Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy
Advanced Seismic Imaging for Geothermal Development
and Assembly of a Crustal Seismic Velocity Database for the Western Great Basin

PI: John N. Louie
DoI DEMD seal This material is based upon work partially supported by the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe; and the U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Division of Energy and Mineral Development, Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development;
With additional work partially supported by the U.S. Department of Energy from DE-FOA-0000109 Recovery Act: Geothermal Technologies Program, and under instruments numbered DE-FG07-02ID14311 and DE-FG36-02ID14311, managed through the DOE Golden Field Office;
and by the U.S. Navy Geothermal Programs Office.

This report and the materials linked below were prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government or any agency thereof. The views and opinions or authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government or any agency thereof.

DOE Project period: April 1, 2002 - September 30, 2007; GPO Project period: April 1, 2008 - April 1, 2010
PLPT Project period: February 1, 2010 - September 30, 2013

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Project Resources

PLPT Advanced Seismic Imaging reveals fault reflector
PLPT Advanced Seismic Imaging reveals volcanic stratigraphy
Latest Western Great Basin Crustal Thickness Map
Western Great Basin Crustal Thickness and Heat Flow
UNR Great Basin Transects Map
INC record of Barrick blast
N. Walker Lane results section N. Walker Survey results plot
Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy -- John Louie's Research and Teaching -- Nevada Seismological Lab