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Constraints on the development of coal mining in arctic Alaska based on review of Eurasian arctic practices.

Authors
Lynch-DF; Johansen-NI; Lambert-C Jr.
Source
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries :1-230
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10008316
Abstract
This report focuses on those factors which can be said to be unique to arctic coal mining. It focuses on four major constraints: permafrost, frozen water, low ambient air temperature, and remoteness. Environmental protection and the political and economic factors common to the mines studied are discussed, and conclusions and recommendations are presented.
Publication Date
19760101
Document Type
CP; Final Contract Report
Fiscal Year
1976
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
OFR 41-78
Source Name
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries
State
AK
Performing Organization
University of Alaska
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