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Landscape consequences of natural gas extraction in Allegheny and Susquehanna Counties, Pennsylvania, 2004--2010

Quantifies the landscape changes and consequences of natural gas extraction by digitizing indications of disturbance on NAIP aerial photographs and using these with the NLCD to show land use-land cover change.

by Slonecker, E. Terrence; Milheim, Lesley E.; Roig-Silva, Coral M.; and Malizia, Alexander R.
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1025
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Related topics:
Aerial photography, Coalbed methane resources, Geography, Geospatial analysis, Land use and land cover, Land use change, Well drilling
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Allegheny, Susquehanna
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