Accession Number:

AD0679467

Title:

GEOGRAPHIC PATTERNS OF ENERGY CONSUMPTION IN TASMANIA.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES-NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON D C FOREIGN FIELD RESEARCH PROGRAM

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

181.0

Abstract:

Modern energy sources, one of the essentials for productive economic activity, are being consumed in ever increasing quantities to overcome the physical resistances in production, transportation, and in the conveniences of modern living. In this study, the interplay of local and imported resources applied to a range of economic activities is described in its areal pattern in Tasmania. Attention is given to the mobilization of local resources of firewood, hydroelectricity, and coal the importation of specialized petroleum and coal products and the energy processing activities of gas manufacture and thermal power generation in the area. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Agronomy, Horticulture and Aquiculture
  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE