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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Geologic mapping, a magnetotelluric survey, well data, and earlier reports are integrated to guide further development of the Fang geothermal system. The Fang Hot Springs originally flowed ~ 20 l s−1 of 90–99 °C ...

    Authors: Spencer H. Wood, Pichet Kaewsomwang and Fongsaward Suvagonda Singharajwarapan
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:3
  4. The Taupo Volcanic Zone (TVZ) hosts 23 geothermal fields, seven of which are currently utilised for power generation. Ngatamariki geothermal field (NGF) is one of the latest geothermal power generation develop...

    Authors: J. L. Cant, P. A. Siratovich, J. W. Cole, M. C. Villeneuve and B. M. Kennedy
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2018 6:2
  5. A 1912-m exploration corehole was drilled along the axis of the eastern Snake River Plain, Idaho. Two temperature logs run on the corehole display an obvious inflection point at about 960 m. Such behavior is i...

    Authors: Thomas E. Lachmar, Thomas G. Freeman, Christopher J. Sant, Jeffrey R. Walker, Joseph F. Batir, John W. Shervais, James P. Evans, Dennis L. Nielson and David D. Blackwell
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:28
  6. Geothermal projects in the Upper Rhine Graben aim to harness thermal anomalies that have arisen due to hydrothermal circulation within the granitic basement and the overlying Permo-Triassic sedimentary units. ...

    Authors: Michael J. Heap, Alexandra R. L. Kushnir, H. Albert Gilg, Fabian B. Wadsworth, Thierry Reuschlé and Patrick Baud
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:26
  7. Leaching tests with synthetic brines (25 g/L NaCl) between 25 °C and 90 °C were performed under oxic and anoxic conditions over 7 days on two pyrite-bearing siliciclastic rocks from the Lower Jurassic Hettangi...

    Authors: Daniel Richard Müller and Simona Regenspurg
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:25
  8. Minimizing exploration risk in deep geothermics is of great economic importance. Especially, knowledge about temperature and permeability of the reservoir is essential. We test the potential of an outcrop anal...

    Authors: Johanna F. Bauer, Michael Krumbholz, Silke Meier and David C. Tanner
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:24
  9. After publication of the article (Orywall et al. 2017), it has been brought to our attention that there are a number of errors. The authors have listed them below.

    Authors: Pia Orywall, Kirsten Drüppel, Dietmar Kuhn, Thomas Kohl, Michael Zimmermann and Elisabeth Eiche
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:23

    The original article was published in Geothermal Energy 2017 5:20

  10. This paper aims to predict ground temperature variation with depth for time variant ambient air temperature and solar radiation data for Jamshedpur, India. Finite difference method has been used to discretise ...

    Authors: Raviranjan Kumar Singh and Ram Vinoy Sharma
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:22
  11. It is commonly known that heat extraction and decompression can lead to mineral precipitation and reservoir clogging in geothermal systems. In the Upper Rhine Graben, the precipitating minerals are mainly bari...

    Authors: Pia Orywall, Kirsten Drüppel, Dietmar Kuhn, Thomas Kohl, Michael Zimmermann and Elisabeth Eiche
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:20

    The Correction to this article has been published in Geothermal Energy 2017 5:23

  12. To simulate the growth of geological veins, it is necessary to model the crystal shape anisotropy. Two different models, classical and natural models, which incorporate the surface energy anisotropy into the obje...

    Authors: Oleg Tschukin, Alexander Silberzahn, Michael Selzer, Prince G. K. Amos, Daniel Schneider and Britta Nestler
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:19
  13. Earth’s crust offers a vast resource of heat that can be used and converted into energy both for electricity and heating/cooling purposes. The utilization of this geothermal energy can make an important contri...

    Authors: Simona Regenspurg and Thorsten Schäfer
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:18
  14. The aim of this study is to compare between single flash, dual flash, and binary power plants in terms of the power generated, their performance, and the related cost. The results from the comparison are used ...

    Authors: M. El Haj Assad, E. Bani-Hani and M. Khalil
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:17
  15. Supercritical geothermal systems are very high-temperature geothermal systems that are located at depths near or below the brittle–ductile transition zone in the crust where the reservoir fluid is assumed to b...

    Authors: Thomas Reinsch, Patrick Dobson, Hiroshi Asanuma, Ernst Huenges, Flavio Poletto and Bernard Sanjuan
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:16
  16. In this paper, a conceptual model has been developed for NW Sabalan geothermal field using exploration indicators. These indicators include the data and results of subsurface and surface investigations compris...

