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IMAGES OF RECENT RESULTS
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Image of a drill rig on a wellpad in the Marcellus shale formation in central Pennsylvania.

 

Image of a quarry wall in the Occoquan granite in Virginia.

 

Beth Herndon (Kent State University) and Danielle Andrews (Univ of Pittsburgh) extracting pore water from a lysimeter in Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO when they were graduate students at Penn State.

 

SEM photomicrograph by Xin Gu showing green-colorized goethite formed in Rose Hill shale above the water table.

 

Outcrop of Marcellus shale viewed in Huntingdon PA, near Penn State and Juniata College.