Special Report on the Antarctic Minerals Convention

  1. John F. Splettstoesser and
  2. Gisela A.M. Dreschhoff
  1. Lee A. Kimball

Published Online: 16 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/AR051p0273

Mineral Resources Potential of Antarctica

Mineral Resources Potential of Antarctica

How to Cite

Kimball, L. A. (1990) Special Report on the Antarctic Minerals Convention, in Mineral Resources Potential of Antarctica (eds J. F. Splettstoesser and G. A.M. Dreschhoff), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/AR051p0273

Author Information

  1. International Institute for Environment and Development—North America World Resources Institute, Washington, D.C. 20036

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1990

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875901749

Online ISBN: 9781118664926

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Keywords:

  • Mines and mineral resources—Antarctic regions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • When could minerals development commence in Antarctica?

  • What happens next?

  • Does the Convention on the Regulation of Antarctic Mineral Resource Activities (CRAMRA) open up Antarctica to minerals activities?

  • What were the major accommodationsth at the negotiations had to achieve?

  • Description of the Convention

  • Commentary

  • Additional Reading

  • Recommendation XI-1