AMD Resources for Additional Study

To learn more about AMD contact the appropriate state, local or federal agency, conduct your own Internet research using your preferred web browser, or visit your local library.

  1. Costen, J. and Hornberger M., 1995. Water Wizardry: A teacher’s guide to classroom activities and demonstrations about water pollution and remediation. US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA (To order contact: Michelle I. Hornberger, 345 Middlefield Rd., MS 465, Menlo Park, CA 94025)
  2. Gartrell, J.E. et al. 1992. Earth – The Water Planet: National Science Teachers Association. (To order: US Geological Survey, MS 950, Reston, VA 20192)
  3. Robbins, E.I. and Hayes, M. 1997. What’s red in the water? What’s black on the rocks? What’s the oil on the surface?
  4. Schrock, J.R. 1993. Surface mining of coal: The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 4, No. 1, Emporia State University, 1200 Commercial St., Emporia, KS 66801-5087
  5. Sly, C. 1990. Water wisdom: A curriculum for grades four – eight: Publication of the Alameda County Office of Education. (To order: US Geological Survey Library, MS 950, Reston, VA 20192)
  6. The properties of water; From Wikipedia
  7. Zielinski E.J. 1995. Acid Mine Drainage in Pennsylvania, K-12 Awareness Activities: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources, Bureau of Land and Water Conservation

Additional Web Resources

  1. Abandoned Mine Reclamation Clearinghouse
  2. AMD and Art
  3. International Network for Acid Prevention (INAP)
  4. Passive treatment methods for acid water in Pennsylvania
  5. Passive treatment to restore water quality in the West Fork (Lamberts Run success story)
  6. West Virginia Geology (WVGIS)
  7. Overview of AMD treatment with chemicals
  8. WVDEP Envirofacts: Acid Mine Drainage
  9. WVDEP Envirofacts: Mountaintop Mining
  10. WVDEP Division of Mining and Reclamation
  11. WVDEP Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation
  12. Introduction to acid mine drainage - WV Save Our Streams slide show