Geology Publications

Below are the links to our geologic publications.

Using Radiogenic Noble Gases to Trace the Conditions of Crustal Fluid Migration (2017)

Gas-Tracer Experiment for Evaluating the Fate of Methane in a Coastal Plain Stream: Degassing versus in-Stream Oxidation (2016)

Hydraulic fracturing offers view of microbial life in the deep terrestrial subsurface (2016)

Elevated levels of diesel range organic compounds in groundwater near Marcellus gas operations are derived from surface activities (2016)

Differentiating natural and anthropogenic impacts on water quality in a hydrothermal coastal aquifer (Mondragone Plain, Southern Italy) (2015)

The evolution of Devonian hydrocarbon gases in shallow aquifers of the northern Appalachian Basin: Insights from integrating noble gas and hydrocarbon geochemistry (2015)

Inorganic contaminants from diffuse pollution in shallow groundwater of the Campanian Plain (Southern Italy). Implications for geochemical survey (2015)

Noble Gases: A New Technique for Fugitive Gas Investigation in Groundwater (2015)

Comparing the residence time of deep vs shallow groundwater in the Karoo Basin, South Africa using H-3, C-14, Cl-36 and He-4 isotopes (2015)

Isotopic fingerprints for delineating the environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing fluids (2015)

New Tracers Identify Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids and Accidental Releases from Oil and Gas Operations (2014)

A Critical Review of the Risks to Water Resources from Unconventional Shale Gas Development and Hydraulic Fracturing in the United States (2014)

Noble gases identify the mechanisms of fugitive gas contamination in drinking-water wells overlying the Marcellus and Barnett Shales (2014)

Dynamics of the Mount Nyiragongo lava lake (2014)

The Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking (2014)

Increased stray gas abundance in a subset of drinking water wells near Marcellus shale gas extraction (2013)

Gas chemistry of the Dallol region of the Danakil Depression in the Afar region of the northern-most East African Rift (2013)

Impact of volcanic plume emissions on rain water chemistry during the January 2010 Nyamuragira eruptive event: Implications for essential potable water resources (2013)

Determining the source and genetic fingerprint of natural gases using noble gas geochemistry: A northern Appalachian Basin case study (2012)

Geochemical evidence for possible natural migration of Marcellus Formation brine to shallow aquifers in Pennsylvania (2012)

Evaluating the accretion of meteoritic debris and interplanetary dust particles in the GPC-3 sediment core using noble gas and mineralogical tracers (2012)