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Deep-sea mining could transform the globe
 
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Gold alone found on the sea floor is estimated to be worth $150 trn. But the cost to the planet of extracting it could be severe. Check out Economist Films: http://films.economist.com/ Check out The Economist’s full video catalogue: http://econ.st/20IehQk Like The Economist on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheEconomist/ Follow The Economist on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeconomist Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theeconomist/ Follow us on LINE: http://econ.st/1WXkOo6 Follow us on Medium: https://medium.com/@the_economist
Views: 61731 The Economist
How a Canadian company will mine the sea bed near Papua New Guinea
 
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Canadian mining company Nautilus Minerals has reached an agreement with the government of Papua New Guinea to begin mining an area of seabed believed to be rich in gold and copper ores, according to the BBC. Under the terms of the agreement, Papua New Guinea will contribute $120 million to the operation and receive a 15 percent share in the mine. Environmentalists say the mine will devastate the area and cause long-lasting damage to the environment. The BBC reports that "the mine will target an area of hydrothermal vents where superheated, highly acidic water emerges from the seabed, where it encounters far colder and more alkaline seawater, forcing it to deposit high concentrations of minerals." The report continues: The result is that the seabed is formed of ores that are far richer in gold and copper than ores found on land. Mike Johnston, chief executive of Nautilus Minerals told the BBC "that a temperature probe left in place for 18 months was found to have 'high grade copper all over it'." Nautilus announced in April that it had completed its bulk cutter, the first component of its Seafloor Production Tools system, which will be used to mine the seabed. Nautilus also approximately 500,000 square kilometres of "highly prospective exploration acreage" in Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Fiji, Vanuatu and Tonga, as well as in international waters in the eastern Pacific, the company said in a press release. ----------------------------------------­­---------------------------------------­-­---------------- Next Animation Studio’s News Direct service provides daily, high-quality, informative 3D news animations that fill in for missing footage and help viewers understand breaking news stories or in-depth features on science, technology, and health. Sign up for a free trial of News Direct's news animations at http://newsdirect.nextanimationstudio.com/trial/ To subscribe to News Direct or for more info, please visit: http://newsdirect.nextanimationstudio.com
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What is Deep Sea Mining? A web series. Episode 1: Tools for Ocean Literacy
 
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Inhabitants is an online video for exploratory video and documentary reporting. Follow us: Website: http://inhabitants-tv.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/inhabitantstv/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt0fB6C18nwzRwdudiC8sGg What is Deep Sea Mining? is a five episode webseries dedicated to the topic of deep sea mining, a new frontier of resource extraction at the bottom of the ocean, set to begin in the next few years. Deep sea mining will occur mainly in areas rich in polymetallic nodules, in seamounts, and in hydrothermal vents. Mining companies are already leasing areas in national and international waters in order to extract minerals and metals such as manganese, cobalt, gold, copper, iron, and other rare earth elements from the seabed. Main sites targeted for future exploration are the mid-atlantic ridge and the Clarion Clipperton Zone (Pacific ocean) in international waters, as well as the islands of Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Tonga, New Zealand, Japan, and the Portuguese Azores archipelago. Yet, potential impacts on deep sea ecosystems are yet to be assessed by the scientific community, and local communities are not being consulted. The prospects of this new, experimental form of mining are re-actualizing a colonial, frontier mentality and redefining extractivist economies for the twenty-first century. This webseries addresses different issues related to this process, from resource politics to ocean governance by international bodies, prompting today’s shift towards a "blue economy" but also efforts to defend sustained ocean literacy when the deep ocean, its species, and resources remain largely unmapped and unstudied. Episode 1: Tools for Ocean Literacy is a cartographical survey of technologies that have contributed to ocean literacy and seabed mapping. Structured around a single shot along a vertical axis, the episode inquires about deep sea mining and the types of geologic formations where it is set to occur, particularly hydrothermal vents. Understanding the process of deep sea mining demands not only a temporal investigation – its main dates, legal, and corporate landmarks, and scientific breakthroughs – but also a spatial axis connecting the seafloor to outer space cartographic technologies. After all, we know less about the ocean depths than about the universe beyond this blue planet. What is Deep Sea Mining? is developed in collaboration with Margarida Mendes, curator and activist from Lisbon, Portugal, and founding member of Oceano Livre environmental movement against deep sea mining. It was commissioned and funded by TBA21 - Academy and premiered at the 2018 New Museum Triennial: Songs for Sabotage. For more information and links to NGOs, advocacy, and activist groups involved in deep sea mining visit: http://www.deepseaminingoutofourdepth.org/the-last-frontier/ http://www.savethehighseas.org/deep-sea-mining/ http://deepseaminingwatch.msi.ucsb.edu/#!/intro?view=-15|-160|2||1020|335 http://oceanolivre.org/ https://www.facebook.com/Alliance-of-Solwara-Warriors-234267050262483/ Acknowledgements: Ann Dom, Armin Linke, Birgit Schneider, Duncan Currie, Katherine Sammler, Lisa Rave, Lucielle Paru, Matt Gianni, Natalie Lowrey, Payal Sampat, Phil Weaver, Stefan Helmreich, and everyone who helped this webseries. Special thanks to: Markus Reymann, Stefanie Hessler, and Filipa Ramos. Premiered at the 2018 New Museum Triennial: Songs for Sabotage. Commissioned and funded by TBA21 - Academy. www.tba21academy.org http://www.tba21.org/#tag--Academy--282
Views: 2852 Inhabitants
Scientific Deep Sea Drilling and Coring Technology
 
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The video shows scientific ocean drilling and coring technology. Scientific Deep Sea Drilling Vessel CHIKYU is the state-of-the-art research vessel exploring the deep earth by sampling, measuring and monitoring operated by JAMSTEC. The Earth deep below the seafloor contains a unique record of our planet's evolution and structure. Scientists study the sub-seafloor to better understand Earth's components, history, and phenomena. This research helps us answer questions about fundamental aspects of our planet such as the environment, the biosphere, solid earth cycles, and geodynamics. 00:00 The process of deep sea drilling 04:04 Rotary drilling 05:23 Riser drilling system 07:30 Coring procedure 10:38 Core sample processing More about the research vessel CHIKYU, http://www.jamstec.go.jp/chikyu/ (C) JAMSTEC
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Overview on Deep Water Drilling
 
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Animation of deepwater drilling
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Deep Ocean Mining: The New Frontier
 
