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Geology and hydrology technical report on the Coso geothermal study area

Rockwell International. Environmental Monitoring & Services Center

Geology and hydrology technical report on the Coso geothermal study area

in support of Coso geothermal development environmental statement : project

by Rockwell International. Environmental Monitoring & Services Center

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Published by Rockwell International, Environmental Monitoring & Services Center, Environmental & Energy Systems Division in Newbury Park, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hydrology,
  • Geothermal resources,
  • Geothermal leases,
  • Geothermal power plants,
  • Geology

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesProposed leasing with the Coso known geothermal resource area.
    Statement[prepared by the Environmental Monitoring & Services Center]
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Land Management. Bakersfield District
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25516446M

    PLAY FAIRWAY ANALYSIS IN GEOTHERMAL EXPLORATION: CASE STUDY IN SNAKE RIVER PLAIN VOLCANIC PROVINCE: GSA Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Evaluation of a Cation-Exchanging Tracer to Interrogate Fracture Surface Area in Enhanced Geothermal Systems. Geothermics, 71, Publications - Technical Reports. AES Reports * Has not been peer reviewed. Note: If you would like a reprint of a paper please contact the author. Reber, J. E., Cooke, M. L., Dooley, T. P. (). What model material to use? Kelley, S, Person M, Kelley, and Pepin J, , Flow-temperature geothermal resources in Acoma Basin and Lucero Uplift, Eastern Cibola and Western Valcenica Counties, NM, New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook, 67th Field Conference, Geology of the Belen Area, v. 67,   Not necessarily PD-US-Gov, Report prepared by third party orgainsation, contractor or grantee. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) , 7 July (UTC) File:Air quality technical report on the Coso geothermal study area - in support of Coso geothermal development environmental statement (IA airqualitytechnirock).pdf.


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Geology and hydrology technical report on the Coso geothermal study area by Rockwell International. Environmental Monitoring & Services Center Download PDF EPUB FB2

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Geology and hydrology technical report on the Coso geothermal study area: in support of Coso geothermal development environmental statement: project Pages: The Coso geothermal system is developed within a Plio- Pleistocene volcanic field.

At least three episodes of geo- thermal activity have affected the area during the lastyears. Travertine deposits that formed at ka represent the earliest thermal activity.

One well-cited example of an off-diagonal approach is the study by Newman et al. of the East Flank of the Coso geothermal system in eastern California.

Newman et al. () imaged a subvertical low-resistivity (∼5 Ohm m) feature in a zone of major geothermal energy production, and interpreted it as a zone of high temperature fluids residing Author: Nathaniel J.

Lindsey, Nathaniel J. Lindsey, Joern Ole Kaven, Nicholas Davatzes, Gregory A. Newman. Enhanced geothermal systems A deep geothermal system in which the porosity and permeability have been artificially enhanced through engineering methods to increase the mass flux of fluid that can be pumped through the reservoir.

Heat flow Strictly, the movement of thermal energy via diffusive conduction. Enhanced geothermal systems A deep geothermal Geology and hydrology technical report on the Coso geothermal study area book in which the porosity and permeability have been artificially enhanced through engineering methods to increase the mass flux of fluid that can be pumped through the reservoir.

Heat flow Strictly, the movement of thermal energy via. Introduction. Geology plays an essential role in the exploration and development of geothermal resources.

The geologist is responsible for targeting potential resources, developing conceptual models of geothermal systems, assessing permeability and the nature and distribution of subsurface rocks, providing essential information to develop quantitative reservoir models, and.

The USGS Geothermal Resource Investigations Project is focused on advancing geothermal research through a better understanding of geothermal resources and the impacts of geothermal development. This is achieved by applying a wide range of research methods to characterize resource occurrences, perform monitoring, and develop resource assessments.

figures and cites key national reports that provide further information. The benefits of using geothermal energy are explained on a national, economic and environmental level. This report answers the common questions about geothermal energy and provides you with up-to-date information and references.

Home» Mines and Mineral Division» Land Tenure and Geoscience Resources» Geology Ontario. Search GeologyOntario.

Expand to view Table description. The table provides information about all GeologyOntario databases. Find out more about each database by clicking the link under the Database Description column.

Each database can be viewed using. as a resource for the non-technical reader who wishes to gain a fundamental understanding of Michigan Basin geology in the context of hydraulic fracturing practices and concerns within the state of Michigan.

