This report, by an NAS committee, covers the relationship of natural resources to our ecosystem. Sections of interest to the railroad community include food production, mineral resources, and energy resources. It would appear that petroleum production in the U.S. has peaked, that coal will last for several centuries, and that nuclear power holds the hope for the future.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Completed with the cooperation of the Division of Biology and Agriculture, NAS/NRC.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Agricultural Research Service

    Room 124, Building 011A ARC-West
    Beltsville, MD  United States  20705
  • Publication Date: 0

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 259 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00051889
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Book
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 17 1974 12:00AM