Industry Views on Exchanging Coal Mine Data

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					Industry Views on Exchanging
       Coal Mine Data
          Eric Bronston
  Peabody Western Coal Company
                                                       Pre ArcGIS 9.X
                              Software Used: ArcINFO 7.X, ArcVIEW 3.X, and In-House Programs


                                Projection:
                               Future Mining
                                 and Mine
                                  Closure




Corporate                                                            Other Misc.
 Reports                                                              Reports
                                  SMCRA
                                   •Short-Term
                                   •Long-Term
                               •Other Mine Support
                                       Data



                                                                                   OTHER
        Data Collection                                 Office of                   DATA
        •Digitalized Data                            Surface Mining
        •Surveyed Data
        (GPS)
                                                        Reports
        •Outside Consultant                            •Regulatory
        Data                                            Agencies
        Monthly Spatial Activities
MONTHLY
ACTIVITIES




                 CURRENT
                 ACTIVE PIT
                                TOPSOIL
                                REMOVED
                                  AREA
   PIT LINE




                 LONG-TERM
                  SUPPORT
Generated Spatial Data for Reports

                 GRADING
                 STATUS




                            TOPSOIL
                            STATUS

SMCRA
STATUS
              ArcView 9.X
               JPM Plot




ArcView 3.X
 JPM Plot
                                       PRE-ArcGIS 9.X.
  Data Provider and Data Maintenance    Customers Maintain Their Own Data
                 Group                       and Data Is Not Shared


                                                             Crucial Data
                                                              Stored in
                                         DXF/DWG               Different
                         EXPORT          In House             Locations
                                         Programs

  Coverage &                                                 CUSTOMERS
  Shape-files
  DATABASE
                                            Only
•Short-Term                              Accessible
                        IMPORT          Data Is Used
•Long-Term
•Mine Support Data   •Edits                 and
                     •Updates           Transferred
                Provider: PWCC GIS Staff

In-House Customers:     Outside Customers:
  Managers                Regulatory Agencies
  Supervisors             Consultants
  Engineering Staff       Local Governments
  Field Crews             Local Tribes
                          Local Residents
     Current Geospatial Setup
Software Used: ArcINFO 9.X, ArcView 9.X, and Current In-House Programs


                                    SMCRA
                               •Long Term
                               •Short-Term



    Projected Future
    Mining and Mine
                                                       Other Reports
        Closure
          •Financial


                                  MAIN
                               REPOSITORY
                                 •All Tabular and
                                Spatial Information

                                                      Office of Surface
     Data Collection                                       Mining
    •Digitalized Data
    •Surveyed Data (GPS)                                   Reports
    •Outside Consultant Data                             •Regulatory
                                                          Agencies



                               Corporate Report              OTHER DATA:
                                                                   •Access
                                                                       •Excel
                                                                  •Paradox
                                                             •Word Documents
                                                                   •Images
              Current ArcGIS 9.X.
  Data Provider and Data Maintenance
                 Group                 Customers




                                       COVERAGE FILE
                                        SHAPE FILES
                          EXPORT         DXF/DWG       CUSTOMERS
                                          In House
                                         Programs
GEOSPATIAL
 DATABASE
REPOSITORY

                           IMPORT
                            •Edits
                          •Updates




 SMCRA DATA
Thank You