Thursday, December 14, 2017 4:52 pm

This resource is a compilation of well log observation data for water wells in the state of Hawaii, provided by the Hawaii Commission on Resource Water Management. The data are available in the following formats: web feature service, web map service, ESRI service endpoint, and an Excel workbook for download. The workbook contains 7 worksheets, including information about the template, notes related to revisions of the template, resource provider information, the data, a field list (data mapping view), and vocabularies (data valid terms) used to populate the data worksheet. This resource was provided by the University of Hawai'i-Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology and made available for distribution through the National Geothermal Data System.

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Monday, August 7, 2017 4:50 pm

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Thursday, March 2, 2017 10:34 am

This resource is a compilation of Well Log observation data from oil and gas wells in the state of Alabama, compiled by the Geological Survey of Alabama. The data are available in the following formats: web feature service, web map service, ESRI service endpoint, and an Excel workbook for download. The workbook contains 4 worksheets, including the data, resource provider information, a field list (data mapping view) and notes related to revisions of the template. This resource was provided by the Geological Survey of Alabama and made available for distribution through the National Geothermal Data System.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 1:21 am

The U.S. Air Force is facing a number of challenges as it moves into the future, one of the biggest being how to provide safe and secure energy to support base operations. A team of scientists and engineers met at Mountain Home Air Force Base near Boise, Idaho, to discuss the possibility of exploring for geothermal resources under the base. The team identified that there was a reasonable potential for geothermal resources based on data from an existing well. In addition, a regional gravity map helped identify several possible locations for drilling a new well. The team identified several possible sources of funding for this wellthe most logical being to use U.S. Department of Energy funds to drill the upper half of the well and U.S. Air Force funds to drill the bottom half of the well. The well was designed as a slimhole well in accordance with State of Idaho Department of Water Resources rules and regulations. Drilling operations commenced at the Mountain Home site in July of 2011 and were completed in January of 2012. Temperatures increased gradually, especially below a depth of 2000 ft. Temperatures increased more rapidly below a depth of 5500 ft. The bottom of the well is at 5976 ft, where a temperature of about 140C was recorded. The well flowed artesian from a depth below 5600 ft, until it was plugged off with drilling mud. Core samples were collected from the well and are being analyzed to help understand permeability at depth. Additional tests using a televiewer system will be run to evaluate orientation and directions at fractures, especially in the production zone. A final report on the well exploitation will be forthcoming later this year. The Air Force will use it to evaluate the geothermal resource potential for future private development options at Mountain Home AFB.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 1:01 am

Agriculture and aquaculture applications are particualarly attractive for geothermal applications because they require heating at the lower end of the temperature range where there is an abundance of geothermal resources. Use of waste heat or the cascading of geothermal energy from power plants or other high-temperature uses also have excellent possibilities. A number of agribusiness applications can be considered such as greenhouses, aquaculture, animal husbandry, soil warming and irrigation, mushroom raising, and biogas generation.

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Friday, May 6, 2016 8:21 am

Data and maps for 1976 magnetotelluric survey of Beowawe by Geotronics Corp.

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Friday, April 8, 2016 12:11 pm

1:24,000 scale Geologic Map of the Grimes Point Quadrangle, Churchill County, Nevada. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 173. Detailed geologic mapping by John W. Bell and P. Kyle House in 2010. Map includes description of 17 geologic units. The GIS work was in support of the U. S. Geological Survey COGEOMAP program. The Geodatabase specifies feature datasets and feature classes, together with feature attributes, subtypes and domains, suitable for the printed geologic map. In addition to basic geology (lithology, contacts and faults, etc.), the maps may include metamorphic overprints, cross-sections, and explanatory legend-graphics such as correlation charts, used to supplement columnar legends. Includes results of geochemical analyses and age determinations of igneous rocks. The map, text, and GIS work are available for purchase at the links provided under online availability.

