Remediation of Abandoned Surface Coal Mining Sites: A NATO-Project / Edition 1

Remediation of Abandoned Surface Coal Mining Sites: A NATO-Project / Edition 1

by Alena Mudroch
     
 

ISBN-10: 354042539X

ISBN-13: 9783540425397

Pub. Date: 03/05/2002

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

The book describes the current state of former opencast mines in six countries. The remediation and reclamation of abandoned opencast mines are considered as a chance for new sustainable ecological, sociological and cultural developments in the regions concerned. The examples quoted from different countries allow the results of different remediation strategies to be…  See more details below

Overview

The book describes the current state of former opencast mines in six countries. The remediation and reclamation of abandoned opencast mines are considered as a chance for new sustainable ecological, sociological and cultural developments in the regions concerned. The examples quoted from different countries allow the results of different remediation strategies to be compared. By way of conclusion, some recommendations are given at the end.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540425397
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
03/05/2002
Series:
Environmental Science and Engineering / Environmental Engineering Series
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
175
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

From the contents: Introduction.- Reclamation and Regeneration of Landscapes after Brown Coal Opencast Mining in the Czech Republic.- Alternatives for the Reclamation of Surface Mined Lands.- Mining Lakes: Generation, Loading and Water Quality Control.- Development Prospects for the Post-Mining Landscape in Central Germany.- Now We Have a Future, People Can Also Speak of the Past - Living next to an Opencast Mine.- Art Projects in Post Mining Landscapes: Visions Became Reality.- Acknowledgements.

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