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Underground subsidence

Andrew W Jenike

Underground subsidence

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Published in Salt Lake City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Subsidences (Earth movements)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesUtah Engineering Experiment Station. Bulletin no. 114
    ContributionsLeser, Tadeusz,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA710 J4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[19 leaves]
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17085831M

    When underground coal mining began in the s in the U.S., many of the mines were located far away from developing city infrastructure. There was little thought of potential expansion over these mined-out areas or the effects of long-term subsidence. Until the s, most mine design was essentially done by rule of thumb and focused on short.   However, coastal subsidence has caused the elevation to drop 10 feet or more in certain areas. The subsidence was caused by extensive use of ground water and the extraction of oil and natural gas. The city turned to ground-level water sources such as Lake Houston which was created in and Lake Conroe of which Houston owns two-thirds interest.


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Subsidence induced by underground extraction is a class of human-induced (anthropogenic) land subsidence that principally is caused by the withdrawal of subsurface fluids (groundwater, oil, and gas) or by the underground mining of coal and other by: 1.

Subsidence from Underground Mining: Environmental Analysis and Planning Considerations By F. Lee and J. Abel, Jr.1 ABSTRACT Subsidence, a universal process that occurs in response to the voids created by extracting solids or liquids from beneath the Earth's surface, is controlled by many factors including Cited by: “ Subsidence ” is the movement of ground, block or slope.

It is caused by readjustment of overburden due to collapse and failure of underground operating mine excavation (Fig. ), unfilled and unsupported abandoned stopes and excessive water withdrawal. It can be natural or manmade.

Surface subsidence Underground subsidence book common over shallow underground. Charles E. Glass Ph.D., P.E., in Interpreting Aerial Photographs to Identify Natural Hazards, Ground Subsidence Due to Groundwater Withdrawal. Ground subsidence hazard due to groundwater withdrawal is somewhat unique to the Southwest.

It occurs when groundwater is withdrawn from a basin aquifer or subsurface reservoir faster than natural or artificial recharge can replace it. Surface subsidence is recognised as a problem in most countries, particularly those with significant mining and other underground resource extraction industries.

This book addresses the problems relating to subsidence whether caused naturally, or arising from mining or other forms of underground extractive Edition: 1. Coal mine subsidence is the local lowering of the ground Underground subsidence book caused by coal mining. Subsidence processes above underground mines consist of a gradual downwarping of the overburden into coal extraction panels, which causes depressions, or a sudden.

Surface subsidence is recognised as a problem in most countries, particularly those with significant mining and other underground resource extraction industries.

This book addresses the problems relating to subsidence whether caused naturally, or arising from mining or other forms of underground extractive main purpose of this book is to bring together subsidence knowledge.

Ground water constitutes a significant operational problem and potential hazard in open-pit and underground mining. The pressure of ground water in geologic discontinuities adversely affects the safety of height and slope angles of open-pit mines, justifying measures to reduce ground-water pressures in their vicinity.

The principal hazard in underground mining and tunneling arises from. MacFarlane's book about the Underland is a great companion to similar books about trees and nature aboveground (The Overstory came to mind as I read it). It is a non-fiction book taking us on a series of underground journeys primarily in Europe but also in Greenland where we explore caves and learn about geology and speleology/5(K).

underground construction hazards and is connected to a Subsidence areas must be similarly guarded by shoring, filling in, or placing barricades and warning signs to prevent entry. Adjacent areas must be scaled or secured to prevent loose soil, rock, or fractured materials from endangering portal, subsidence.

underground operation for improving mining recovery, safety, and mitigating surface subsidence, a fill raise will be constructed for transporting backfill materials prepared at the backfill plant on the surf ace to underground stopes. If ne cessary, additional ventilation raises will be driven to improve underground.

Brauner, Gerhard,Subsidence Due to Underground Mining (in two parts) U.S. Bureau of Mines Information Circular, Text *. National Coal Board,Subsidence Engineers’ Handbook, NCB Mining Department, Text *.

* = This publication is available for. This book addresses the problems relating to subsidence whether caused naturally, or arising from mining or other forms of underground extractive activity.

The main purpose of this book is to bring together subsidence knowledge, experiences and research findings in many countries and rationalise such information especially in respect of its. Longwall mining is a form of underground coal mining where a long wall of coal is mined in a single slice (typically – m (2 ft 0 in–3 ft 3 in) thick).

The longwall panel (the block of coal that is being mined) is typically 3–4 km (– mi) long and – m (–1, ft) wide. @article{osti_, title = {Mining subsidence engineering}, author = {Kratzsch, H.}, abstractNote = {This translation deals with the current state of international knowledge on strata and ground movement over mine workings.

Attention is paid damaging effects on mine shafts and the land surface. Of the literature references in the German edition () only the more important for an.

This book presents the papers given at a conference on ground subsidence in underground coal mines. Topics considered at the conference included a subsidence prediction model, the. The costs are dominated by subsidence from underground mining of coal, drainage of organic soils, and withdrawal of underground water and petroleum.

These costs consist primarily of direct structural and property losses and depreciation of land values, but they also include business and personal losses that result from periods of repair.

(2) "Mine subsidence" means loss to the structure caused by lateral or vertical movement, including collapse which results therefrom, of structures from collapse of man-made underground coal mines.

It does not include loss caused by earthquake, landslide, volcanic eruption or collapse of storm and sewer drains and rapid transit tunnels.

@article{osti_, title = {Numerical modeling of a subsidence induced by underground coal gasification, including thermal effects}, author = {Stephenson, D E and Dass, S T and Shaw, D E}, abstractNote = {During normal coal extraction roof collapse is controlled, thermal effects are absent and existing data is useless for the formation of numerical models of underground coal gasification(PGU).

