3 edition of Landscape and surface mining found in the catalog.
Landscape and surface mining
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-197) and index.
|Statement||by Gerhard Darmer ; edited by Norman L. Dietrich ; translated by Marianne Elflein-Capito.|
|Contributions||Dietrich, Norman L.|
|LC Classifications||S621.5.S8 D3713 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 201 p. :|
|Number of Pages||201|
|LC Control Number||91038794|
Surface mining, including strip mining, open-pit mining and mountaintop removal mining, is a broad category of mining in which soil and rock overlying the mineral deposit (the overburden) are removed, in contrast to underground mining, in which the overlying rock is left in place, and the mineral is removed through shafts or tunnels. Abstract. The purpose of this study is the discussion of landscape and the largescale surface mining of lignite. The subject is approached by - - considering surface mining and the factors that affect it, with particular reference to the New Zealand situation; - considering landscape architecture and large-scale surface mining, with particular reference to lignite, and - applying landscape Author: D. G. McKenzie.
The groundwater from the mines is more acidic than surface waters and disrupts ecosystems by changing the pH conditions of soil and water sources. Subsurface mining operations don’t create the visible changes in the landscape that surface mining operations do, but the conditions of subsurface mines are extremely hazardous for the working miners. This process is called surface mining and was widely used as a method for extracting coal in the Ohio River valley and in England. This technique is also used for mining phosphate deposits, gypsum, gravel, limestone, copper, iron, and other minerals.
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Landscape and Surface Mining: Ecological Guidelines for Reclamation English translation of the German book "Landshaft and Tagebau, first published in Edited by Norman L.
Dietrich. Slight bumping to cover, otherwise near fine condition. This SME classic is both a reference book for the working engineer and a textbook for the mining student.
This hardcover edition gives a brief history of surface mining and a general overview of the state of surface mining today—topics range from production and productivity to technological developments and trends in equipment.4/5(1).
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is a platform for academics to share research papers. Surface mining methods dominate the world production of minerals.
Currently, almost all non-metallic minerals [more than 95%], most metallic minerals [more than 90%] and a large fraction of coal. Mining Methods, Surface mining Large alluvial deposits are mined by floating washing plants capable of excavating the gravel, processing it in the washing pl ant.
Surface Mining Machinery Glossary Bibliography Biographical Sketches Summary This chapter deals with surface mining.
Section 1 presents an overview of surface mining methods and practices as commonly employe d in modern surface mining operations. The description includes a comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of surface and.
This book comprises over 60 original and fully refereed technical presentations focused on geological analysis and testing of rocks, ores, minerals and elements correlated with gold mineralization and mining in the Great Basin region of the United States. Christopher Kennedy University of Toronto, Department of Civil Engineering, 35 St.
George Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S IA4 Coal is a valuable resource. It provides a significant amount of the World's energy supply and it is the basis for many industries. However, in areas where coal lies. This SME classic is both a reference book for the working engineer and a textbook for the mining student.
This edition gives a brief history of surface mining and a general overview of the state of surface mining today. Topics range from production and productivity to technological developments and trends in equipment.
Get this from a library. Landscape and surface mining: ecological guidelines for reclamation: English language translation of Landschaft und Tagebau, oekologische Leitbilder fuer die Rekultivierung. [Gerhard Darmer; Norman L Dietrich].
The purpose of this study is the discussion of landscape and the largescale surface mining of lignite. The subject is approached by - - considering surface mining and the factors that affect it, w ith particular reference to the New Zealand situation; - considering landscape architecture and large-scale surface mining, with particular reference to lignite, and - applying landscape.
This SME classic is both a reference book for the working engineer and a textbook for the mining student. This hardcover edition gives a brief history of surface mining and a general overview of the state of surface mining today--topics range from production and productivity to technological developments and trends in equipment/5(5).
Mining - Mining - Surface mining: It has been estimated that more than two-thirds of the world’s yearly mineral production is extracted by surface mining. There are several types of surface mining, but the three most common are open-pit mining, strip mining, and quarrying.
These differ from one another in the mine geometries created, the techniques used, and the minerals produced. Proposed Montco Mine, Rosebud County, Montana: draft environmental impact statement: OSM-EIS ; prepared by Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement by Unknown. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at OVERVIEW OF SURFACE MINING Stated in the simplest terms, surface mining consists of removing the topsoil, rock, and other strata called overburden that lie above mineral or fuel deposits to recover them.
When compared to underground methods, surface mining offers several advantages: it (1) allows recovery of deposits which cannot be deep-mined. mining [n][US], surface. Reference work entry. DOI: https: Search within book. Type for suggestions. Table of contents Previous. Page Navigate to page number.
of Next. About this reference work mining landscape, recultivated. mining operation. mining permit. The spatial distribution of the impact of surface mining on the landscape ecology of semi-arid grasslands is heterogeneous, which should be taken into account in landscape ecological management, restoration, and planning.
This paper may serve as a reference for the study of the disturbances and impacts of human activities on landscape : Zhenhua Wu, Shaogang Lei, Qingqing Lu, Zhengfu Bian, Sijie Ge.
The U.S. Government's Official Website for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE).
OSMRE's business practices are to reclaim abandoned mine lands (Title IV), regulate active coal mines (Title V), and apply sound science through technology transfer. Pit mines extend both into the ground and across the surface and are some of the largest mine operations in the world.
Like other surface mining operations that remove materials, pit mining operations scar the landscape, destroy habitat, and pollute the air with dust and particulates.Popular Mining Books Showing of Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free (Hardcover) Hard Places: Reading the Landscape of America's Historic Mining Districts (Paperback) by.
Richard V. Francaviglia (shelved 2 times as mining) Here and there amber lights shone out.A watershed view of a mountaintop mine and valley fill. Surface coal mining in the steep terrain of the central Appalachian coalfields includes: mountaintop removal, contour, area, highwall, and.
auger mining. Operations are concentrated in: eastern Kentucky.