Relevant General Books and Papers about Mine Water Issues

Books

Younger, P. L., Banwart, S. A. & Hedin, R. S. 2002. Mine Water – Hydrology, Pollution, Remediation, Dordrecht, Kluwer. (TUT: 628.168 32 YOU)

Wolkersdorfer, C. 2008. Water Management at Abandoned Flooded Underground Mines – Fundamentals, Tracer Tests, Modelling, Water Treatment, Heidelberg, Springer. (TUT: 628.168 32 WOL)

Stumm, W. & Morgan, J. J. 1996. Aquatic chemistry – Chemical Equilibria and Rates in Natural Waters, New York, Wiley & Sons. (TUT: 546.22 STU)

Lottermoser, B. 2010. Mine Wastes – Characterization, Treatment and Environmental Impacts, Heidelberg, Springer.

McLemore, V. T. 2008. Basics of Metal Mining Influenced Water, Littleton, SME.

Journal Articles

Blowes, D. W., Ptacek, C. J., Jambor, J. L. & Weisener, C. G. 2014. The Geochemistry of Acid Mine Drainage, Amsterdam, Elsevier. (doi:10.1016/B978-0-08-095975-7.00905-0)

Nordstrom, D. K. 2011. Mine Waters: Acidic to Circumneutral. Elements, 7, 393-398. (doi:10.2113/gselements.7.6.393)

Nordstrom, D. K. & Alpers, C. N. 1999. Geochemistry of Acid Mine Waters, Littleton, Society of Economic Geologists. (http://bit.ly/AMDGeochemistryNordstrom)

Databases () and Journal Repositories () you should use (Never use Google for Literature Reviews)

 Web of Science http://webofknowledge.com (Science Citation Index)

 Proquest http://www.proquest.com

 EBSCOhost https://www.ebscohost.com

 SciFinder https://scifinder.cas.org (CAS)

 SpringerLink http://link.springer.com (Springer)

 ScienceDirect http://www.sciencedirect.com (Elsevier)

 TandFOnline: https://www.tandfonline.com (Taylor & Francis)

Software that will help you

Drawing & Statistics

Inkscape (free Vector Programme) https://inkscape.org/en

XnView (free Image Viewer) http://www.xnview.com/en

Gimp (free Raster Programme) http://www.gimp.org

gnuplot (free scientific graphic package) http://www.gnuplot.info

Past 3.x – the Past of the Future (free scientific statistics package) http://folk.uio.no/ohammer/past

General Good Software that helps you to speed up your work

PhraseExpress (“The Great Helper”) http://www.phraseexpress.com ≈ 80 – 140 $US / annum (discounts when you purchase more than 1 licence)

SpeedCommander (File Manager) http://www.speedproject.com ≈ 40 – 60 € (basic / pro versions)

PDF Creator (free programme to produce high quality PDF files) http://www.pdfforge.org/pdfcreator

Notepad++ (better notepad for working with text files from data-loggers) https://notepad-plus-plus.org/download

c4c (Calculator for Chemists) http://www.periodni.com/download/c4c.zip

Geochemical Modelling

PHREEQC (chemical thermodynamic modelling) http://wwwbrr.cr.usgs.gov/projects/GWC_coupled/phreeqc (use the first .msi file in the list for MS Windows)

“Tipps & Tricks” for writing essays from Christian Wolkersdorfer

http://bit.ly/WolkesTippsTricks

Kontakt

Prof. Dr Christian Wolkersdorfer

Deutsche Adresse Finnische Adresse Südafrikanische Adresse

christian@wolkersdorfer.info
www.wolkersdorfer.info

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