opencast mining landscapes

  • Reclamation of Degraded Landscapes due to Opencast

    2013-6-27  opencast coal mining on ecosystems at a landscape level, which may not only be large scale, but also be intense. Environmental impacts of opencast coal mining have been thoroughly investigated by many researchers and defined for the various stages of

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  • Reclamation of Degraded Landscapes due to

    2013-7-1  All mining operations, due to their nature, have negative impacts on the cultural landscape. And opencast mining activities are not an exception, as they drastically change the former dynamic equilibrium of the landscape

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  • Reclamation of Degraded Landscapes due to

    Opencast coal-mining is a controversial and, directly or indirectly, an environmentally damaging land-use choice that is now suspended in several countries including Wales.

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  • Opencast Mining - an overview ScienceDirect Topics

    Opencast mining on hill slopes, particularly in areas of heavy rainfall, is vulnerable to landslides causing loss of human life, property and deforestation. This can be controlled by geo-technically designed slope of the mine and adequate support system.

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  • Reclamation of Degraded Landscapes due to

    Due to its nature, especially opencast mining inevitably leads to serious degradation on ecological and aesthetic values of the landscape. Topography and drainage, air, soil and water quality, vegetation including forest ecosystems, noise levels and ground vibrations, human health and habitation can be listed as the typical parameters that are mainly affected by opencast mining activities.

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  • Potentials of Sustainable Greening and Research in ...

    Potentials of Sustainable Greening and Research in Opencast Mine and Mining Landscapes We call for greening campaigns and research camps for opencast mine and former mining landscapes. Innovative ideas and potentials for sustainable greening and research projects for post-mining landscapes and opencast mining (opencast mining) are briefly summarized.

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  • Greenhouses, Gardening, Landscape Parks and Forests

    These are also tasks and objectives for the sustainable greening and management of all sorts of barren and dry areas or landscapes. Since pioneer plants populate the landscape relatively quickly in most open-cast mining landscapes, thus loosening and ventilating the soils, it is easier to create new plantings such as garden plants, parks and mixed forests (mixed forests).

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  • Spatial Processes of Landscape Transformation in

    pos-mining landscapes: a case study of Lusatian lignite dis-trict. ... The spatial process of landscape transformation in opencast mining lands was explored by Fagiewicz (2014). Analysis of forest ...

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  • Assessing vegetation recovery in reclaimed opencast

    Opencast mining is an activity that caters to many economic sectors; however, it has a large impact on society and the environment. After mining, the major concern is to restore the previous land cover, which was generally a natural vegetation cover.

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  • Revitalisation chances for communities in post-mining ...

    These new landscapes may advance the identification of revitalization strategies for communities located around opencast mining areas and have been facing decline for

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  • Opencast Mining - an overview ScienceDirect Topics

    Mining and opencast mining in particular affect all components of ecosystems (Bradshaw, 1997).During opencast mining, material overlying the mined minerals, called overburden, is excavated and deposited in a heap. This heap can be located either inside the mine pit

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  • Special Issue "Remote Sensing of Opencast Mining

    2020-4-4  Dear Colleagues, Opencast mining is one of the most intensive forms of landscape change mediated by humans. Mining significantly alters both natural and anthropogenic systems and returning this land to desirable or historical states is often prevented due to the irreversible nature of mining

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  • Spontaneous succession on opencast mining sites ...

    2012-11-5  These management approaches are debated regarding conservation strategies for postindustrial landscapes. Mining areas consisting of early- to late-developmental stages of both reclaimed and unreclaimed sites offer an opportunity to examine the roles of restoration strategies in a complete successional series for biodiversity and disentangle the ...

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  • Opencast Mining Reclamation SpringerLink

    Forest Restoration in Landscapes. Forest Restoration in Landscapes pp 370-378 Cite as. Opencast Mining Reclamation. Authors; Authors and affiliations; ... J.M. 2003. Trends in relief design and construction in opencast mining reclamation. Land Degradation and Development 14:215–226. CrossRef Google Scholar. Parrotta, J.A., and Knowles, O.H ...

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  • 4. Mining and landscape management - United

    4. Mining and landscape management. It has thus become clear that the opencast hilltop mining of nickel and iron ores in New Caledonia has had a devastating effect on landscapes within and around the ultrabasic massifs and has modified river channels, estuaries, deltas, and some nearshore sea areas (fig. 21).

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  • Assessing vegetation recovery in reclaimed opencast

    Opencast mining is an activity that caters to many economic sectors; however, it has a large impact on society and the environment. After mining, the major concern is to restore the previous land cover, which was generally a natural vegetation cover.

