Geographic Information System At Nw Basin & Range Region (Laney, 2005)

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Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At Nw Basin & Range Region (Laney, 2005)

Exploration Activity Details
Location Northwest Basin and Range Geothermal Region
Exploration Technique Geographic Information System
Activity Date
Usefulness useful regional reconnaissance
DOE-funding Unknown

Regional Assessment of Exploration Potential for Geothermal Systems in The Great Basin Using a Geographic Information System (GIS) - Part II, Coolbaugh, Zehner, Raines, Shevenell, Minor, Sawatzky and Oppliger. The objective is to generate new exploration targets for both conventional and EGS capable geothermal systems by analyzing regional data in a GIS. Digital geothermal data will be made available to industry and researchers on a web site. Relationships among the data will be explored using spatial statistical analysis, and regional assessments and predictive maps of geothermal potential will be made. Compared to the prior year, in which research focused on Nevada, this year's research has expanded to cover the Great Basin.

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