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  1. Content type: Research

    Temperature variations often trigger coupled thermal, hydrological, mechanical, and chemical (THMC) processes that can significantly alter the permeability/impedance of fracture-dominated deep geological reser...

    Authors: Marina Grimm Lima, Daniel Vogler, Lorenzo Querci, Claudio Madonna, Bodo Hattendorf, Martin O. Saar and Xiang-Zhao Kong

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:23

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    The utilization of geothermal energy remains underdeveloped, mainly due to the technical problem of silica scaling. The scaling can eventually disrupt the electricity production process due to frequent pipe ma...

    Authors: Felix Arie Setiawan, Edia Rahayuningsih, Himawan Tri Bayu Murti Petrus, Muhammad Istiawan Nurpratama and Indra Perdana

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:22

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  3. Content type: Research

    The very shallow geothermal potential (vSGP) is increasingly recognized as a viable resource for providing clean thermal energy in urban and rural areas. This is primarily due to its reliability, low-cost inst...

    Authors: Dan Assouline, Nahid Mohajeri, Agust Gudmundsson and Jean-Louis Scartezzini

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:19

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  4. Content type: Research

    In densely inhabited urban areas, deep borehole heat exchangers (DBHE) have been proposed to be integrated with the heat pump in order to utilize geothermal energy for building heating purposes. In this work, ...

    Authors: Chaofan Chen, Haibing Shao, Dmitri Naumov, Yanlong Kong, Kun Tu and Olaf Kolditz

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:18

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  5. Content type: Research

    Geothermal gradients were estimated at the points of a grid with cell size of 50 km by 50 km in northwestern Colombia. Depths to the bottom of magnetic sources were assumed to represent Curie depths, and were ...

    Authors: Wilson Quintero, Oscar Campos-Enríquez and Orlando Hernández

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:16

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    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in Geothermal Energy 2019 7:20

  6. Content type: Research

    The North German Basin is one of the three major type localities in Germany for deep geothermal energy. Here, the pore space is the dominant parameter, in contrast to fractures (Rhine Graben) and karst (Molass...

    Authors: Charlotte M. Krawczyk, Manfred Stiller, Klaus Bauer, Ben Norden, Jan Henninges, Alexandra Ivanova and Ernst Huenges

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:15

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    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in Geothermal Energy 2019 7:20

  7. Content type: Research

    The Şavşat (Artvin, Turkey) Geothermal Field (ŞGF) is located on the northeastern border of Turkey. This field is characterized by thermal and mineralized springs and travertine. The temperature of the thermal...

    Authors: Fatma Gültekin, Esra Hatipoğlu Temizel, Ali Erden Babacan, M. Ziya Kırmacı, Arzu Fırat Ersoy and B. Melih Subaşı

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:12

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  8. Content type: Research

    The use of shallow geothermal energy increasingly receives attention as a suitable alternative to fossil fuel-based space heating and cooling, warm water provision, as well as for seasonal heat storage through...

    Authors: Thomas Vienken, Manuel Kreck and Peter Dietrich

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:8

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  9. Content type: Research

    An exhaustive review of the available data related to the reservoir of the volcano-hosted Copahue geothermal system is presented. Reservoir interpretation to date suggests a vapor-dominated nature. However, th...

    Authors: Hernan Barcelona, Daniel Yagupsky and Mariano Agusto

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:7

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  10. Content type: Research

    The volcanic island of Terre-de-Haut (in the Les Saintes archipelago, Lesser Antilles arc) is described in the literature as an exhumed paleo-geothermal system. Outcropping conditions provide a good, nearly ho...

    Authors: Gildas Beauchamps, Béatrice Ledésert, Ronan Hébert, Vivien Navelot and Alexiane Favier

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:6

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  11. Content type: Research

    For the first time, drilling- and velocity-based well analysis and 3D basin modeling were combined to test the predictability and controlling factors of overpressure in the North Alpine Foreland Basin in SE Ge...

