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Title: Magma Energy Research Project, FY 1979 annual progress report

Abstract

The objective of the Magma Energy Research Project is to define the scientific feasibility of extracting energy from magma bodies. Activities to accomplish the objective are divided into five tasks: resource location and identification; source tapping; magma characterization; materials compatibility; and energy extraction. The program activities of FY 1979 are summarized here according to the individual tasks. Major emphasis of the program in the last year was on field experimentation with the United States Geological Survey in geoscience and technological studies at the Kilauea Iki lava lake. Other major efforts included installation of the magma simulation facility and magma-metal compatibility studies. The Magma Energy Advisory Panel also met during this period. Efforts and results are summarized.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia Labs., Albuquerque, NM (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
5514219
Report Number(s):
SAND-79-2205
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-04-0789
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
15 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; DRILL CORES; CHEMICAL COMPOSITION; MAGMA SYSTEMS; HEAT EXTRACTION; MATERIALS TESTING; ROCK DRILLING; SIMULATION; ANORTHOSITES; BOREHOLES; DATA; GEOTHERMAL EXPLORATION; GLASS; HAWAII; KILAUEA VOLCANO; LAVA; MAGMA; MASS BALANCE; METALS; OLIVINE; PETROGRAPHY; PYROXENES; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; ROCK MECHANICS; STABILITY; ALKALINE EARTH METAL COMPOUNDS; CAVITIES; DRILLING; ELEMENTS; EXPLORATION; GEOTHERMAL SYSTEMS; IGNEOUS ROCKS; INFORMATION; IRON COMPOUNDS; IRON SILICATES; MAGNESIUM COMPOUNDS; MAGNESIUM SILICATES; MINERALS; NORTH AMERICA; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; ROCKS; SILICATES; SILICON COMPOUNDS; TESTING; TRANSITION ELEMENT COMPOUNDS; USA; VOLCANIC ROCKS; VOLCANOES; WESTERN REGION; Geothermal Legacy; 150906* - Geothermal Engineering- Reservoir Stimulation & Extraction Technology

Citation Formats

Colp, J L. Magma Energy Research Project, FY 1979 annual progress report. United States: N. p., 1979. Web. doi:10.2172/5514219.
Colp, J L. Magma Energy Research Project, FY 1979 annual progress report. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/5514219
Colp, J L. Sat . "Magma Energy Research Project, FY 1979 annual progress report". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/5514219. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/5514219.
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title = {Magma Energy Research Project, FY 1979 annual progress report},
author = {Colp, J L},
abstractNote = {The objective of the Magma Energy Research Project is to define the scientific feasibility of extracting energy from magma bodies. Activities to accomplish the objective are divided into five tasks: resource location and identification; source tapping; magma characterization; materials compatibility; and energy extraction. The program activities of FY 1979 are summarized here according to the individual tasks. Major emphasis of the program in the last year was on field experimentation with the United States Geological Survey in geoscience and technological studies at the Kilauea Iki lava lake. Other major efforts included installation of the magma simulation facility and magma-metal compatibility studies. The Magma Energy Advisory Panel also met during this period. Efforts and results are summarized.},
doi = {10.2172/5514219},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/5514219}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {12}
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