Impact Of Open Pit Coal Mines On Hydrological Processes
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Vipul Shinde is a professor at Nasvari Agricultural University. His research focuses on soil and water conservation, soil erosion, land degradation, and environmental impact assessment.

                       

Impact Of Open Pit Coal Mines On Hydrological Processes

Coal mining is an economic activity. However, mining degrades the soil and water quality and adversely affects the ecology of surrounding area. The reclamation and sustainable management of mine-affected areas is, therefore, an essential part of mine area development. The Olidih watershed of Jharia coalfield region in the Jharkhand state of India is affected by abandoned opencast mines. The present study aims to analyze the effect of mines on the change in land use/land cover, soil and surface water quality....

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