Although a thorough review of the existing data and literature was undertaken as part of this study, this report is.

Hydrology has evolved as a science in response to the need to understand the complex water systems of the Earth and help solve water problems. Hydrologists play a vital role in finding solutions to water problems, and interesting and challenging careers are available to those who choose to study hydrology.

Water and People. Air quality technical report on the Coso geothermal study area: in support of Coso geothermal development environmental statement by Rockwell International.

ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY Of THE HYDROLOGY, GEOLOGY, AND GEOTHERMAL RESEARCH Of THE JEMEZ MOUNTAINS AND VICINITY, Map showing Jemez Mountains study area. 4 iii. ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY Of THE HYDROLOGY, book, Collected technical articles, Tabulated data.

Armstrong, A. K.,Preliminary observations on the. The geothermal potential of a given area is dependent on the temperature and the porosity and permeability of the host rocks.

Techniques for identification of traditional geothermal resources used for electricity generation include a geologic, geochemical and geophysical study to determine the size, depth, temperature and fluid characteristics.

High flow rate injection and related hydromechanical interaction are the most important factors in reservoir development of Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS). GeoLaB, a new generic geothermal underground research laboratory (URL), is proposed for controlled high flow rate experiments (CHFE) to address limited comprehension of coupled processes connected to EGS.

In deep geothermal boreholes, an effect of temperature (so-called thermal lift) is observed, which results in the volumetric expansion of the fluid extracted. This process results in increased wellhead pressure values being recorded; in the absence of an appropriate correction, hydraulic properties of the reservoir layer cannot be properly determined.

As an example of this effect, the Chochoł. The City of Truth or Consequences has contracted NM Tech Earth and Environmental Science Department and the New Mexico Bureau of Geology to undertake a 1-year field and hydrologic modeling study focused on the sustainability of geothermal resources.

The NM Bureau of Geology and the Aquifer Mapping Program will provide additional funding and support for this study. Hydrology and water-budget components of an extensively-mined area using geophysics, geochemistry, rainfall-runoff- and sediment-transport modeling Presentation Sep This report, prepared by the Geological Survey in cooperation with the Bureau of Reclamation, presents the results of a brief reconnaissance study of the geothermal resource in the Susanville-Honey Lake area using the available geologic and hydrologic data.

The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information Geology map of the San Emidio, Nevada geothermal area (Technical Report) | skip to main content. Ground Water Hydrology: the study of the origin, distribution, movement and physical/chemical properties of ground water.

A subset of hydrology, the study of all terrestrial waters. Surface Water Hydrology: the study of subaerial waters (in contact with the atmosphere), excluding oceans.

Civil engineers usually mean \lakes and bays", geologists. Thermal gradient holes are typically shallow holes that are drilled and surveyed with a temperature probe.

Designing a drilling program that will maximize the information based on orientation of the reservoir and faults can reveal an abundance of information about the hydrogeology and thermal properties of the deeper hydrothermal system (Smith, ; Coolbaugh, et al., ).

1. Introduction. Geothermal energy provides commercial base-load electricity from conventional hydrothermal resources for more than years, with a global installed electricity generation of 10, MW el and direct use of 50, MW s these prime geothermal systems are limited to tectonically active areas or regions with active volcanism, the concept of Enhanced or.

hydrologic regime with emphasis on the occur­ rence and nature of the ground water. To map the geology as it relates to the hydrologic regime. To determine the chemical characteristics of the nonthermal waters of the area and their relation to the geothermal waters.

To interpret, if possible, the geologic and hydrologic. In earlythe geothermal system in the Suli and Tulehu areas of Ambon (Indonesia) was investigated using a gravity gradient tensor and analytic signal. The gravity gradient tensor and analytic signal were obtained through forward modeling based on a rectangular prism.

It was applied to complete Bouguer anomaly data over the study area by using Fast Fourier Transform (FFT). groundwaters and surface waters, and thermal and nonthermal waters of the Coso Range, based on studies by the NWC Geothermal Program Office on the groundwater hydrology of these areas.

Results of chemical studies are given in Volumes 1 and 2 of this report. General data on the geography and geology of the study area are given in Volume 1. This report details all of the work done in Phase 2 of a geothermal exploration project in Tularosa Basin, New Mexico.

