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 36,348 1,783 1,411,922 Download last tested on 09/24/2018 Last Harvested on 9/22/2018 7:43:17 PM(UTC) Shale Network            Contact:        Sites: Values: Variables: 44.99 -70.08361 -83.142 37.30058

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Abstract


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 northeastern U.S.A. (www.shalenetwork.org). 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. 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.

Journal Article


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.

Journal Article


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.