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geological and geophysical study of the geothermal energy potential of Pilgrim Springs, Alaska

University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Geophysical Institute.

geological and geophysical study of the geothermal energy potential of Pilgrim Springs, Alaska

prepared for the Division of Geothermal Energy of the U.S. Department of Energy and the State of Alaska Division of Energy and Power Development

by University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Geophysical Institute.

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Published by Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks in [Fairbanks] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska,
  • Pilgrim Springs.
    • Subjects:
    • Geothermal engineering -- Alaska -- Pilgrim Springs.,
    • Geothermal resources -- Alaska -- Pilgrim Springs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDonald L. Turner and Robert B. Forbes, editors ; participating scientists, Thomas Osterkamp ... [et al.]. ; research assistants, Jerry Peace ... [et al.].
      SeriesGeophysical Institute report ;, UAG R-271
      ContributionsTurner, Donald L., Forbes, Robert B., United States. Dept. of Energy. Division of Geothermal Energy., Alaska. Division of Energy and Power Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE500 .U55a no. UAG R-271, TJ280.7 .U55a no. UAG R-271
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 165 p. :
      Number of Pages165
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4241795M
      LC Control Number80622640

      GEOTHERMAL GEOPHYSICAL STUDY OF MT. PAPANDAYAN, GARUT DISTRICT, WEST JAVA INDONESIA Asnawir Nasution 1, Djedi S. Widarto2, Lambok Hutasoit, Dewi Yuliani3, and Sumarwan Hadisoemarto3 1 Department of Geology, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung , Indonesia 2 Research Ctr for Geotechnology – LIPI, Bandung , Indonesia Author: Asnawir Nasution, Djedi S. Widarto, Lambok Hutasoit, Dewi Yuliani. Within the framework of Ireland's IRETHERM project (IREland's geoTHERMal potential), geophysical and geological studies were carried out to develop an understanding of .

      Geothermal energy comes from the heat of the Earth’s interior. Reservoirs of steam or hot water with temperatures higher than about °F can generate electricity, [1] while lower-temperature geothermal fluids are often used directly for heating and other applications. [2] In western states like California and Nevada, hot rocks beneath the Earth’s surface create shallow hot water . Introduces the study of applied environmental geology with a focus on geologic processes and linkages to how humans interact with the geologic environment. Includes both internal and external Earth processes and related topics such as climate change, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, coastal processes, and mineral and energy resources.

      State-of-the-art geophysical exploration for geothermal resources. Phillip. M. Wright*, Stanley H. Ward*, Howard P. Ross*, and Richard C. West* ABSTRACT. At the present stage of development, use' of geother­ mal energy saves about 77 million barrels of oil per year worldwide that would otherwise be required for elec­. Exploration of geothermal resources is important from the energy point of view. Geophysical methods are among the three main disciplines applied on the surface to explore geothermal resources, including geology and the chemistry of thermal fluids. This paper presents various geophysical methods of exploring geothermal by:


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Geological and geophysical study of the geothermal energy potential of Pilgrim Springs, Alaska by University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Geophysical Institute. Download PDF EPUB FB2

A geological, geochemical, and geophysical survey of the geothermal resources at Hot Springs Bay valley, Akutan Island, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation G, p. A resource in central Alaska is showing promise for geothermal development—the renewable energy that draws on Earth’s natural heat for electricity and other uses.

The myriad benefits of this clean, domestic power source make geothermal exploration an attractive proposition for this state, where off-grid demand means that Alaskans often use expensive. Pilgrim Hot Springs, located on the Seward Peninsula in west-central Alaska, is characterized by hot springs, surrounding thawed regions, and elevated lake temperatures.

The area is of interest because of its potential for providing renewable energy for Nome and nearby rural communities. We performed ground and airborne geophysical investigations Alaska book the Pilgrim Springs Author: Jonathan M.G.

