Geophysics

The Needles Gravity, Thermal Waters and Tufa Deposits - Nevada

 

 

Geophysical investigations conducted by ATLAS Team members for or applicable to geothermal exploration and assessment including potential fields and seismic studies.

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

Tibuleac, I. and M. Eneva, 2011. Seismic noise. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions 35: 1767-1771.

2011

Coolbaugh, M.F., C. Sladek, and C. Kratt, 2010.  Compensation for Seasonal and Surface Affects of Shallow (Two-Meter) Temperature Measurements.  Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 34: 851-856.

At left – Average annual temperatures vs depth for three different thermal diffusivities. At the time of peak summer surface temperatures, temperature differences related to thermal diffusivity at a depth of 2 meters could be as much as 7°C.

2010

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

Faulds, J., Coolbaugh, M.F., Vice, G.S., and Bouchot, V., 2008, Characterizing controls of geothermal systems through integrated geologic and geophysical studies: Developing recipes for successful exploration of conventional and unconventional geothermal systems: [abstract] 70th EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers) Conference and Exhibition SPE EUROPEC 2008, Rome, Italy, June 9-12, 2008.

2008

Faulds, J.E., Coolbaugh, M.F., and Vice, G.S., 2006, Geologic and geophysical analyses of geothermal fields in the northwestern Great Basin, western USA: characterizing structural and tectonic controls: Abstract, Enhanced Geothermal Innovative Network for Europe (ENGINE) Workshop 1, Defining, Exploring, Imaging and Assessing Reservoirs for Potential Heat Exchange: Potsdam, Germany, November 6-8, p. 29.

2006

Heimgartner, M., Louie, J.N., Scott, J.B., Thelen, W., Lopez, C.T., and M. Coolbaugh, 2006. The Crustal Thickness of the Great Basin: Using Seismic Refraction to Assess Regional Geothermal Potential.  Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 30: 83-86.

2006

Heimgartner, M., J.N. Louie, J.B. Scott, W. Thelen, C.T. Lopez, and M. Coolbaugh, 2006. The Crustal Thickness of the Great Basin: Using Seismic Refracton to Assess Regional Geothermal Potential.  Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 30: 83-86.

2006

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

Louie, J.N., Pancha, A., Biasi, G.P., Heimgartner, M., and Coolbaugh, M.F., 2005, Tests and applications of 3D geophysical model assembly in the Great Basin [Abstract]: Seismological Research Letters, v. 76, n. 2, p. 249.

2005

Stevens, J.L., D.A. Adams, G.E. Baker, M. Eneva, and H. Xu, Improved surface-wave dispersion models, amplitude measurements, and azimuth estimates, in Proceed. 26th DoD/DoE Annual Seismic Research Symposium: Trends in Nuclear Explosion Monitoring, 170-180, 2004.

2004

Stevens, J.L., D.A. Adams, and M. Eneva, Improved surface wave dispersion models and amplitude measurements, in Proceed. 25th DoE/DoE Annual Seismic Research Symposium – Nuclear Explosion Monitoring: Building the Knowledge Base, Tucson, AZ, 23-25 September, 2003.

2003

Ben-Zion, Y., M. Eneva, and Y. Liu, Large earthquake cycles and intermittent criticality on heterogeneous faults due to evolving stress and seismicity, J. Geophys. Res. 108, No. B6, 2307, doi: 10.1029/2002JB002121, 2003.

2003

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

Eneva, M., J.L. Stevens, B.D. Khristoforov, J. Murphy, and V.V. Adushkin, Analysis of Russian hydroacoustic data for CTBT monitoring, Pure Appl. Geophys. 158, 605-626, 2001.

2001

Eneva, M., J.L. Stevens, J. Murphy, Analysis of Russian Hydroacoustic Data, Tech. Report 26 Sep 1997 –31 Dec 2000, Rep. # A912924, Rep Date Nov 2004, pp 190.

2000

Eneva, M., J.L. Stevens, J.R. Murphy, B.D. Khristoforov, Effect of charge depth in Russian hydroacoustic data from nuclear and HE explosions, in Proceed. 22nd Annual DoD/DoE Seismic Research Symposium, 2000.

2000

Baker, G. E., and M. Eneva, Predicting crustal phase propagation from other geophysical parameters, in Proceed. 21st DoD/DoE Annual Seismic Research Symposium, 7-17, 1999.

1999

Eneva, M., A.J. Mendecki, G. van Aswegen, Seismic response of rock mass to blasting and rockburst potential, Int. J. Rock & Mech. Min. Sci. 35, 390-391 (full text on CD-ROM – Paper No. 038), 1998.

