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  1. Crystallization of carbonates is a key process affecting the operation of geothermal facilities and aquifer heat storage systems. The crystals formed in an aquifer heat storage test in the Upper Jurassic carbo...

    Authors: Martina Ueckert, Carina Wismeth and Thomas Baumann

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2020 8:7

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  2. Deep-borehole heat exchangers (DBHE) are generally coaxial pipes installed in deep boreholes and has become an alternative approach to utilize geothermal energy. Since the performance of the DBHE system can be...

    Authors: Sheng Pan, Yanlong Kong, Chaofan Chen, Zhonghe Pang and Jiyang Wang

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2020 8:6

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  3. The development of the Rittershoffen deep geothermal field (Alsace, Upper Rhine Graben) between 2012 and 2014 induced unfelt seismicity with a local magnitude of less than 1.6. This seismicity occurred during ...

    Authors: Vincent Maurer, Emmanuel Gaucher, Marc Grunberg, Rike Koepke, Romain Pestourie and Nicolas Cuenot

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2020 8:5

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  4. The energetic framework of Canadian remote communities relies on fossil fuels. This has adverse environmental and energy security issues. In order to offset diesel consumption, the search for local, sustainabl...

    Authors: M. M. Miranda, N. Giordano, J. Raymond, A. J. S. C. Pereira and C. Dezayes

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2020 8:4

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  5. Anticosti Island is located in the Anticosti sedimentary basin, an Ordovician/Silurian carbonate platform. This platform is mainly composed of limestone and shale with some dolomite and sandstone and reaches u...

    Authors: Violaine Gascuel, Karine Bédard, Félix-Antoine Comeau, Jasmin Raymond and Michel Malo

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2020 8:3

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  6. For successful geothermal reservoir exploration, accurate temperature estimation is essential. Since reservoir temperature estimation frequently involves high uncertainties when using conventional solute geoth...

    Authors: Lars H. Ystroem, Fabian Nitschke, Sebastian Held and Thomas Kohl

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2020 8:2

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  7. Precise knowledge of the subsurface thermal field plays a key role in the assessment of geothermal targets. Unfortunately, deep underground temperature data is generally scarce and a matter of research. To ach...

    Authors: Ben Norden, Andrea Förster, Hans-Jürgen Förster and Sven Fuchs

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2020 8:1

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  8. The Upper Rhine Graben (URG) has been extensively studied for geothermal exploitation over the past decades. Yet, the thermal conductivity of the sedimentary cover is still poorly constrained, limiting our abi...

    Authors: Pauline Harlé, Alexandra R. L. Kushnir, Coralie Aichholzer, Michael J. Heap, Régis Hehn, Vincent Maurer, Patrick Baud, Alexandre Richard, Albert Genter and Philippe Duringer

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:38

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  9. Hydrothermal convection in porous geothermal reservoir systems can be seen as a double-edged sword. On the one hand, regions of upflow in convective systems can increase the geothermal energy potential of the ...

    Authors: Jan Niederau, J. Florian Wellmann and Nele Börsing

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:35

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  10. In the 1950s, a petroleum well in Soultz-sous-Forêts (no 4589; Upper Rhine Graben, France) reached the Lettenkohle (Triassic) at 830 m depth. During the exploration phase at Soultz-sous-Forêts, the first enhan...

    Authors: C. Aichholzer, Ph. Duringer and A. Genter

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:34

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  11. The present study aims to understand the potential of a new and novel type of geothermal play system for high temperature and electricity production: crustal fault zones (CFZ). According to geological and geop...

    Authors: Hugo Duwiquet, Laurent Arbaret, Laurent Guillou-Frottier, Michael J. Heap and Mathieu Bellanger

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:33

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  12. Temperature logs have important applications in the geothermal industry such as the estimation of the static formation temperature (SFT) and the characterization of fluid loss from a borehole. However, the tem...

    Authors: Jia Wang, Fabian Nitschke, Maziar Gholami Korzani and Thomas Kohl

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:32

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  13. Integrity issues create challenges for maintaining the production of mature geothermal wells. Such problems are likely to occur in wells designed according to oil and gas standards, without considering the ext...

    Authors: B. T. H. Marbun, R. H. Ridwan, S. Z. Sinaga, B. Pande and B. A. Purbantanu

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:31

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  14. This paper describes a novel concept for integrating binary plants at a geothermal site which has been realized within a demonstration project in Indonesia. By using an intermediate hot water and an intermedia...

    Authors: Stephanie Frick, Stefan Kranz, Gina Kupfermann, Ali Saadat and Ernst Huenges

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:30

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  15. The quantitative connections between subsurface geologic structure and measured geophysical data allow 3D geologic models to be tested against measurements and geophysical anomalies to be interpreted in terms ...

    Authors: Samuel W. Scott, Cari Covell, Egill Júlíusson, Águst Valfells, Juliet Newson, Birgir Hrafnkelsson, Halldór Pálsson and María Gudjónsdóttir

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:29

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  16. The Muschelkalk, composed of Triassic limestones, marls, dolomites, and evaporites, forms part of the Permo-Triassic cover of sedimentary rocks that directly overlies the fractured granitic reservoir used for ...

    Authors: Michael J. Heap, Alexandra R. L. Kushnir, H. Albert Gilg, Marie E. S. Violay, Pauline Harlé and Patrick Baud

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:27

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  17. A geothermal exploration corehole was drilled to a total depth of 1821.5 m on the Mountain Home Air Force Base near Mountain Home, Idaho. The corehole was used to collect an unusually large amount of data, inc...

    Authors: Thomas E. Lachmar, Thomas G. Freeman, James A. Kessler, Joseph F. Batir, James P. Evans, Dennis L. Nielson, John W. Shervais, Xiwei Chen, Douglas R. Schmitt and David D. Blackwell

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:26

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  18. Fault zones in the Upper Jurassic aquifer of the North Alpine Foreland Basin are generally regions with possibly increased hydraulic properties. They are consequently often part of the geothermal exploration c...

    Authors: Florian Konrad, Alexandros Savvatis, Florian Wellmann and Kai Zosseder

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:25

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  19. The use of the subsurface and the exploitation of subsurface resources require prior knowledge of fluid flow through fracture networks. For nuclear waste disposal, for the enhancement of hydrocarbon recovery f...

    Authors: Baptiste Lepillier, Alexandros Daniilidis, Nima Doonechaly Gholizadeh, Pierre-Olivier Bruna, Juliane Kummerow and David Bruhn

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2019 7:24

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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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

  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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

  36. 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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