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Geothermal gradient

Geothermal gradient is the rate of increasing temperature with respect to increasing depth in the Earth's interior. Away from tectonic plate boundaries, it is...

New study will help find the best locations for thermal power...

A new research article, with lead authors from the University of Gothenburg, gives indications of the best places in Iceland to build thermal power...

Uncovering Yellowstone’s subsurface mysteries

A new study providing an unprecedented regional view of the earth's crust beneath Yellowstone National Park will begin with a helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic...

Global hot spot maps link consumers with impacts

A new model creates global hot spot maps to illuminate how what we buy pollutes the planet and where. The idea is to help...

How did early Earth stay warm?

For at least a billion years of the distant past, planet Earth should have been frozen over but wasn't. Scientists thought they knew why,...

Some signs of induced seismicity spotted in Salton Trough’s geothermal production...

In some parts of Southern California's Brawley Seismic Zone, geothermal energy production may be increasing the background seismicity rate, but changes in earthquake rates...

Geothermal heat contributes to Greenland ice melt

An international team that includes University of Montana researcher Jesse Johnson has learned that the Earth's internal heat enhances rapid ice flow and subglacial...

Earth’s internal heat drives rapid ice flow, subglacial melting in Greenland

To understand Greenland's ice of today researchers have to go far back into Earth's history. The island's lithosphere has hot depths which originate in...

Drilling the world’s hottest geothermal well

There is an inexhaustible amount of energy lying right beneath our feet. It is a renewable and stable energy source -- free of CO2...

Geothermal energy: Look to the Denver-Julesberg Basin

To offset the need for fuel imports, to decrease greenhouse gas emissions, and to increase U.S. energy independence, geothermal energy has emerged as an...

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