Abstracts or extended abstracts of thirty papers presented at the Fourth Symposium on the Geology of Rocky Mountain Coal, 1980. 131 pages. Digital PDF download. RS-10D
Excerpts from the Foreword:
Abstracts or extended abstracts of the 30 papers to be presented at the symposium are included in this volume. Session topics included: Coal depositional models, Geologic analysis in mine planning, Geology of burning coal deposits, Geochemistry of coal-bearing strata, Coal petrography, Methane from coal, Coal stratigraphy and resources, Volcanic rocks associated with coal, and Geophysical methods in coal exploration. Also included herein is a paper by Tom Wollenzien, “Geology of the Decker Coal Area,” which was presented at the 1978 symposium. Proceedings of the 1976 and 1977 symposiums have been published by the CGS as RS-01 and RS-04, respectively. This volume, a companion to the two earlier volumes, adds significantly to the information available on the geology of Rocky Mountain coals.