Constraints on the development of coal mining in arctic Alaska based on review of Eurasian arctic practices.
Lynch DF; Johansen NI; Lambert C Jr.
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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.
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