project . 2015 - 2018 . Closed

MINATURA 2020

Developing a concept for a European minerals deposit framework
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 642139 Call for proposal: H2020-SC5-2014-one-stage
  • Funded under: H2020 | CSA Overall Budget: 2,092,690 EURFunder Contribution: 2,092,690 EUR
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Feb 2015
    End Date
    31 Jan 2018
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
The exploitation of minerals in Europe is an indispensable activity to ensure that the present and future needs of the European society can be met. This means that sufficient access is required to explore and exploit minerals. At the same time the mineral needs of our society must be met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Accordingly exploitable mineral deposits (known deposits, abandoned mines and historical mining sites) need to be assessed against other land uses, taking into account criteria such as habitats, other environmental concerns, priorities for settlements, etc. Access to mineral deposits, on the other ha...
Description
The exploitation of minerals in Europe is an indispensable activity to ensure that the present and future needs of the European society can be met. This means that sufficient access is required to explore and exploit minerals. At the same time the mineral needs of our society must be met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Accordingly exploitable mineral deposits (known deposits, abandoned mines and historical mining sites) need to be assessed against other land uses, taking into account criteria such as habitats, other environmental concerns, priorities for settlements, etc. Access to mineral deposits, on the other ha...
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