History of the exploration of coalPart IBuried Sun <br />
What is coal?<br />
Carboniferous period 360 - 300 million years ago <br />
Coalification(Ranks of Coal)<br />
Dead Vegetation + Time + Pressure +Heat = Coal<br />
Peat <br />
Lignite <br />
Sub-bituminous  Coal<br />
Bituminous Coal<br />
Anthracite <br />
Sub-bitiminous<br />35-45% Carbon Content<br />Peat <br />10-25% Carbon Content<br />5.  Anthracite<br />86-98% Carbon Con...
Pressure of Ranks<br />
Photosynthesis and Decomposition:Aerobic vs Anaerobic  <br />
The Anaerobic Environment  <br />
Carbon Rings<br />
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  1. 1. History of the exploration of coalPart IBuried Sun <br />
  2. 2. What is coal?<br />
  3. 3. Carboniferous period 360 - 300 million years ago <br />
  4. 4.
  5. 5. Coalification(Ranks of Coal)<br />
  6. 6. Dead Vegetation + Time + Pressure +Heat = Coal<br />
  7. 7. Peat <br />
  8. 8. Lignite <br />
  9. 9. Sub-bituminous Coal<br />
  10. 10. Bituminous Coal<br />
  11. 11. Anthracite <br />
  12. 12.
  13. 13. Sub-bitiminous<br />35-45% Carbon Content<br />Peat <br />10-25% Carbon Content<br />5. Anthracite<br />86-98% Carbon Content <br />Lignite <br />25-35% Carbon Content<br />4. Bituminous <br />45-86% Carbon Content<br />
  14. 14. Pressure of Ranks<br />
  15. 15. Photosynthesis and Decomposition:Aerobic vs Anaerobic <br />
  16. 16. The Anaerobic Environment <br />
  17. 17. Carbon Rings<br />

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