Shale Network Workshop: Call for Abstracts

Monitoring Communities and Their Environment

A workshop held by the Shale Network in State College, Pa.

We are now only accepting poster abstracts for the eighth annual Shale Network Workshop to be held in State College, Pa., on May 16 and 17, 2019. Please submit abstracts as soon as possible.

View full details about the workshop here.

Abstracts should be submitted online by uploading a Word or PDF document here and include the following information: 1) title, 2) author list with all affiliations, 3) a few sentences summarizing the proposed presentation. Alternatively, they may be sent as a Word or PDF document to Shelly McCall at Presentations are sought to discuss “Monitoring Communities and Their Environment.” Posters will be set up at an evening session on May 16 and will be available for viewing on May 17.

The workshop provides an opportunity for citizen scientists, researchers, government officials, energy company representatives, and environmental professionals to compare lessons learned about water and environmental issues within areas where shale energy development is occurring.

The Shale Network is a collaborative effort between Penn State, the University of Pittsburgh and the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Sciences Inc. (CUAHSI) to collect and analyze data on water quality in the Marcellus Shale drilling region. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection participates in organizing parts of the workshop. Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) also provides funding.