Coal Geology

Author: Larry Thomas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471485315

Category: Science

Page: 384

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Coal Geology provides a complete integrated handbook on coal and all its properties, covering the physical and chemical properties of coal as well as coal petrology. It describes the age and occurence of coal; coal sampling and analysis; coal exploration; geophysics and hydrogeology of coal and coal mining techniques. It also discusses environmental concerns and computer technology, and includes an update on global coal reserves and production figures. First reference book to cover all aspects of coal geology in one volume Includes current thinking on environmental issues Presents a useful synopsis of the alternative uses of coal as a fuel Contains the distribution and reserves of coal deposits worldwide Offers a summary of the use of computing in coal studies, as well as coal sales and marketing opportunities Includes International Standards listings This up-to-date handbook successfully bridges the gap between academic aspects of coal geology and the practical role of geology in the coal industry and will be invaluable for all professionals and students in coal geology, geotechnical and mining engineering, and environmental science.

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 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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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

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 of China

Author: Shifeng Dai,Robert B. Finkelman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781138327221

Category: Coal

Page: 288

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'Coal' and 'China' to some extent have become synonymous. China is by far the largest user of coal in the world. In 2016, coal production in China amounted to 3.21 billion tons, about half of the total global coal production. Coal consumption accounts for more than 65% of primary energy consumption in China. The Chinese coal industry greatly contributes to the economic development in China, the second largest economy in the world. However, periodically, ubiquitous images of smog blanketing major Chinese cities are viewed all over the world. Coal combustion is one of the important contributors to smog, which is considered to be a major environmental and human health problem for China and other countries. News stories also highlight the periodic coal mine disasters that kill hundreds of Chinese coal miners annually. The need to address these and other human health, environmental, and mine safety issues and to maximize resource recovery and use justifies a vigorous coal research effort. This book brings together experts on almost every aspect of coal geology, coal production, composition and use of the coal and its by-products, and coal's environmental and human health impacts. The chapters in this book were originally published in a special issue of the International Geology Review.