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Geothermal Technologies Office, Department of Energy, explored hydrothermal potential at Pilgrim Hot Springs, Alaska and discovered a resource significant enough for a spectrum of geothermal energy developments, including on-site power generation. Read a new blog about recent developments.

Learn more about low-temperature geothermal resources. The Pilgrim Hot Springs geothermal system (Fig. 1) Turner, D. L., Forbes, R. () "A Geological and Geophysical Study of the Geothermal Energy Potential of Pilgrim Springs, Alaska," Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, UAG R, Technical Size: 1MB.

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thermal energy available at hot springs, but it is only through alike understand the nature and energy potential of geothermal resources, this book (1) describes the distribution and nature of Heat, U.S. Geological Survey Circularpublished in ) summarized the situation in the early s.

In an effort toCited by:   The Pilgrim Hot Springs are a pleasant symptom of the geothermal heat which warms the earth deep beneath Alaska's Seward Peninsula, not so far south from the Arctic Circle.

There, deep below the. This work has developed a conceptual geological model for the Pilgrim Hot Springs geothermal system supporting the exploration, assessment and potential development of.

model of the Pilgrim Hot Springs geothermal resource, and to test and hopefully confirm this model through the drilling of two confirmation slim holes.

This project will take place at Pilgrim Hot Springs, located on the Seward Peninsula in Alaska. The first Phase of this assessment, which is the subject of this report, includes the. The Pearl Host Spring Geothermal Project funded by the DoE Geothermal Program was a joint academic (KU/UT & OU) and industry collaboration (Sierra and Ram Power) to investigate structural controls and the importance of low-angle normal faults on geothermal fluid flow through a multifaceted geological, geophysical, and geochemical investigation in west-central Nevada.

The Alaska Center for Energy & Power and its many partners work together to realize the potential of Pilgrim Hot Springs, which is considered to be the largest identified geothermal resource in the Central Alaska Hot Springs Belt. Geothermal Energy potential.

Pilgrim Hot Springs is a geothermal resource about 50 miles outside of Nome, Alaska. @article{osti_, title = {Recovery Act Validation of Innovative Exploration Techniques Pilgrim Hot Springs, Alaska}, author = {Holdmann, Gwen}, abstractNote = {Drilling and temperature logging campaigns between the late 's and early ’s measured temperatures at Pilgrim Hot Springs in excess of 90°C.

Between and the University of Alaska. Since it was established by an Act of Congress inscientists at the Geophysical Institute have studied geophysical processes from the center of the Earth to the surface of the sun and beyond, turning data and observations into information useful for.

Geothermal energy isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when I hear of Nome, Alaska. I think of the event the annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race commemorates: a relay of sled dog drivers and their teams who delivered diptheria serum to the stricken gold-rush town, braving blizzards.

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Exploration methods include a broad range of disciplines including geology, geophysics, geochemistry and engineering. Geothermal regions with adequate heat flow to. Geothermal energy is harvested by drilling into underground reservoirs of steam or water heated by the Earth.

While western states like California and Nevada lead the country in geothermal energy production, emerging technologies may make it possible to extract geothermal energy throughout the United States.

Geological maps are basis for environmental assessment: ©ICELAND GEOSURVEY Special geological phenomena that must be protected. The risk for geological hazards like eruptions and earthquakes is based on evidence of these events in the field, estimate of their timing and frequency, seriousness and likely effects on power plants.Geothermal Exploration at Pilgrim Hot Springs, Alaska Using Airborne Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing Christian Haselwimmer1,*, Anupma Prakash1, and Gwen Holdmann2 1Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks 2Alaska Center for Energy and Power, University of Alaska Fairbanks *Corresponding author: [email protected] Abstract The Department of.

Geothermal Resources of Alaska Metadata Updated: April 9, Between andthe Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys (DGGS) and the Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, undertook an assessment of the states geothermal resources under a program jointly sponsored by the U.S.

Department of Energy and the Publish Year: