Industrial Minerals and Extractive Industry Geology

Based on Papers Presented at the Combined 36th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals and 11th Extractive Industry Geology Conference, Bath, England, 7th-12th May, 2000

Author: P. W. Scott,Colin Malcolm Bristow,Geological Society of London

Publisher: Geological Society of London

ISBN: 9781862390997

Category: Science

Page: 376

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Coal Geology

Author: Larry Thomas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118385721

Category: Science

Page: 472

View: 2092

Coal Geology, second edition, offers a thoroughly revised andupdated edition of this popular book which provides a comprehensiveoverview of the field of coal geology. Coal Geology covers all aspects of coal geology in one volume,bridging the gap between the academic aspects and the practicalrole of geology in the coal industry. The object of the bookis to provide the reader with a with a description of the originsof coal together with the physical and chemical properties of coaland coal petrology before proceeding to cover all areas ofcoal exploration, production and use. Bridges the gap between academic aspects of coal geology andthe practical role of geology in the coal industry Examines historical and stratigraphical geology, together withmining, environmental issues, geophysics and hydrogeology and themarketing of coal Defines worldwide coal resource classifications and methods ofcalculation Addresses the alternative uses of coal as a source of energy,together with the environmental implications of coalusage Includes improved illustrations including a colour section Offers a global approach covering expanding fields inAmerica, China and India The truly global approach, drawn from the internationalexperiences of the author, recognizes the growing role of coal usein emerging markets. With fully revised coverage of the latestmodelling techniques, environmental legislation, equipment andrecording methods, the second edition offers a truly invaluableresource for anyone studying, researching or working in the fieldof coal geology, geotechnical and mining engineering andenvironmental science.

Geology and the Environment

Author: Bernard W. Pipkin,Dee D. Trent,Richard Hazlett,Paul Bierman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285530160

Category: Science

Page: 656

View: 8313

Cengage Learning's GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, in partnership with the National Geographic Society brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools along with market leading text content for introductory geology courses. Whether you use a traditional printed text or all digital GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT alternative, it's never been easier to explore the relationship between humans and the geologic hazards, processes, and resources that surround us. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Plant Life of Kentucky

An Illustrated Guide to the Vascular Flora

Author: Ronald Jones

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

ISBN: 9780813123318

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 834

View: 4118

Compiles detailed identification keys to families, genera, and species of plant life found in Kentucky, and contains information on wildlife and human uses, important weeds, poisonous plants, and medicinal herbs, as well as scientific and common names, flowering periods, habitat, physiographic distribution, state and federal designations, and wetland ranking.

Modern American Coal Mining

Methods and Applications

Author: Bise, Christopher J.

Publisher: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration

ISBN: 0873353528

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 576

View: 4564

Modern American Coal Mining: Methods and Applications covers a full range of coal mining and coal industry topics, with chapters written by leading coal mining industry professionals and academicians. Highlights from the book include coal resources and distribution, mine design, advances in strata control and power systems, improvements in surface mining, ventilation to reduce fires and explosions, drilling and blasting, staffing requirement ratios, management and preplanning, and coal preparation and reclamation. The text is enhanced with 11 case studies that are representative of underground and surface mines in the United States. Narrative descriptions and appropriate mine plans are presented, with attention given to unique features and situations that are addressed through mine design and construction. A useful glossary is included, as are many examples, figures, equations and tables, to make the text even more useful.


Author: August Heinrich Petermann,Ernst Behm,Alexander Supan,Paul Max Harry Langhans,Nikolaus Creutzburg,Hermann Haack

Publisher: N.A


Category: Geography

Page: N.A

View: 3378

Vols. 54-57 include section "Kartographischer Monatsbericht von Hermann Haack" (title varies) v. 1-4, 1906-11.

Minerals Yearbook: Area Reports: International 2007

Asia and the Pacific

Author: US Department of the Interior

Publisher: Government Printing Office

ISBN: 9781411325326

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 236

View: 4298

Providing the latest available mineral data on the countries of Africa and the Middle East, this yearbook discusses the importance of minerals to these nations economies. It also includes production tables and industry structure tables.

Sessional Papers

Author: Canada. Parliament

Publisher: N.A


Category: Canada

Page: N.A

View: 7513

"Report of the Dominion fishery commission on the fisheries of the province of Ontario, 1893", issued as vol. 26, no. 7, supplement.