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Main Title Surface rehabilitation of land disturbances resulting from oil shale development : final report, Phase 1: to the Colorado Department of Natural Resources /
Author Cook, C. Wayne, ; Cook, Charles Wayne, 1914-
CORP Author Colorado. Dept. of Natural Resources.; Colorado State University. Environmental Resources Center.
Publisher Environmental Resources Center, Colorado State University,
Year Published 1974
OCLC Number 02198089
Subjects Oil-shales--Environmental aspects--Colorado ; Oil-shale industry--Environmental aspects--Colorado ; Reclamation of land--Colorado
Additional Subjects Oil shales--Colorado--Piceance Creek ; Reclamation of land--Colorado--Roan Plateau
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EOAD  #00005544 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 10/29/2013
Collation iii, 255 leaves : illustrations, diagrams, maps (2 folded in pocket) ; 28 cm
"Contract encumbrance no. 2656 and control no. 4061 dated July 1, 1972." Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Chapter 1. Geomorphology of Piceance Creek basin -- Chapter 2. The natural vegetation in the landscape of the Colorado oil shale region -- Chapter 3. Ecosystems and their natural and artificial rehabilitation -- Chapter 4. Evaluation of mining techniques -- Chapter 5. Physical and chemical characteristics of overburden, spoils, and soils -- Chapter 6. Characteristics of spent shale which influence water quality, sedimentation and plant growth medium -- Chapter 7. Water requirements for stabilizing and vegetating spent shale in the Piceance basin.