East Georgia State College Professor Emeritus Dr. Glenn Stracher has co-authored a paper with Hartwig Gielisch of DMT Geo Engineering and Exploration in Essen, Germany. The paper is entitled Burning Coal-Mine Collieries in the Jharia Coalfield of India, and will be published by Elsevier Earth and Planetary Sciences. Dr. Stracher’s web address is: http://faculty.ega.edu/facweb/stracher/stracher.html
In addition, Dr. Stracher is working with historian Timo Hauge at the German Mining Museum in Bochum, Germany, on a permanent display about mine fires. The display in the 37,000 square foot museum will open in 2018 and feature much of Dr. Stracher’s work as well as photos taken by Glenn and Janet Stracher during their numerous field expeditions. The German Mining Museum is the most famous mining museum in the world. The web address of the museum is: http://www.bergbaumuseum.de/index.php/en.