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http://www.kitco.com - David Heydon, Founder & Chairman of DeepGreen Resources, discusses the brave new world of deep ocean mining in international waters. Underwater mineral findings include copper, nickel, cobalt and manganese, and Heydon discusses both the efficiencies and difficulties of this new method of mining. For more exclusive PDAC coverage visit http://www.kitco.com/pdac Join the discussion @ the Kitco Forums - http://www.kitcomm.com Follow us on twitter @ http://www.twitter.com/kitconewsnow Connect w/ Kitco News on Facebook - http://on.fb.me/hr3FdK Send your feedback to [email protected] http://www.kitco.com --- Agree? Disagree? Join the conversation @ The Kitco Forums and be part of the premier online community for precious metals investors: http://kitcomm.com -- Or join the conversation on social media: @KitcoNewsNOW on Twitter: http://twitter.com/kitconews --- Kitco News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/kitconews
Views: 6097 Kitco NEWS
Advanced subsea diamnond mining vessel goes to work
 
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Designed by Marin Teknikk and built by Kleven Verft, Norway, the US$157 million vessel will enable Debmarine Namibia, a 50/50 joint venture between the Government of the Republic of Namibia and De Beers Group, to explore diamond deposits and secure diamond supply in the country well into the future
Views: 7535 marinelogcom
World's Deepest Mine - Gold Alchemy
 
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South Africa's TauTona mine, real life alchemy, and Halicephalobus Mephisto. Footage from the 2012 documentary, "Down to the Earth's Core". We have travelled into space and looked deep into the universe's depths, but the world beneath our feet remains unexplored and unseen. Now, that's about to change. For the first time in one epic unbroken shot, we embark on an impossible mission - using spectacular computer generated imagery to smash through three thousand miles of solid rock, and venture from our world into the underworld and on to the core of the Earth itself. It's a journey fraught with danger. One thousand feet down we find ourselves inside one of the planet's most volatile places - the San Andreas Fault. Caught between two huge rock slabs, we watch as stress builds and then releases. It unleashes an earthquake and blasts us on towards rivers of molten rock, explosive volcanoes, tears in the Earth's crust and giant tornadoes of liquid metal. But for every danger, there are wonders beyond imagination. Four hundred feet below the surface, a three hundred million year old fossilized forest, with every leaf and every piece of bark perfectly preserved. At one thousand feet down we enter a cave of giant crystals, glistening in deadly 122 degree heat. More than two miles underground we find buried treasure - gold and gems. Deeper still there are valuable resources - salt, oil, coal and iron. And over one hundred miles down we see the sparkling beauty of diamonds. As we descend we piece together our planet's extraordinary story. We rewind time to discover how prehistoric forests became modern-day fuel. 1700 feet down a layer of rock reveals the extraordinary story of the dinosaurs' cataclysmic death. We watch stalactites form and gold grow before our eyes. The deeper we travel into the underworld the more we understand our world above the surface. A bigger picture takes shape - a cycle of destruction and creation, driven by the core that sustains our dynamic planet and makes the Earth the only planet with life in a seemingly lifeless universe. Until, finally, three thousand miles down, we reach the core. Inside it lie the secrets of life as we know it - the magnetic force field that protects life on Earth from the sun's deadly rays, the ancient heat source that keeps our planet alive. Down to the Earth's Core brings the latest science together with breathtaking computer generated imagery. The result is an unmissable journey into an extraordinary world - full of dangers, wonders and secrets. And it's all down there, beneath our feet, right now waiting to be discovered.
Views: 729814 Naked Science
How is Deep Water Oil Extracted
 
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Deepwater drilling, or Deep well drilling, is the process of creating holes by drilling rig for oil mining in deep sea. There are approximately 3400 deepwater wells in the Gulf of Mexico with depths greater than 150 meters. ... Then they use a mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU) to dig the initial well. #OffshoreDrilling #DeepWater #MODU Don't Forget to Subscribe Us Like Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarineOnlineYoutube Follow Twitter: https://twitter.com/MarineOnlineYou Follow Google+ https://plus.google.com/107450234425940445683 Website: https://marineonlineyou.blogspot.com/
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World's Biggest Oil Platform Rigs 2017
 
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Biggest Oil Platform Rigs in the World as of 2017 As oceans swell around them, some of the world's tallest manmade structures live in water, not on land. There's not a whole lot of variety when it comes to this manmade mammoths of the sea. Most of theses mega-builds draw oil from the depths, the only purpose as yet discovered that's lucrative enough to pay for their out-sized cost and complicated engineering. One more thing they have in common is that they all can wow with impressive size. We look at seven of the most intense and impressive offshore structures across the globe. [for text and creatives, http://loloha.com/biggest-oil-platform-rigs-in-the-world-as-of-2017/] Berkut While the Berkut oil platform toils in near anonymity in Russia's Far East, it does so with a heft unlike any other rig. At 200000 tons, the Bekut holds the record for the biggest in the world, above water. It can work under its own power down to minus-47 degrees Fahrenheit, withstand chunks of floating ice up to six feet thick and shake off waves up to 60 feet high. Stones While Berkut may prove the heftiest above the water, Stones, opened in September 2016 and operated by Shell, goes the deepest of any offshore structure, reaching a staggering 9,500 feet underwater. Located in the Gulf of Mexico, the Stones above-water structure—significantly more boat-like than your average oil rig—was built in Singapore before making the cross-ocean trip to its current location. There, it ties to two wells, with plans to expand to six over time. Stones uses a flexible "steel lazy wave riser" to carry oil and gas to the top, with the bend in the piping absorbing the motion of the structure. Perdido Until Stones opened just months ago, Perdido—also located in the Gulf of Mexico and operated by Shell—was the deepest of all the offshore structures, dropping its roots a dizzying 8000 feet (one and a half miles) underwater. Built in Finland before making its trek to about 200 miles south of Galveston, Texas, the main structure—which sits mostly underwater—stretches about 875 feet, about the same height as the Eiffel Tower. Olympus, or Mars B Weighing 120000 tons—more than 300 Boeing 747 jets—the 2014 built Olympus Mars B development in the Gulf of Mexico sits in 3,100 feet of water. From the base of the hull to the top of the derrick, Olympus is 406 feet tall and has a combined deck area of 342000 square feet, taller and with more floor area than the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Troll A The 1,548 foot tall Troll A platform off the west coast of Norway includes 1,210 feet of structure below the water's surface. Along with impressive height, when the platform moved over land into the North Sea in 1996 in a seven-day process, it became the largest object to ever be moved by man across the earth. Petronius If you're looking for tall oil rigs, look no further than the Gulf of Mexico where you'll find the Chevron-operated Petronius. The platform's piled tower design gives the whole structure a height of 2001 feet, but with only 246 feet visible above water. The 43000 ton structure hovers above the seabed which lays 1754 feet below, and the underwater structure can sway in excess of two percent of its height. Hibernia The world's first iceberg-resistant gravity-based structure, the Hibernia platform includes a 41000 ton topside facility mounted on a 660000 ton gravity base structure, which literally sits on the seabed. The largest offshore platform in Canada, the Hibernia can withstand a six-million-ton iceberg, and has an iceberg management system that works to detect the movements of incoming ice and alter its path away from the structure. Baldplate Located off the coast of Louisiana, Baldplate was the first ever free-standing offshore compliant tower. Designed by Hudson Engineering in Houston, Texas, Baldplate stands in an impressive 1,650 feet of water. Its production peak was reached in 1999. Blue Whale One China’s homemade deep-sea drilling platform. China’s sixth-generation homemade deep-sea semi-submersible drilling platform has successfully completed its deep-sea trial, local media reported, marking a further improvement in China’s capability of manufacturing high-end deep-water drilling rigs. With a length of 104.5 meters, a width of 70.5 meters and a height of 105.8 meters, the platform is able to operate in water depths up to 1500 meters and drill as deep as 9144 meters. It is so far the world’s most advanced drilling platform.
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Deep Sea Gold
 
