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Data dictionary and discussion for the Midnite Mine GIS database.
Peters-DC; Smith-MA; Ferderer-DA
Denver, CO: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, RI 9611, 1996 Jan; :1-357
A geographic information system (GIS) database has been developed by the U.S. Bureau of Mines (USBM) for the Midnite Mine and surroundings in northeastern Washington State (Stevens County) on the Spokane Indian Reservation. The GIS database was compiled to serve as a repository and source of historical and research information on the mine site. The database also will be used by the Bureau of Land Management and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (as well as others) for environmental assessment and reclamation planning for future remediation and reclamation of the site. This report describes the data in the GIS database and their characteristics. The report also discusses known backgrounds on the data sets and any special considerations encountered by the USBM in developing the database.
Abandoned-sites; Chemical-analysis; Data-bases; Formats; Geographic-information-systems; Geology; Ground-water; Hydrochemistry; Hydrologic-data; Hydrologic-models; Hydrology; Maine-wastes; Monitoring; Open-pit-mining; Site-characterization; Three-dimensional-models; Topography; Two-dimensional-models; Uranium-mines; Quantitative-analysis; Exposure-assessment; Environmental-contamination; Environmental-exposure; Environmental-pollution
Report of Investigations
NTIS Accession No.
Denver, CO: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, RI 9611
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