2004 Denver Annual Meeting (November 7–10, 2004)
Session No. 15 Sunday, 7 November 2004
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: 102

T62. Wild Coal Fires: Burning Questions With Global Consequences? (GSA Coal Geology Division)

Glenn Blair Stracher and Ed Heffern, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
15-18:00 AM THE GLOBAL DIMENSION OF COAL MINE FIRES: PRAKASH, Anupma, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 903 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7320, prakash@gi.alaska.edu
15-28:15 AM POTENTIAL HEALTH IMPACTS OF SPONTANEOUSLY COMBUSTED COAL: FINKELMAN, Robert B., U.S.Geol Survey, MS 956 National Center, Reston, VA 20192, rbf@usgs.gov
15-38:30 AM INDONESIA’S FOREST FIRE AND COAL FIRE CYCLES: WHITEHOUSE, Alfred E., Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, US Embassy Jakarta, Unit 8129, fpo, 96520, awhiteho@indo.net.id and MULYANA, Asep A.S., Agency for Education and Training, Department of Energy and Mineral Rscs, Jalan Gatot Subroto, Kav 49, Jakarta, 12950
15-48:45 AM CENTRALIA MINE FIRE COLLECTING EXTRAVAGANZA WITH NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: STRACHER, Glenn Blair1, TAYLOR, Tammy P.2, NOLTER, Melissa3, VICE, Daniel H.4, BLAKE, Donald R.5, and CERPOVICZ, Paul F.1, (1) Division of Science and Mathematics, East Georgia College, 131 College Circle, Swainsboro, GA 30401, (2) Chemistry Division, Los Alamos National Lab, Chemical Division, C-SIC, Mail Stop J514, Los Alamos, NM 87545, taylort@lanl.gov, (3) 1426 E. Center Street, Mahanoy City, PA 17948, (4) School of Science, Engineering, and Technology, Penn State Schuylkill, 200 University Drive, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972-2208, (5) Department of Chemistry, University of Califronia, Irvine, 507 Rowland Hall, Irvine, CA 92697-2025
15-59:00 AM ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THERMOPHILIC BACTERIA FROM A MINE FIRE FIELD: OBERWEIS, Brandon, Biology, The Pennsylvania State Univ, University Park, PA 16804, BrandonOberweis@psu.edu
15-69:15 AM WHAT SANK THE TITANIC? THE POSSIBLE CONTRIBUTION OF THE BUNKER FIRE: ESSENHIGH, Robert H., Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State Univ, 206 West 18th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, essenhigh.1@osu.edu
15-79:30 AM NEW MINERAL OCCURRENCES FROM THE WUDA COALFIELD FIRES OF INNER MONGOLIA: STRACHER, Glenn B., Science and Mathematics, East Georgia College, 131 College Circle, Swainsboro, GA 30401, stracher@ega.edu, PRAKASH, Anupma, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, 903 Koyukuk Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, SCHROEDER, Paul, Department of Geology, Univ of Georgia, 210 Field Street, Athens, GA 30602, and MCCORMACK, John, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Nevada, Reno, Mackay School of Mines, Reno, NV 89557
15-89:45 AM OBSERVATIONS OF BURNING COAL VEINS AND RECOGNITION OF THE ORIGIN OF CLINKER BY MEMBERS OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION IN NORTH DAKOTA: MURPHY, Edward C., N.D. Geol Survey, 600 East Boulevard, Bismarck, ND 58505, emurphy@state.nd.us and HOGANSON, John W., North Dakota Geol Survey, 600 East Boulevard Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58505
 10:00 AM Break
15-910:15 AM MAGNETIC SURVEYS OVER CLINKERS AND COAL SEAM FIRES IN WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA: STERNBERG, Rob and LIPPINCOTT, Caitlin, Department of Earth and Environment, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA 17604-3003, Rob.Sternberg@FandM.edu
15-1010:30 AM HOT DATES WITH CLINKER: A TOOL TO ASSESS LANDSCAPE EVOLUTION IN THE POWDER RIVER BASIN: HEFFERN, Edward L., U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, WY 82003, ed_heffern@blm.gov, REINERS, Peter W., Department of Geology & Geophysics, Yale Univ, P.O. Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520-8109, and COATES, Donald A., Consultant, RG, Ph.D, P.O. Box 1726, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
15-1110:45 AM GASES GENERATED IN UNDERGROUND COAL MINE FIRES: KIM, Ann G., National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy, 626 Cochrans Mill Rd, P.O. Box 10940, Pittsburgh, PA 15235, akim@netl.doe.gov
15-1211:00 AM MODERN EXPLORATION METHODS AS KEY TO FIGHTING OF UNCONTROLLED COAL FIRES IN CHINA: BANDELOW, Friedrich-Karl and GIELISCH, Hartwig F., Exploration & Geosurvey - Geologie & Bohrlochmessungen, Deutsche Montan Technology GmbH, Am Technologiepark 1, Essen, 45307, Germany, Friedrich-Karl.Bandelow@dmt.de
15-1311:15 AM CHANGES IN THE CENTRALIA COAL FIRE OVER FORTY YEARS: NOLTER, Melissa A., 1426 E. Center St, Mahanoy City, PA 17948, bumrat00@losch.net and VICE, Daniel H., Department of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Penn State Univ, Schuylkill Campus, 200 University Drive, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972
15-1411:30 AM PERCY MINE FIRE EXTINGUISHMENT PROJECT: MICHALSKI, Stanley R. and GLOGOWSKI, Phillip E., GAI Consultants, Inc, 570 Beatty Road, Monroeville, PA 15146, s.michalski@gaiconsultants.com
15-1511:45 AM INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR EXPLORATION, EXTINCTION AND MONITORING OF COAL FIRES IN NORTH CHINA – FIRST RESULTS OF THE SINO-GERMAN COAL FIRE RESEARCH INITIATIVE: VOIGT, Stefan1, RÜTER, H.2, BANDELOW, F.K.2, BUHROW, C.3, LI, Jiahong4, LI, Jing4, CHEN, Bin4, ZHANG, Jianminn4, and MEHL, H.1, (1) German Remote Sensing Data Center - DFD, German Aerospace Ctr - DLR, Muenchnerstrasse 20, Oberpfaffenhofen, Wessling, 82234, Germany, stefan.voigt@dlr.de, (2) Essen, (3) Freiberg, (4) Beijing

Back to the 2004 Denver Annual Meeting (November 7–10, 2004)
General Information for this Meeting