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Ecological Restoration of Central European Mining Sites: A ...

There is growing evidence that ecological restoration can yield a much higher conservation value of post mining sites for much a lower price compared to technical reclamation (Prach et al. 2011 ...

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Mine Reclamation - A Type of Ecological Restoration

for Ecological Restoration (SER) defines ecological restoration as “the process of assisting the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed” with the goal of returning all or nearly all the physical and ecological processes and biological components of the ecosystem historically native to the site. Rehabilitation is

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Restoration of Mined Areas Ecological Restoration

ADVERTISEMENTS: This article provides an overview on the restoration of mined areas. Ecosystem destruction by mining for coal, quarrying for minerals, and other processes to meet demands of industries, is an inevitable part of civilization. All over the world, mining sector is crucial in the development and economic prosperity. In India, mining is an important []

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Ecological restoration of mine degraded soils, with ...

Feb 01, 2003  This paper reviews the ecological aspects of mined soil restoration, with special emphasis on maintaining a long-term sustainable vegetation on toxic metal mine sites. The metal mined soils are man-made habitats which are very unstable and will become sources of air and water pollution.

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A GEOMORPHIC APPROACH FOR THE ECOLOGICAL

The aim of our research in this area is to produce ecological restoration guidelines which tackle this hydrological impact of kaolin mines. For that, a pilot study has ben conducted for El Machorro mine, funded and promoted by a mining company with environmental responsibility, CAOBAR S.A., owner of El Machorro and M. Jose mines. Figure 1 ...

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Ecological Restoration - an overview ScienceDirect Topics

Subodh K. Maiti, Jitendra Ahirwal, in Phytomanagement of Polluted Sites, 2019 3.3.1 Stages of Ecological Restoration. Ecological restoration is a holistic approach to reconstructing mine degraded land that is mostly used for agriculture and forestry purposes. Thus, the integration of restoration strategies into mine planning is important for sustainable mining.

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ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION: AN OVERVIEW

ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION: AN OVERVIEW AAN N A FAQ document intended to give a broad overview of the concept and practice of ecological restoration to the ... designated forest areas e.g. abandoned mining or industrial sites, urban ecosystems including lakes, rivers and beaches, rural areas like village sacred groves, etc. It could even be carried ...

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Land restoration and mine site rehabilitation

Mine Site Rehabilitation - Verterra Capability. Conventional Engineering Tendency to rehabilitate a highly engineered, rolling landform with a high level of soil compaction to single post-mining land use (often native vegetation) that has lower conservation value than natural remnant forest, and limited incentive for ongoing management.

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Soil Reclamation of Abandoned Mine Land by Revegetation: A ...

Ecological restoration and mine reclamation have become important parts of the sustainable development strategy in many countries. Good planning and environmental management will minimize the impacts of mining on the environment and will help in preserving eco-diversity. This article assesses the deterioration of chemical, physical and

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Negative pH, efflorescent mineralogy, and consequences for ...

environmental restoration at the Iron Mountain Superfund site, California D. KIRK NORDSTROM*† AND CHARLES N. ALPERS‡ *United States Geological Survey, 3215 Marine Street, Boulder, CO 80303-1066; and ‡United States Geological Survey, Placer Hall, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6129 ABSTRACT The Richmond Mine of the Iron Mountain

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A GEOMORPHIC APPROACH FOR THE ECOLOGICAL

The aim of our research in this area is to produce ecological restoration guidelines which tackle this hydrological impact of kaolin mines. For that, a pilot study has ben conducted for El Machorro mine, funded and promoted by a mining company with environmental responsibility, CAOBAR S.A., owner of El Machorro and M. Jose mines. Figure 1 ...

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The Impact of Ecological Restoration on Biogeochemical ...

Such variation in texture for nearby sites that had the same mining process was noted in Schimann’s (2007) work on rehabilitated sites in Guiana and show difficulty in applying the recommendations of ecological restoration management and the instructions of the mining code . If the significant textural differences make it difficult to compare ...

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Land Free Full-Text Eco-Restoration of Coal Mine Spoil ...

18 小时前  Open cast coal mining causes complete loss of carbon sink due to the destruction of vegetation and soil structure. In order to offset the destruction and to increase sequestration of carbon, afforestation is widely used to restore these mine spoils. The current field study was conducted to assess the ecosystem status, soil quality and C pool in an 8 years old reclaimed mine spoil (RMS ...

