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

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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.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Reclamation and Regeneration of Landscapes after Brown Coal Opencast Mining in Six Different Countries 4
Alternatives for the Reclamation of Surface Mined Lands 37
Mining Lakes: Generation, Loading and Water Quality Control 57
Development Prospects for the Post-Mining Landscape in Central Germany 111
Now We Have a Future, People Can Also Speak of the Past - Living Next to an Opencast Mine 150
Art Projects in Post Mining Landscapes: Visions Became Reality 161
Acknowledgements 170
List of Keywords 171
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