10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
[BCG07-05] A general overview of the research progress on REY-rich mud
Keywords:seafloor mineral resources, rare-earth elements, REY-rich mud, Minamitorishima Island, Pacific Ocean, deep-sea sediment
In the presentation, we report a general overview of the research progress on REY-rich mud, and discuss the importance of the mud from viewpoints of the Japan’s resource security and a new strategy for economic growth.
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