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Showing some of the process involved in making a wall sculpture of mine. www.tatelowe.com
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How is oil extracted
 
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South Africa World's Deepest Gold Mine Construction - Full Documentary
 
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Mponeng is a gold mine in South Africa's Gauteng province. It extends over 4 kilometres below the surface, and is considered to be one of the most substantial gold mines in the world. It is also currently the world's deepest mine. The trip from the surface to the bottom of the mine takes over an hour. Video link: https://youtu.be/6ZtYInuOKtE Thanks for watching
Views: 231139 Engineering TV
MarineFest 2019: Deep Sea Mining
 
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by Mike Reiser, David Lazoff, Ryan Igoe, James Martin, and Mike Moran Works Cited: Fictional Image of Process- https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&id=13CB70D67D8FA0A6DD40C1C7BEAF70C0047C4662&thid=OIP.m0B74iGK6Zr5TCpkWonCWQHaKo&mediaurl=http%3A%2F%2Fstatic.heavyliftnews.com%2Fmedia%2Fa4%2F8%2Fd328015ccddb5b538d15412d86f95483c2bc299c09c4c294770df7c30c26e84a_m.jpg&exph=1076&expw=750&q=deep+sea+mining&selectedindex=2&ajaxhist=0&vt=0&eim=1,2,6&ccid=m0B74iGK&simid=608053791544969165 Live picture of deep sea exploration- https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&id=91D96CDBCF652AE3C2E8E26D5D6E3A88B0476461&thid=OIP.yi5k5XFIq4nCzpGYH8mN_gHaEg&mediaurl=https%3A%2F%2Fmygoodplanet.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2017%2F12%2FDeep-Sea-Mining-740x450.jpg&exph=450&expw=740&q=deep+sea+mining&selectedindex=3&ajaxhist=0&vt=0&eim=1,2,6&ccid=yi5k5XFI&simid=608025925787911737 Live picture of deep sea exploration- https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&id=204F5F7A357B5CA57325DEF562E608EC4149B18F&thid=OIP.fWIk2_dPgJ8IejDbUTpgTwHaFj&mediaurl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.greenleft.org.au%2Fsites%2Fdefault%2Ffiles%2Fstyles%2Fnew_large%2Fpublic%2Fpublic_files%2Fdeep_sea_mining.jpg%3Fitok%3DsDG4O5Ri&exph=480&expw=640&q=deep+sea+mining&selectedindex=4&ajaxhist=0&vt=0&eim=1,2,6&ccid=fWIk2%2FdP&simid=608028030320705811 Fictional Image of Process- https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&id=5E376AB0B877C2F9956053C05E45B43857A267AF&thid=OIP.51R506AbqwfQoGPhg2Tw9AAAAA&mediaurl=http%3A%2F%2Fearthsci.org%2Fmineral%2Fenergy%2Fgeomin%2Fmining%2520_tools.jpeg&exph=440&expw=400&q=deep+sea+mining&selectedindex=6&ajaxhist=0&vt=0&eim=1,2,6&ccid=51R506Ab&simid=608045244568504973 Is deep sea mining worth the risk- https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&id=D3126FF4543C135B5E56B859232282D048899CF1&thid=OIP.mozoaKM98WGgAuUqde1oEAHaGG&mediaurl=http%3A%2F%2Fneomam.neomamstudios1.netdna-cdn.com%2Fblog%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2013%2F08%2Fdeep-sea-mining.png&exph=593&expw=720&q=how+much+potential+is+in+deep+sea+mining&selectedindex=20&ajaxhist=0&vt=0&eim=1,2,6 https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/349890/ https://www.australianmining.com.au/features/the-pros-and-cons-of-deep-sea-mining-infographic/ https://www.sbs.com.au/news/dateline/deep-sea-mining-could-help-develop-mass-solar-energy https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2018/08/news-race-to-mine-deep-sea-drones-seafloor-environmental-impact/
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Sustainable Seabed Mining: A New Concept For Atlantis II Deep
 
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Research on seabed exploitation and seabed mining is a complex transdisciplinary field that demands for further attention and development. Since the field links engineering, economics, environmental, legal and supply chain research, it demands for research from a systems point of view. This implies the application of a holistic sustainability framework of to analyse the feasibility of engineering systems. The research at hand aims to close this gap by developing such a framework and providing a review of seabed resources. Based on this review it identifies a significant potential for massive sulphides in inactive hydrothermal vents and sediments to solve global resource scarcities. The research aims to provide background on seabed exploitation and to apply a holistic systems engineering approach to develop general guidelines for sustainable seabed mining of polymetallic sulphides and a new concept and solutions for the Atlantis II Deep deposit in the Red Sea. The research methodology adpted will start with acquiring a broader academic and industrial view on sustainable seabed mining through online survey and expert interviews on seabed mining. The experts are chosen according to their knowledge in one or more of the dimensions of seabed mining introduced in the research framework. The Nautilus Minerals case is also reviewd for lessons learned for seabed mining and the presented concept in particular with identification of challaenges and issues. Therafter, a new concept and site specific assessment for Atlantis II Deep is developed. The research undertaken in this study provides a new perspective regarding the sustainable seabed mining. The main contributions of this research are the development of extensive guidelines for key issues in sustainable seabed mining as well as a new concept for seabed mining involving engineering systems, environmental impact, economical benefits, logistics chain supply and legal aspects.
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HOW CRUDE OIL IS EXTRACTED
 
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HOW CRUDE OIL IS EXTRACTED
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deep sea mining
 
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Deep Sea (Offshore) Drilling Oil Well Exploration
 
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They are virtual cities stuck in the middle of some of the most dangerous seas on earth. Life on them is hard and fraught with danger from calamitous fires a. Animation of deepwater drilling. Drilling wells is one of the most important activities in the process of finding hydrocarbon reservoirs and producing oil and gas from these reservoirs to me. Auxillary Drilling Supervisor, Louise takes us through her daily life onboard the Deepsea Metro I drill ship. Louise overseas the team that make up the drill.
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The Largest Oil Rig in The World
 
