Site Specific

Assessment of the Bradys Geothermal System using Well Temperature Logs and InSAR

 

 

The bulk of the work in recent years by the ATLAS Team has been conducted in Nevada.  This list of publications includes studies related to site-specific areas.   A separate list includes regional study results.

Zehner, R.E., Tullar, K. N., and Rutledge, E, 2012, Effectiveness of 2-Meter and Geoprobe Shallow Temperature Surveys in Early Stage Geothermal Exploration, Transactions Geothermal Resources Council, submitted

2012

Shevenell, L., G. Oppliger, M. Coolbaugh, and J. Faulds, 2012. Bradys (Nevada) InSAR Anomaly Evaluated with Historical Well Temperature and Pressure Data. Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 36: 1383-1390.

2012

Faulds, J., Garside, L., Ramelli, A., and Coolbaugh, M., 2012 (in prep).  Preliminary geologic map of the Desert Peak-Bradys geothermal fields, Churchill County, Nevada.  Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map.

2012

Skord, J., C. Sladek, M. Coolbaugh, P.H. Cashman, M. Lazaro, and C. Kratt, 2011. Two-Meter Temperature Surveys for Geothermal Exploration Project at NAS Fallon. Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 35: 1023-1027.

2011

Skord, J., P.H. Cashman, M. Coolbaugh and N. Hinz, 2011.  Mapping Hydrothermal Upwelling and Outflow Zones: Preliminary Results from Two-Meter Temperature Data and Geologic Analysis at Lee Allen Springs and Salt Wells Basin. Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 35: 1017-1021.

2011

Eneva, M., G. Falorni, W. Teplow, J. Morgan, G. Rhodes, and D. Adams, 2011. Surface deformation at the San Emidio geothermal field, Nevada, from satellite radar interferometry, Geothermal Resources Council Transactions 35: 1647-1653.

2011

Coolbaugh, M., C. Sladek, P. Lechler, C. Kratt, and L. Shevenell, 2011.  Task 3.0   Geothermal Prospecting — Subtask 3.2: Shallow temperature and soil gas surveys. Prepared for: The Nevada Renewable Energy Consortium, Janurary 17, 2011. 30 p.

2011

Kratt, C., C. Sladek, and M. Coolbaugh, 2010.  Boom and Bust with the Latest 2m Temperature Surveys: Dead Horse Wells, Hawthorne Army Depot, Terraced Hills, and Other Areas in Nevada. Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 34: 567-574.

2010

Kratt, C., Sladek, C., and Coolbaugh, M., 2010, Boom and bust with the latest two-meter temperature surveys: Dead Horse Wells, Hawthorne Army Depot, Terraced Hills, and other areas in Nevada: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 34, p. 567-574.

2010

Kratt, C., Calvin, W., and Coolbaugh, M., 2010, Mineral mapping in the Pyramid Lake basin: Hydrothermal alteration, chemical precipitates and geothermal energy potential: Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 114, p. 2297-2304.

2010

Faulds, J.E., Coolbaugh, M.F., Benoit, D., Oppliger, G., Perkins, M., Moeck, I., and Drakos, P., 2010, Structural controls of geothermal activity in the northern Hot Springs Mountains, western Nevada: the tale of three geothermal systems (Brady’s, Desert Peak, and Desert Queen): Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 34, p. 675-683.

2010

Bell, J., M. Coolbaugh, J. Faulds, N. Hinz, J. Louie, R. Penfield, C. Sladek, L. Shevenell (alphabetically, various contributions),  2010, Final report on Geothermal Resource Assessment Studies at Bombing Range 16, Nevada, May 31, 2010, reported to Navy contractor Epsilon:  Text, maps and GIS (2.32 GB of data- no link).

2010

Bell, J., M. Coolbaugh, J. Faulds, N. Hinz, J. Louie, R. Penfield, C. Sladek, L. Shevenell (alphabetically, various contributions),  2010, Final report on Geothermal Resource Assessment Studies at the Hawthorne Army Depot, Nevada, May 31, 2010, reported to Navy contractor Epsilon:  Text, maps and GIS (5.85 GB of data – no link).

2010

Shevenell, L., 2010.  Annual report to DOE on the Project: Expanding Geothermal Resource Utilization in Nevada through Directed Research and Public Outreach, October 1, 2008 – September 31, 2009, 40 p (with contributions from other PI’s on research F).

2010

Kratt, C., Coolbaugh, M., Peppin, B., and C. Sladek, 2009.  Identification of a New Blind Geothermal System with Hyperspectral Remote Sensing and Shallow Temperature Measurements at Columbus Salt Marsh, Esmeralda County, Nevada.   Transactions Geothermal 33: 481-485.

2009

Johnson, G. Garside, L., 2009. Mineral resources of the Reno 30×60 Minute Quadrangle, Nevada – Online Interactive Map.Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open File Report 09-2.

2009

Lechler, P., Coolbaugh, M., and C. Sladek, 2009.  Multi-Gas Geochemistry at the Desert Queen Geothermal System, West-Central Nevada.   Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 33: 491-494.

