This Reviews in Engineering Geology volume from the Geological Society of America summarizes and expands on a large body of work related to fires associated with various aspects of coal mining. The book applies a multi-disciplinary approach to studying this global problem using both physical and theoretical perspectives. The 19 peer-reviewed papers that are 10–20 pages in length are organized such that readers can easily locate subject matter most closely aligned with their own research focus. Geology of Coal Fires: Case Studies from around the World is divided into five major sections: practical and theoretical models associated with coal combustion...

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