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Perdido is the deepest floating oil rig (platform) in the world at a water depth of about 2450 meters operated by the Shell Oil Company in the Gulf of Mexico. The Perdido is located in the Perdido fold belt which is a rich discovery of crude oil and natural gas that lies in water that is nearly 8000 feet deep. The platform's peak production will be 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. At 267 meters, the Perdido is nearly as tall as the Eiffel Tower. An oil rig is a large structure with facilities to drill wells, to extract and process oil and natural gas, and to temporarily store product until it can be brought to shore for refining and marketing. In many cases, the platform contains facilities to house the workforce as well. Perdido Oil Platform https://engineers-channel.blogspot.com/p/perdido-oil-platform.html Troll A Platform http://engineers-channel.blogspot.com/p/troll-platform.html Offshore Oil Drilling History http://engineers-channel.blogspot.com/p/offshore-oil-drilling-history.html Oil History http://engineers-channel.blogspot.com/p/oil-history.html Trans-Alaska Pipeline System http://engineers-channel.blogspot.com/p/trans-alaska-pipeline-system.html Snow White Gas Refinery http://engineers-channel.blogspot.com/p/snow-white-gas-refinery.html Oil Tankers https://engineers-channel.blogspot.com/p/oil-tankers.html The End of Oil https://engineers-channel.blogspot.com/p/the-end-of-oil.html
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Drilling The Sea for Oil - Deep Sea Drillers
 
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Mega Underwater Excavation - Super Giant Dredgers ( Dredging Technology)
 
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Dredging is an excavation activity or operation usually carried out at least partly underwater, in shallow seas or fresh water areas with the purpose of gath. Dredging is an excavation activity or operation usually carried out at least partly underwater, in shallow seas or fresh water areas with the purpose of gath. ABP's Port of Southampton has now completed a £40M dredge programme which will allow the world's largest ships to access the Southampton Container Terminal w. Visuals Studio Brazil 2012 Director - Producer: Ernst Daniel Nijboer Rio de Janeiro Brazil [email protected] Sur Final Version 20120618 mov.
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What is Deep Sea Mining? A web series. Episode 2: Deep Frontiers
 
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Inhabitants is an online video for exploratory video and documentary reporting. Follow us: Website: http://inhabitants-tv.org/ Facebook: facebook.com/inhabitantstv/ YouTube: youtube.com/channel/UCt0fB6C18nwzRwdudiC8sGg instagram: inhabitants_tv #inhabitants Written by anthropologist Stefan Helmreich, What is Deep Sea Mining? Episode 2: Deep Frontiers is a brief history about knowledge of the deep sea and its resources. It highlights the ambiguity of this history, as depictions of the deep changed throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Today, this knowledge informs discussions about the commercialization of biological and geological resources, with the deep sea fast becoming a zone of international dispute, opening up a debate about sustainable practices at sea. What is Deep Sea Mining? is a five episode web series dedicated to the topic of deep sea mining, a new frontier of resource extraction at the bottom of the ocean, set to begin in the next few years. Deep sea mining will occur mainly in areas rich in polymetallic nodules, in seamounts, and in hydrothermal vents. Mining companies are already leasing areas in national and international waters in order to extract minerals and metals such as manganese, cobalt, gold, copper, iron, and other rare earth elements from the seabed. Main sites targeted for future exploration are the mid-atlantic ridge and the Clarion Clipperton Zone (Pacific ocean) in international waters, as well as the islands of Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Tonga, New Zealand, Japan, and the Portuguese Azores archipelago. Yet, potential impacts on deep sea ecosystems are yet to be assessed by the scientific community, and local communities are not being consulted. The prospects of this new, experimental form of mining are re-actualizing a colonial, frontier mentality and redefining extractivist economies for the twenty-first century. This web series addresses different issues related to this process, from resource politics to ocean governance by international bodies, prompting today’s shift towards a "blue economy" but also efforts to defend sustained ocean literacy when the deep ocean, its species, and resources remain largely unmapped and unstudied. Stefan Helmreich is Professor of Anthropology at MIT. He is the author of Alien Ocean: Anthropological Voyages in Microbial Seas, and, most recently, of Sounding the Limits of Life: Essays in the Anthropology of Biology and Beyond (Princeton University Press, 2016). His essays have appeared in Critical Inquiry, Representations, American Anthropologist, Cabinet, and The Wire. What is Deep Sea Mining? is developed in collaboration with Margarida Mendes, curator and activist from Lisbon, Portugal, and founding member of Oceano Livre environmental movement against deep sea mining. It was commissioned and funded by TBA21 - Academy and premiered at the 2018 New Museum Triennial: Songs for Sabotage. For more information and links to NGOs, advocacy, and activist groups involved in deep sea mining visit: deepseaminingoutofourdepth.org/the-last-frontier/ savethehighseas.org/deep-sea-mining/ deepseaminingwatch.msi.ucsb.edu/#!/intro?view=-15|-160|2||1020|335 oceanolivre.org/ facebook.com/Alliance-of-Solwara-Warriors-234267050262483/ Acknowledgements: Stefan Helmreich, Matt Gianni, and everyone who helped this web series. Special thanks to: Markus Reymann, Stefanie Hessler, and Filipa Ramos. Commissioned by TBA21 - Academy. FB: TBA21–Academy @TBA.Academy Instagram: @tba21academy web: tba21.org/ tba21.org/#tag--Academy--282 #deepseamining
Views: 437 Inhabitants
Polymetallic Nodules
 
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UK Seabed Resources, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin UK, in partnership with the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, has received a licence and contract to explore a 58,000 sq kilometre area of the Pacific for mineral-rich polymetallic nodules.
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Nautilus Animated Industrial.mp4
 
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Nautilus Animated Industrial that shows a sterilized version of the Deep Sea mining process.
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CONSTRUCTION OF FOUR DEEP AND LARGE DIAMETER BLIND SHAFT FOR THE PASSAGE OF  VERTICAL GAS PIPELINES
 
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3D METHOD STATEMENT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A DEEP AND LARGE DIAMETER BLIND SHAFT FOR THE PASSAGE OF FOUR (3) GAS PIPELINES AND A VENTILATION SHAFT. The video shows the method statement for the construction of large diameter shafts for the passage of gas pipelines, even though blind shafts are usually used in the mining industry. In this particular project pipelines were installed vertically and had a depth of 600 meters and were 2m in diameter. A pendular rig with the usage of reverse circulation drilling and water as the drilling fluid were utilized to accomplish the excavation of the shafts. This is a totally mechanized process which eliminates the need of humans entering the shaft during its construction thus removing any safety hazard associated with this activity. www.brasfond.com For more information please contact [email protected] or +1 (330) 262 0015.
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Deep Sea Fish Farming in Geodesic Domes: Upgrade
 
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In this episode of Upgrade, Motherboard goes to Baja California, Mexico to get a firsthand look at these free floating pods, and to get an understanding for why we need better ways to cultivate our future food sources. Whether it’s found on a plate of sushi, grilled in our backyard, or thrown on pasta, seafood is a staple for many diets around the world, and demand is growing. And as the commercial seafood industry booms, fish stocks worldwide face perilous declines. We’ve surpassed our capacity to sustainably fish wild caught fish, shrimp, and mollusks from the ocean, and so we’ve turned to aquaculture, or fish farming, as a strategy to meet demand for our growing appetites for water-borne critters. The aquaculture industry is growing fast. According to the FAO, per capita production of seafood from aquaculture has increased 6.9 percent annually since 1970. Unfortunately for us and for our Earth, current methods of fish farming often involve crowded, tethered pens, which can have poor water circulation and contribute to the spread of disease, and put large amounts of environmental stress on the surrounding waterways. This is where Steve Page of Ocean Farm Technologies comes in. Taking inspiration from naturally-occurring schools of fish and Buckminster Fuller’s geodesic domes, Page co-designed the Aquapod, a free floating, untethered deep ocean fish habitat which reduces overcrowding, and creates less stress on surrounding environments due to its unique ability to change location with the ocean's current. Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardtv
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Drilling Animation
 
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Methods and process of planting marine mines from a Coast Artillery Mine Planter ...HD Stock Footage
 
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Link to order this clip: http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675049268_mine-planter_distribution-box_cable-connections_planting-mines Historic Stock Footage Archival and Vintage Video Clips in HD. Methods and process of planting marine mines from a Coast Artillery Mine Planter vessel during World War II A training film about planting antisubmarine mines. Scenes aboard the US Army Coast Artillery Mine Planter Vessel, "General J.M. Schofield," in U.S. coastal waters, during World War 2. Mine number 10 and an anchor are lowered into the water over the side of planter vessel. An animation shows a mine planter's movement while planting a mine in relation to the Distribution Box (DB) boat. A yawl comes and measures the level of submergence of the mine and puts a flag on its top. An animation shows the underwater position of a mine. A man connects various cables to the distribution box. An animation shows the manner in which planter comes back to DB boat and plants mine number 9. Mine number 9 lowered into the water over the side of a mine planter. Cable from figure of eight released over the stern. A yawl comes in and measures the level of submergence of the mine. An animation shows the movement of a reel. Another animation shows the mine planter maneuvering and planting various other mines. A man attaches cables to distribution box. Box covered and pulled up on a hook and then carried to the bow. Distribution box being released into the water over the side of the boat. Location: Atlantic Ocean. Date: 1939. Visit us at www.CriticalPast.com: 57,000+ broadcast-quality historic clips for immediate download. Fully digitized and searchable, the CriticalPast collection is one of the largest archival footage collections in the world. All clips are licensed royalty-free, worldwide, in perpetuity. CriticalPast offers immediate downloads of full-resolution HD and SD masters and full-resolution time-coded screeners, 24 hours a day, to serve the needs of broadcast news, TV, film, and publishing professionals worldwide. Still photo images extracted from the vintage footage are also available for immediate download. CriticalPast is your source for imagery of worldwide events, people, and B-roll spanning the 20th century.
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Ever Wonder How Sea Salt Is Made? Find Out Here | National Geographic
 
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See how salt is traditionally harvested from the sea. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta This is how it's done at one of the Canary Islands's last operating salt flats. Located on the island of Lanzarote, Salinas de Janubio was constructed in 1895 to produce salt for consumption and to meet demands of the region's once robust fishing industry, which utilized the high quality, natural salts for fish preservation. Today, artisanal salt production on the Canary Islands is in decline, but workers at Janubio continue to use traditional methods to extract salt from the sea, and hope to maintain the salt flats for future generations. Ever Wonder How Sea Salt Is Made? Find Out Here | National Geographic https://youtu.be/0vVyw2rVA4Q National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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HOW TO TEST AN EXPERIMENTAL MINING METHOD [documentary]
 
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Community groups in New Ireland and East New Britain express their views about seabed mining in the Bismarck and the Solomon Sea.
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[17] Deep Sea Mining- Subnautica
 
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धरती के अंदर तेल और गैस के भंडारों का पता कैसे लगाया जाता है? How to find oil and gas?
 
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Energy resources have been a very important contribution in the development of human civilization. the changing times, uses of energy also change. now we use petroleum energy, coal power, gas energy, solar energy and electricity. But do you know how the stores of gas and petroleum energy are used, which we use most. And why are they deeper than water in the ground floor? How is petroleum and gas formed and how long does it take? how to find the oil and gas under the sea and the ground? And why are they found in deep depth in the land? How you made? And how long does it take? also know which places where oil and gas are found in India? it is very expensive to find oil and gas, so it is very important for the searchers to find out where the oil and gas are present. how the oil and gas formed inside the earth or how? crude oil and natural gas is formed in millions of years by the destruction of vegetation and marine life and chemical processes inside the Earth. why oil and gas are also lower than water? oil and gas are found in Arab countries such as Iraq and Iran. because there is no water in the ground. Whereas in a country like India, due to high levels of water, oil and gas are found in deep depth. how to find oil and gas under ground or under sea water? The data that is received after this is analyzed with the help of a super computer by the geologist. Which shows how much gas and oil reserves are available on any exploration site. After this, crude oil and gas mines / wells are dug at that place. In India, the work of data analysis is sent to a lab located in Hyderabad. There it is decided that there is no oil and gas and if so how much quantity? And in the same year, the government has approved to explore the reserves of oil and gas in the Siwan district of Bihar. is called "Seismic Exploration". With the help of this technology, the beginning of finding oil and gas started after 1859. Seismic waves are left in the water to help find oil and gas in the water. rock, oil and gas and hit back with the seismometer / hydrophones in the ship. This data is collected and here the geological analyzes of this data with the help of supercomputer. After which they find out the amount of gas and oil reserves present in the amount. The process of extracting oil and gas is started at the same place. How long does it take to search for oil and gas? entire process takes about a year. You will be impressed by knowing that with the help of this technology, bats search for their prey, and by this technique, the doctor gathers information about the health of the child born in the womb. If the geologist's estimation of some place goes wrong, then the refining company may have to suffer a loss of millions of rupees. Now we will know the history of oil and gas in India. oil was extracted from Assam alone, but after that excavation of mineral oil was started in Gujarat and Bombay High. Oil and gas are found below the ground and under the water of the sea, which we talked about, today 26 such basins have been traced in India, from which there is adequate possibilities of getting oil and gas. Gujarat: In the state of Gujarat, Khambhat and Ankleshwar are important areas, whereas the oil sector is expanding at places like Navangaon, Kosamba, Sunnd river valley, Kadi, Olpad, Hardana, Dholka, Mihasana and Kallol. Oil was excavated in 1958 for the first time in the Khambhat oil field. Oil has been detected in Eliabet Island, 45 km away from Bhavnagar in Saurashtra. According to the Oil and Natural Gas Commission, Gujarat has 500 million tonnes of oil reserves. Maharashtra: Bombay High area is spreading about 2,000 sq km away from the coast of Maharashtra, which is also an important oil field, from which oil is being received since 1976. Currently, mineral oil is being excavated from Godavari river valley area. It is estimated that 1250 million tonnes of oil reserves are available here. Assam valley: Assam Valley is India's most important and ancient oil field. Here the first year was discovered in 1837 by an officer in the oil. Here, about 800 oil wells have been digested in Digboi, the major oil fields of the region, in which Bappa Pang, Piatola, Haspapang etc. are very important. Apart from this, oil is also extracted in Badharpur and Patharia in the valley of Naharkitia, Hargiyan-Moran and Surma river. In total, total 500 million tonnes of oil reserves are estimated to be in Assam. The Sunderban region of West Bengal, Kisanganj and Raxaul areas in Bihar, Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Barmer districts in Rajasthan, the area of ​​the Kaveri river valley and the Bay of Gulf and the Andaman Nicobar islands. The first mineral oil refinery in India was established in 1901 in Digboi, which used only 5 percent of the total demand of India till independence. But at present, the total number of refineries of mineral oil is 14, which yields only 17% of India's total demand.
DEEP SEA MINING | Ocean Mining
 
