Images of recent results

Drill rig on Marcellus wellpad

Image of a drill rig on a well pad in the Marcellus shale formation in central Pennsylvania.



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


Beth Herndon, Danielle Andrews - lysimeter SSH CZO

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

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


Geosc 413 W Laboratory Class

Students in Penn State Dept of Geosciences doing lab work in Geosc 413W, Techniques of Environmental Geochemistry.