Remote Sensing

The following list of publications highlight ATLAS experience in Remote Sensing applications to geothermal exploration, assessment and reservoir delineation.

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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

Eneva, M., D. Adams, G. Falorni, and J. Morgan, 2012. Surface Deformation in Imperial Valley, CA, From Satellite Radar Interferometry.  Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 36: 1339-1344.Eneva, M., D.A. Adams, and G. Falorni, Application of Permanent Scatterer Interferometry to the detection of surface deformation in the Salton Sea geothermal field, J. Geophys. Res. (in preparation), 2012.

2012

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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

Falorni G., J. Morgan, and M. Eneva, Advanced InSAR techniques for geothermal exploration and production, Geothermal Resources Council Transactions 35, 2011, 1661-1666.

2011

Eneva, M., and D. Adams, Modeling of surface deformation from satellite radar interferometry in the Salton Sea geothermal field, California, Geothermal Resources Council Transactions 34, 527-534, 2010.

2010

Eneva, M., Detection of surface deformation at mining and geothermal sites using satellite radar inter-ferometry (InSAR), in Proceed. 44th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium and 5th U.S.-Canada Rock Mechanics Symposium, Salt Lake City, June 27-30, 2010.

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

Eneva, M., and M. Coolbaugh, 2009. Importance of Elevation and Temperature Inversions for the Interpretation of Thermal Infrared Satellite Images Used in Geothermal Exploration.  Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 33: 467-470.

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

Taranik, J.V., Coolbaugh, M.F., and Vaughan, R.G., 2009, An overview of thermal infrared remote sensing with applications to geothermal and mineral exploration in the Great Basin, western United States, in Bedell, R., Crosta, A.P., and Grunsky, E., eds., Remote Sensing and Spectral Geology; Reviews in Economic Geology, v. 16, p. 41-57.

2009

Eneva, M., G. Falorni, D. Adams, J. Allievi, and F. Novali, Application of satellite interferometry to the detection of surface deformation in the Salton Sea geothermal field, California, Geothermal Resources Council Transactions 33, 315-319, 2009.

2009

Quattrochi, D.A., A. Prakash, M. Eneva, R. Wright, D.K. Hall, M. Anderson, W.P.Kustas, R.G. Allen, T. Pagano, M.F. Coolbaugh, Thermal Remote Sensing: Theory, Sensors, and Applications, Chapter 3 in Manual of Remote Sensing, American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Fall Church, VA., 2009, p. 107-187.

2009

Eneva, M. and Coolbaugh, M., 2009, Effects of elevation and temperature inversions on the interpretation of thermal infrared satellite images used in geothermal exploration: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 33, p. 467-470.

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 33: 481-485.

2009

Bedell, R.L. and Coolbaugh, M.F., 2009, Appendix 2: Atmospheric Corrections, in Bedell, R., Crosta, A.P., and Grunsky, E., eds., Remote Sensing and Spectral Geology; Reviews in Economic Geology, v. 16, p. 257-263.

2009

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

Eneva, M. and P.A. Shanker, Subsidence monitoring in Imperial Valley, California, using satellite radar interferometry, Geothermal Resources Council Transactions 31, 551-554, 2007.

2007

Eneva, M., M. Coolbaugh, S. Bjornstad, and J. Combs, Detection of surface temperature anomalies in the Coso geothermal field using thermal infrared remote sensing, Geothermal Resources Council Transactions 31, 335-340, 2007.

2007

Eneva, M., Coolbaugh, M., Bjornstad, S., and Combs, J., 2007, In search for thermal anomalies in the Coso geothermal field (California) using remote sensing and field data: Proceedings, 32nd Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Jan. 22-24, 2007, p. 409-415.

2007

Coolbaugh, M.F., Kratt, C., Fallacaro, A., Calvin, W.M., and Taranik, J.V., 2007, Detection of geothermal anomalies using Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) thermal infrared images at Brady’s Hot Springs, Nevada, USA: Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 106, n. 3, p. 350-359.

