National Coal Resource Assessment:
Geologic Assessment of Coal in the Colorado Plateau:
Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah
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National Coal Resource Assessment

 
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY(PDF file) Geologic Assessment of Coal in the Colorado Plateau: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah By Mark A. Kirschbaum
CHAPTER A (PDF file) INTRODUCTION: Geologic Assessment of Coal in the Colorado Plateau By Mark A. Kirschbaum
CHAPTER B (PDF file) A Summary of the Coal Deposits in the Colorado Plateau: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah By Mark A. Kirschbaum and Laura R.H. Biewick
CHAPTER C (PDF file)Methodology for Calculating Coal Resources  for the Colorado Plateau By Laura N.R. Roberts, Michael E. Brownfield, Robert D. Hettinger, and Edward A. Johnson
CHAPTER D (PDF file) The Colorado Plateau Geographic Information System (GIS): An Introduction to the ArcView Project and Data Library By Laura R.H. Biewick 1 and Tracey J. Mercier
CHAPTER E (PDF file) Federally Owned Coal Assessment and Federal Lands in the Colorado Plateau Region By Carol L. Molnia, Laura N.R. Roberts, Laura R.H. Biewick, and Lee M. Osmonson 
CHAPTER F (PDF file) Coal Availability, Recoverability, and Economic Evaluations of Coal Resources in the Colorado Plateau: Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah By Timothy J. Rohrbacher, Carol L. Molnia, Lee M. Osmonson, M. Devereux Carter, Wynn Eakins Gretchen K. Hoffman, David E. Tabet, Janet E. Schultz, David C. Scott, Dale D. Teeters,  Glen E. Jones, Jeffrey C. Quick, Brigitte P. Hucka, and John A. Hanson 
CHAPTER G (PDF file) Quality Characterization of Cretaceous Coal from the Colorado Plateau Coal Assessment Area By Ronald H. Affolter 
CHAPTER H (PDF file) Summary of Cretaceous Stratigraphy and Coal Distribution, Black Mesa Basin, Arizona By J. Dale Nations, Robert L. Swift, and Henry W. Haven, Jr.
CHAPTER I (PDF file) Summary of the Stratigraphy,Coal Resources, and Coal-Bed Methane Potential of Northwest Colorado By Michael E. Brownfield, Robert D. Hettinger, and Edward A. Johnson
CHAPTER J (PDF file) Summary of Coal Distribution and Geology in the Kaiparowits Plateau, Utah By Robert D. Hettinger
CHAPTER K (PDF file) Summary of Geology and Coal Resources of the Blackhawk Formation in the Southern Wasatch Plateau, Central Utah By Russell F. Dubiel
CHAPTER L (PDF file) Coal-Bed Methane Gas-In-Place Resource Estimates Using Sorption Isotherms and Burial History Reconstruction: An Example from the Ferron Sandstone Member of the Mancos Shale, Utah By Todd A. Dallegge and Charles E. Barker
CHAPTER M (PDF file) Assessment of the Distribution and Resources of Coal in the Fairfield Group of the Williams Fork Formation, Danforth Hills Coal Field, Northwest Colorado By M.E. Brownfield, L.N.R. Roberts, E.A. Johnson, and T.J. Mercier 
CHAPTER N (PDF file) Assessment of the Distribution and Resources of Coal in the Deserado Coal Area, Lower White River Coal Field, Northwest Colorado By M.E. Brownfield, L.N.R. Roberts, E.A. Johnson, and T.J. Mercier
CHAPTER O (PDF file) Investigations of the Distribution  Assessment and Resources of Coal in the Southern Part of the Piceance Basin, Colorado By Robert D. Hettinger, Laura N.R. Roberts,  and T.A. Gognat
CHAPTER P (PDF file) Geology and Resource Assessment of the Middle and Upper Coal Groups in the Yampa Coal Field, Northwestern Colorado By Edward A. Johnson, Laura N.R. Roberts, Michael E. Brownfield, and Tracey J. Mercier
CHAPTER Q (PDF file) Geology and Coal Resources of the Upper Cretaceous Fruitland Formation, San Juan Basin, New Mexico and Colorado By James E. Fassett
CHAPTER R (PDF file) Coal Resources of the Henry Mountains Coal Field, Utah By David E. Tabet
CHAPTER S (PDF file) Geology and Coal Resources of the Blackhawk Formation in the Southern Wasatch Plateau, Central Utah By Russell F. Dubiel, Mark A. Kirschbaum,  Laura N.R. Roberts, Tracey J. Mercier, and A. Heinrich
CHAPTER T(PDF file) Geologic Overview and Resource Assessment of Coal in the Kaiparowits Plateau, Southern Utah By Robert D. Hettinger, Laura N.R. Roberts, Laura R.H. Biewick, and Mark A. Kirschbaum
DATA FILES
Digital map data and Stratigraphic Database for some of the priority coal assessment areas.
 U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1625-B

     


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