Evaluation on R&D progress for manganese nodule development and its prospects SCOPUS KCI

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dc.contributor.author Park, S.-H. -
dc.contributor.author Park, S.-W. -
dc.contributor.author Kang, G.-M. -
dc.date.accessioned 2020-04-20T14:40:02Z -
dc.date.available 2020-04-20T14:40:02Z -
dc.date.created 2020-01-28 -
dc.date.issued 2005 -
dc.identifier.issn 1598-141X -
dc.identifier.uri https://sciwatch.kiost.ac.kr/handle/2020.kiost/5115 -
dc.description.abstract The development of manganese nodule mining technology is very important in order to secure a long-term and stable supply of rare strategic metals. In the twenty years following the R&D activities with the international consortia in the 1970s, studies on mining technologies have been carried out by several national projects in Korea. The current metal prices such as copper, nickel, cobalt and manganese have been drastically changed since 2002. Rapid economic growth of Asian countries, especially China, have induced the situation. And the possibility of copper shortage is looming just around the corner. Because of the imbalance between production and consumption, copper is fundamentally the most threatened metal in the future in terms of potential metal shortage. Manganese nodules contain a considerable percentage of copper as the future metal resource. Therefore, it is necessary to concentrate our efforts on developing these resources. This paper introduces our evaluation of R&D progress for the development of manganese nodules. The issue and role of manganese nodules during the difficult period of a potential future metal shortage period is discussed and its prospect outlined. Also, this paper tried to emphasize the necessity of continuous R&D efforts for the commercial development of such mineral resources. -
dc.description.uri 3 -
dc.language Korean -
dc.publisher Korea Ocean Research and Development Institute -
dc.subject manganese nodule -
dc.subject research and development -
dc.subject resource development -
dc.subject Asia -
dc.subject Eurasia -
dc.subject Far East -
dc.subject Korea -
dc.title Evaluation on R&D progress for manganese nodule development and its prospects -
dc.type Article -
dc.citation.endPage 490 -
dc.citation.startPage 477 -
dc.citation.title Ocean and Polar Research -
dc.citation.volume 27 -
dc.citation.number 4 -
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Ocean and Polar Research, v.27, no.4, pp.477 - 490 -
dc.identifier.doi 10.4217/OPR.2005.27.4.477 -
dc.identifier.scopusid 2-s2.0-30444433521 -
dc.type.docType Article -
dc.identifier.kciid ART001118805 -
dc.description.journalClass 3 -
dc.subject.keywordPlus manganese nodule -
dc.subject.keywordPlus research and development -
dc.subject.keywordPlus resource development -
dc.subject.keywordPlus Asia -
dc.subject.keywordPlus Eurasia -
dc.subject.keywordPlus Far East -
dc.subject.keywordPlus Korea -
dc.subject.keywordAuthor Copper shortage -
dc.subject.keywordAuthor Manganese nodule -
dc.subject.keywordAuthor Metal price -
dc.subject.keywordAuthor Prospect -
dc.subject.keywordAuthor R&D -
dc.description.journalRegisteredClass scopus -
dc.description.journalRegisteredClass kci -
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