2009

Kratt, C., Coolbaugh, M., Peppin, B., and C. Sladek, 2009.  Identification of a New Blind Geothermal System with Hyperspectral Remote Sensing and Shallow Temperature Measurements at Columbus Salt Marsh, Esmeralda County, Nevada.   Transactions Geothermal Geothermal Resources Council 33: 481-485.

2009

Penfield, R., and L. Shevenell, 2009.  Assessment of the Aerojet Property in Garfield Flat, Nevada for Geothermal Potential.  Report submitted to Aerojet, October 2009, 12 p.

2009

Oppliger, G., L. Shevenell, and M. Coolbaugh. 2008.  Preliminary site assessment of the Redfield campus.  Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, 32: 163-168.

2008

Price, J.G., Coolbaugh, M.F., Davis, D.D., Garside, L., Hastings, J.T., Henry, C.D., Hess, R.H., Hursh, J.P., Lapointe, D.D., Muntean, J.L., Shevenell, L., Zehner, R.E., 2008.  Mineral and energy resources and potential in Mineral, Esmeralda, Lyon, and Douglas Counties.  Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology OFR 08-2.

2008

Vice, G., Faulds, J., Ehni, W., and M. Coolbaugh, 2007. Structural Controls of a Blind Geothermal System in the Northern Pyramid Lake Area, Northwestern Nevada.  Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 31: 133-137.

2007

Lechler, P., and M. Coolbaugh, 2007. Gaseous Emissions from Steamboat Springs, Brady’s Hot Springs, and Desert Peak Geothermal Systems, Nevada.  Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 31: 359-361.

2007

Sladek, C., Coolbaugh, M.F., and R.E. Zehner, 2007. Development of 2-Meter Soil Temperature Probes and Results of Temperature Survey Conducted at Desert Peak, Nevada, USA.  Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 31: 363-368.

2007

Oppliger, G., L. Shevenell, and M. Coolbaugh.  2007.  Final report on the InSAR and geochemical studies at Steamboat Hills (UNR-REC Work Package Identifier I-2-1a “Site Assessment), Submitted to National Renewable Energy Laboratory, January 31, 2007, 31 p

2007

Coolbaugh, M.F., J.E. Faulds, C. Kratt, G.L. Oppliger, L. Shevenell, W. Calvin, W.J. Ehni and R.E. Zehner, 2007.  Geothermal potential of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation, Nevada, USA:  Evidence of previously unrecognized moderate-temperature (150-170°C) Geothermal Systems.  Geothermal Resources Council Bulletin 36(3), May/June 2007:  25-33.

2007

Kratt, C., Calvin, W., and Coolbaugh, M., 2006, Geothermal exploration with HyMap hyperspectral data at Brady-Desert Peak, Nevada: Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 104, p. 313-325.

2006

Coolbaugh, M. F., C. Sladek, C. Kratt, L. Shevenell, and J. E. Faulds, 2006.  Surface Indicators of Geothermal Activity at Salt Wells, Nevada, USA, Including Warm Ground, Borate Deposits, and Siliceous Alteration. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, 30: 399-406.

2006

Coolbaugh, M. F., J. Faulds, C. Kratt, G. Oppliger, L. Shevenell, W. Calvin, W. Ehni, and R. Zehner 2006. Geothermal Potential of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation, Nevada, USA: Evidence of at least two previously unrecognized moderate-temperature (150-70°C) Geothermal Systems.  Geothermal Resources Council Transactions 30: 59-67.

2006

Price, J.G., and L. Shevenell, 2006,  Mineral and Energy Resource Potential for White Pine County, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open File Report 06-5 (poster).

2006

Price, J.G., Garside, L.J., Hess, R.H., Shevenell, L., Muntean, J., Morris, C., and Coyner, A., 2006, Mineral- and energy-resource potential for Lyon County, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 06-7 (poster).

2006

Price, J.G., Garside, L.J., Hess, R.H., Shevenell, L., Muntean, J., Morris, C., and Coyner, A., 2006, Mineral- and energy-resource potential for Pershing County, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 06-6 (poster).

2006

Oppliger, G. and Coolbaugh, M., 2005, Comparison of production-induced surface displacement signatures over the Bradys and Desert Peak geothermal fields in northwestern Nevada, USA, using satellite radar interferometry (InSAR): Window to the World, Program with Abstracts, Geological Society of Nevada Symposium 2005, Reno/Sparks, Nevada,  May 2005, p. 71.

2005

Kratt, C., Calvin, C., and Coolbaugh, M., 2005, Hyperspectral mineral mapping for geothermal exploration on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation, Nevada: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 29, p. 273-275.

2005

Oppliger, G., M. Coolbaugh, L. Shevenell and J. Taranik, 2005, Elucidating deep reservoir geometry and shallow fluid flow pathways through 3-D elastostatic modeling of InSAR satellite radar observed surface deformations:  An example from the Bradys Geothermal Field. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, 29: 419-424.

2005

Skalbeck, J.D., R.E. Karlin, L. Shevenell, and M.C. Widmer, 2005, Gravity and aeromagnetic modeling of alluvial basins in the southern Truckee Meadows adjacent to the Steamboat Hills geothermal area, Washoe County, Nevada. Geophysics 70(3) (MAY-JUNE 2005) 9 p.

