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Natural gas and oil drilling disturbance in the Marcellus Shale region of the New York - Pennsylvania border

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Publication Date
Start Date
2004-01-01
End Date
2013-12-31

Citation

Roig-Silva, C.M., Milheim, L.E., and Slonecker, E.T., 2019, Natural gas and oil drilling disturbance in the Marcellus Shale region of the New York - Pennsylvania border: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7TT4Q67.

Summary

The data comprise the initial release of landscape disturbance polygons and lines (sites, pipelines and roads) related to natural gas and oil drilling developed prior to the end of 2013 in the 10-county region along the New York - Pennsylvania border. The study area includes the New York Counties of Allegany, Broome, Chemung, Steuben and Tioga, and the Pennsylvania counties of Bradford, McKean, Potter, Susquehanna, and Tioga. The data were collected using high-resolution aerial imagery from the National Agricultural Imagery Program (NAIP) for each available year between 2004 - 2013 within a geographic information system (GIS), along with additional geospatial data on oil and gas drilling permits and locations, administrative boundaries, [...]

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NYPA_disturbanceDatav3.zip
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Purpose

These data were manually digitized at a scale of 1:3,000 for the analysis of landscape change related to natural gas and oil drilling in the Marcellus Shale region of the New York - Pennsylvania border.

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