Articles

This section includes non-technical papers, reports and articles (e.g., one for a local newspaper, the Reno Gazette Journal) meant for general audiences, and general information for people having some knowledge about geothermal resources.

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Shevenell, L., and R. Zehner, 2012.  Recent Exploration Activity in Nevada – Spring 2012.  Geothermal Resources Bulletin May/June, 2012, p. 28-39.
Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy: http://www.unr.edu/geothermal/  – Not maintained after 2010 – Defunct 2012

2012

2002-2010

Shevenell, L., 2012The Rate of Success of Geothermal Wells Drilled in Nevada. Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 36: 29-139.

2012

Shevenell, L., 2012. Estimated Well Costs as a Function of Depth of Geothermal Wells Drilled in Nevada.  Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 36: 121-128.

2012

Shevenell, L., R. Penfield, R. Zehner, G. Johnson, and M. Coolbaugh, 2012.  National Geothermal Data System Geochemical Data for Exploration.  Transactions Geothermal Resources Council 36: 773-782

2012

Shevenell, L., G. Johnson, and R. ZehnerNevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Geothermal Web site

2012

Snyder, W., Moore, J., Blackwell, D., Boyd, T., Horne, R., and L. Shevenell, 2012. Building a Community-based Data Network for Geothermal Energy. 37th Workshop for Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford U., Stanford, CA. 9pgs

2012

Shevenell, L., and D. Blackwell, 2011. Update on Near-Term Geothermal Potential in Nevada, Fall 2010. Geothermal Resources Council Bulletin Vol 40, No. 1, (Jan/Feb), p. 23-27.

2011

Shevenell, L.  Water use in geothermal power generation. Nevada Water Resources Association (NWRA) annual meeting, February 2, 2011, Reno NV.

2011

Shevenell, L., D. LaPointe, 2011.  Geothermal Energy to Help Power Nevada.  Reno Gazette Journal, 

2011

Shevenell, L., G. Johnson, R. Zehner, and R. Penfield, 2011.  New Geothermal Map Products at the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology as part of the National Geothermal Data System.  Geothermal Resources Council Transactions 35: 1005-1007.

2011

Shevenell, L., and R. Zehner, 2011.  Status of Nevada Geothermal Resource Development – Spring 2011.  Geothermal Resources Council Transactions 35: 67-72.

2011

Shevenell, L., and R. Zehner, 2011.  Recent Exploration Activity in Nevada – Spring 2011.  Geothermal Resources Council Transactions 35: 1009-1115. ( poster )

2011

Shevenell, L., and C. Robinson, 2011.  Chapter 16 – Geothermal Energy and Power Development. In Power and Energy Generation Handbook (K.R. Rao, ed). American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME), 16-1 to 16-26 p typeset .

2011

Shevenell, L., and  R. Zehner, 2011.  Geothermal energy, in, Price, J.G., Muntean, J.L., Davis, D.A.,  Shevenell, L., and Zehner, R.E., 2011. The Nevada mineral industry – 2010: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication 2010 (MI-2010)

2011

Shevenell, L., R. Zehner, L. Price, and L. Wells, 2010.  Geothermal energy, in, Price, J.G., Muntean, J.L., Davis, D.A.,  Shevenell, L., Zehner, R.E., Price, L., Wells, L. The Nevada mineral industry – 2009: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology 2010 Special Publications MI-2009.

2010

Hess, R.H., and Shevenell, L., 2009.  Geothermal energy, in, Price, J.G., Muntean, J.L., Davis, D.A., and Shevenell, The Nevada mineral industry 2008: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication MI-2008, p. 142-150.

2009

Shevenell, L., J. Lund, D. Blackwell, R. Horne, J. Moore, and J. Tester, 2009. Department of Energy – Request for Information.  Geothermal Workforce Education, Development and Retention   (UNR is lead institution ).

2009

Shevenell, L., Coolbaugh, M., C. Sladek, R. Zehner, C. Kratt, J. Faulds, and R. Penfield. 2009.  Update On Accomplishments of The Great Basin Center For Geothermal Energy. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions 33. (too large to post)

2009

Shevenell, L., 2009.  Testimony: Testified before the Nevada State Senate committee on Energy, Infrastructure and Transportation about the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy and its geothermal research and educational programs at UNR, and plans for the future and how we can help the state’s renewable energy industry.   February 5, 2009. (too large to post)

2009

Shevenell, L., C.L. Morris, and D. Blackwell, 2008.  Update on Near-Term Geothermal Potential in Nevada. Geothermal Resources Council Bulletin Vol.  37, No. 4, 29-32.

