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History and results of surface exploration in the Kilauea East Rift Zone
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|Title:||History and results of surface exploration in the Kilauea East Rift Zone|
|Authors:||Gardner, Murray C.|
McNitt, James R.
Klein, Christopher W.
Koenig, James B.
Nakano, Dean A.
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Kilauea East Rift Zone
|Issue Date:||May 1995|
|Publisher:||International Geothermal Association|
|Citation:||Gardner MC, McNitt JR, Klein C, Koenig JB, Nakano D. 1995. History and results of surface exploration in the Kilauea East Rift Zone. In: World Geothermal Congress. Italy: International Geothermal Association.|
|Series/Report no.:||World Geothermal Congress; Italy; 1995|
|Abstract:||"Government-funded surveys of the Kilauea East Rift Zone have resulted in a wealth of geophysical and geochemical data from an active volcanic area. All data are clearly of academic interest; Hawaii was used as a testing ground for various geophysical methods in the early days of geothermal exploration. Some surveys, such as gravity and magnetic, are useful a regional perspective for determining broad structural trends and grossly identifying magmatic intrusions. Seismic data are currently being used for a more sitespecific purpose: to determine fault locations and geometries. Only a few methods have been found to be useful for the very specific tasks of identifying and quantifying geothermal resources and siting productive geothermal wells in areas such as the Rift Zone. These are self-potential (SP) surveys, possibly resistivity soundings, and soil gas surveys."|
Presented at the World Geothermal Congress in Italy in 1995.
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