Exploration Techniques

  • Keith Nicholson


This chapter is an introduction to Part II, and provides an overview of exploration techniques for both active and extinct or fossil geothermal systems. The latter are of interest to geothermalists in charting the history of thermal activity in a region, and to economic geologists searching for epithermal gold deposits.


Clay Permeability Quartz Sulphide Siliceous 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Keith Nicholson
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  1. 1.School of Applied SciencesThe Robert Gordon UniversityAberdeenScotland, UK

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