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Title: State Geological Survey Contributions to the National Geothermal Data System- Final Technical Report

The State Geological Survey Contributions to the National Geothermal Data System project is built on the work of the project managed by Boise State University to design and build the National Geothermal Data System, by deploying it nationwide and populating it with data principally from State Geological Surveys through collaboration with the Association of American State Geologists (AASG). This project subsequently incorporated the results of the design-build and other DOE-funded projects in support of the NGDS. The NGDS ( provides free open access to millions of data records, images, maps, and reports, sharing relevant geoscience, production, and land use data in 30+ categories to propel geothermal development and production in the U.S. NGDS currently serves information gathered from hundreds of the U.S. Department of Energy sponsored development and research projects and geologic data feeds from 60+ data providers throughout all 50 states. These data are relevant to geothermal energy exploration and development, but also have broad applicability in other areas including natural resources (e.g., energy, minerals, water), natural hazards, and land use and management.
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  1. Executive Office of the State of Arizona, Tuczon (AZGS), AZ (United States).
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Report Number(s):
OSTI ID 1172743 (appendix A-1-a); OSTI ID 1172745 (appendix A1-b); OSTI ID 1172746 (appendix E-1-d)
DOE Contract Number:
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Executive Office of the State of Arizona, Tuczon, AZ (United States). Arizona Geological Survey
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Geothermal Technologies Office (EE-4G)
Contributing Orgs:
Association of American State Geologists, Alaska (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
15 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY NGDS, Geological Survey, AASG, Geothermal, National Geothermal Data System, Dr. Lee Allison, Dr. Stephen Richard,