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Friday, April 8, 2016 12:09 pm

1:62,500-scale, full-color Geologic Map of the Austin 7.5' quadrangle in Lander County, Nevada, with 4 cross sections and description of 30 units. The GIS work was in support of the U. S. Geological Survey COGEOMAP program. The Geodatabase specifies feature datasets and feature classes, together with feature attributes, subtypes and domains, suitable for a variety of geologic maps. In addition to basic geology (lithology, contacts and faults, etc.), the maps may include metamorphic overprints, cross sections, and explanatory legend-graphics such as correlation charts, used to supplement columnar legends.

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Friday, April 8, 2016 12:09 pm

1:24,000 scale Geologic Map of the Lamoille Quadrangle, Elko County, Nevada. Detailed geologic mapping by Keith A. Howard in 2000. Field work done in 1963-65,1996-1997, assisted by Lee Wilson, 1963. Office Review by: Jim Faulds (NBMG), Chris Henry (NBMG), Arthur Snoke (University of Wyoming), and Mike Wells University of Nevada, Las Vegas). Field Review by: Chris Henry (NBMG) and Jon Price (NBMG). The geologic mapping was supported by Yale-Binney and D.F. Hewett scholarships, National Science Foundation, a Newmont Mining Company grant to NBMG, and USGS National ooperative Geologic Mapping Program. The Ruby Mountains and adjoining East Humboldt Range form one of more than a score of North American Cordilleran metamorphic core complexes (Crittenden and others, 1980). The quadrangle lies within the area of a geologic map of the Ruby Mountains (Howard and others, 1979, 1:125,000-scale). Geologic maps of adjacent quadrangles can be found in Howard (1966, 1:24,000), Smith and Howard (1977, 1:62,500), and MacCready and others (1997, ~1:45,500). Base map: U.S. Geological Survey Lamoille 7.5' Quadrangle, 1990. Subject: 1:24,000 scale Geologic Map of the Lamoille Quadrangle. To download this Map PDF resource, associated text, and GIS zipped data-set, please see the links provided.

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Friday, April 8, 2016 12:06 pm

A 1:24,000 scale Geologic Map of the Lahontan Mountains and Grimes Point Quadrangles, Churchill County, Nevada. Detailed geologic mapping by John W. Bell, S. John Caskey, and P. Kyle House of the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, University of Nevada, Reno and the Department of Geosciences, San Francisco State University in 2010. The Geodatabase specifies feature datasets and feature classes, together with feature attributes, subtypes and domains, suitable for the printed geologic map. In addition to basic geology (lithology, contacts and faults, etc.), the maps may include metamorphic overprints, cross-sections, and explanatory legend-graphics such as correlation charts, used to supplement columnar legends.

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Friday, April 8, 2016 12:05 pm

Abstract- Although a general association of high-temperature geothermal sites and the structural controls provided by faults is evident in the spatial patterns of the western Great Basin, the ages of these faults are poorly known. In this study, we utilize low-sun-angle aerial photography together with field investigations to characterize the age and recency of faulting associated with selected geothermal sites. Although many Quaternary-age faults are distributed across the western Great Basin, nearly all high-temperature sites are spatially associated with Holocene (

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Friday, April 8, 2016 12:04 pm

1:24,000-scale, full-color Geologic Map of the Lehman Caves 7.5' quadrangle in White Pine County, Nevada, with 0 cross sections and description of 14 units. Detailed geologic mapping by Elizabeth L. Miller and Susan P. Grier, and compiled by Janet L. Brown all in 1995. Previous work includes the Geologic map of Wheeler Peak and Garrison quadrangles (Whitebread, 1969). The GIS work was in support of the U. S. Geological Survey COGEOMAP program. The Geodatabase specifies feature datasets and feature classes, together with feature attributes, subtypes and domains, suitable for a variety of geologic maps. In addition to basic geology (lithology, contacts and faults, etc.), the maps may include metamorphic overprints, cross sections, and explanatory legend-graphics such as correlation charts, used to supplement columnar legends. For more info about this map resource or to download and view this map and associated GIS zipped data-set, please see links provided.

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