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  • Welzow-Süd opencast mine - LEAG.de

    2016-9-27  metres thick. In Welzow-Süd opencast mine approx. 20 million tons of raw lignite is mined annually. Mining preparation and water management It is a prerequisite for safe opencast mining that the deposit is kept free from water. Once the forefield has been cleared, filter wells are drilled and more than

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  • Mining Funda: Land Reclamation

    2021-4-15  As a result of above mentioned factors, post-mining landscapes lose their previous aesthetic, ecological and socioeconomic values. If effective mitigation measures are not taken to decrease the adverse environmental impacts, environmental degradation due to opencast mining

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  • UrbanLinks 2 Landscape - Interreg Europe

    2019-1-21  o Lignite opencast mining, follow -up landscapes, future mining areas o Haus Ripshorst – Information Centre for the Emscher Landscape Park o BernePark o Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord, Duisburg • World Café (pages 9 - 11) o Table 1 “Visions” o Table 2 “Feedback and Learning” o Table 3 “The Stakeholders” ...

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  • 2 INTERPRETING THE MINING LANDSCAPES OF MID WALES

    2019-3-3  INTERPRETING THE MINING LANDSCAPES OF MID WALES 33 sire as 'an old rorn place rent to pieces by hushing in former times (Montgomeryshire Collections 45, 1937-38, 49). The evidence for hushing consists of a series of leats drawn from a boggy valley about 300 metres to the south-west of the opencast workings,

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  • Special Issue "Remote Sensing of Opencast Mining Land Use ...

    2020-4-4  Dear Colleagues, Opencast mining is one of the most intensive forms of landscape change mediated by humans. Mining significantly alters both natural and anthropogenic systems and returning this land to desirable or historical states is often prevented due to the irreversible nature of mining

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  • Spontaneous succession on opencast mining sites ...

    2012-11-5  Spontaneous succession on opencast mining sites: implications for bird biodiversity. ... These management approaches are debated regarding conservation strategies for postindustrial landscapes. Mining areas consisting of early‐ to late‐developmental stages of both reclaimed and unreclaimed sites offer an opportunity to examine the roles of ...

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  • Opencast Mining Quarry With Beautiful Sunlight And Cloudy ...

    Photo about Opencast mining quarry with beautiful sunlight and cloudy sky Aerial view industrial. Image of equipment, landscape, minerals - 109081835

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  • Original Research Spatial Processes of Landscape ...

    activity [1]. Opencast mining is a form of human activity that causes a spectacular transformation of the landscape. This is because of its specificity: in the first stage it con-tributes to the degradation of the landscape, and in subse-quent stages, through a process of reclamation and devel-opment, it shapes the new (secondary) post-mining land-

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  • The long arm of opencast mining IGB

    2021-1-26  Opencast lignite mining in the Lusatian mining area in north-eastern Germany discharges large quantities of iron, sulphate and trace metals into the groundwater and into small tributaries that flow into the River Spree. Giulia Friedland and Michael Hupfer from IGB, together with the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, have investigated whether and to what ...

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  • Welzow-Süd opencast mine - LEAG.de

    2016-9-27  metres thick. In Welzow-Süd opencast mine approx. 20 million tons of raw lignite is mined annually. Mining preparation and water management It is a prerequisite for safe opencast mining that the deposit is kept free from water. Once the forefield has been cleared, filter wells are drilled and more than

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  • Opencast mining - definition of opencast mining by The ...

    Define opencast mining. opencast mining synonyms, opencast mining pronunciation, opencast mining translation, English dictionary definition of opencast mining. n Brit mining by excavating from the surface. ... Opencast mining is a filthy business that affects the health of people, pollutes the environment and devastates landscapes. Word on the web.

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  • Role and significance of landscape architecture in the ...

    Opencast mining of coal and other raw materials, despite the doubtless advantages in the mining-exploitation sense, is one of the most aggressive methods from the ecological aspect. In vast areas, the existing natural ecosystems and soil cover, created for millions of years, are destroyed. Also the terrain orography is drastically modified, the flow of rivers and the entire landscape.

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  • surface mining opencast - netwerkoostkamp.be

    A guide to assessing the health and wellbeing impacts of . 2015-10-27Opencast coal mining: process and method Opencast mining, a method of mining introduced in 1942 to maintain coal supplies du ring the Second World War, is a quarrying method that is viable where a coal seam is relatively near the land surface or where a pit can expose a number of seams within an acceptable depth (normally up ...

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  • Mining Funda: Land Reclamation

    2021-4-15  As a result of above mentioned factors, post-mining landscapes lose their previous aesthetic, ecological and socioeconomic values. If effective mitigation measures are not taken to decrease the adverse environmental impacts, environmental degradation due to opencast mining

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