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The New Uranium Mining Boom

Challenge and lessons learned

  • There is no other book about Uranium Mining and Hydrogeology

  • Shows the state of the art techniques

  • Wellknown expert in this field

Part of the book series: Springer Geology (SPRINGERGEOL)

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Table of contents (96 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii
  2. Plenary

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Marie Curie and the Discovery of Radium

      • Fernando P. Carvalho
      Pages 3-13
  3. Renaissance of Uranium Mining

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15
    2. New Uranium ISR Satellites at Beverley North, South Australia

      • Horst Märten, Richard Phillips, Peter Woods
      Pages 23-30
    3. Waste Water Treatment of CO2 + O2 in-situ Leaching Uranium

      • Lechang Xu, Naizhong Liu, Guofu Zhang
      Pages 31-37
    4. Estimates of Effective Doses Among Czech Uranium Miners

      • Ladislav Tomasek, Jiri Hulka, Petr Rulik, Helena Mala, Irena Malatova, Vera Beckova
      Pages 51-55
    5. Uranium in Water and Sediments of the Mulde River

      • Stefan Bister, Torben Lüllau, Florian Koenn, Maruta Bunka, Jonny Birkhan, Beate Riebe et al.
      Pages 65-72
    6. Uranium Pollution of Grand Water in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan

      • Yoshiko Kawabata, Masaaki Yamada, Onwona-Agyman Siaw, Aparin Vyacheslav, Berdiyar Jollibekov, Masahiro Nagai et al.
      Pages 127-134
    7. Environmental Impact of the Kadji-Sai Uranium Tailing Site, Kyrgyzstan

      • Zheenbek Kulenbekov, Broder J. Merkel
      Pages 135-142
    8. Assessment of Distribution Coefficients (Кd) of Radionuclides of the Uranium-Thorium Chain in the Uranium Manufacturing Tailing Dumps

      • Valentyn Protsak, Valery Kasparov, Igor Maloshtan, Sviatoslav Levchuk, Vasyl Yoschenko, Irina Kalyabina et al.
      Pages 143-150

About this book

The book presents the results from the Uranium Mining and Hydrogeology Conference (UMH VI) held in September 2011, in Freiberg, Germany. The following subjects are dealt with in depth: uranium mining, phosphate mining and uranium recovery. Cleaning up technologies for water and soil are also discussed at length. Analystics and sensors for uranium and radon and modelling round up this comprehensive volume.

Keywords

  • Geochemistry
  • Hydrogeology
  • Mining
  • Rehabilitation
  • Uranium
  • mineral resources

Editors and Affiliations

  • Institute for Geology, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany

    Broder Merkel, Mandy Schipek

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: The New Uranium Mining Boom

  • Book Subtitle: Challenge and lessons learned

  • Editors: Broder Merkel, Mandy Schipek

  • Series Title: Springer Geology

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-22122-4

  • Publisher: Springer Berlin, Heidelberg

  • eBook Packages: Earth and Environmental Science, Earth and Environmental Science (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-642-22121-7

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-662-52072-7

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-642-22122-4

  • Series ISSN: 2197-9545

  • Series E-ISSN: 2197-9553

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XX, 848

  • Topics: Mineralogy, Geology

Buying options

eBook USD 259.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-642-22122-4
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 329.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 349.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)