2008

Johnson, G., and others, 2008.  Renewables of Nevada, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Interactive Map.

2008

Shevenell, L., 2008, UNR Center Reviews:  Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy, 5 p., 5 Appendices.

2008

Shevenell, L., Coolbaugh, M., C. Sladek, R. Zehner, C. Kratt, J. Faulds, and R. Penfield. 2008. Our Evolving Knowledge of Nevada’s Geothermal Resource Potential. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, 32: 169-174.

2008

Tors, J., and Shevenell, L.  Press Release, 2008: Geothermal Energy Conference and Expo returns to Reno, http://www.unr.edu/nevadanews/templates/details.aspx?articleid=4541&zoneid=56

2008

Shevenell, L., and M. Coolbaugh, 2007.  New geothermal developments and better assessment of known geothermal areas through public/private partnerships in the Great Basin.  2007 POWER-GEN Renewable Energy & Fuels meeting, 12 p, published on CD.

2007

Shevenell, L.  2007. Update of the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy.  Geothermal Resources Council Bulletin 35(5-6): 163, continued on p. 185. 

2007

Shevenell, L., 2007. Written testimony and written follow-up answers to senator’s questions for the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources regarding geothermal initiatives.

2007

Shevenell, L., J. Bell, G. Blewitt, W. Calvin, M. Coolbaugh, J. Faulds, L. Garside, A. Gates, W. Hammond, C. Kratt, C. Kreemer, P. Lechler, G. Oppliger, C. Sladek, and R. Zehner, 2006.  Update of Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy Activities.  Geothermal Resources Council Transactions 30, 3 p. (Poster too large to post)

2006

Price, J.G., and Hess, R.H., – and Garside, L., Shevenell, L., Muntean, J., Morris, C., and Coyner, A. (contributors), 2006, Potential resources associated with proposed roadless areas in Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 06-12 (

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

Zehner, R., Coolbaugh, M., and Brown, P., 2005, The Great Basin Center Website: One stop shop for all your geothermal exploration, leasing, and assessment needs: Abstracts, Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting, September 25-28, 2005, Reno, Nevada, p. 18.

2005

Shevenell, L., 2005.  One-Stop Shop: The Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy offers solutions for all your exploration, leasing, and assessment needs: Geothermal Resources Council Bulletin 34(5): 170–175.

2005

Shevenell, L., M. Coolbaugh, J. Faulds, G. Oppliger, W. Calvin, , G. Blewitt, C. Kratt, G. Arehart, C. Sladek, P. Lechler, L. Garside, and R. Zehner, 2005.  Accomplishments at the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy.  Geological Society of Nevada 2005, pgs 1131-1146.

2005

Shevenell, L., Coolbaugh, M., Faulds, J., Oppliger, G., Calvin, W., Louie, J., Blewitt, G., Kratt, C., Arehart, G., Sladek, C., Lechler, P., and Garside, L., 2004, Accomplishments at the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, 28: 47-52.

2004

Garside, L., Shevenell, L., Snow, J., and Hess, R., 2002, Status of Nevada geothermal resource development – Spring 2002. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, 26: 527-532.

2002

Shevenell, L., and J.V. Taranik, 2002, Summary of Activities of the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy. Bulletin Geothermal Resources Council 31(5): 179-182.

2002

Shevenell, L., and Taranik, J.V., 2002, Overview of Activities of the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, 26: 507-510.

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

Cluer, J.K., Price, J.G., Struhsacker, E.M., Hardyman, R.F., and Morris, C.L. (eds.), 2000, Geology and ore deposits 2000: the Great Basin and beyond (Symposium Proceedings): Reno, Geological Society of Nevada, 2 volumes, 1176 p., Appendices, CD ROM.

2000

Long, J.C.S., and Shevenell, L., 2001, The Potential of geothermal energy: Testimony prepared for the Secretaries of the Department of Interior and Department of Energy, presented November 29, 2001, 6 p .

2000

 

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