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Geospatial Data for Coal Beds in the Little Snake River coal field and Red Desert area, Greater Green River Basin, Wyoming

Dates

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2018

Citation

Kinney, S.A., Haacke, J.E., Miller, R.F., and Harwell, D.E., 2018, Geospatial data for coal beds in the Little Snake River coal field and Red Desert area, Greater Green River Basin, Wyoming: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7GQ6X2J.

Summary

The data release encapsulates geospatial data in support of the regional scale study, Coal Geology and Assessment of Coal Resources and Reserves in the Little Snake River coal field and Red Desert assessment area, Greater Green River Basin, Wyoming. The assessment area covers about 2,300 square miles of the Eastern portion of the 15,400 square mile Greater Green River Basin in Southwestern Wyoming. This release includes geospatial data for the study area boundary, depth to coal, thickness of coal, outcrops and reliability. These data were compiled from numerous sources, the primary one being a database of point data that resides in a separate data release.

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LSR_geospatial_data.zip
“Bundle of all data in LSR data release”
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LSR_ds.xml
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Purpose

The objective of the U.S. Geological Survey Coal Resources and Reserves Assessment Project is to conduct regional-scale coal resource and reserve assessments of significant coal beds in the major coal basins in the United States. The data released heirin were used in the assessment and are also included in figures and maps in professional paper 1826.

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