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4 - Governing deep seabed mining
 
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=== Abstract === Deep-sea mining is the process of retrieving mineral deposits from the deep seabed, the area of the seabed below 200m. Whilst there has been interest in the deep seabed since the 1970s, there has been growing interest in recent years due to the depleting deposits from terrestrial sources of metals such as manganese, coupled with the increasing demand for the same metals in green technologies such as wind turbines. Each resource type will have specific challenges, solutions, technologies and mining techniques. In essence, all will require seafloor vehicles to crush and collect the material which will then be fed to the support vessel. However, as the deep sea remains understudied and poorly understood, there are many gaps in our understanding of its biodiversity and ecosystems. This makes it difficult to thoroughly assess the potential impacts of deep-sea mining and to put in place adequate safeguards to protect the marine environment. As there are likely to be impacts beyond our current knowledge, the International Seabed Authority (ISA) is operating a dual mandate of promoting the development of deep-sea minerals whilst ensuring that this development is not harmful to the environment. As such, they are currently going through the process of consultation with the international community (government representatives, scientific community, private contractors etc.) to ensure that the marine life is adequately protected. This presentation will discuss why deep seabed mining is gaining traction and review the governance to date looking at what is already in place and where the gaps are. === Speaker: David Carlin, Ocean Governance SIG - https://www.imarest.org/special-interest-groups/ocean-governance === David is the Science Director at CEFAS, and has worked primarily on science, evidence and advice in support of the regulation of activities in the marine environment. He undertook a secondment to the former Marine and Fisheries Agency (the forerunner to the Marine Management Organisation, MMO) to provide a link between scientific evidence and regulation and assist with the transfer of policy and regulation between government departments. During his time at Cefas David has fulfilled a number of scientific and managerial roles within the organisation and roles outside, including programme steering group membership and ICES Expert Group Chair. He is a Fellow of the IMarEST and David was appointed Environment and Ecosystems Divisional Director in September 2012. === IMarEST Annual Conference 2019 - Shaping the future of a sustainable blue economy - https://www.imarest.org/annualconference
Land reclamation
 
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Hong Kong International Airport Master Plan 2030 Land reclamation (English version)
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Global Sustainable Electricity, Fresh Water, and Deep-Ocean Mining from Marshall Hydrothermal
 
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[email protected], http://www.marshallhydrothermal.com. US Hydrothermal, LLC, a pre-IPO subsidiary of Marshall Hydrothermal US,LLC, is providing the world with the first and only patented solution to unlock the awesome potential from deep-sea hydrothermal vents. The Marshall Hydrothermal Recovery System (MHRS) has the ability to provide utility scale base load electrical power, millions of gallons of desalinated water, and extensive mineral/metal/resource mining capability. US Hydrothermal, LLC provides expert consulting support and guidance to our partners in various countries to ensure smooth and efficient implementation of the MHRS solution. All inquiries welcome.
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NEW DEEP SEA BASE | Subnautica Survival - Episode 12 (Building a deep ocean base is hard!)
 
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Subnautica NEW DEEP SEA BASE | Subnautica Survival - Episode 12 (Building a deep sea base is hard!) working really hard bringing materials all the way down into a trench trying to build a right underneath the ocean there's a lot more minerals and stuff down there I need, So it's only a tiny base of operations. Game: http://store.steampowered.com/app/264710/Subnautica/ Info: You have crash-landed on alien ocean world, and the only way to go is down. Subnautica's oceans range from sun drenched shallow coral reefs to treacherous deep-sea trenches, lava fields, and bio-luminescent underwater rivers. Manage your oxygen supply as you explore kelp forests, plateaus, reefs, and winding cave systems. The water teems with life: Some of it helpful, much of it harmful. 🔔 Subscribe for more great videos 🔔 ➡ https://goo.gl/NMECpD 🎉 My Merchandise 🎉 ➡ https://goo.gl/EYkJMX 👉 Send me a TIP ➡ 💵 https://goo.gl/xEoPN6 💵 Download Apps Or Watch videos :) 💙 My Unturned Server 💚 Elitelupus RP | 24 Slot | No KOS | 24/7 IP : 94.23.166.235 Port 27015 Map : Custom RP Map Thank you for watching ! Drop a like if you liked it ! Share with a friend ! Remember to come join my steam group and discord ! Please check out the Legends list ! 👉 Merchandise ➡ 👕 https://goo.gl/EYkJMX 👕 👉 Discord ➡ http://discord.gg/elitelupus 👈 👉 G2A (Cheap games) ➡ https://goo.gl/mehyB5 👈 👉 Instagram ➡ https://goo.gl/e1yP4H 👈 👉 Facebook ➡ https://goo.gl/oOinOx 👈 👉 Twitter ➡ https://goo.gl/AqfnHX 👈 👉 Steam Group ➡ https://goo.gl/F5AtFS 👈 👉 Tumblr ➡ https://goo.gl/6uURqV 👈 ❗ Patreon ➡ https://goo.gl/Ujiohz ❗ ⬅️ For Extra Support 💗 Thank you for all your support 💗 Server Sponsor : ⭐ Servers with out lag! Many servers to play on Sandbox to Survival to Arena Go check them out https://www.freezzer.com/servers/ Music : 📢 Production Music courtesy of Epidemic Sound: http://www.epidemicsound.com Outro Music : 📢 Jim Yosef - Lights [NCS Release]
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India's Deep Ocean Mission (DOM)
 
