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Author(s): J. Ribeiro
D. Flores
Title: Petrografia e geoquímica orgânica das escombreiras de carvão da Bacia Carbonífera do Douro - implicações ambientais
Issue Date: 2010
Abstract: The coal waste piles that result from Douro Coalfield exploitation represent one of the mostsignificant environmental impacts caused by mining activities. The aim of this work is the petrographicand geochemical characterization of the organic fraction of fifteen coal waste piles, to identify andunderstand potential impacts on the environment. The data point to the existence of oxidation, aciddrainage and consequently, the leaching of elements to the environment. The self-combustion processesin three coal waste piles enhance the acid drainage and leaching
Subject: Ciências da terra e ciências do ambiente
Earth and related Environmental sciences
Scientific areas: Ciências exactas e naturais::Ciências da terra e ciências do ambiente
Natural sciences::Earth and related Environmental sciences
URI: https://repositorio-aberto.up.pt/handle/10216/53066
Document Type: Artigo em Revista Científica Nacional
Rights: openAccess
License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
Appears in Collections:FCUP - Artigo em Revista Científica Nacional

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