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Title: Washington Geothermal Play Fairway Analysis Data From Potential Field Studies

A recent study which adapts play fairway analysis (PFA) methodology to assess geothermal potential was conducted at three locations (Mount Baker, Mount St. Helens seismic zone, and Wind River valley) along the Washington Cascade Range (Forson et al. 2017). Potential field (gravity and magnetic) methods which can detect subsurface contrasts in physical properties, provides a means for mapping and modeling subsurface geology and structure. As part of the WA-Cascade PFA project, we performed potential field studies by collecting high-resolution gravity and ground-magnetic data, and rock property measurements to (1) identify and constrain fault geometries (2) constrain subsurface lithologic distribution (3) study fault interactions (4) identify areas favorable to hydrothermal flow, and ultimately (5) guide future geothermal exploration at each location.
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Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
995
DOE Contract Number:
EE0006728
Product Type:
Dataset
Research Org(s):
DOE Geothermal Data Repository; Washington Geological Survey
Collaborations:
Washington Geological Survey
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Geothermal Technologies Program (EE-2C)
Geolocation:
POLYGON ((-117.0 49.0,-117.0 45.5,-125.0 45.5,-125.0 49.0,-117.0 49.0))
Subject:
15 Geothermal Energy; geothermal; energy; gravity; magnetics; potential fields; play fairway; washington; land use; process water; transmission; urban areas; water; shapefile; ArcGIS; geospatial data; GIS; site assessment; site characterization; geophysics; geophysical; survey; exploration; investigation; pfa
Related Identifiers:
OSTI Identifier:
1452729

Anderson, Megan, Ritzinger, Brent, Glen, Jonathan, and Schermerhorn, William. Washington Geothermal Play Fairway Analysis Data From Potential Field Studies. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.15121/1452729.
Anderson, Megan, Ritzinger, Brent, Glen, Jonathan, & Schermerhorn, William. Washington Geothermal Play Fairway Analysis Data From Potential Field Studies. United States. doi:10.15121/1452729.
Anderson, Megan, Ritzinger, Brent, Glen, Jonathan, and Schermerhorn, William. 2017. "Washington Geothermal Play Fairway Analysis Data From Potential Field Studies". United States. doi:10.15121/1452729. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1452729.
@misc{osti_1452729,
title = {Washington Geothermal Play Fairway Analysis Data From Potential Field Studies},
author = {Anderson, Megan and Ritzinger, Brent and Glen, Jonathan and Schermerhorn, William},
abstractNote = {A recent study which adapts play fairway analysis (PFA) methodology to assess geothermal potential was conducted at three locations (Mount Baker, Mount St. Helens seismic zone, and Wind River valley) along the Washington Cascade Range (Forson et al. 2017). Potential field (gravity and magnetic) methods which can detect subsurface contrasts in physical properties, provides a means for mapping and modeling subsurface geology and structure. As part of the WA-Cascade PFA project, we performed potential field studies by collecting high-resolution gravity and ground-magnetic data, and rock property measurements to (1) identify and constrain fault geometries (2) constrain subsurface lithologic distribution (3) study fault interactions (4) identify areas favorable to hydrothermal flow, and ultimately (5) guide future geothermal exploration at each location.},
doi = {10.15121/1452729},
year = {2017},
month = {12} }
  1. The Geothermal Data Repository (GDR) is the submission point for all data collected from researchers funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Geothermal Technologies Office (DOE GTO). The DOE GTO is providing access to its geothermal project information through the GDR. The GDR is powered by OpenEI, an energy information portal sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
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