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Thanks for watching India's Deep Ocean Mission (DOM) GSLV MK-III FATBOY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rh9XFEhlwh4&list=PLcBzpvtNil5X_6nxxiLrcDYxU-1p_1jdx HAL LUH Chopper https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEHIPbr6_KU&index=14&list=PLcBzpvtNil5Wj0yxqC56gocFosjqGBb5I NASA Mission: MARS 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lp7F2KIBvNA&list=PLcBzpvtNil5U5R7acJ6oQAxMot-zpch9I&index=4 This video describes the details of India's Deep Ocean Mission (DOM) Madhavan Rajeevan, Secretary, Earth Sciences Ministry, said he had outlined his plans to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). The focus will be on technologies for deep-sea mining, underwater vehicles, underwater robotics and ocean climate change advisory services, among other aspects.   Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India is all set to launch ‘Deep Ocean Mission’ by January 2018. This will improve India’s position in ocean research field. Shri M Rajeevan, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences announced. Secretary was speaking through video conference in the workshop arranged by National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula. Shri M S Nagar, Member Standing Committee, Ministry of Earth Science, Dr VSN Murthy, Director, National Institute of Oceanography were also present at the inauguration of the workshop on ‘Three decades of India acquiring Pioneer Investor Status- Achievements and way forward’. India achieved a lot in the field of ocean research; still it is long way to go, said Secretary M Rajeevan on this occasion.  The program on Poly metallic nodules was initiated at CSIR-NIO with the collection of the first nodule sample from Arabian Sea on board the first Research Vessel Gaveshani on 26 January 1981. India was the first country in the world to have been given the Pioneer Area for exploration of deep-sea mineral viz. Polymetallic nodules in the Central Indian Ocean Basin in 1987. This was based on the extensive surveys carried out by the scientists of CSIR-NIO, on several research ships leading to the allocation of an area of 150,000 sq km to the country with exclusive rights under the UN Law of the sea.  Subsequently, Environment Impact Assessment studies for nodule mining by CSIR-NIO, development of metal extraction process by CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur and CSIR- Institute for Minerals and Metals Technology, Bhubaneswar and development of mining technology by National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai, have been taken up under the national program on Polymetallic nodules funded by Ministry of Earth Sciences.  Based on the resource evaluation, India has now retained an area of 75,000 sq km with an estimated resource of about 100 million tons of strategic metals such Copper,Nickel, Cobalt besides Manganese and Iron. A First Generation Mine-site (FGM) with an area of 18,000 sq km has been identified. Latest technologies for extraction of metals from the minerals have also been developed under the programme. Detailed environmental data has been collected for compliance with International Seabed Authorities requirements. Besides identifying the mineral resource and developing technologies for mining and extraction, the programme has also resulted in high impact research as well as manpower development.  Subscribe my channel https://www.youtube.com/c/FUTUREUNIVERSE2017?sub_confirmation=1 Website :http://www.futureuniverse.in/ http://www.tamiludayam.in/ Google+ https://plus.google.com/+FUTUREUNIVERSE Instagram https://www.instagram.com/futureuniverse2017/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Maghizhan Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/Future-Universe-1768439153226746/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/jayanudayan Linked In https://www.linkedin.com/in/future-universe-75391423/ Tumblr https://futureuniverse2017.tumblr.com Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/FUTUREUNIVERSE/ My Laptop Amazon : http://amzn.to/2gD5MpB
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National Geographic Megastructures - the World s Deepest Gold Mine | BBC Documentary History
 
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National Geographic Megastructures - the World s Deepest Gold Mine | BBC Documentary History ⏩⏩⏩ SUBSCRIBE to : https://goo.gl/89mjhF National Geographic Megastructures Megastructures is a documentary television series appearing on the National Geographic Channel in the United States and the United Kingdom, Channel 5 in the United Kingdom, France 5 in France, and 7mate in Australia. Each episode is an educational look of varying depth into the construction, operation, and staffing of various structures or construction projects, but not ordinary construction products. Generally containing interviews with designers and project managers, it presents the problems of construction and the methodology or techniques used to overcome obstacles. In some cases (such as the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge and Petronas Towers) this involved the development of new materials or products that are now in general use within the construction industry. Megastructures focuses on constructions that are extreme; in the sense that they are the biggest, tallest, longest, or deepest in the world. Alternatively, a project may appear if it had an element of novelty or are a world first (such as Dubai's Palm Islands). This type of project is known as a megaproject. The series follows similar subjects as the History Channel's Modern Marvels and Discovery Channel's Extreme Engineering, covering areas of architecture, transport, construction and manufacturing. National Geographic (formerly National Geographic Channel and also commercially abbreviated and trademarked as Nat Geo) is the American digital cable and satellite television channel that is owned by National Geographic Partners, majority-owned by 21st Century Fox with the remainder owned by the National Geographic Society.
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China Conducts Deep-Sea Seabed Drilling in S China Sea
 
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China's first domestically-made 60-meter submersible deep-sea driller completed its first trial run in the South China Sea on Sunday and returned to east China's Fujian Province. The "Sea Bull," which the scientists call the machine, drilled 60 meters into the seabed under 3,000 meters of water to collect samples. Its successful return means that China has become the fourth country in the world to have the technology. The six-meter tall Sea Bull weighs eight ton and has a circumference of 10 meters. It has gone through rigorous compression tests to see if it can withstand water presssure at more than 3,000 meters. Each small area amounts to the size of a finger nail and should withstand 300 kilograms of pressure, about the total weight of four adults. "In the high pressure chamber of our lab, all these items will go through a test of 50 Mpa. Then they can withstand water pressure under 5,000 meters," said Luo Bowen, associate professor of Marine Resources Exploring Equipment Laboratory at Hunan University of Science and Technology. The Sea Bull has 24 drill rods as its weapons, each measuring 2.5 meters long. All the 24 drill rods are arranged like bullets of a revolving pistol on a turn plate. When the plate turns around, different rods can be pushed to a manipulator for drilling tasks. "Other drilling rigs can only twist their drilling rods for a half-circle at a time and then stop, and twist another half-circle. Ours can spin without stopping. So the Sea Bull can fasten drill rods quickly," said Wan Buyan, chief expert of Sea Bull project. The drill rods are designed for different rocks on the seabed as some are hard while others softer. "We have designed three kinds of drill rods. One is for hard rocks, the other for soft rocks mainly consisting of sediments. The last one is for drilling without taking any samples," said Huang Xiaojun, professor of Marine Resources Exploring Equipment Laboratory of Hunan University of Science and Technology. It took the Sea Bull 10 hours to drill 60 meters into the seabed to collect samples. "The successful experiment means that we have independently collect samples in deep water. This technological application will significantly promote our technologies in deep sea marine geological science and geotechnical engineering," said Zhou Yangrui, leader of inspection team of Sea Bull project. More on: http://newscontent.cctv.com/NewJsp/news.jsp?fileId=301157 Subscribe us on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmv5DbNpxH8X2eQxJBqEjKQ CCTV+ official website: http://newscontent.cctv.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cctv-news-content? Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/CCTV/756877521031964 Twitter: https://twitter.com/NewsContentPLUS
Calls for a Moratorium on Sea bed mining
 
