Marcellus cores are here!

Over the weekend Reb Daly and Shikha Sharma (WVU) were in Morgantown to oversee the collection of Marcellus shale sidewall cores from the MSEEL site. The whole operation was a success, and the cores are now back at OSU being processed – imaged, washed, and ground-up for DNA & PLFA extractions, culturing, noble gas analyses, and mineralogic characterization. Some pics below….

IMG_4877 Core_Washing

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