1998

Eneva, M., G. van Aswegen, and A.J. Mendecki, Volume of ground motion and seismic hazard, Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci. 35, 393-394 (full text on CD-ROM – Paper No. 037), 1998.

1998

Eneva, M., In search for a relationship between induced microseismicity and larger events in mines, Tectonophysics 289, 91-104, 1998.

1998

Eneva, M. and T. Villeneuve, Retrospective pattern recognition applied to mining-induced microearthquakes, in “Rockbursts and Seismicity in Mines” (eds. S. J. Gibowicz and S. Lasocki), A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, 299-303, 1997.

1997

Eneva, M. and Y. Ben-Zion, Techniques and parameters to analyze seismicity patterns associated with large earthquakes, J. Geophys. Res. 102, 17,785-17,795, 1997.

1997

Eneva, M., and Y. Ben-Zion, Application of pattern recognition techniques to earthquake catalogs generated by models of segmented fault systems in three-dimensional elastic solids, J. Geophys. Res. 102, 24,513-24,528, 1997.

1997

Eneva, M., Effect of limited data sets in evaluating the scaling properties of spatially distributed data: An example from mining induced seismic activity, Geophys. J. Int.124, 773-786, 1996.

1996

Eneva, M., Investigation of Space-Time Distribution of Earthquakes in the Charlevoix Seismic Zone, Quebec, Geological Survey of Canada Open File, Report 2983, 140 pp., 1994.

1994

Eneva, M., R.E. Habermann, and M.W. Hamburger, Artificial and natural changes in the rates of seismic activity: A case study of the Garm Region, Tadjikistan (CIS), Geophys. J. Int. 116, 157-172, 1994.

1994

Eneva, M., Monofractal or multifractal: A case study of spatial distribution of mining induced seismic activity, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics 1, 182-190, 1994.

1994

Eneva, M. and R. P. Young, Evaluation of spatial patterns in the distribution of seismic activity in mines: A case study of Creighton Mine, northern Ontario (Canada), in “Rockbursts and Seismicity in Mines” (ed. R. P. Young), A.A. Balkema, 175-180, 1993.

1993

Eneva, M., M.W. Hamburger, and G.A. Popandopulo, Spatial distribution of earthquakes in aftershock zones of the Garm region, Soviet Central Asia, Geophys. J. Int. 109, 38-53, 1992.

1992

Eneva, M. and G.L. Pavlis, Spatial distribution of aftershocks and background seismicity in central California, Pure Appl. Geophys. 137, 35-61, 1991.

1991

Eneva, M. and M.W. Hamburger, Spatial and temporal patterns of earthquake distribution in Soviet Central Asia: Application of pair analysis statistics, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Amer. 79, 4, 1475-1476, 1989.

1989

Eneva, M. and G.L. Pavlis, Application of pair analysis statistics to aftershocks of the 1984 Morgan Hill, California, earthquake, J. Geophys. Res. 93, 9113-9125, 1988.

1988

Christoskov, L., and M. Eneva, A generalized treatment of fault length distribution and magnitude-frequency relationship, Studia Geophysica et Geodaetica 31(1), 26-36, 1987.

1987

Christoskov, L., M. Eneva, I., Bychvarov, I. Petkov, Temporal distribution of earthquakes in the Balkan region, Bulgarian Geophys. J. 12(1), 12-19, 1986 (in Bulgarian with abstract in English).

1986

Christoskov, L., M. Eneva, I., Bychvarov, I. Petkov, Spatial distribution of earthquakes in the Balkan region: Distribution of azimuths between epicenters, Bulgarian Geophys. J. 11(4), 78-84, 1985 (in Bulgarian with abstract in English).

1985

Christoskov, L., M. Eneva, I., Bychvarov, I. Petkov, Spatial distribution of earthquakes in the Balkan region: Distribution of distances between epicenters, Bulgarian Geophys. J. 11(3), 74-85, 1985 (in Bulgarian with abstract in English).

1985

Eneva, M., Application of cross-correlation of time series to the seismic process, Bulgarian Geophys. J. 11(3), 86-91, 1985 (in Bulgarian with abstract in English).

1985

Eneva, M., Evaluation of the migration rate of seismic activity using cross-correlation of earthquake time series, Bulgarian Geophys. J. 11(4), 98-106, 1985 (in Bulgarian with abstract in English).

1985

Eneva, M., Spatial distribution of earthquakes: Seismogenic volume model, Bulgarian Geophys. J. 9(3), 78-87, 1983 (in Bulgarian with abstract in English).

1983

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