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Acidic pit lakes : the legacy of coal and metal surface mines

Author: Walter Geller
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Series: Environmental science and engineering (Springer (Firm))., Environmental science.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This monograph provides an international perspective on pit lakes in post-mining landscapes, including the problem of geogenic acidification. Much has been learned during the last decade through research and practical experience on how to mitigate or remediate the environmental problems of acidic pit lakes. In the first part of the book, general scientific issues are presented in 21 contributions from the fields of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Geller
ISBN: 9783642293849 3642293840
OCLC Number: 800728420
Description: 1 online resource : color illustrations, maps.
Contents: Introduction / Walter Geller and Martin Schultze --
Terrestrial Environment of Pit Lakes / Martin Schultze --
Limnology of Pit Lakes / Martin Schultze --
Remediation and Management of Acidified Pit Lakes and Outflowing Waters / Walter Geller and Martin Schultze --
Case Studies and Regional Surveys / Walter Geller --
Lessons Learned, Open Questions, and Concluding Remarks / Walter Geller and Martin Schultze.
Series Title: Environmental science and engineering (Springer (Firm))., Environmental science.
Responsibility: Walter Geller [and others], editors.

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In a comprehensive analysis of one of mankind's most toxic legacies, this book's valuable international perspective on mine water and mine-contaminated lakes explores the general scientific issues  Read more...

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