Press Release: EIA launches Coal Data Browser to provide detailed information on U.S. coal sector

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February 25, 2014

EIA launches Coal Data Browser to provide detailed information on U.S. coal sector

The U.S. Coal Data Browser (www.eia.gov/coal/data/browser) that brings together in a single tool comprehensive government information, statistics, and visualizations about the U.S. The Coal Data Browser gives users easy access to a vast array of electricity and coal surveys. The browser also allows users to dig through data from the Mine Safety and coal trade information from the U.S. Census Bureau.

“EIA’s Coal Data Browser provides users with a level of access to coal data they’ve never had before,” said Administrator Adam Sieminski. “This powerful data access and visualization tool provides ‘one-stop shopping’ for information about coal.”

Coal Data Browser users can:

All time series in the Coal Data Browser have also been released to EIA’s data application programming interface (API).

In addition to providing users with extensive coal information, the browser includes a help function with popup notes that explain the navigation and a brief video highlighting the browser’s features. The browser was launched on EIA’s beta site so that

The product described in this united states government. The views in the product and EIA Program Contact: Mark Elbert, 202-586-1185[email protected]

EIA Press Contact: Jonathan Cogan, 202-586-8719[email protected]

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