Data acquired as part of Phase 2 includes field geology (geological reconnaissance and mapping), gravity surveys, shallow temperature surveys, well water sampling.

technical reports, United States Geological Survey publications, and books collected during David Donovan's time working for the Las Vegas Water District from to Included are information on hydrology, groundwater, geology, and minerals in Nevada and the surrounding states of California, Arizona, Colorado, and Utah.

The Coso Volcanic Field is well known as a geothermal area. Fumaroles are present along faults bounding the rhyolite-capped horst and locally within the rhyolite field. A multi-disciplinary program of geothermal assessment carried out in the s defined a potential resource of megawatts electric with a nominal life span of 30 years.

Technical Report-Rare Earth Element Data Associated with Oil and Gas Reservoir Rock This work was developed to complement the geochemical assessments of produced water and geothermal water samples. Specifically, this task was designed to test the influence of reservoir rock-type and corresponding mineralogy/geochemistry on the concentrations of.

Scientific/Technical Approach. Enhanced Geothermal Systems – Develop a provisional comprehensive geothermal resource classification system incorporating EGS and other “unconventional” geothermal resources.

Revise and update the classification system based on community feedback and the results of the field and modeling studies. The objective of this project was to review and perform a critical evaluation of geothermal exploration methods and techniques.

The original intent was to publish the work as a handbook; however, the information is not specific enough for that purpose. A broad general survey of geothermal exploration techniques is reported in combination with one specific case study.

Technical Support for Geopressured Geothermal Well Activities in Louisiana Annual Report: CRGregory BEG: Dispersed Gas Project GRI Contract NO. August- October: CRFinley Finley, R. J., Geology and Engineering Characteristics of Selected Low-Permability Gas Sands: A Survey: CRFinley Finley.

The book is the second of two volumes on the geology of New Mexico's public lands – the first, published indealt with the northern half of the state and, correspondingly, this volume deals exclusively with the southern regions. Nearly 35% of New Mexico's land is Federally owned (a relatively low percentage when compared with the 47% Federal owner- ship of the 11 coterminous western.

This report presents 3D mapping and modelling methods at geological survey organizations across provincial, territorial, state, and federal levels around the world.

This document contains 30 chapters pulled together into one cohesive volume. GEOTHERM is a comprehensive system of public databases and software used to store, locate, and evaluate information on the geology, geochemistry, and hydrology of geothermal systems.

Three main databases address the general characteristics of geothermal wells and fields, and the chemical properties of geothermal fluids; the last database is currently the most active. Earthquakes and Faults Landslides Volcanoes and Lahars Tsunamis Emergency Preparedness More Library Photo Collection Library Catalog Surface Geology 3D Geology Subsurface Geology Surface Mining and Reclamation Aggregate Resources Rules, Regulations, and Forms More Publications and Maps Geologic Information Portal GIS Data and Databases Lidar More.

LESSON LEARNED: COSO Andrew E. Sabin, PhD, PG Geothermal Program Office, US Navy California Geothermal Forum: A Path to Increasing Geothermal Development in California Octo 2 2 Coso geothermal field, NAWS China Lake What is Coso.

3 3 Coso geothermal field, NAWS China Lake What is GPO. The geothermal study area of Zarqa Main Zara area is located very close to a major plate boundary and is thus characterized by its complex geology and tectonics.

Geologist with a background study in geology, hydrogeology, geothermal and engineering sciences from geology French leading engineering school (ENSG Nancy). More than 4 years of industrial experience in geology, and involved in several R&D projects.

Background report on Mono Basin geology and hydrology: p. Los Angeles Department of Water and Power,Mono Basin geology and hydrology: variously paged, 6 app. Los Angeles Department of Water and Power,Development of a mathematical groundwater flow model of the Owens Lake Basin area, California: Final draft, 31 p.ABSTRACT This report examines six development projects development, its exploratory methods, and its that use low- [less than 90°C ("F)] to-moderate resource definition, as well as address legal, [W-l5OoC (OF)] temperature geothermal environmental, and institutional constraints.

resources. These projects were selected from This report also provides a critique of pro.A geothermal project constitutes two big stages: the exploration and the exploitation.

Each one has a single task whose results allow defining the feasibility of a geothermal project, until achieving the construction and operation stage of the power generation plant. The first stage contains the area recognition, its limitation to the target, and elimination of external factors until defining.