2012 GSA Annual Meeting in Charlotte
Session No. 125 Monday, 5 November 2012
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Charlotte Convention Center: 213BC

T98. Hydrogeology and Geochemistry of Shales (Society of Economic Geologists; GSA Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology Division; GSA Environmental and Engineering Geology Division; Geochemical Society)

Madeline E. Schreiber and John Chermak, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
125-11:35 PM ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT EVALUATION OF HYDROCARBON EXTRACTION FROM SHALES: CHERMAK, John, Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, jchermak@vt.edu and SCHREIBER, Madeline E., Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061
125-21:50 PM TRACE METAL OCCURRENCES IN THE MARCELLUS SHALE: BANK, Tracy, FORTSON, Lauren A., MALIZIA, Thomas R., and BENELLI, Paolo, Geology, SUNY at Buffalo, 411 Cooke Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260, tlbank@buffalo.edu
125-32:10 PM GEOCHEMICAL EVIDENCE FOR POSSIBLE NATURAL MIGRATION OF MARCELLUS FORMATION BRINE TO SHALLOW AQUIFERS IN PENNSYLVANIA: WARNER, Nathaniel1, DARRAH, Thomas H.1, DOWN, Adrian1, ZHAO, Kaiguang2, WHITE, Alissa1, OSBORN, Stephen G.3, JACKSON, Robert4, and VENGOSH, Avner1, (1) Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, nrw@duke.edu, (2) Center on Global Change, Duke University, Center on Global Change, Box 90658, Durham, NC 27708, (3) Geological Sciences Department, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona, Pomona, CA 91768, (4) Nicholas School of the Environment and Center on Global Change, Duke University, Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
125-42:25 PM URANIUM ISOTOPE VARIATIONS IN SHALE AND CARBONATE OF THE MIDDLE DEVONIAN MARCELLUS FORMATION, PENNSYLVANIA, USA: PHAN, Thai T.1, STEWART, Brian W.1, CAPO, Rosemary C.1, GARDINER, James B.1, SHARMA, Shikha2, and TORO, Jaime3, (1) Department of Geology & Planetary Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, thaiphan@pitt.edu, (2) Department of Geology & Geography, West Virginia University, 330 Brooks Hall, National Energy Technology Laboratory-Regional University Alliance, Morgantown, WV 26506, (3) Department of Geology & Geography, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506
125-52:40 PM USE OF REMOTE SENSING TECHNOLOGIES TO DETECT SURFACE AND NEAR-SURFACE STRAY GAS OCCURRENCE AND POTENTIAL MIGRATION PATHWAYS IN TIOGA CO., PA: MCKEE, Bryce J., Shell Exploration & Production Company, 2100 Georgetown Drive, Suite 501, Sewickley, PA 15143, bryce.mckee@shell.com and BEASLEY, Craig, NEOS GeoSolutions, Denver GeoCenter, 143 Union Blvd, Suite 200, Lakewood, CO 80228
125-63:00 PM GEOCHEMICAL AND HYDROLOGIC CONTROLS ON PRODUCED WATER GEOCHEMISTRY FROM SHALE GAS RESERVOIRS: ENGLE, Mark A.1, ROWAN, Elisabeth L.2, KRAEMER, Thomas F.2, and BATES, Anne L.3, (1) U.S. Geological Survey, El Paso, TX 79968, engle@usgs.gov, (2) U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192, (3) U.S. Geological Survey, National Center, Reston, VA 20192
 3:15 PM Break
 3:30 PM Post-break intro
125-73:35 PM LOCAL AND REGIONAL WATER SUPPLY PLANNING TO EVALUATE AND MANAGE HYDROFRACKING: BLANKENSHIP, Carrie N.1, LAWLESS, Michael D.2, and NEWCOMB, William D.1, (1) Draper Aden Associates, 2206 S. Main Street, Blacksburg, VA 24060, cblankenship@daa.com, (2) Draper Aden Associates, 2206 S. Main Street, Blacksurg, VA 24060
125-83:50 PM HOW STRAY GAS ESCAPED DURING CONSTRUCTION OF AN OIL/GAS WELL, INVADED A WATER-SUPPLY AQUIFER, AND CAUSED AN IN-HOUSE EXPLOSION: BAIR, E. Scott, Ohio State University, School of Earth Sciences, 231 Mendenhall Lab, Columbus, OH 43210, bair.1@osu.edu and TOMASTIK, Tom, Ohio Department of Natural Resources - DMRM, 2045 Morse Road, Bldg. F-2, Columbus, OH 43229-6693
125-94:10 PM CHARACTERIZING GROUND WATER IN THE METHANE-BEARING DEEP RIVER TRIASSIC BASIN IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA: DOWN, Adrian1, JACKSON, Robert2, VENGOSH, Avner1, WARNER, Nathaniel R.1, PLATA, Desiree3, ELSNER, Martin4, SCHREGLMANN, Kathrin4, and KARR, Jonathan1, (1) Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, adrian.down@duke.edu, (2) Nicholas School of the Environment and Center on Global Change, Duke University, Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708, (3) Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, (4) Institute for Groundwater Ecology, Helmholtz Center for Environmental Health, Ingolstaedter Landstr. 1, Neuherberg, 85764, Germany
125-104:25 PM A NEODYMIUM ISOTOPE INVESTIGATION OF SEDIMENT SOURCES FOR THE MIDDLE DEVONIAN MARCELLUS FORMATION, PENNSYLVANIA, USA: GARDINER, James B.1, STEWART, Brian W.1, CAPO, Rosemary C.1, PHAN, Thai T.1, SHARMA, Shikha2, and TORO, Jaime3, (1) Department of Geology & Planetary Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, jbg10@pitt.edu, (2) Department of Geology & Geography, West Virginia University, 330 Brooks Hall, National Energy Technology Laboratory-Regional University Alliance, Morgantown, WV 26506, (3) Department of Geology & Geography, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506
125-114:40 PM LITHIUM CONCENTRATIONS AND ISOTOPE RATIOS IN PRODUCED WATER FROM THE MARCELLUS FORMATION, PENNSYLVANIA, USA: MACPHERSON, G.L.1, CAPO, Rosemary C.2, STEWART, Brian W.2, PHAN, Thai T.2, SCHROEDER, Karl T.3, and HAMMACK, Richard W.4, (1) Dept. of Geology, Univ of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, 120 Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045, glmac@ku.edu, (2) Department of Geology & Planetary Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, (3) U.S. Dept of Energy, National Energy Technolog Laboratory, Mail Stop 84-305, P.O. Box 10940, 626 Cochrans Mills Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15236-0940, (4) National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy, Pittsburgh, PA 15236
125-124:55 PM LOW PORE CONNECTIVITY IN BARNETT SHALE: HU, Qinhong1, GAO, Zhiye1, PENG, Sheng1, and EWING, Robert P.2, (1) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Texas at Arlington, 500 Yates Street, Arlington, TX 76019, maxhu@uta.edu, (2) 2101 Agronomy Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011

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