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Coal Geology, Land Use, and Human Health in the Peoples Republic of China: Sources of Fluorosis Pollution
Entry ID: USGS_OFR01-318_fl_pollution

Abstract: To describe areal extents of environmental pollution sources of fluorosis
affected areas in China. This dataset will be used to provide support for the
assessment and analysis of coal quality and potential inventories and risks to
human health in China.

Map representing environmental pollution sources of fluorsis affected areas in
the People's Republic of China. This coverage was developed as part of the
World Coal Quality Inventory (WoCQI) project by the Energy Resources Team, U.S.
Geological Survey.
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Description: Access to documentation and data for OFR 01-318

Description: The Eastern Energy Resources Team is, one of three Energy Teams, implementing
the Energy Resources Program at the U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, Virginia.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 53.55   S: 18.23   E: 134.65   W: 73.63

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Alex W. Karlsen, Adam C. Schultz, Peter D. Warwick, Steven M. Podwysocki, Vivian S. Lovern (compilers)
Dataset Title: Coal Geology, Land Use, and Human Health in the Peoples Republic of China: Sources of fluorosis pollution
Dataset Series Name: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2001
Dataset Release Place: Reston, VA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey Eastern Energy Resources Team
Issue Identification: 01-318
Data Presentation Form: map
Online Resource:
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-01-01
Stop Date: 2001-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.00001 m
Longitude Resolution: 0.00001 m
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Distribution Media: online
Distribution Format: ArcView Shapefile
Fees: none
Phone: 703-648-6489
Email: akarslen at
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey MS 956
National Center
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
Chinese Academy of Sciences(ed.), and The Central Committee of Chinese
Communist Party(ed.), Unknown, The Atlas of Endemic Diseases and Their
Environments in the People's Republic of China: Science Press, People's
Republic of China.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-08-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23