2007

Eneva, M., and P. Shanker, 2007. Subsidence Monitoring in Imperial Valley, California, Using Satellite Radar Interferometry.  Transactions Geothermal Resources Council  31: 551-554.

2007

Eneva, M., Coolbaugh, M., Bjornstad, S., and Combs, J., 2007, Detection of surface temperature anomalies in the Coso geothermal field using thermal infrared remote sensing: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 31, p. 335-340.

2007

Oppliger, G., M.F. Coolbaugh, and L. Shevenell, 2006.  Improved visualization of satellite radar InSAR observed structural controls around producing geothermal fields using modeled horizontal surface displacement.  Geothermal Resources Council Transaction, 30: 927-930.

2006

Eneva, M., Coolbaugh, M., and J. Combs, 2006. Application of Satellite Thermal Infrared Imagery to Geothermal Exploration in East Central California.  Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 30: 407-411.

2006

Eneva, M., and J. Combs, 2006. Application of InSAR to Subsidence Monitoring in the Geothermal Fields of Imperial Valley, California.  Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 30: 979-983.

2006

Kratt, C., Coolbaugh, M., and W. Calvin, 2006. Remote Detection of Quaternary Borate Deposits with ASTER Satellite Imagery as a Geothermal Exploration Tool.  Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 30: 435-439.

2006

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

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, W., and Coolbaugh, M., 2005, Geothermal exploration in northwestern Nevada with HyMap: Abstracts with Programs – Geological Society of America, v. 37, n. 7, p. 294.

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

Calvin, W.M., Coolbaugh, M., Kratt, C., and Vaughan, R.G., 2005, Application of remote sensing technology to geothermal exploration, in Rhoden, H.N., Steininger, R.C., and Vikre, P.G., eds., Geological Society of Nevada Symposium 2005: Window to the World Reno, Nevada, May 2005, p. 1083-1090.

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

Kreemer, C., Blewitt, G., Hammond, W., and Coolbaugh, M., 2004, A new strain model for the Great Basin and its application to tectonic and geodynamic studies: Eos Trans. AGU, v. 85(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G31D-06.

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

Coolbaugh, M.F., 2003, The Prediction and Detection of Geothermal Systems at Regional and Local Scales in Nevada using a Geographic Information System, Spatial Statistics, and Thermal Infrared Imagery: Ph.D. dissertation, Reno, Nevada, University of Nevada, 172 pp.

2003

Coolbaugh, M., 2003, Regional Geologic Controls, Geochemical Characteristics, and Thermal Infrared Signatures of Geothermal Systems of the Great Basin: GSN Newsletter (Geological Society of Nevada), v. 17, n. 1, p. 3.

2003

Blewitt, G., Coolbaugh, M., Sawatzky, D., Holt, W., Davis, J., and Bennett, R., 2003, Targeting of potential geothermal resources in the Great Basin from regional to basin-scale relationships between geodetic strain and geological structures. Geothermal Resources Council Transaction27:  3-7.

2003

Kratt, C., Coolbaugh, M., and Calvin, W., 2003, Possible extension of the Brady’s fault identified using remote mapping techniques: Proceedings, Annual Meeting, Morelia, Mexico, Oct. 12-15, 2003, Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 27, p. 653-65

2003

Calvin, W., Coolbaugh, M., and Vaughan, R.G., 2002, Thermal infrared remote sensing for geothermal site characterization: Abstracts with Programs – Geological Society of America, v. 34, n. 6, p. 551.

2002

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

Blewitt, G., Coolbaugh, M.F., Holt, W., Kreemer, C., Davis, J.L., and Bennett, R.A., 2002, Targeting of potential geothermal resources in the Great Basin from regional relationships between geodetic strain and geological structures: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 26, p. 523-525.

2002

Calvin, W., Coolbaugh, M., and Vaughan, R.G., 2002, Geothermal site characterization using multi- and hyperspectral imagery: Proceedings, Annual Meeting, Reno, NV., Sept. 22-25, 2002, Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 26, p. 483-484.

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

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