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Title: Database for Regional Geology, Phase 1: A Tool for Informing Regional Evaluations of Alternative Geologic Media and Decision Making

Reported is progress in the following areas: Phase 1 and 2 websites for the regional geology GIS database; terrane maps of crystalline basement rocks; inventory of shale formations in the US; and rock properties and in-situ conditions for shale estimated from sonic velocity measurements.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [1] ;  [2] ;  [1] ;  [3] ;  [3]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  2. Clark Univ., Worcester, MA (United States)
  3. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1164027
Report Number(s):
LA-UR--14-27389
TRN: US1600073
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
58 GEOSCIENCES; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; SEDIMENTARY BASINS; SHALES; USA; BASEMENT ROCK; GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS; GEOLOGY; DECISION MAKING; EVALUATION; WEBSITES; INVENTORIES; MAPS; VELOCITY; SOUND WAVES; ACOUSTIC MEASUREMENTS; UNDERGROUND DISPOSAL; RADIOACTIVE WASTE DISPOSAL; SPECIFIC HEAT; THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY Planetary Sciences