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Accession Number PB2013-103330
Title Wet-Pit Mining Impact Assessment: Coastal Zone of Puerto Rico.
Publication Date May 1988
Media Count 212p
Personal Author A. H. Ruiz R. S. O'Farrill
Abstract In Puerto Rico, coastal zone sand deposits are exploited basically to satisfy aggregate demand by the construction industry. Since availability of inland deposits above the water-table have been almost exhausted, mining practices have extended below this ...
Keywords Aggregates
Coastal areas
Damage assessment
Ecosystems
Ground water
Hydrology
Impact
Mining
Pits
Puerto Rico
Sand
Water tables
Wet regions

 
Source Agency National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NTIS Subject Category 48A - Mineral Industries
48G - Hydrology & Limnology
57H - Ecology
Corporate Author Puerto Rico Dept. of Natural Resources, San Juan.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1308
Contract Number N/A

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