Developing The Geothermal Resources Map Of Iran

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Journal Article: Developing The Geothermal Resources Map Of Iran

Abstract
Geothermal exploration involves a high degree of uncertainty and financial risk, and requires reliable exploration data to constrain development decisions. The paper describes a geothermal exploration and resource identification method that is based on building a map of potential geothermal resource areas by combining geological, geochemical and geophysical datasets; it is a powerful tool for visualizing new and existing data during decision-making processes. By performing suitability analysis and geothermal area identification, and by establishing criteria to define geothermal resources with development potential, a map of Iran was constructed highlighting 18 promising areas.

Authors 
Hossein Yousefi, Younes Noorollahi, Sachio Ehara, Ryuichi Itoi, Amin Yousefi, Yasuhiro Fujimitsu, Jun Nishijima and Kyuro Sasaki








Published Journal 
Geothermics, 2010





DOI 
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Citation

Hossein Yousefi,Younes Noorollahi,Sachio Ehara,Ryuichi Itoi,Amin Yousefi,Yasuhiro Fujimitsu,Jun Nishijima,Kyuro Sasaki. 2010. Developing The Geothermal Resources Map Of Iran. Geothermics. (!) .