Marine Mineral and Energy Resources

1.5 ECTS / 14H / Inglês

Objective: To acquire knowledge on the main ocean geological resources and the new developments on the ocean renewable energies.

Main Topics: Main geological resources on the marine environment and its applications. The ocean's main energy resources: potential and exploitation. Oil and gas –The present and the next ultradeepwater frontiers. Wind energy in marine environment. Wave energy. Other energy uses sources: tides, thermal gradient, geothermal energy.