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Class Handouts


 Abandoned and Orphaned Well Program Presentation
Introduction to the Community Science Volunteer Abandoned and Orphan Well Program
 PA DEP Orphan and Abandoned Well Plugging Program Presentation
Introduction to the PA DEP Orphan and Abandoned Well Plugging Program
 USGS Fourth Survey Geologic Map of Hyner Station
East Renovo Quadrangle showing geologic units at Hyner Station
 Well Records for Harmon and Goodling Farms
Well records and maps for Harmon and Goodling Farms
 USGS Second Survey Geologic Map of Clinton County
Depicts the geologic formations of Clinton County
 Penn Pilot Hyner 1938
Aerial photgraphy of Hyner Station in 1938
 Penn Pilot Hyner 1959
Aerial photgraphy of Hyner Station in 1959
 Penn Pilot Hyner 1968
Aerial photgraphy of Hyner Station in 1968
 Well Records for Harmon and Goodling Farms
Well records and maps for Harmon and Goodling Farms
 Sproul Maps Guided Activity
Sproul State Forest Maps Activity
 Sproul Historical Documents Guided Activity
Sproul State Forest Historical Documents Activity
 Moshannon Historical Documents Guided Activity
Moshannon Historical Documents Guided Activity
 Gordon Road Well Records and Plats
Gordon Road well records and plats
 Penn Pilot Gordon Road 1940
Aerial photograph of Gordon Road from 1940
 Penn Pilot Gordon Road 1958
Aerial photograph of Gordon Road from 1958
 Penn Pilot Gordon Road 1968
Aerial photograph of Gordon Road from 1968
 USGS Second Survey Geologic Map of Clearfield County
USGS Second Survey Geologic Map of Clearfield County
 USGS Fourth Survey Structural Geology Map of Northeastern Clearfield
Structural geology map of Chesnut Ridge and Driftwood Anticlines
 PA DEP Well Plugging Verification Study
Citizen Science effort to verify the quality of well plugs in northwestern and southwestern PA
 PA DEP Field Safety
Suggestions for health and safety when conducting fieldwork
 Allegheny National Forest Guided Activity
Guided activity to verify the quality of well plugging in Allegheny National Forest
 Allegheny National Forest Fieldsite
Topographic map of Allegheny National Forest fieldsite
 Allegheny National Forest Well Records
Well records, well logs, and well plats for Allegheny National Forest fieldsites
 Orphan Well Scout Quick Start Guide
An introduction to the use of the Orphan Well Scout
 Map Forum Quick Start Guide
An introduction to the use of the Map Forum

Graphics


NPR StateImpact interactive active well map

PSU MCOR Depth of Marcellus Shale Base Map

PSU MCOR Marcellus Shale Thickness


Reports & Documents


 Arthur and Cole, [2014]
Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources: Prospects and Problems
 Kang et al., [2014]
Direct measurements of methane emissions from abandoned oil and gas wells in Pennsylvania
 Vidic et al., [2013]
Impact of Shale Gas Development on Regional Water Quality
 Davies et al., [2014]
Oil and gas wells and their integrity: Implications for shale and unconventional resource exploitation
 O’Sullivan and Paltser, [2012]
Shale gas production: potential versus actual greenhouse gas emissions
 Allen et al., [2013]
Measurements of methane emissions at natural gas production sites in the United States
 Osborn et al., [2011]
Methane contamination of drinking water accompanying gas-well drilling and hydraulic fracturing
 Boyer et al., [2012]
The Impact of Marcellus Gas Drilling on Rural Drinking Water Supplies
 Brandt et al., [2014]
Methane Leaks from North American Natural Gas Systems

WebLinks


PA DEP Orphan and Abandoned Well Plugging Program
PA DEP Oil and Gas Program
NPR StateImpact
Penn State Extension Natural Gas Information
Penn State Marcellus Shale Information
Penn State Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research
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