    Authors: Michael C. Drews, Peter Hofstetter, Kai Zosseder, Robert Straubinger, Andreas Gahr and Harald Stollhofen

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:3

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  12. Content type: Research

    Geologic structure plays an important role in controlling fluid flow in geothermal systems. In particular, very complex structural settings, consisting of many closely spaced and intersecting faults, host many...

    Authors: Drew L. Siler, James E. Faulds, Nicholas H. Hinz, Gregory M. Dering, Joel H. Edwards and Brett Mayhew

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:2

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  13. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the article [1], it has been brought to our attention that there is an error in Figure 7. Instead of the “2” in the first row of the green and yellow stages of the traffic light system it ...

    Authors: Hannes Hofmann, Günter Zimmermann, Arno Zang and Ki‑Bok Min

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:1

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    The original article was published in Geothermal Energy 2018 6:27

  14. Content type: Research

    Regions with low or medium surface heat flow in stable cratonic areas, such as in eastern Canada, have received little attention for geothermal energy. In the presence of a high heat-producing basement overlai...

    Authors: Hejuan Liu, Bernard Giroux, Lyal B. Harris, Steve M. Quenette and John Mansour

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:30

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  15. Content type: Research

    Laboratory studies designed to provide the strength of rocks are typically performed on either dry- or water-saturated rock samples. To better understand the mechanical behaviour of rocks in a geothermal conte...

    Authors: Michael J. Heap, Thierry Reuschlé, Alexandra R. L. Kushnir and Patrick Baud

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:29

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  16. Content type: Research

    Hydraulic stimulation treatments are standard techniques to access geologic resources which cannot economically be exploited with conventional methods. Fluid injection into unproductive formations may increase...

    Authors: Hannes Hofmann, Günter Zimmermann, Arno Zang and Ki-Bok Min

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:27

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Geothermal Energy 2019 7:1

  17. Content type: Research

    This paper examines the social, cultural and political factors that favor or disrupt deep geothermal energy projects in Alsace. The research was conducted in the Risk Governance package of the H2020 DESTRESS p...

    Authors: Philippe Chavot, Christine Heimlich, Anne Masseran, Yeny Serrano, Jean Zoungrana and Cyrille Bodin

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:26

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  18. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the article (Glaas et al. 2018), it has been brought to our attention that there are some errors. The authors have listed them below.

    Authors: C. Glaas, A. Genter, J. F. Girard, P. Patrier and J. Vidal

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:25

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    The original article was published in Geothermal Energy 2018 6:14

  19. Content type: Research

    Hydraulic stimulation treatments required to produce deep geothermal reservoirs present the risk of generating induced seismicity. Understanding the processes that operate during the stimulation phase is criti...

    Authors: Guillem Piris, Albert Griera, Enrique Gomez-Rivas, Ignasi Herms, Mark W. McClure and Jack H. Norbeck

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:24

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  20. Content type: Research

    The Upper Rhine Graben (URG) is a highly favorable location for deep geothermal energy utilization. One of the main reservoir horizons is the lower Triassic Buntsandstein formation. While quantification of the...

    Authors: Robert Egert, Robin Seithel, Thomas Kohl and Ingrid Stober

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:23

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  21. Content type: Research

    Coda wave interferometry (CWI) is a high-resolution technique that aims at tracking small changes in a diffusive medium from the time correlation of seismic waveforms. CWI has been widely used in recent years ...

    Authors: Jérôme Azzola, Luke Griffiths, Jean Schmittbuhl, Dimitri Zigone, Vincent Magnenet, Frédéric Masson, Michael Heap and Patrick Baud

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:21

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  22. Content type: Research

    This article presents the study of the mass redistribution associated with the geothermal energy exploitation of the Soultz-sous-Forêts and Rittershoffen plants by microgravity monitoring in the period 2014–20...

    Authors: Nolwenn Portier, Jacques Hinderer, Umberto Riccardi, Gilbert Ferhat, Marta Calvo, Yassine Abdelfettah and Jean-Daniel Bernard

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:19

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  23. Content type: Research

    Reduction or prevention of scaling is commonly achieved by injecting scaling inhibitors into the geothermal circuit. Inhibitor-efficiency tests can be carried out in static or dynamic experiment set-ups allowi...