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Potential for Successful Ecological Remediation ...

ing mining-affected sites, the many parameters measured in these studies can be used to develop models that will guide the outcome of remedial and restoration activities in other watersheds. Chapter F Potential for Successful Ecological Remediation, Restoration, and Monitoring By Susan E. Finger, Stanley E. Church, and Paul von Guerard

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How can we restore biodiversity and ecosystem services in ...

Jul 04, 2016  Ecological restoration aims at increasing the biodiversity and ecosystem functions or services (Whisenant 1999; Farber et al. 2006).Ecosystem services targeted initially in post-mining and post-industrial sites are related to soil physical characteristics, such as erosion control, water filtration, and the improvement of the micro- and mesoclimate, which are prerequisites for the establishment ...

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Coal Mine Reclamation Practice Effects on Indicators of ...

Goals / Objectives The research goal is to compare the effects of mine reclamation practices intended to achieve a forested post-mining land use on ecological restoration success. Specific objectives are to determine the effects of land reclamation practices on indicators of land reclamation success (woody species density and total groundcover)and indicators of ecological restoration success ...

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Environmental Stewardship - Reclamation Remediation

North American Coal can perform ecological restoration of your mine site, returning the land to a safe and prosperous habitat for wildlife and plants. We will restore your mine site to a balanced environmental habitat. Remediation. Whether your mine site requires limited reclamation activity or a holistic approach, North American Coal has the ...

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Land restoration and mine site rehabilitation

Mine Site Rehabilitation - Verterra Capability. Conventional Engineering Tendency to rehabilitate a highly engineered, rolling landform with a high level of soil compaction to single post-mining land use (often native vegetation) that has lower conservation value than natural remnant forest, and limited incentive for ongoing management.

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[eBook] reclamation of mine impacted land for ecosystem ...

The authors explain how mining impacts on soil properties and how soil carbon reserves/soil fertility can be restored when mining has ceased. Restoration involves a coordinated approach that recognizes the importance of key soil properties to enable re-vegetation to take place rapidly and ecosystems to be established in a low cost and ...

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Twenty years of tallgrass prairie restoration in northern ...

Oct 19, 2021  Sites P26 and P32 shifting in a slightly different ecological direction than sites P23 and P31 (Supporting Information 3). Site P31 (1986 planting) showed a 25% increase in the proportion of native species ( R 2 adj = 0.95, p = 0.002) and quadrupling of mean coefficient of conservatism ( R 2 adj = 0..94, p = 0.004) observed between 1995 and ...

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The role of ants in minesite restoration in the Kakadu ...

Executive summary The goal of land rehabilitation following mining in environmentally sensitive areas is often ecosystem restoration, rather than simply revegetation. This is the case at Ranger uranium mine (RUM) in the Alligator Rivers Region of Australia's Northern Territory. Effective methods of monitoring ecological restoration are therefore required.

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Albuquerque District Restoration of Abandoned Mine Sites ...

Restoration of Abandoned Mine Sites (RAMS) RAMS MISSION The RAMS Program utilizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers environmental authorities to provide technical, planning, and design assistance to Federal and non-Federal interests in carrying out projects to address water quality problems caused by drainage and related activities from ...

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Mine reclamation - Wikipedia

Mine reclamation creates useful landscapes that meet a variety of goals ranging from the restoration of productive ecosystems to the creation of industrial and municipal resources. In the United States, mine reclamation is a regular part of modern mining practices. Modern mine reclamation reduces the environmental effects of mining

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Remediation of mined out areas and abandoned Mines A

Mining - Scenario Mineral exploitation (Mining) is second only to agriculture as the World’s oldest and most prominent industry. Mineral and mineral based products are integral parts of the economic and social development of the society. Mining is an unique industry – Site Specific. (Mining has to be

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Land Free Full-Text Eco-Restoration of Coal Mine Spoil ...

18 小时前  Open cast coal mining causes complete loss of carbon sink due to the destruction of vegetation and soil structure. In order to offset the destruction and to increase sequestration of carbon, afforestation is widely used to restore these mine spoils. The current field study was conducted to assess the ecosystem status, soil quality and C pool in an 8 years old reclaimed mine spoil (RMS ...

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The road to ecological restoration in the mining area: the ...

