Innovative Approaches to Mined Land Reclamation

Innovative Approaches to Mined Land Reclamation

by Claire L. Carlson
     
 

This volume, drawn from the 1986 National Mined Land Reclamation Conference, focuses on the practical application of the latest research to the field situation.

It discusses a multitude of technical problems associated with the reclamation of surface-mined land, including such common problems as improving soil reconstruction methods and restoring site

Overview

This volume, drawn from the 1986 National Mined Land Reclamation Conference, focuses on the practical application of the latest research to the field situation.

It discusses a multitude of technical problems associated with the reclamation of surface-mined land, including such common problems as improving soil reconstruction methods and restoring site productivity, developing environmentally safe and efficient methods for disposing of the waste material created by mining, and enhancing groundwater recharge and the groundwater and surface water quality of mined areas. In these papers reclamation specialists from the academic community, government, private industry, and research institutions review current reclamation policy and problems and examine innovative approaches to reclamation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780809313815
Publisher:
Southern Illinois University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1987
Edition description:
1st Edition
Pages:
768
Product dimensions:
6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.88(d)

Meet the Author

Claire L. Carlson is on the staff of the Southern Illinois University Coal Research Center.

James H. Swisher is Director, Coal Research Center.

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