Western Mineral Resources - Alaska, Geologic Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior
Data Center Description
The USGS Mineral Resources Program is the only Federal research effort focused on mineral issues that integrates environmental, resource, and economic factors. All projects in the program are conducted by working with partners in other Federal, State, and local agencies, universities, and industry.
Major types of mineral issues facing the Nation:
·Sustainability and Societal Need -Economy and Public Policy -Environment and Public Health -Technology and Information Dissemination