Future Challenges in Earth Sciences for Energy and Mineral Resources

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Future Challenges in Earth Sciences for Energy and Mineral Resources

Editor : Dhrubajyoti Mukhopadhyay

 

Table of Contents

Preface

Preface
Harsh K. Gupta v-v

Foreword

Foreword
Dhrubajyoti Mukhopadhyay vii-vii

Articles

Challenges and Emerging Trends in Mineral Exploration
S. M. Gandhi 1-13
A Review on Use of Mineral Processing Technologies in Recycling Industry
Manishankar Panda, Abhishek Maheshwari, Himanshu Gurnani 14-22
Petromineralogy and Geochemistry of Uraniferous Banganapalle Quartzite around Chenchu Colony Area, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India
Shekhar Gupta, Rajiv Vimal, Rahul Banerjee, Mary K. Kumar, S. Nayak 23-37
Pedological and Geochemical Characterization of Loess-Paleosol Sediments of Karewa Basin: Implications for Paleoclimatic Reconstruction of Kashmir Valley
Rakesh Chandra, Ishtiaq Ahmad, Ahsan-Ul-Haq Qurashi 38-54
Torsional Surface Waves in a Self-Reinforced Medium over an Initially Stressed Inhomogeneous Half-Space
Shishir Gupta, Samapti Kundu 55-61
Reflection and Transmission of SH-Waves through a Self-Reinforced Elastic Layer Embedded Between Two Transversely Isotropic Inhomogeneous Elastic Half-Spaces
P. C. Pal, B. Prasad, S. Kumar 62-69
Propagation of SH-Waves in a Sandwiched Dry Sandy Medium
P. C. Pal, S. Majhi, S. Kumar 70-73
Propagation of Love Waves in Piezoelectric Layered System over an Isotropic Half-Space under Initial Stress
Santanu Manna, Santimoy Kundu, Shishir Gupta 74-79
Subsurface Coal Fire Mapping in Patherdih Colliery, a Part of the Jharia Coal Field, India
Jitendra Vaish, S. K. Pal 80-85
Discovery of a Kimberlite Pipe-TK6 by Magnetics in the Timmasamudram Cluster, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh
S. Srinivas, J. A. N. Rao 86-95
Geotechnical Problems Associated with Infrastructure Development Activity in the Himalayas
Y. R. Dhar 96-104
Analysis of Dynamic Characteristics in Ore Comminution:Revisited
Ajit Kumar 105-110
Geological Mapping of Foundation Floor for Nuclear Building of Rajasthan Atomic Power Project, Rawatbhata, India
A. K. Naithani, Prasnna Jain, Rabi Bhusan, J. K. Jain, P. C. Nawani 111-118
Evaluating Variability of Aerosol Concentration in Coal Mining Areas: A Case Study from Patratu Coal Mining Region, Jharkhand
Akshay Kumar, A. C. Pandey, Manoj Kumar 119-129
Analytical Solution for Solute Transport Modeling along the Unsteady Groundwater Flow in Porous Medium
Mritunjay Kumar Singh, Pintu Das 130-135
Study of Wax Inhibition in the Indian Waxy Crude Oil by Polarizing Microscope and its Effect on Rheology
Shivanjali Sharma, Vikas Mahto, V. P. Sharma 136-145
Development of Emulsion Based Drilling Fluid System for Depleted Fractured Reservoirs
Praveen K. Jha, Vikas Mahto, V. K. Saxena 146-152
Development of Non-Damaging Drilling Fluid System for Shale Gas Reservoirs
Rajat Jain, Vikas Mahto 153-157
Delineation of Possible Areas of Petroleum Exploration using ENVISAT ASAR and ERS Data in Mahanadi Offshore Basin, India and the Potential and Prospect of 85° E Ridge
Mahasweta Mahapatra, Samiran Mahapatra 158-162
Study on Spectral Signature of Kaolinite {Al2Si2O5(OH)4} from Bageshpura Clay Mines, Hassan District of Karnataka
Jamal Anwar, Sana Sabir, Sumit Kumar Ahirwar, Nisha Rani, K. V. Krishnamurthy 163-168
Analysis of Salbardi Fault and Adjoining Area in Central India Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques for Tectonic Assessment
B. S. Manjare 169-178