Mining Publication: Forecasting Gas Emissions for Coal Mine Safety Applications

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Original creation date: June 2006

Authors: C� Karacan, WP Diamond

Book Chapter - June 2006

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20030254

Ch 8 in: Kissell-FN [2006]. Handbook for Methane Control in Mining. Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2006-127, Information Circular 9486, 2006 Jun; :113-126

This chapter provides guidelines for determining the gas content of coalbeds, estimating the gas-in-place, and predicting gas flow and emissions before and during coal mining operations. The techniques are discussed briefly in the following sections. However, detailed information on the techniques is provided in the cited references.

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Book Chapter - June 2006

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20030254

Ch 8 in: Kissell-FN [2006]. Handbook for Methane Control in Mining. Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2006-127, Information Circular 9486, 2006 Jun; :113-126


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