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Reclaimed Land : Land Reconstruction & Management S. - Martin J. Haigh

Reclaimed Land

Land Reconstruction & Management S.

By: Martin J. Haigh (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2000
ISBN: 9789054107934
Number Of Pages: 396

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This text is the first in a series that sets out to highlight work being done to restore land damaged by human activity, and to minimize further damage. Each volume explores a land management problem from a scientific perspective. This work investigates surface coal mining and its effects.

Prefacep. ix
List of Contributorsp. xiii
The Aims of Land Reclamationp. 1
Towards Minimising the Long-term Liability of Reclaimed Mine Sitesp. 21
A Strategy for Determining Acceptable Sediment Yield for Reclaimed Mine Landsp. 37
Rainfall Erosion on Opencast Coal-mine Lands: Ecological Perspectivep. 51
Erosion Control: Principles and Some Technical Optionsp. 75
Design of Technical Erosion Control Measures for the Reconstruction of Degraded Steep Landsp. 111
Hydrological Management of Reclaimed Opencast Coal-Mine Sitesp. 137
Case Study: Role of Grass Colonisation in Restricting Overland Flow and Erosion of Clayey Surface Coal-mine Spoils: Laboratory Resultsp. 159
Soil Stewardship On Reclaimed Coal Landsp. 165
Case Study: Vegetation, Erosion and Soil Development on Lignite Spoil Banks: Maritsa-Iztok, Bulgariap. 275
Case Study: Forestation Controls Erosion on Coal-briquette Spoil Banks, Pernik, Bulgariap. 281
Forest Recultivation of Coal-Mined Land: Problems and Prospectsp. 291
Case Study: Geoecological Reconstruction of Coal-mine-Disturbed Lands in India's Jharia Coalfieldp. 339
Case Study: Ecological and Economic Efficiency of Forest Reclamation of Coal-spoil Banks in the Kolubara Basin, Serbiap. 369
Indexp. 379
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ISBN: 9789054107934
ISBN-10: 9054107936
Series: Land Reconstruction & Management S.
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 396
Published: 1st January 2000
Publisher: A A Balkema Publishers
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.93
Edition Number: 1

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