Assessment of rehabilitated uranium mine sites, Australia

Lottermoser, Bernd , and Ashley, Paul (2008) Assessment of rehabilitated uranium mine sites, Australia. In: Merkel, Broder J., and Hasche-Berger, Andrea, (eds.) Uranium, Mining and Hydrogeology. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 335-340.

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Abstract

Recent research on rehabilitated uranium mine sites located in wet climates has revealed the varied success of the applied rehabilitation efforts. In comparison, there is little knowledge of the status and environmental impacts of rehabilitated uranium mines in dry climates. Mary Kathleen and Radium Hill represent first generation Australian uranium mines, which are located in semi-arid regions. The aim of this communication is to report on the current environmental status and potential hazards of these former uranium mine sites.

Item ID: 7494
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-3-540-87745-5
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2009 00:00
FoR Codes: 04 EARTH SCIENCES > 0402 Geochemistry > 040299 Geochemistry not elsewhere classified @ 50%
04 EARTH SCIENCES > 0403 Geology > 040306 Mineralogy and Crystallography @ 50%
SEO Codes: 85 ENERGY > 8598 Environmentally Sustainable Energy Activities > 859899 Environmentally Sustainable Energy Activities not elsewhere classified @ 51%
84 MINERAL RESOURCES (excl. Energy Resources) > 8498 Environmentally Sustainable Mineral Resource Activities > 849899 Environmentally Sustainable Mineral Resource Activities not elsewhere classified @ 49%
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