National Geothermal Data System: Transforming the Discovery, Access, and Analytics of Data for Geothermal Exploration: Compendium of Papers from the 38th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering
KeywordsArizona Geological Survey Open File Reports
Geothermal data repository
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CitationPatten K. (ed.), 2013, National Geothermal Data System: Transforming the Discovery, Access, and Analytics of Data for Geothermal Exploration: Compendium of Papers from the 38th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, February 11-13, 2013. Arizona Geological Survey Open File Report, OFR-13-06, 37 p.
DescriptionThe National Geothermal Data System (NGDS) is a distributed, interoperable network of data collected from state geological surveys across all fifty states and the nation’s leading academic geothermal centers. The system serves as a platform for sharing consistent, reliable, geothermal-relevant technical data with users of all types, while supplying tools relevant for their work. As aggregated data supports new scientific findings, this content-rich linked data ultimately broadens the pool of knowledge available to promote discovery and development of commercial-scale geothermal energy production. Most of the up-front risks associated with geothermal development stem from exploration and characterization of subsurface resources. Wider access to distributed data will, therefore, result in lower costs for geothermal development. NGDS is on track to become fully operational by 2014 and will provide a platform for custom applications for accessing geothermal relevant data in the U.S. and abroad. It is being built on the U.S. Geoscience Information Network (USGIN) data integration framework to promote interoperability across the Earth sciences community. The basic structure of the NGDS employs state-of-the art informatics to advance geothermal knowledge. The following four papers comprising this Open-File Report are a compendium of presentations, from the 38th Annual Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, taking place February 11-13, 2013 at Stanford University, Stanford, California.
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