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The future of helium as a natural resource.


The future of helium as a natural resource.

Ed. by William J. Nuttall et al.



330 pages



Routledge explorations in environmental economics; v.35


Researchers in the physical sciences describe the sky-rocketing demand for the noble gas, and the dwindling supply of it around the world. Their topics include the US federal helium reserve, pioneering helium extraction from liquefied natural gas in Algeria, helium in Russia, harnessing helium from the Earth's interior in India, minimizing helium demand in cryogenic applications, why helium prevails in medical imaging, helium and nuclear fission energy, and whether there is a helium problem.

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Date:Aug 1, 2012
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