The Role of the Chemical Sciences in Finding Alternatives to Critical Resources

The Role of the Chemical Sciences in Finding Alternatives to Critical Resources

A Workshop Summary

eBook - 2012
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In September 2011, the CSR (Chemical Sciences Roundtable) organized a workshop on the topic, "The Role of Chemical Sciences in Finding Alternatives to Critical Resources." The one-and-a-half-day workshop addressed key topics, including the economic and political matrix, the history of societal responses to key mineral and material shortages, the applications for and properties of existing minerals and materials, and the chemistry of possible replacements. The workshop featured several presentations highlighting the importance of critical nonfuel mineral and material resources in history, catalysis, agriculture, and electronic, magnetic, and optical applications.
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Academies Press, Ă2012
ISBN: 9780309254298
0309254299
9780309254304
0309254302
9781280880179
1280880171
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 PDF file (xi, 59 pages) : illustrations)

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