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Title: Project HOTSPOT: Kimama Well Borehole Geophysics Database

Abstract

The Snake River Plain (SRP), Idaho, hosts potential geothermal resources due to elevated groundwater temperatures associated with the thermal anomaly Yellowstone-Snake River hotspot. Project HOTSPOT has coordinated international institutions and organizations to understand subsurface stratigraphy and assess geothermal potential. Over 5.9km of core were drilled from three boreholes within the SRP in an attempt to acquire continuous core documenting the volcanic and sedimentary record of the hotspot: (1) Kimama, (2) Kimberly, and (3) Mountain Home. The Kimama drill site was set up to acquire a continuous record of basaltic volcanism along the central volcanic axis and to test the extent of geothermal resources beneath the Snake River aquifer. Data submitted by project collaborator Doug Schmitt, University of Alberta

Authors:
Publication Date:
Other Number(s):
291
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0002848
Product Type:
Dataset
Research Org.:
USDOE Geothermal Data Repository (United States); Utah State Univ., Logan, UT (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Geothermal Technologies Program (EE-2C)
Subject:
15 Geothermal Energy
Keywords:
Yellowstone hotspot; Idaho; Snake River Plain; Project HOTSPOT; borehole geophysics; geothermal; Kimama; pressure; gamma ray; seismic; sonic; magnetic susceptibility; borehole log; downhole; geopysics; neutron; resistivity; image log; SRP; downhole geophysics; temperature; borehole; well data
OSTI Identifier:
1148774
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.15121/1148774

Citation Formats

Shervais, John. Project HOTSPOT: Kimama Well Borehole Geophysics Database. United States: N. p., 2011. Web. doi:10.15121/1148774.
Shervais, John. Project HOTSPOT: Kimama Well Borehole Geophysics Database. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.15121/1148774
Shervais, John. 2011. "Project HOTSPOT: Kimama Well Borehole Geophysics Database". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.15121/1148774. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1148774. Pub date:Mon Jul 04 00:00:00 EDT 2011
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abstractNote = {The Snake River Plain (SRP), Idaho, hosts potential geothermal resources due to elevated groundwater temperatures associated with the thermal anomaly Yellowstone-Snake River hotspot. Project HOTSPOT has coordinated international institutions and organizations to understand subsurface stratigraphy and assess geothermal potential. Over 5.9km of core were drilled from three boreholes within the SRP in an attempt to acquire continuous core documenting the volcanic and sedimentary record of the hotspot: (1) Kimama, (2) Kimberly, and (3) Mountain Home. The Kimama drill site was set up to acquire a continuous record of basaltic volcanism along the central volcanic axis and to test the extent of geothermal resources beneath the Snake River aquifer. Data submitted by project collaborator Doug Schmitt, University of Alberta},
doi = {10.15121/1148774},
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place = {United States},
year = {2011},
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