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ArcView Coal Evaluation User's Guide

Open-File Report 2007-1091

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Purpose: The objective of the ArcView Coal Evaluation (ACE) is to estimate the amount and location of coal available to be mined by various coal mining technologies, based on the geologic coverages developed in the National Coal Resource Assessment (NCRA) which are the starting coverages used in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) evaluation of coal resources. The ACE Users Guide provides many examples of how to apply technical limits based upon mining technology. The methods, which are iterative for any given mining technology, should transfer directly by mining technology to other coal beds.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
ArcView Coal Evaluation User's Guide
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
2007-1091
Edition:
-
Year Published:
2007
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Contributing office(s):
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
viii, 762 p.
Online Only (Y/N):
Y