Development of methods and means for integrated geo-information-based analysis of influence exerted by nonlinear deformation and wave processes induced by seismic forces on geomechanical behavior of pit walls and on gas-dynamic activity in coal mines in Kuzbass

The huge experience and ample data are available on the features of seismic processes stimulated by earthquakes. The situation is different in the field of mining-induced seismicity, first of all, in terms of understanding of the cause effect relationship and finding of quantitative relationships between seismicity and mining technologies with large-scale blasting in the regions of heavy subsoil use in the conditions of active tectonics. One of such regions is Kuzbass adjacent to the Altai–Sayan folded area in the south of West Siberia. The gained experience is generalized in the two-volume monograph [1]. The monograph states that safety of mining is achievable both with opencast and underground geotechnologies. A new stage in understanding of the problem difficulty arrived with the newly discovered nonlinear pendulum elastic waves and ‘piston’ behavior of mass and gas exchange in the high-stress hierarchy of blocks in surrounding rock mass around underground openings. In this respect, this article defines an urgent problem of geomechanically, geodynamically and geoecologically safe subsoil use in the south of West Siberia based on development of informational methods and facilities for the integrated assessment of influence exerted by nonlinear deformation and wave processes induced by seismic events and blasting on geomechanics of pit wall rock mass and on gas dynamics in coal mines in Kuzbass.

Keywords: seismic activity, cloud geoinformation technologies, nonlinear deformation and wave processes, mechanical erosion, coal–methane, open pit coal mines, underground coal mines, satellite observation and hyperspectral survey, mining and geological conditions, climatic and natural conditions, massive blasting, earthquakes, Kuzbass, Altai–Sayan seismically active folded area.
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Oparin V. N., Potapov V. P., Kiryaeva T.A., Yushkin V. F. Development of methods and means for integrated geo-information-based analysis of influence exerted by nonlinear deformation and wave processes induced by seismic forces on geomechanical behavior of pit walls and on gas-dynamic activity in coal mines in Kuzbass. MIAB. Mining Inf. Anal. Bull. 2020;(8):5-39. [In Russ]. DOI: 10.25018/0236-1493-2020-8-0-5-39.


The study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Project No. 20-05-00051.

Issue number: 8
Year: 2020
Page number: 5-39
ISBN: 0236-1493
UDK: 550.310 + 622
DOI: 10.25018/0236-1493-2020-8-0-5-39
Article receipt date: 09.04.2020
Date of review receipt: 22.06.2020
Date of the editorial board′s decision on the article′s publishing: 20.07.2020
About authors:

V.N. Oparin1, Corresponding Member of Russian Academy of Sciences, Dr. Sci. (Phys. Mathem.), Professor, Head of Department, e-mail:,
V.P. Potapov1, Dr. Sci. (Eng.), Professor, Director, Kemerovo Branch of the Federal Research Center for Information and Computational Technologies, 650025, Kemerovo, Russia, e-mail:,
T.A. Kiryaeva1, Cand. Sci. (Eng.), Senior Researcher, e-mail:,
V.F. Yushkin1, Dr. Sci. (Eng.), Leading Researcher, e-mail:,
1 Chinakal Institute of Mining of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, 630091, Novosibirsk, Russia.


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