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    • Field Laboratory for Emerging Stacked Unconventional Plays (ESUP) in Central Appalachia: Highlights from Research Performance Progress Report 3 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2018)
      This summary report outlines accomplishments and activities for the ESUP (Emerging Stacked Unconventional Plays) project for the period of October 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018. The goal of ESUP is to investigate and ...
    • Field Laboratory for Emerging Stacked Unconventional Plays (ESUP): Project No. DE-FE0031576 

      Ripepi, Nino; Karmis, Michael; Chen, Cheng; Gilliland, Ellen; Nojabaei, Bahareh (Virginia Tech, 2018-08-24)
      The objective for this project is to investigate and characterize the resource potential for multi-play production of emerging unconventional reservoirs in Central Appalachia. The project team includes Virginia Tech; ...
    • ARIES Research Summary 

      Jong, Edmund C.; Boardman, Gregory D.; Karmis, Michael E. (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research, 2019-01-03)
      In the mid-2000s, concerns were raised about the impact of Appalachian coal mining and especially mountaintop mining. These concerns were prompted by various research studies that alleged a direct link between coal mining ...
    • Assessment of the Risks Associated with Thin Film Solar Panel Technology 

      Reynolds, William, Jr.; Karmis, Michael (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 2019-03-08)
      This report reviews the environmental risk profile of utility-scale cadmium telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic installations with relevant information from the scientific literature and an audit of the manufacturing and recycling ...
    • ARIES Executive Summary 

      Jong, Edmund C.; Boardman, Gregory D.; Karmis, Michael E. (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research, 2019-07-30)
      The following document contains an executive summary of key findings from the Appalachian Research Initiative for Environmental Science (ARIES). Further details for these findings may be found in the referenced peer-reviewed ...
    • Micrometer-scale Experimental Characterization of the Lower Huron Shale in the Central Appalachian Basin 

      Tan, Xinyu; Gilliland, Ellen; Tang, Xu; Fan, Ming; Ripepi, Nino (American Geophysical Union, 2020)
      The mechanical properties of shale play an important role in hydraulic fracturing design. Although the popular nanoindentation method can be performed to evaluate some mechanical characteristics of organic matter, it is ...