Portrait of Dalway John Swaine.

30: Trace Elements in Coal Science (1996)

Dalway John Swaine

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Liversidge Research Lecture delivered before the Royal Society of New South Wales, 12th June, 1996. Reproduced by permission of the Royal Society of New South Wales from J. Proc. Roy. Soc. N.S.W., 1996, 129, 139-148.

"Trace elements are relevant to several aspects of coal science. Five topics are dealt with in detail, namely, the occurrence of trace elements, boron as an indicator of marine influence, boiler deposits, fluorine in coal, and the deposition of trace elements from the atmosphere. There is an increasing interest in the fate of trace elements from the combustion of coal for power production, especially environmental aspects of trace elements from the atmosphere and from ash disposal areas. Several suggestions for future work are outlined."


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