"Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective" is a compelling collection of research conducted by scientists and engineers around the world. It presents the scientific and industrial communities as well as the interested lay reader with studies about prehistoric as well as historic coal and peat fires and magnificent illustrations of such fires and related research from countries around the world - a totally new contribution to science. The second of four volumes in the collection, "Photographs and Multimedia Tours" features stunning photographs from around the world, including Australia, Canada, Northern China, India, Borneo, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Russia, the United States, and more. This essential reference also includes a companion website with a collection of slide presentations and videos about coal and peat fires. It is authored by world-renowned experts in coal and peat fires. Global in scope-countries from all of the world are represented. Beautiful full-color illustrations and online materials including research data banks, an interactive online world map of coal and peat fires, multi-media presentations, and videos bring the contents to life.
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology