The expression “Peak Phosphorus” stems from the earlier works of M.K. Hubbert, a geophysicist from Shell Oil, who already in the 1960s correctly predicted that oil production in the USA would reach its peak before 2000. Further on, his method was applied to forecasting of the exhaustion time of the global oil reserves as well as gas, coal, uranium, and, which is the most interesting for us, phosphorus.
KeywordsPhosphate Rock Depletion Curve Exhaustion Time Limited Reserve Phosphate Rock Mining
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