1984 investigation of geothermal energy resources, Atlantic Provinces: M74-3/85-8E-PDF
"Data pertinent to the assessment of the geothermal energy resources of the Atlantic Provinces have been compiled and collected. Warm water in sedimentary basins and hot dry rock within Palaeozoic intrusives are considered as potential geothermal resources and, therefore, constituted the principal study areas. The study included the drilling of a 483 m deep hole in the Wedgeport batholith of Nova Scotia, to assess the potential for hot, dry rock geothermal energy. The thermal gradient is low, approximately 20mK/m, which is not high enough for further consideration of the batholith. A temperature log of the borehole drilled in 1983 in Charlottetown shows that the thermal gradient there has reached an equilibrium value of 14 mK/m"--Abstract.
|Department/Agency||Energy, Mines and Resources Canada. Earth Physics Branch.|
|Title||1984 investigation of geothermal energy resources, Atlantic Provinces|
|Series Title||Earth Physics Branch open file = Dossier public de la Direction de la Physique du Globe ;|
|Publication Type||Series - View Master Record|
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|Note||Title from cover. At head of title: Geothermal Service of Canada = Service géothermique du Canada. "February 1985". Digitized edition from print produced 2017 [by Natural Resources Canada]|
|Number of Pages||iii, 64 p. :|
|Subject Terms||Geothermal energy|
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