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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Environmental impacts of coal mining and utilization.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Pergamon, 1987
|All Authors / Contributors:||
M J Chadwick; Nils Lindman; N H Highton; Beijer Institute.
|Notes:||"A complete revision of: Environmental implications of expanded coal utilization."
"Published for the Beijer Institute, UNEP, the U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences, and the National Energy Administration, Sweden."
|Description:||xxv, 332 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgments. Abbreviations and acronyms. Units, conversions and equivalents. Elements and chemical compounds. Coal in the international energy scene. Land disturbance and reclamation after mining. Resource demands of coal production. Environmental impacts of coal transportation. Coal combustion. Coal conversion technologies. Application of the exposure commitment model to coal utilization emission problems. The environmental significance of trace elements from coal combustion and conversion processes. The environmental significance of coal-derived carbon compounds. Occupational and environmental health problems from coal utilization and conversion. The effect of coal utilization emissions on natural and man-managed terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems. Index.|
|Other Titles:||Environmental implications of expanded coal utilization.|
|Responsibility:||by the Beijer Institute [and others] ; editorial writers, M.J. Chadwick, N.H. Highton, and N. Lindman.|