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Title: Washington Play Fairway Analysis Geothermal GIS Data

This file contains file geodatabases of the Mount St. Helens seismic zone (MSHSZ), Wind River valley (WRV) and Mount Baker (MB) geothermal play-fairway sites in the Washington Cascades. The geodatabases include input data (feature classes) and output rasters (generated from modeling and interpolation) from the geothermal play-fairway in Washington State, USA. These data were gathered and modeled to provide an estimate of the heat and permeability potential within the play-fairways based on: mapped volcanic vents, hot springs and fumaroles, geothermometry, intrusive rocks, temperature-gradient wells, slip tendency, dilation tendency, displacement, displacement gradient, max coulomb shear stress, sigma 3, maximum shear strain rate, and dilational strain rate at 200m and 3 km depth. In addition this file contains layer files for each of the output rasters. For details on the areas of interest please see the 'WA_State_Play_Fairway_Phase_1_Technical_Report' in the download package. This submission also includes a file with the geothermal favorability of the Washington Cascade Range based off of an earlier statewide assessment. Additionally, within this file there are the maximum shear and dilational strain rate rasters for all of Washington State.
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Data Type:
Specialized Mix
Research Org:
DOE Geothermal Data Repository; Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Geothermal Technologies Program (EE-2C)
Contributing Orgs:
Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources
Country of Publication:
United States
15 Geothermal Energy geothermal; Mount St. Helens seismic zone; Wind River valley; Mount Baker; permeability; heat; favorability; uncertainty; risk; sensitivity; play-fairway; Washington; Cascade Range; Slip tendency; dilation tendency; sigma 3; maximum Coulomb shear stress; displacement; displacement gradient; maximum shear strain rate; dilational strain rate; fault; volcanic vent; intrusive rock; temeprature gradient; geothermometry; hot spring; fumarole; Geothermal favorability; Strain rate