A Participatory Geographic Information System ( PGIS ) Utilizing the GeoWeb 2 . 0 : Filling the Gaps of the Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Industry

@inproceedings{Michanowicz2013APG,
  title={A Participatory Geographic Information System ( PGIS ) Utilizing the GeoWeb 2 . 0 : Filling the Gaps of the Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Industry},
  author={Drew R Michanowicz and Samantha L Malone and Matthew Kelso and Kyle J Ferrar and Charles Lafayette Christen and Conrad Dan Volz},
  year={2013}
}
The application of neocartography, specifically through the Web 2.0, is a new phase of participatory geographic information system (PGIS) research. Neocartography includes the encouragement of non-expert participation through visual design (e.g., map layering), and knowledge discovery via the Web. To better understand the challenges from an increase in natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale region of the United States, a GeoWeb 2.0 platform titled FracTracker (FracTracker.org) that… CONTINUE READING