Doctoral Dissertations

Title

The development of a coal material flow analysis, indicators, and models to facilitate the creation of public policy

Abstract

"The primary incentive for this study was a lack of integrative tools for policymakers to use to assemble a complete picture of coal's effect on the economy, environment, and society. The goals of this dissertation are to modify and update a Material Flow Account created in the 1990s; to create a tools set that includes indicators, models, and a method of prioritization that the public, industry, and government can use to make sound policy decisions; and to show the big picture of coal. The last part of this dissertation identifies and demonstrates a tool that would allow scenarios to be played out regarding public policy decisions and their effects on the coal industry, the economy, environemt, and society"--Abstract, leaf iii.

Department(s)

Mining and Nuclear Engineering

Degree Name

Ph. D. in Mining Engineering

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Fall 2004

Pagination

xiii, 157 leaves; 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (leaves 151-156).

Geographic Coverage

United States

Rights

© 2004 Joel Richard Warneke, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Dissertation - Citation

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Policy sciences -- Decision making -- United States
Materials management
Coal

Thesis Number

T 8630

Print OCLC #

61851477

Link to Catalog Record

Full-text not available: Request this publication directly from Missouri S&T Library or contact your local library.

http://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/record=b5369212~S5

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