Thermal hydrology and heat flow of Beowawe geothermal area, Nevada

  title={Thermal hydrology and heat flow of Beowawe geothermal area, Nevada},
  author={Christopher Smith},
Inflections in temperature‐depth profiles from forty 150 m thermal gradient holes define a shallow thermal flow system in the Whirlwind Valley near the Beowawe Geysers. U.S. Geological Survey hydrologic data reveal the vertical and west‐to‐east components of cold water flow at the water table above the thermal flow system. The temperature inflections break most abruptly in areas with a downward component of flow at the water table. The inflections are thought to indicate the level where the… CONTINUE READING


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