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By National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Committee on Earth Resources, Committee to Review the U.S. Geological Survey's Mineral Resources Program

The committee assesses the USGS's responses to a 1996 software evaluate, evaluates the minerals info staff, and examines how the program's venture and imaginative and prescient may perhaps evolve to fulfill the nation's destiny wishes over the subsequent decade.

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S. gross domestic product. S. S. 8 NOTE: Copper mine refers to copper production from mines, rather than from refineries. SOURCE: Data for the United States from Smith (2003); Data for Brazil and Canada from Gurmendi et al. (2002). S. per capita lifetime use of new minerals, metals, and fuels. SOURCE: Mineral Information Institute, Golden, Colorado, 2002. org). 1). S. economy is not fully reflected by these figures. The contribution extends to jobs and related benefits to downstream products such as automobiles, railroads, buildings, and other community facilities.

32 Future Challenges for the USGS’s Mineral Resources Program review of the program or the projects within the program. In July 2002 the NRC appointed a committee to address the Statements of Task set forth in the USGS’s request: 1. Assess the USGS’s response to the 1996 NRC review of the MRSP plan. 2. Evaluate the contributions of the minerals information functions in meeting the goals of the USGS and its partner agencies. 3. Characterize how the customer base for the program has changed since the 1996 review.

32 Future Challenges for the USGS’s Mineral Resources Program review of the program or the projects within the program. In July 2002 the NRC appointed a committee to address the Statements of Task set forth in the USGS’s request: 1. Assess the USGS’s response to the 1996 NRC review of the MRSP plan. 2. Evaluate the contributions of the minerals information functions in meeting the goals of the USGS and its partner agencies. 3. Characterize how the customer base for the program has changed since the 1996 review.

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