Culture and demographics
Information on human behavior, ways of living and thinking, and characteristics of human populations.
Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) [ More info] The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) contains information about almost 2 million physical and cultural geographic features in the United States.
Germanium: giving microelectronics an efficiency boost [ More info] Explains how we use the rare trace metal Germanium, where we find it, and outlines the supply and demand situation worldwide for this element.
Indium: bringing liquid-crystal displays into focus [ More info] Explains the uses for, sources of, and supply and demand for this rare metal element.
Manganese: it turns iron into steel (and does so much more) [ More info] Explains how we use this metal, where we get it, and describes the current trends in supply and demand.
Mapping, monitoring, and modeling Western Gateway Community landscape dynamics [ More info] Geospatial analysis of factors affecting communities that are adjacent to Federal lands, especially those lands subject to varying public interest and visitation.
Mineral commodity statistics and information [ More info] Database of mineral and material commodities with descriptions, contacts, and historical and current statistics of worldwide supply, demand, production and trade in Mineral Commodity Studies, Minerals Yearbooks, and special publications.
Minerals information [ More info] Statistics and information on worldwide supply, demand, and flow of minerals and materials essential to the U.S. economy, national security, and protection of the environment. Links to publications, recycling, and historical statistics.
Mines and mineral processing facilities in the vicinity of the March 11, 2011, earthquake in northern Honshu, Japan [ More info] Number and types of mineral facilities in the area affected by the earthquake, with comments on physical infrastructure that these facilities are likely to require.
Nickel - Makes stainless steel strong [ More info] Uses, sources, and history of Nickel as a mineral commodity.
Rare earth elements--End use and recyclability [ More info] Rare earth element use is changing with technology. This report explains how we use them and the prospects for recycling these important commodities.
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