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Title: Hawaii geothermal resource assessment program, direct heat resource assessment final report, February 1, 1979 to January 31, 1980
Authors: Thomas, Donald M.
Cox, Malcolm E.
Kauahikaua, James P.
Mattice, Mark D.
Keywords: resource assessment
low temperature
Hawaii
LC Subject Headings: Geothermal resources--Hawaii
Issue Date: Feb-1980
Publisher: Hawaii Institute of Geophysics, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Citation: Thomas DM, Cox ME, Kauahikaua JP, Mattice MD. 1980. Hawaii geothermal resource assessment program, direct heat resource assessment final report, February 1, 1979 to January 31, 1980. Honolulu (HI): Hawaii Institute of Geophysics, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Abstract: During 1979 reconnaissance field surveys were conducted on the islands of Hawaii, Maui, and Oahu with the objective of confirming groundwater chemical data and geophysical data compiled during the preliminary regional assessment of Phase I of the Direct Heat Resource Assessment Program. The exploration techniques applied include (1) groundwater chemistry, (2) mercury-radon surveys, (3) isotopic composition of groundwaters, (4) time domain electromagnetics, and (5) Schlumberger resistivity surveys. The results of these surveys can be classified as follows: (1) Hawaii: Kailua-Kona, strong geochemical anomalies; Kawaihae, strong geophysical anomalies, moderate to strong geochemical anomalies; Hualalai northwest rift, weak geochemical and moderate geophysical anomalies; South Point, moderate to weak geophysical anomalies; Hualalai southeast rift, weak geophysical anomalies; Keaau, weak geophysical and geochemical anomalies; (2) Maui: Haiku-Paia, strong geochemical anomalies; Olowalu-Ukamehame canyons, moderate to strong geochemical and geophysical anomalies; Lahaina, weak geochemical and geophysical anomlies; (3) Oahu: Lualualei, moderate to strong geochemical and geophysical anomlies; Waimanalo-Maunawili, insufficient data.
Description: Bibliography: p. 53-54. Material contains illustrations and maps.
Sponsor: Work performed under contract DE-AS03-ET7927023
Pages/Duration: 86 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/23605
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