Hydrogeological And Isotopic Survey Of Geothermal Fields In The Buyuk Menderes Graben, Turkey

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Journal Article: Hydrogeological And Isotopic Survey Of Geothermal Fields In The Buyuk Menderes Graben, Turkey

Abstract
The main high and low enthalpy geothermal fields in the Buyuk Menderes graben (Western Anatolia) and their reservoir temperatures are as follows: Kizildere (242°C), Germencik (232°C), Aydin-Ilicabasi (101°C), YIlmazkoy (142°C), Salavatli (171°C), Soke (26°C), Denizli -Pamukkale (36°C), Karahayit (59°C), Golemezli (101°C) and Yenice (70°C). The geothermal systems are controlled by active graben faults. The reservoir rocks in the geothermal fields are the limestone and conglomerate units within Neogene sediments and the marble-quartzite units within Paleozoic metamorphic formations. There are clear Δ18O shifts from the Mediterranean Meteoric Water Line (MMWL) in the Kizildere, Germencik and Aydin fields, where a good relation between high temperatures and Δ18O shift has also been observed, indicating deep circulation and water rock interactions. In the Pamukkale, Karahayit, Golemezli and Yenice fields and in Soke region, low temperatures, small isotope shifts, shallow circulations and mixing with shallow cold water have been noted.

Author 
Sakir Simsek








Published Journal 
Geothermics, Date Not Provided





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Citation

Sakir Simsek. . Hydrogeological And Isotopic Survey Of Geothermal Fields In The Buyuk Menderes Graben, Turkey. Geothermics. (!) .