This book focuses on the research achievements of the earth sciences in developing the nation's energy resources and on the efforts that must be made toward solving current and future problems. Knowledge in geosciences is necessary for efficient exploration and development of energy resources.
Overview 1. Federal Objectives and Organizations Relative to the Geosciences 2. The Impact of University Geoscience Programs on Critical Energy Resources 3. Hydrocarbon Resources and Related Problems 4. Coal 5. Geothermal Resources 6. Nuclear Energy Resources 7. Energy, Environment, and the Geosciences