USGS Resource Assessment of Selected Tertiary Coal Zones in Wyoming, Montana, and North Dakota

D. J. Nichols, M. S. Ellis, Mining Engineering

This concise 6-page PDF document summarizes the full USGS reports on coal resources within the Northern Rocky Mountains and Great Plains Regions (the full length reports are available on CD-ROM from the USGS). The assessment includes maps of the resource basins as well as geologic, stratigraphic, palynologic, and geochemical studies and resource calculations for the major coal producing basins in the Rocky Mountains and North Dakota.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels, , Environmental ScienceEcosystemsBiogeochemical cycling
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Focus on the Cretaceous: Human Impacts, Economic Resources
Topics: Energy/Material cycles