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Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective: Volume 4: Peat – Geology, Combustion, and Case Studies

By Glenn B. Stracher

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Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective, Volumes 1–4, presents a fascinating collection of research about prehistoric and historic coal and peat fires. Magnificent illustrations of fires and research findings from countries around the world are featured—a totally new contribution to science.

This last of four volumes in the collection, Peat—Geology, Combustion, and Case Studies, examines in detail peat fires chronicled in several countries. In addition, the geology of peat, peat megafires, infrared analysis of fires, and the mathematical modelling of fire hazards are presented. This essential reference includes a companion website with an interactive world map of coal and peat fires, collections of slide presentations, research data, additional chapters, and videos: booksite.elsevier.com/9780444595102.

  • Authored by world-renowned experts in coal and peat fires
  • Global in scope—countries from around the world are represented
  • Includes beautiful color illustrations, lively presentations, important research data, and a companion website of further resources

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780444595102
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
09/22/2015
Pages:
174
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.60(d)

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