Home   Login All Data Services Forum http://hydroportal.cuahsi.org/shalenetwork/webapp/cuahsi_1_1.asmx?WSDL ShaleNetworkODM Susan Brantley sxb7@psu.edu 814-865-1619 Website: http://www.shalenetwork.org 37,594 1,920 1,452,179 Download last tested on 05/22/2019 Last Harvested on 5/18/2019 10:21:35 AM(UTC) Shale Network            Contact:        Sites: Values: Variables: 44.99 41.19811 -83.142 -76.57675

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The ShaleNetwork is a group of individuals working together to publish water quality and quantity data online for regions where shale gas is being exploited in the U.S.A. (www.shalenetwork.org). The ShaleNetwork has a primary focus in the northeastern U.S.A but also publish data from other areas. The ShaleNetwork database includes data generated by academic researchers, government agencies, industry representatives, nonprofit entities, watershed groups, and others; data from all entities are welcome, as long as data quality is maintained. The ShaleNetwork acts as an “honest broker” that collates datasets, publishes them in the CUAHSI HIS, and synthesizes the data into useful knowledge. To cite the database, cite the doi as doi:10.4211/his-data-shalenetwork. Papers that have been published interpreting the data are noted below. Each subset of data discussed in each published paper can be found in this link: https://goo.gl/5GFjzQ. The Steering Committee of the ShaleNetwork derive from Penn State, Dickinson College, University of Pittsburgh, and the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Sciences, Inc. This group was funded originally by the National Science Foundation in October 2011 to put together the database and to run annual workshops between 2012 and 2015 (RCN-SEES funding, OCE-11-40159 to S. Brantley). The group is seeking funding to continue the work.

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Brantley, S.L., Yoxtheimer, D., Arjmand, S., Grieve, P., Vidic, R., Pollak, J., Llewellyn, G.T., Abad, J. and Simon, C. (2014) Water resource impacts during unconventional shale gas development: The Pennsylvania experience. International Journal of Coal Geology 126, 140-156, dx.doi.org/110.1016/j.coal.2013.1012.1017.

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Vidic, R.D., Brantley, S.L., Vandenbossche, J.M., Yoxtheimer, D. and Abad, J.D. (2013) Impact of shale gas development on regional water quality. Science 340, 826, DOI:810.1126/science.1235009.

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Brantley, S. L., Vidic, R. D., Brasier, K., Yoxtheimer, D., Pollak, J., Wilderman, C. and Wen, T. (2018) Engaging over data on fracking and water quality. Science, 359(6374), 395-397, DOI: 10.1126/science.aan6520.

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Wen, T., Agarwal, A., Xue, L., Chen, A., Herman, A., Li, Z. and Brantley, S. L. (2019). Assessing changes in groundwater chemistry in landscapes with more than 100 years of oil and gas development. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, 21(2), 384-396, 10.1039/C8EM00385H.

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Wen, T., Niu, X., Gonzales, M., Zheng, G., Li, Z. and Brantley, S. L. (2018) Big groundwater datasets reveal possible rare contamination amid otherwise improved water quality for some analytes in a region of Marcellus Shale development. Environmental Science & Technology, 52(12), 7149-7159, 10.1021/acs.est.8b01123.

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Li, Z., You, C., Gonzales, M., Wendt, A. K., Wu, F. and Brantley, S. L. (2017) Corrigendum to; Searching for anomalous methane in shallow groundwater near shale gas wells;[J. Contam. Hydrol.(195)(December 2016) 23-30]. Journal of contaminant hydrology, 207, 50-51, DOI: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2017.09.009.

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Li, Z., You, C., Gonzales, M., Wendt, A. K., Wu, F. and Brantley, S. L. (2016) Searching for anomalous methane in shallow groundwater near shale gas wells. Journal of contaminant hydrology, 195, 23-30, DOI: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2016.10.005.