A Field Conference on Impacts of Coalbed Methane Development in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming

Romeo M. Flores, Gary D. Stricker, Joseph F. Doll Meyer, Pierce H. Norton, Robert J. Livingston, M. Craig Jennings, USGS

This USGS Open File Report focuses on a basin-wide assessment of coalbed methane resources in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming. The report includes a thorough geological study with relevant maps, stratigraphic columns, and cross-sections, along with water and soil analysis and field trip road logs. A historical background of mining in the Powder River Basin adds perspective to today's activities.

Subject: , Environmental ScienceEcosystemsBiogeochemical cycling, Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Focus on the Cretaceous: Human Impacts, Economic Resources
Topics: Energy/Material cycles
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Biogeoscience, Environmental ScienceKeyword: Paleocene Fort Union Formation