Coal Mining: Research, Technology and Safety

Coal Mining: Research, Technology and Safety

eBook - 2008
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Reports and reviews look at research into both environmental concerns and human health concerns surrounding coal mining. The topics include environmental impacts of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in coal particles on sediment quality; soil biota development in areas affected by open-cast coal mining in Europe and its role in soil formation; the pathogenesis, assessment and diagnostics of respiratory disorders in coal miners; and post-traumatic stress disorder and its determinants in survivors of coal mining disaster. A short communication looks at the heavy metal contamination of crops grown on reclaimed mine wastelands in China. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2008
ISBN: 9781608763184
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 298 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Additional Contributors: Fosdyke, Gerald B.


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