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Title: Maps, Models and Data from Southeastern Great Basin PFA, Phase II Project

Abstract

This submission includes composite risk segment models in raster format for permeability, heat of the earth, and MT, as well as the final PFA model of geothermal exploration risk in Southwestern Utah, USA. Additionally, this submission has data regarding hydrothermally altered areas, and opal sinter deposits in the study area. All of this information lends to the understanding and exploration for hidden geothermal systems in the area.

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Research Org.:
DOE Geothermal Data Repository; Energy and Geoscience Institute at the University of Utah
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Geothermal Technologies Program (EE-2C)
OSTI Identifier:
1368062
Report Number(s):
938
DOE Contract Number:
EE0006732
Resource Type:
Data
Data Type:
Specialized Mix
Country of Publication:
United States
Availability:
GDRHelp@ee.doe.gov
Language:
English
Subject:
15 Geothermal Energy; geothermal; energy; exploration; play fairway analysis; utah; heat; permeability; opal; mt; magnetotelluric; pfa; hydrothermal alteration; sinter; hidden geothermal systems; blind geothermal systems; shapefile; shape file; ArcGIS; GIS; geospatial data; xrd; x-ray diffraction; milford

Citation Formats

Nash, Greg. Maps, Models and Data from Southeastern Great Basin PFA, Phase II Project. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.15121/1368062.
Nash, Greg. Maps, Models and Data from Southeastern Great Basin PFA, Phase II Project. United States. doi:10.15121/1368062.
Nash, Greg. Fri . "Maps, Models and Data from Southeastern Great Basin PFA, Phase II Project". United States. doi:10.15121/1368062. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1368062.
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title = {Maps, Models and Data from Southeastern Great Basin PFA, Phase II Project},
author = {Nash, Greg},
abstractNote = {This submission includes composite risk segment models in raster format for permeability, heat of the earth, and MT, as well as the final PFA model of geothermal exploration risk in Southwestern Utah, USA. Additionally, this submission has data regarding hydrothermally altered areas, and opal sinter deposits in the study area. All of this information lends to the understanding and exploration for hidden geothermal systems in the area.},
doi = {10.15121/1368062},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Fri Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
}

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