2005

Oppliger, G. and Coolbaugh, M., 2004, Imaging structure with fluid fluxes at the Brady geothermal field, Nevada using satellite interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR): 74th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Oct. 10-15, 2004, Denver, CO.,  p. 1155-1158.

2004

Oppliger, G., Coolbaugh, M., and Foxall, W., 2004, Imaging structure with fluid fluxes at the Bradys geothermal field with satellite interferometric radar (InSAR): New insights into reservoir extent and structural controls: Proceedings, Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, Aug. 29-Sep. 1, 2004, Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 28, p. 37-40.

2004

Kratt, C., Calvin, W., and Coolbaugh, M., 2004, Geothermal exploration with hyperspectral data in the Carson Sink, Nevada: Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2004, IGARSS ’04, Proceedings. 2004 IEEE International v. 2, p. 1304-1306.

2004

LaPointe, D.D., L. Shevenell, and L. Garside, 2004, First-Stage Data Collection for Geothermal Assessment of Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Indian Reservation Lands.  Submitted to the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Indian Tribe, January 15, 2004, 8 p.

2004

Carlson, Steven R.; Roberts, Jeffery J.; Detwiler, Russell L.; Burton, Elizabeth A.; Robertson-Tait, Ann; Morris, Christy; Kasameyer, Paul.  2004. Fracture Permeability Evolution in Rock from the Desert Peak EGS Site. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, Vol. 28, p.279-284.

2004

Arehart, G., Coolbaugh, M.F., and Poulson, S.R., 2003, Evidence for a magmatic source of heat for the Steamboat Springs geothermal system using trace elements and gas geochemistry: Proceedings, Annual Meeting, Morelia, Mexico, Oct. 12-15, 2003, Geothermal

2003

Sanyal, S. K.; Lovekin, J. W.; Henneberger, R. C.; Robertson-Tait, A.; Brown, P. J.; Morris, C. L.; Schochet, D.. 2003. Injection Testing for an Enhanced Geothermal System Project at Desert Peak, Nevada. International Collaboration For Geothermal Energy In The Americas. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions Vol. 27, p.885-891,2003.
Geothermal Resources Council (Davis, California) Ref. 1022027

2003

Robertson-Tait, Ann; Morris, Christy, 2003.  Progress and Future Plans at the Desert Peak East EGS Project. International Collaboration For Geothermal Energy In The Americas. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, Vol. 27, p.871-877.

2003

Shevenell, L., 2003,  Fiscal Year annual report to DOE  for the project “Expanding Geothermal Resource Utilization in Nevada through Directed Research and Public Outreach,” March 22-September 30, 2002, January 17, 2003, 4 p.

2003

Coolbaugh, M., Kratt, C., Fallacaro, A., Mahoney, S., Muehlberg, J., Calvin, W., and Taranik, J., 2002, Enhancement of geothermal anomalies using ASTER thermal infrared images at Brady’s Hot Springs, Nevada, USA: 2002 annual meeting of the Geological Remote Sensing Group, London, England, Dec. 5-7, published on CD.

2002

Skalbeck, J.D., Karlin, R., Shevenell, L., and Widmer, M., 2002, Geothermal reservoir volume estimation from gravity and aeromagnetic modeling of the Steamboat Hills geothermal area, Reno, Nevada. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 26, p. 443-448.

2002

Skalbeck, J.D., Shevenell, L., and Widmer, M., 2002, Mixing of thermal and non-thermal waters in the Steamboat Hills area, Nevada: Geothermics, v. 31, no. 1, p. 69–90.

2002

Shevenell, L., P. Kasameyer, C. Bruton, J.L. Renner, and B.M. Kennedy, 2002, Executive Summary of the Workshop on DOE Sponsored Research at Dixie Valley, Nevada (June 12-14, 2002). Published on CD.

2002

Coolbaugh, M. F., Taranik, J. V., and Kruse, F. A., 2000, Mapping of surface geothermal anomalies at Steamboat Springs, NV. using NASA Thermal Infrared Multispectral Scanner (TIMS) and Advanced Visible and Infrared Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS) data; In: Proceedings, 14th Thematic Conference, Applied Geologic Remote Sensing, Environmental Research Institute of Michigan (ERIM), Ann Arbor, MI., p. 623-630.

2000

Johnson, G.L., Pizarro, K.A., 2000, Lake Tahoe 3-D Shaded Relief, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Poster, Special Report 28.

2000

dePolo, C.M., Johnson, G.L., Rigby, J.G., Anderson, J.G., and Wythes, T.J., 1995, Planning scenario for a major earthquake, Reno-Carson City urban corridor, western Nevada: Phase I: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 95-2, 32 p.

1995

Flynn, T., Shevenell, L., Buchanan, P., Garside, L.J., Trexler, D., 1995, Geothermal resource assessment of the Yucca Mountain area, Nye County, Nevada, Final report: Prepared for the U.S. Dept. of Energy, Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Office, 61 p., appendix, figures, and plates.

1995

 

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