Kolak, Jonathan J.

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

Describes resource management challenges and the providing of a scientific foundation for policy and decision making with respect to resource use, sustainability, environmental protection, and an adaptive resource management approach.

U.S. Geological Survey Energy and Minerals science strategy: A resource lifecycle approach

<h1>Executive Summary</h1>The economy, national security, and standard of living of the United States depend heavily on adequate and reliable supplies of energy and mineral resources. Based on population and consumption trends, the Nation’s use of energ