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Academic Journal of Environment & Earth Science, 2022, 4(3); doi: 10.25236/AJEE.2022.040305.

Research on the Fairness of the Asteroid Mining Industry Based on the Comprehensive Evaluation of the Harmonization Ratio


Weikang Su, Haobo Geng, Yan Peng

Corresponding Author:
Weikang Su

School of Information and Communication Engineering, Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, Heilongjiang, 150006, China


This paper makes a modeling analysis and research on the problem of asteroid mining. Firstly, we collected 4 indicators from 9 countries in the world, and then scored according to the entropy of these indicators and the representative data of the previous year. The rank sum ratio comprehensive evaluation method (RSR) of this method is quantitatively analyzed, and the national comprehensive score index (CSI) is obtained. The ranking is analyzed by using the ideas of linear regression and cluster analysis, and compared with the actual resource consumption ranking of various countries. Through clustering thinking, all countries are divided into mining leading countries (upstream), mining aid countries (middle reaches) and mineral processing countries (downstream) according to their development level, and the impact of this benefit distribution model on global equity is analyzed. Finally, we come to the conclusion that a country with a large population, high level of development and high status like the United States does need to consume more resources, which is a fair reflection.


Asteroid mining; Rank sum comparison method; Construction of index system

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Weikang Su, Haobo Geng, Yan Peng. Research on the Fairness of the Asteroid Mining Industry Based on the Comprehensive Evaluation of the Harmonization Ratio. Academic Journal of Environment & Earth Science (2022) Vol. 4 Issue 3: 22-26. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJEE.2022.040305.


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