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Info-Videos Geothermal Energy (in German)

4 short films about opportunities and risks of geothermal energy published by the LFZG.

Geothermal Sites Oberrheingraben


Geothermal power plants - important to achieve climate protection goals

Relief of power grids and regional value added can be achieved through local use of geothermal energy...

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Praxisforum-Geothermie: Young Scientist Award 2018

Master & PhD students, who work(ed) in their theses on geothermal-relevant research topics in Bavaria, can apply until Sept. 10 2018.

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Villarrica - Southern Chile Geo-chemical characterization of the geothermal system

Improved determination of reservoir temperatures using a novel methodology for geothermometers evaluating the fluid under in-situ conditions.

Geothermics, 74, 217 (2018)
Acceptability of geothermal installations: A geoethical concept for GeoLaB

Analysis of the social response to recent geothermal development and identification of the precondition for public acceptability of geothermal projects.

Geothermics, 73, 133-145 (2018)
Identification and spatial arrangement of fault zones

Lineament analysis of digital elevation models and satellite imagery in comparison - fault zone analysis in the crystalline basement of the Black Forest.

J. Struct. Geol. 108, 256-268 (2018)
Influence of seismic network configuration on earthquake location error

Joint or separate use of seismic down-hole and surface networks during stimulation may influence localization errors. Study at Soultz-sous-Forêts.

Pure Appl. Geophys. 175, 757 (2018)
Inspection of seismicity at geothermal plants in a geomechanical context

In the Bavarian Molasse the interpretation is based on field of tension, fault systems and pressure changes. Here, the position of delivery and injection wells is also included.

Cutting-edge science at the 5th European Geothermal Workshop at KIT

With great success, the 5th European Geothermal Workshop (EGW) was held at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).

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Iceland field trip 2015

Visit of the Reykjanes peninsula, southern and northern Iceland and the inland plateau to discuss geothermal, structural geological and engineering geological aspects