Oct 13, 2020  The road to ecological restoration in the mining area: the old wounds and the new life of "Scattering the Jiangnan" Before the renovation, the mining site of the Sanguankou mining area in Liupanshan. Picture of this edition / picture provided by interviewee After the renovation, the Sanguankou mine has undergone vegetation restoration.

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ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION: AN OVERVIEW

ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION: AN OVERVIEW AAN N A FAQ document intended to give a broad overview of the concept and practice of ecological restoration to the ... designated forest areas e.g. abandoned mining or industrial sites, urban ecosystems including lakes, rivers and beaches, rural areas like village sacred groves, etc. It could even be carried ...

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Assessment of Preferred Ecological Restoration Approach ...

This research looks at preferred approaches government can use to restore abandoned mine sites. The research used a stakeholder analysis and questionnaires to analyze opinions and preferences towards ecological restoration. The approaches included government-based restoration, community based and payment for ecosystem services (PES).

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MINING ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION PROJECT

preparation and implementation of a program for environmental restoration of sites associated with uranium mining and processing (PRAMU).33 Within the framework of PRAMU, the objective for the remediation of the Malargue site is to clean up the site and manage the uranium tailings.

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Ecological restoration practice is based on an appropriate ...

Where mining is undertaken in natural areas, the highest standard of ecological restoration is expected by society as exemplified in the regulatory process. This means that a five-star recovery should be the goal of any restoration project involving a natural area.

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The Impact of Ecological Restoration on Biogeochemical ...

Successive years of gold mining in French Guiana has resulted in soil degradation and deforestation leading to the pollution and erosion of mining plots. Due to erosion and topography, gold panning sites are submitted to hydromorphy during rainfall and groundwater increases. This original study focused on characterizing the impact of hydromorphic anaerobic periods on bio-geochemical cycles.

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The role of ants in minesite restoration in the Kakadu ...

Executive summary The goal of land rehabilitation following mining in environmentally sensitive areas is often ecosystem restoration, rather than simply revegetation. This is the case at Ranger uranium mine (RUM) in the Alligator Rivers Region of Australia's Northern Territory. Effective methods of monitoring ecological restoration are therefore required.

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[eBook] reclamation of mine impacted land for ecosystem ...

The authors explain how mining impacts on soil properties and how soil carbon reserves/soil fertility can be restored when mining has ceased. Restoration involves a coordinated approach that recognizes the importance of key soil properties to enable re-vegetation to take place rapidly and ecosystems to be established in a low cost and ...

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Remediation of mined out areas and abandoned Mines A

Mining - Scenario Mineral exploitation (Mining) is second only to agriculture as the World’s oldest and most prominent industry. Mineral and mineral based products are integral parts of the economic and social development of the society. Mining is an unique industry – Site Specific. (Mining has to be

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Twenty years of tallgrass prairie restoration in northern ...

Oct 19, 2021  Sites P26 and P32 shifting in a slightly different ecological direction than sites P23 and P31 (Supporting Information 3). Site P31 (1986 planting) showed a 25% increase in the proportion of native species ( R 2 adj = 0.95, p = 0.002) and quadrupling of mean coefficient of conservatism ( R 2 adj = 0..94, p = 0.004) observed between 1995 and ...

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Mine Reclamation Case Studies AbandonedMines

Mine Reclamation Case Studies. Restoration and cleanup of abandoned mines promotes health and physical safety, environmental conservation, and economic growth. Bayhorse Mine. BLM and Parks and Recreation employees partnered to address safety hazards posed by nearby abandoned mines. La Sal Creek Watershed.

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Assessing the naturalness of a restored coal mine area on ...

Jul 12, 2019  The Loess Plateau in China is an important area for mineral resources and therefore heavily exploited. As a measure to solve the conflict between conservation and development, ecological restoration has attracted more and more attention. More methods are needed to assess their effectiveness in achieving ecological and social goals. To adequately assess the effectiveness of natural restoration ...

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Mercury behaviour and C, N, and P biogeochemical cycles ...

Mercury behaviour and C, N, and P biogeochemical cycles during ecological restoration processes of old mining sites in French Guiana Ewan Couic , * ab Michel Grimaldi , ac Vanessa Alphonse , b Clarisse Balland-Bolou-Bi , b Alexandre Livet , b Stéphanie Giusti-Miller , a Max Sarrazin d and Noureddine Bousserrhine b

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