Project SWIFT (Shale-Water Interaction Forensic Tools) Water Chemistry Database
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|Created:||Mar 23, 2018 at 2:17 p.m.|
|Last updated:||Feb 19, 2019 at 2:12 p.m. by Laura Lautz|
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The data set includes the following types of information for domestic wells sampled in southern New York State: geographic location (latitude and longitude), year of sample collection, concentrations of a variety of analytes, distances to various features (e.g. faults, gas wells, flow lines), topographic position, water type, well depth and type, and completion geology. Definitions of fields are provided in a worksheet within the Excel data file. When no data are available for a given field, the value is given as -9999. When concentrations are below a given detection limit, the value is given as -5555. The detection limits for chemical data in each year are given within a worksheet within the Excel data file.
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|The content of this resource serves as the data for:||Christian, K, LK Lautz, GD Hoke, DI Siegel, Z Lu, J Kessler. 2016. Methane occurrence is associated with sodium-rich valley waters in domestic wells overlying the Marcellus Shale in New York State. Water Resources Research, 52(1):206-226. doi: 10.1002/2015WR017805|
This resource was created using funding from the following sources:
|Agency Name||Award Title||Award Number|
|National Science Foundation||RAPID: Developing sensitive tests for detecting water chemistry changes associated with shale bed methane production in the Appalachian Basin||EAR 1313522|
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