Coal and the Environment
by S. F. Greb, C. F. Eble, D. C. Peters, A. R. Papp
Publisher: American Geological Institute 2006
Number of pages: 68
The book explains the uses and importance of coal, the environmental concerns associated with its mining and use, and how technological advances are making coal an environmentally cleaner fuel. Includes a full-color poster with information about the mining cycle, from exploration through land reclamation.
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This is a systematic coverage of state-of-the-art unsaturated zone hydrology. Coverage begins with the basic physical properties of clays, and moves on to contaminant transport, spatial variability, scaling, and fractals in the earth sciences.
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