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Centralia Mine Fire Analysis
Last modified 2009-10-08 18:15:51
http://www.offroaders.com/album/centralia/study/ESL201Paper.htm
Centralia PA - Underground Mine Fires burning...
Last modified 2024-02-14 08:44:58
http://www.offroaders.com/album/centralia/centralia.htm
Some perspective on the town of Centralia Pennsylvania, where an underground fire has been burning continuously since 1962.
Commercial web site, has many ads.
Field Trip: COAL MINE
Last modified 2006-11-21 09:22:22
http://www.ket.org/Trips/Coal/index.html
Mountaintop Removal -- NASA Earth Observatory
Last modified 2008-01-09 13:29:28
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Study/MountaintopRemoval/
NASA's Earth Observatory hosts this article about mountaintop removal, with photos from space showing how visibly significant this process is. The article explains the dynamic state of regulatory affairs surrounding coal mining in Appalachia.
National Energy Technology Lab--education resources
Last modified 2011-03-04 11:02:11
http://www.netl.doe.gov/education/teachers.html
This lab is mainly concerned with technologies to mitigate problems in the coal industry.
Tours, lessons, links to related sites, sponsorship of science fairs and the DOE Science Bowl, a student science competition.
Note that NETL's Excellence in Science Education Award went to the same teacher for the first four years the award has been given.
ONTA--Hydrocarbon Samples
Last modified 2007-08-12 11:48:02
http://onta.com
Based in Toronto, this organization offers kits of oil and coal-bearing rocks for educational purposes.
US DOE Office of Fossil Energy
Last modified 2007-05-19 07:21:57
http://www.fossil.energy.gov/
Oversees fossil energy research and information.