Energy resources: Coal
Energy resources: Coal

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Energy resources: Coal


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Figure 1b Professor R A Spicer, The Open University

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Figure 2c John Watson, The Open University

Figure 3 NASA

Figures 4 and 35 Thomas, L. (2002) Coal Geology, John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Figure 6 Kevin Church, The Open University

Figure 7 Skinner, B.J. (1976) Earth Resources, Figure 13, Prentice-Hall, Inc, Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Figure 8 Cossons, N (1987) 'Coal', The BP Book of Industrial Archaeology, 2nd edn, David and Charles Publishing Inc

Figure 10 WesternGeco

Figure 11, 17, 22, 23 and 32 MRP Photography

Figure 12 and 15 James A Luppens, USGS

Figure 14 Scottish Coal Company Ltd

Figure 21a Arthur Meyerson Photography

Figure.21b Tejada Photography Inc

Figures 24 and 25 Guion, P.D. and Fulton, I.M. (1993) 'The importance of sedimentology in deep-mined coal extraction', Figures 31 and 32, Geoscientist, vol. 3, no. 2, The Geological Society

Figure 27 The Selby Coalfield, British Coal

Figure 31 Dunrud, C.R. and Osterwald, F.W. (1980) 'Effects of coal mine subsidence in the Sheridan, Wyoming area: a summary of geology, subsidence, and other effects of past and present mining as related to the environment, coal resource management, and land use', US Geological Survey Professional Paper, 1164, 49p

Figure 35 Based on map by Professor A.J. Smith

Figures 38 and 39 UK Energy Brief July 2003, Department of Trade and Industry. 'Crown copyright material is reproduced under Class Licence Number C01W0000065 with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland'

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