Coal Geology

Author: Larry Thomas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118385721

Category: Science

Page: 472

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Coal Geology, second edition, offers a thoroughly revised and updated edition of this popular book which provides a comprehensive overview 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 practical role of geology in the coal industry. The object of the book is to provide the reader with a with a description of the origins of coal together with the physical and chemical properties of coal and coal petrology before proceeding to cover all areas of coal exploration, production and use. Bridges the gap between academic aspects of coal geology and the practical role of geology in the coal industry Examines historical and stratigraphical geology, together with mining, environmental issues, geophysics and hydrogeology and the marketing of coal Defines worldwide coal resource classifications and methods of calculation Addresses the alternative uses of coal as a source of energy, together with the environmental implications of coal usage Includes improved illustrations including a colour section Offers a global approach covering expanding fields in America, China and India The truly global approach, drawn from the international experiences of the author, recognizes the growing role of coal use in emerging markets. With fully revised coverage of the latest modelling techniques, environmental legislation, equipment and recording methods, the second edition offers a truly invaluable resource for anyone studying, researching or working in the field of coal geology, geotechnical and mining engineering and environmental science.

Handbook of Practical Coal Geology

Author: Larry Thomas

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471935575

Category: Nature

Page: 352

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Contains background information on the chemical and physical properties of coal--its nature, origins, various types and classification on a global basis. Highlights currently known geographical distribution of coals, their ages, recent production figures and major exporter countries. Essential exploration techniques and procedures, together with standards of geological practice, are described. The geologist's role in data collection, sampling, the calculation of resources/reserves, geotechnical studies as well as the preparation of geological reports are examined.

Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective

Volume 1: Coal - Geology and Combustion

Author: Glenn B. Stracher,Anupma Prakash,Ellina V. Sokol

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080931630

Category: Science

Page: 380

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Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective is a compelling collection of research conducted by scientists and engineers around the world. The first of four volumes in the collection, Coal – Geology and Combustion, features chapters that discuss the origin of coal and coal fires; mining and use of coal; combustion and coal petrology; environmental and health impacts of coal fires; combustion by-products; geochemical, geophysical, and engineering methodologies for studying coal fires; the control, extinguishment, and political implications of coal fires; and much more. Integrates pioneering coal-fires research, with topical coverage of remote sensing, policymaking, and more Serves as an essential guide to the socio-economic and geo-environmental impacts of coal fires

Permian coal geology

eastern Australia

Author: P. W. Goscombe,W. H. Koppe,K. H. R. Moelle

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780909132187

Category: Science

Page: 28

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Progress in coal geology

programme : N.S.W. Institute of Technology, Sydney, N.S.W., 16-28 August 1980

Author: Geological Society of Australia. Coal Geology Group. Symposium

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 29

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Coal Geology Research Progress

Author: Thomas Michel,Hugo Fournier

Publisher: Nova Science Pub Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 243

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Coal geology is the study of a field that concentrates on the origin, occurring relationships and geological characteristics of coal and similarly treated rocks. This field is also involved in the study of coal-derived gases, fluids, both naturally occurring and man-made solid coal by-products. This book presents state-of-the art research from around the world.

Coal geology and the future

symposium abstracts and selected references

Author: Geological Survey (U.S.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 20

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Abstracts presented at symposium sponsored by the U.S. Geological Survey, September 27-28, 1976 in Reston, Va.

Coal and Coalbed Gas

Fueling the Future

Author: Romeo M. Flores

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 0123972817

Category: Science

Page: 720

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Bridging the gap in expertise between coal and coalbed gas, subfields in which opportunities for cross training have been nonexistent, Coal and Coalbed Gas sets the standard for publishing in these areas. This book treats coal and coalbed gas as mutually inclusive commodities in terms of their interrelated origin, accumulation, composition, distribution, generation, and development, providing a balanced understanding of this energy mix. Currently considered a non-renewable energy resource, coalbed gas, or coalbed methane, is a form of natural gas extracted from coal beds. In recent years, countries have begun to seek and exploit coal for its clean gas energy in an effort to alleviate environmental issues that come with coal use, making a book on this topic particularly timely. This volume takes into account processes of coalification, gasification, and storage and reservoir characterization and evaluation and looks at water management and environmental impacts as well. Covers environmental issues in the development of coalbed gas Includes case studies, field guides and data, examples, and analytical procedures from previous studies and investigations Accessible by a large multidisciplinary market by one of the world's foremost experts on the topic

Coal and Peat Fires

A Global Perspective. Photographs and multimedia tours

Author: Glenn B. Stracher,Anupma Prakash,Ellina V. Sokol

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 0444594124

Category: Nature

Page: 584

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Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective is a compelling collection of research conducted by scientists and engineers around the world. It presents the scientific and industrial communities as well as the interested lay reader with studies about prehistoric as well as historic coal and peat fires and magnificent illustrations of such fires and related research from countries around the world-a totally new contribution to science. The second of four volumes in the collection, Photographs and Multimedia Tours features stunning photographs from around the world, including Australia, Canada, Northern China, India, Borneo, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Russia, the United States, and more. This essential reference also includes a companion website with a collection of slide presentations and videos about coal and peat fires. Authored by world-renowned experts in coal and peat fires Global in scope-countries from all of the world are represented Beautiful full-color illustrations and online materials including research data banks, an interactive online world map of coal and peat fires, multi-media presentations, and videos bring the contents to life

Geology of Coal Fires

Case Studies from Around the World

Author: Glenn B. Stracher

Publisher: Geological Society of America

ISBN: 0813741181

Category: Science

Page: 283

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Naturally burning coal fires and those ignited by human activities receive little attention from the media compared to other environmental hazards, but their study is gaining ground. Here, the world's leading experts present their research findings covering topics such as the gases generated in underground coal fires, the origin of gas-vent minerals and land-cover changes due to coal fires.