment and Tectonics, and Eustatic Sea Level Changes11.3 Environmental Effects Due to Mining11.4 Potential Environment Impact related to Phosphorite Mining 11.5 Wastes in the Deep Sea11.6 Indian Ocean and Climate ChangeReferencesChapter 12: The Future Options - The Growing Ocean Economy12.1 General 12.2 Exclusive Economic Zone in the Indian Ocean12.3 Implications of EEZ in the Indian Ocean12.4 Economics of Deep Sea Mining12.5 Estimates of Demand12.6 Future Demand and Ocean Economy of Deep Sea Mining12.7 Research Ships and Ship Building in India12.8 Techno-Business Opportunity in the Indian OceanReferencesReferences - Future ReadingGlossaryIndex
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