Soils at Imaggeo: Fly ash dyke or landfill or pond

Kripal Singh, CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow, India

Fly ash dyke or landfill or pond. Click on the image to see the original picture and details at Imaggeo.


Fly ash, generated during coal combustion for thermal power generation, is dumped in man made ponds is a big problem to manage in several countries. In this picture, natural grasses are growing on a fly ash pond on National Thermal Power Plant, Unchahar, Uttar Pradesh, India.

About Imaggeo

Imaggeo is the EGU’s online open access geosciences image repository. All geoscientists (and others) can submit their photographs and videos to this repository and, since it is open access, these images can be used for free by scientists for their presentations or publications, by educators and the general public, and some images can even be used freely for commercial purposes.

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