Erica Barth-Naftilan

PhD Candidate, Hydrology

Publications (BETA)

This is a PARTIAL listing of recent publications, and it will continue to grow as we populate our publications database.


  • Journal Article
    Piotrowski, P. K., B. A. Weggler, E. Barth-Naftilan, C. N. Kelly, R. Zimmermann, J. E. Saiers, and F. L. Dorman. “Non-Targeted chemical characterization of a Marcellus shale gas well through GC x GC with scripting algorithms and high-resolution time-of-flight mass spectrometry.” Fuel 215 (2018): 363-369. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2017.11.026
  • Journal Article
    Barth-Naftilan, E., J. Sohng, and J. E. Saiers. “Methane in groundwater before, during, and after hydraulic fracturing of the Marcellus Shale.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115.27 (2018): 6970-6975. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1720898115
  • Journal Article
    Piotrowski, P. K., B. A. Weggler, D. A. Yoxtheimer, C. N. Kelly, E. Barth-Naftilan, J. E. Saiers, and F. L. Dorman. “Elucidating Environmental Fingerprinting Mechanisms of Unconventional Gas Development through Hydrocarbon Analysis.” Analytical Chemistry 90.8 (2018): 5466-5473. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.8b00822


  • Journal Article
    Barth-Naftilan, E., N. Aloysius, and J. E. Saiers. “Spatial and temporal trends in freshwater appropriation for natural gas development in Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale Play.” Geophysical Research Letters 42.15 (2015): 6348-6356. DOI: 10.1002/2015GL065240
  • Book Chapter
    Barth-Naftilan, E. and J. E. Saiers. “Unconventional Fossil Fuel Reservoirs and Water Resources.” Treatise on Geophysics. 2nd Edition, Ed. G. Schubert Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2015. 557-570. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-53802-4.00202-5