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Pacific civil society organisations today launched a legal opinion against Deep sea Mining.
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Using 3D Seismic Exploration to Find and Drill for Oil and Natural Gas Sources
 
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A helpful animation and explanation of how geoscientists use 3D seismic exploration to find and drill for oil and natural gas energy fuel sources with great accuracy despite those energy resources being buried deep beneath the ground.
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8 Mysterious Facts About the Ocean
 
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Mysterious facts about the ocean & strange things found underwater! These are unexplained mysteries of the deep sea. Support our Patreon today: https://www.patreon.com/theywillkillyou Subscribe for new videos: http://goo.gl/SaufF4 Follow us on Instagram: @theywillkillyou Voiceover by Carl Mason: [email protected] 8 Underwater Crop Circles Discovered in 1995 off the coast of Japan, these strange geometric formations remained a mystery for almost a decade. their eerie resemblance to the crop circles discovered on land invited speculation on what may have caused them, and, for many, the immediate suspects were extraterrestrials or ancient underwater beings. The answer to the mystery would eventually be slightly underwhelming. The five-inch culprit was caught in the act in 2011. It was a male pufferfish. This creature would dig ridges in the sand using its fins while repeatedly moving in and out of the circle. 7 Bermeja Island The Island of Bermeja was located around 60 miles from the Yucatan Peninsula. That is, if it did really exist. The unusual thing about the island is its tendency to vanish and reappear on maps and historical records. On maps produced between 1535 and 1775, the existence of the mysterious island was confirmed. After an expedition in search of the Island yielded no result, it vanished from geographical and historical records only to resurface on a US map in 1857. 6 Gold The water of the world’s oceans contains almost 20 million tons of gold but the concentration is extremely dilute. The undissolved gold lies in and on the seafloor. There currently isn’t a cost-effective method of mining and extracting the gold from the ocean. Nevertheless, should that change it’s been estimated that the amount of gold extracted would be so massive that it could provide each person on the planet with 9 pounds in weight. 5 Baltic Sea Anomaly In the summer of 2011, members of the Swedish ‘Ocean X’ diving team were looking for a shipwreck in the Baltic Sea when their sonar picked up an intriguing image. According to the team, the image revealed a 200-foot circular object with features not resembling anything produced by nature, around 260 to 300 feet below. They returned to the site the following year but claimed that as soon as they were above the object, 'mysterious electrical interference’ tampered with their equipment, preventing them from getting a clearer image. Their equipment became operational only once they moved several hundred feet away from the anomaly, they said. As soon as the image went public, there were claims that it could possibly represent an UFO. 4 Bermuda Triangle The Bermuda Triangle has been described as a portion of the North Atlantic Ocean bordered by Miami, Bermuda and Puerto Rico. However, this is a loose interpretation as other borders have also been suggested, effectively increasing its surface. It’s often cited among the ocean’s greatest mysteries. Each incident has a number of theories including weather, strong currents, human error, even sinkholes. 3 Sea Peoples It’s a widely held notion that they were responsible for the Late Bronze Age Collapse. Yet, for all the destruction they brought to the ancient world, nobody seems to know anything about who they were and where they came from. There are multiple theories but, in truth, to most, their culture and nationality remains a mystery. All that’s known about the Sea Peoples mainly comes from civilizations. The most detailed account comes from the time of Ramses III around 1170 BC. An inscription on his mortuary temple describes how the Sea Peoples moved south through the eastern Mediterranean and laid waste to cities in Cyprus, Syria, Turkey and the Levant. 2 Hidden Treasures No mystery would be complete without the search for secret treasure. Some estimates claim there’s more historical artifacts lying in the ocean than in all of the world’s museums combined. According to James Delgado, director of Maritime Heritage Program for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration the total number of shipwrecks since the dawn of history is well over one million and the vast majority are yet to be discovered. The ocean holds many secrets regarding the planet’s origins and human history. Finding shipwrecks and sunken artifacts may provide a key towards unlocking these mysteries. 1 Mauritius Underwater Waterfall Around 8 million years ago, gigantic underwater volcanic eruptions led to the formation of the Mascarene Islands, around 1,200 miles off the southeast coast of Africa. Mauritius is one of these islands and it is well known for its reefs, lagoons and beaches. Aside from its abundance of natural beauty Mauritius is also known for a remarkable natural phenomenon. From an aerial view you can see what looks like an underwater waterfall near the southern tip of the island. It’s a stunning site to behold but the entire phenomenon is actually an optical illusion.
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Case study from Portugal: Emerging deep sea mining interests vs. hydrothermal vent conservation
 
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The video is part of the Workshop "Limits to Blue Growth in the Deep Sea" at the European Maritime Day, held in Bremen, Germany on 19 May 2014 organised by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Institute for the Law of the Sea and International Marine Environmental Law (ISRIM).
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Diamond mining South Africa
 
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Charley Boorman: Africa adventure
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Morcheeba - Big Calm (Full Album)
 
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Morcheeba - Big Calm (Full Album) Released 1998 Track list: 1 The Sea 0:00 2 Shoulder Holster 5:49 3 Part Of The Process 9:53 4 Blindfold 14:17 5 Let Me See 18:57 6 Bullet Proof 23:19 7 Over & Over 27:32 8 Friction Featuring -- Spikey T 29:52 9 Diggin' A Watery Grave 34:09 10 Fear & Love 35:43 11 Big Calm 40:47
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Formation of a Pearl | Secret Life of Pearls
 
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Australia’s South Sea Pearl Oyster produces the most valuable pearls on Earth. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoWILDSubscribe #NatGeoWILD #Pearls #Oysters About National Geographic Wild: National Geographic Wild is a place for all things animals and for animal-lovers alike. Take a journey through the animal kingdom with us and discover things you never knew before, or rediscover your favorite animals! Get More National Geographic Wild: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoWILD Facebook: http://bit.ly/NGWFacebook Twitter: http://bit.ly/NGWTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NGWInstagram Formation of a Pearl | Secret Life of Pearls https://youtu.be/m07OvPEoR6g Nat Geo Wild https://www.youtube.com/user/NatGeoWild
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China's deep sea submersible heads for Indian Ocean
 
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China's deep-sea manned Jiaolong submersible has embarked on a journey to conduct the country's 38th oceanic scientific mission in preparation for potential mining of the sea bed. Read more: http://gbtimes.com/china/chinas-deep-sea-crewed-submersible-heads-indian-ocean-mining-mission Subscribe: http://goo.gl/OUbFCf Check out all our videos: https://goo.gl/4dnhLX Visit our playlists: https://goo.gl/HXcLrT Like gbtimes on Facebook: http://goo.gl/SaSQ1K Follow on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XOyqEl Follow on Google+: https://goo.gl/zZeq8s Read more: www.gbtimes.com
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