Coal Exploration, Mine Planning and Development


  • Roy Merritt

This is an important look at coal exploration and mining worldwide, with discussions on the parameters and decision-making factors in drilling and processing coal.
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This is an important look at coal exploration and mining worldwide.


Book information

  • Published: December 1986
  • ISBN: 978-0-8155-1070-3

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Coal and Coal Issues2. Coal Deposits of the World3. Exploration and Mapping Methods4. Methods in Logistical Planning5. Depositional Modeling Methods6. Methods in Basinal Analysis7. Methods in Resource Modeling8. Sampling Methods9. Methods of Analysis10. Methods in Data Acquisition and Projection11. Methods in Data Synthesis and Interpretation12. Methods in Graphical Presentation of Coal Information13. Methods in Reference, Information Compilation, and Literature14. Methods in Premine Planning15. Methods in Environmental Baseline Assessment and Environmental Resource Protection16. Future MethodsBibliographySubject Index