    Authors: Mirmahdi Seyedrahimi-Niaraq, Faramarz Doulati Ardejani, Younes Noorollahi and Soheil Porkhial
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:14
  17. The determination of reservoir temperatures represents a major task when exploring geothermal systems. Since the uncertainties of classical solute geothermometry are still preventing reliable reservoir tempera...

    Authors: Fabian Nitschke, Sebastian Held, Ignacio Villalon, Thomas Neumann and Thomas Kohl
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:12
  18. Decreasing production rates and massive precipitation of native copper (Cu(0)) were observed in the production well at the geothermal research facility Groß Schönebeck (Germany). The Cu precipitates filling up...

    Authors: Simona Regenspurg, Ives Geigenmüller, Harald Milsch and Michael Kühn
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:11
  19. In this study, we report results of the analysis of a particularly interesting scaling sample from the geothermal plant in Neustadt-Glewe in northern Germany, which contained 19% Galena (PbS) and 81% of a hete...

    Authors: Frank Heberling, Dieter Schild, Detlev Degering and Thorsten Schäfer
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:9
  20. A submarine hydrothermal fluid discharge structure in Akureyri Bay, Eyjafjörður region, Iceland, was investigated by means of structural, geochemical, and mineralogical methods. Thermal and chemical gradients ...

    Authors: Richard Stanulla, Christiane Stanulla, Erlendur Bogason, Thomas Pohl and Broder Merkel
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:8
  21. Mineral precipitates (scaling) from deep saline thermal waters often constitute a major problem during geothermal energy production. The occurrence of scale-fragments accumulating and clogging pipes, filters, ...

    Authors: Ronny Boch, Albrecht Leis, Edith Haslinger, Johann E. Goldbrunner, Florian Mittermayr, Heinz Fröschl, Dorothee Hippler and Martin Dietzel
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:4
  22. The article explores the significance of abundant geothermal resources Icelanders enjoy, the comfort of inexpensively heated homes and easily accessible year-round public spaces where young and old can gather ...

    Authors: Örn D. Jónsson and Ólafur Rastrick
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:2
  23. The European Molasse Basin is a Tertiary foreland basin at the northern front of the Alps, which is filled with mostly clastic sediments. These Molasse sediments are underlain by Mesozoic sedimentary successio...

    Authors: Anna M. Przybycin, Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth and Michael Schneider
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:1
  24. Three-dimensional geophysical inversion modeling of gravity data has been performed to test the validity of a 3D geologic model constructed for the Bradys geothermal area. Geophysical modeling was implemented ...

    Authors: Jeffrey B. Witter, Drew L. Siler, James E. Faulds and Nicholas H. Hinz
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2016 4:14
  25. The Soultz-sous-Forêts site (Alsace, France) is the first pilot geothermal project in the world that furnished the proof of concept of enhanced geothermal systems by producing energy from a deep-seated granite...

    Authors: C. Aichholzer, Ph. Duringer, S. Orciani and A. Genter
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2016 4:13
  26. 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 resea...

    Authors: Eva Schill, Jörg Meixner, Carola Meller, Manuel Grimm, Jens C. Grimmer, Ingrid Stober and Thomas Kohl
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2016 4:7
  27. Denmark constitutes a low-enthalpy geothermal area, and currently geothermal production takes places from two sandstone-rich formations: the Bunter Sandstone and the Gassum formations. These formations form ma...

    Authors: Lars Kristensen, Morten Leth Hjuler, Peter Frykman, Mette Olivarius, Rikke Weibel, Lars Henrik Nielsen and Anders Mathiesen
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2016 4:6
  28. Granitoid intrusions are the primary heat source of many deep geothermal reservoirs in Tuscany. The depth and shape of these plutons, characterised in this study by a prominent seismic reflector (the K horizo...

    Authors: Anozie Ebigbo, Jan Niederau, Gabriele Marquart, Ivano Dini, Martin Thorwart, Wolfgang Rabbel, Renate Pechnig, Ruggero Bertani and Christoph Clauser
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2016 4:5
  29. The evolution of fracture permeability is crucial as regards the lifespan of the deep fractured geothermal exchanger of an Enhanced Geothermal System site. The objective in developing reactive percolation test...

    Authors: A. Blaisonneau, M. Peter-Borie and S. Gentier
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2016 4:3
  30. Heat convection at pore-scale, which is strongly dependent on the topology of pore space, remains poorly understood for geothermal reservoirs. This is despite fundamental advances made in modeling heat transfe...

    Authors: A. Sakhaee-Pour
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2016 4:1

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