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Kappel, William M.[Professional profile]
U.S. Geological Survey, Eastern Region, Northeast area, Water Resources discipline
Drilling and coring, Economic geology, Mining and quarrying, Mining hazards, Natural gas resources, Sedimentary rocks, Tree ring analysis, Waste treatment and disposal, Wetland ecosystems

PDF Water Resources and Natural Gas Production from the Marcellus Shale [More info]
The Marcellus shale is a black shale unit in the eastern US. It has economic use as a source of natural gas. Environmental concerns arising from the process of exploiting this resource include water supply and wastewater disposal.
Tree rings record of 100 years of hydrologic change within a wetland [More info]
Use of tree ring dating to study distinct episodes of hydrologic change in the Tully Valley wetland, New York recording history of solution-brine injection mining for salt.