Mine Subsidence Insurance Homepage Pennsylvania Historic Underground Mine Map Database. Help | About | Disclaimer. Overlays. Base Maps. Left mouse click on the area of interest to view a list of available mine maps.

Search. County: Municipality: Street: Zip Code: Longitude: (decimal degrees). Determination of surface subsidence Prevention of inrush PART 6 Design of mines DIVISION 1 General Change and shower facilities Fixed ladders underground Wire rope or chain ladders Stairways DIVISION 2 Underground Mines Application of Division Design of mine Tailings containing cyanide prohibited Exits.

This event caused major changes in the mining laws of Pennsylvania today. According to section in the Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal act, just one of 1, sections; Maps of all mines should accurately show the boundary lines of the lands of the said coal mine or colliery and the proximity of the workings thereto, all pipelines, streams or other bodies of water, buildings and structures.

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Underground coal mining in the North China Plain has created large-scale subsidence wetlands that may attract waterbirds that use them as complementary habitats. The primary interest of this study concerns evaluating the usability of the applied risk assessment method at room-and-pillar mining.

The study addresses risk associated with the collapse of mining blocks and resulting surface subsidence. Some of the various factors, relevant to Estonian oil shale mines, have been determined.

C Subsidence from underground mining; environmental analysis and planning considerations.Geological Survey Circular, C Paperback – January 1, by United States Geological Survey.

(Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Author: United States Geological Survey. The book begins with two keynote papers by Professor Linda Yang and Professor Jian Zhao, which summarize recent advances in some key problems on stability analysis of underground rock structures and recent studies of rock dynamics for underground development, respectively.

The section on engineering issues in karst and ground subsidence. Extensive underground mining occurred in the Centerville area, Appanoose County, Iowa between and Coal production was exclusively from the Mystic Coal Member of the Labette Shale (Pennsylvanian).

Both longwall and room-and-pillar mining methods were utilized with the longwall method being the predominant type. Although both crater and trough subsidence have occurred in. This symposium is aimed to promote collaboration and meetings between scholars, professional engineers and the industrial demands of the Asian region, where projects for rock mechanics are very flourishing.

Lots of new techniques, theories and case histories on tunnels, underground chambers, mine stopes, nuclear waste disposal repositories and other underground spaces are introduced. The. Subsidence – Next Steps.

Think you’ve seen warning signs of subsidence in your property. Want to find out more about subsidence. Want to book a subsidence survey.

Get in touch with Allcott Associates on today and our expert surveyors will ensure your property is safe, stable, and protected from subsidence. Book-Softcover - Stock # Geotechnical Special Publications (GSP) GSP 19 These papers review structural damage and reconstruction in areas of underground coal mining, subsidence effects and damage to highways and other transportation facilities, and subsidence causes and effects over abandoned mine lands.

In addition, the analysis of. Surface subsidence from underground mining activity is a problem in most countries with underground extraction activity. The impact from such occurrences is well known in coal, metal and other types of mining. Effective concepts and applications are now being used by related practitioners to identify, measure and mitigate the effect of.

Subsidence from underground mining (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Fitzhugh T Lee; John F Abel; Geological Survey (U.S.).

A drilling crew then prepared the site for ground zero—right in the middle of the road, about 1, feet below the surface. The detonation destroyed the road and created this subsidence crater (the ground collapses into the cavity by the blast). [Taken from the book Nuclear Landscapes, by Peter Goin.].

Subsidence Prediction Although the mechanism for each of the six types of subsidence considered in this report is generally understood, the ability to predict time, place, and magnitude or rate of subsidence is frequently impaired by either inadequate mapping or incomplete understanding of details of the subsidence process and difficulty in.

Jharia is a neighbourhood in Dhanbad Dhanbad Sadar subdivision of Dhanbad district in Jharkhand state, 's economy is heavily dependent on the local coal fields, used to make r, fires in the coal fields have made the city a heavily polluted, with several government studies recommending relocation of much of the population to nearby Belgaria.

Surface subsidence is recognised as a problem in most countries, particularly those with significant mining and other underground resource extraction industries.

This book addresses the problems relating to subsidence whether caused naturally, or arising from mining or other forms of underground extractive activity. Subsidence can produce two types of ground failure in overlying coalbeds.

In the first type, the strata bend in response to subsidence, leading to the formation of a trough. The second type, known as interseam shearing, occurs when subsidence produces highly inclined shear or shear-tensile failures, displacing the coalbed to lower elevations.

thickness of coal extracted underground. Fig. Typical Subsidence Profile Drawn to a True Scale The angle at which the subsidence spreads out towards the limit of subsidence, at the surface, is referred to as the angle of draw.

The angle of draw depends upon. Full text of "Subsidence information for underground mines-literature assessment and annotated bibliography" See other formats.

The New Jersey Geological Survey is a public service and research agency within the NJ Department of Environmental Protection. Founded inthe NJGS has evolved from a mineral resources and topographic mapping agency to a modern environmental organization that collects and provides geoscience information to government, consultants, industry, environmental groups, and the public.Potash mining is an important economic activity in the north-east of Spain.

However, one of the main environmental issues produced for such type of mining is subsidence, which generates horizontal and vertical ground displacements.

A Geographic Information System (GIS)-based model is proposed as a management system in a case study with two mines.

This system is able to deal with subsidence.Modelling surface subsidence during underground coal gasification With Y.G. Derbin, J. Walker, D.

Wanatowski Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) is an alternative method of extracting energy from coal whereby the coal is burnt within an in situ UCG reactor.