    Authors: Joerg Zotzmann, Alexandra Vetter and Simona Regenspurg

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:18

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  24. Content type: Research

    A wider exploitation of deep geothermal reservoir requires the development of Enhanced Geothermal System technology. In this context, drilling and stimulation of high-enthalpy geothermal wells raise technical ...

    Authors: M. Peter-Borie, A. Loschetter, I. A. Merciu, G. Kampfer and O. Sigurdsson

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:17

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  25. Content type: Research

    Geothermal energy exploitation in the Upper Rhine Graben currently targets high-temperature anomalies in the crystalline Paleozoic basement at depths up to 5 km. However, at certain locations (e.g. Rittershoff...

    Authors: Alexandra R. L. Kushnir, Michael J. Heap, Patrick Baud, H. Albert Gilg, Thierry Reuschlé, Catherine Lerouge, Chrystel Dezayes and Philippe Duringer

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:16

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  26. Content type: Research

    Two deep wells were drilled at Rittershoffen (Alsace, France) to produce high-temperature fluids to supply heat to a biorefinery. The GRT-2 production well was drilled to a depth of 3196 m MD and was deviated ...

    Authors: C. Glaas, A. Genter, J. F. Girard, P. Patrier and J. Vidal

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:14

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Geothermal Energy 2018 6:25

  27. Content type: Research

    New and old magnetic and gravimetric data acquired in the frame of a geothermal project have been processed in N. Vosges and the adjacent Rhinegraben in order to identify the nature and tectonic framework of t...

    Authors: J. B. Edel, V. Maurer, E. Dalmais, A. Genter, A. Richard, O. Letourneau and R. Hehn

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:13

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  28. Content type: Research

    The classical methodology to perform and analyze thermal response test (TRT) is unsuccessful when advection contributes to heat transfer in the ground, due to the presence of a groundwater flow. In this study,...

    Authors: Adriana Angelotti, Franco Ly and Andrea Zille

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:12

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  29. Content type: Research

    Knowledge of the strength and elastic modulus of a reservoir rock is important for the optimisation of a particular geothermal resource. The reservoir rock for many geothermal projects in the Upper Rhine Grabe...

    Authors: Marlène C. Villeneuve, Michael J. Heap, Alexandra R. L. Kushnir, Tao Qin, Patrick Baud, Guanglei Zhou and Tao Xu

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:11

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  30. Content type: Research

    In the present study, CFD-based parametric analysis is carried out to optimise the parameters affecting the temperature drop and heat transfer rate achieved from earth air tunnel heat exchanger (EATHE) system....

    Authors: Kamal Kumar Agrawal, Mayank Bhardwaj, Rohit Misra, Ghanshyam Das Agrawal and Vikas Bansal

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:10

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  31. Content type: Research

    Earthquakes, despite being a mostly natural phenomenon, may also be induced by a wide range of anthropogenic activities such as mining, fluid injection and extraction, hydraulic fracturing and geothermal reser...

    Authors: Konstantinos G. Megalooikonomou, Stefano Parolai and Massimiliano Pittore

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:8

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  32. Content type: Research

    The present work investigates the influence of crack opening rates on the development of four important calcite vein morphologies, namely fibrous, elongate-blocky, partially open, and euhedral, as a result of ...

    Authors: Nishant Prajapati, Michael Selzer, Britta Nestler, Benjamin Busch and Christoph Hilgers

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:7

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  33. Content type: Research

    The thermal structure of continental crust is a critical factor for geothermal exploration, hydrocarbon maturation and crustal strength, and yet our understanding of it is limited by our incomplete knowledge o...

    Authors: Alexandre Lemenager, Craig O’Neill, Siqi Zhang and Morgan Evans

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:6

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  34. Content type: Research

    The lateral and vertical temperature distribution in Oman is so far only poorly understood, particularly in the area between Muscat and the Batinah coast, which is the area of this study and which is composed ...

    Authors: Felina Schütz, Gerd Winterleitner and Ernst Huenges

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:5

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