Static Temperature Survey At Coso Geothermal Area (1977)

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Exploration Activity: Static Temperature Survey At Coso Geothermal Area (1977)

Exploration Activity Details
Location Coso Geothermal Area
Exploration Technique Static Temperature Survey
Activity Date 1977

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DOE-funding Unknown

Temperature logs were taken during and after drilling: Results: Convective heat flow and temperatures greater than 350 F appear to occur only along an open fracture system encountered between depths of 1850 and 2775 feet. Temperature logs indicate a negative thermal gradient below 3000 feet. Water chemistry indicates that this geothermal resource is a hot-water rather than a vapor-dominated system.

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