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Exploring for Geothermal with Self-Flying Planes
September 9, 2013 | USGS

USGS has an article that explains how they have been using self-flying planes to evaluate the geothermal potential of the Basin and Range area.


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Exploring for Geothermal in Idaho
January 15, 2013 | University of Idaho News
"In an effort to provide the most accurate assessment of high-temperature geothermal energy potential in the region, the Idaho Geological Survey recently drilled new wells in southeastern Idaho. [...] These new thermal gradient wells will provide the first accurate picture of the heat flow regime beneath this important volcanic province." Quoted from the University of Idaho press release.

Essential Data for Geothermal Development
February 26, 2013 | Scientific American
A Scientific American article explains how the National Geothermal Data System can be a valuable asset to companies working on geothermal energy projects.

Geothermal Annual Report
February 6, 2013 | United States Department of Energy
The Department of Energy's Geothermal Annual Report includes information about: play fairway mapping, geothermal demonstration projects, induced seismic events, the National Geothermal Data System and outreach to educational institutions.


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