INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COAL GEOLOGY, vol.80, no.2, pp.105-112, 2009 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COAL GEOLOGY
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Underground mining safety, Geographic information system (GIS), Database management systems, Relational data model, Web-based GIS, Emergency management
Coal mine safety is of paramount concern to mining industry. Mine accidents have various causes and consequences including catastrophic failure of mine, substantial economic losses and most notably loss of lives. Therefore, any initiative in mine monitoring is of vital importance for progressing safety surveillance and maintenance.