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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

USGS Releases First-Ever National Wind Turbine Map & Database

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In response to the Department of Interior’s Powering Our Future initiative, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has begun investigating how to assess the impacts of wind energy development on wildlife at a national scale.


Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Geologic Framework for the National Assessment of Carbon Dioxide Storage Resources

Greater Green River Basin, Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah, and Wyoming-Idaho-Utah Thrust Belt

USGS Publication: Open-File Report 2012–1024–E
This report identifies and contains geologic descriptions of 14 storage assessment units (SAUs) in Ordovician to Upper Cretaceous sedimentary rocks within the Greater Green River Basin (GGRB) of Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah, and eight SAUs in Ordovician to Upper Cretaceous sedimentary rocks within the Wyoming-Idaho-Utah Thrust Belt (WIUTB). Figures in this report show SAU boundaries and cell maps of well penetrations through sealing units into the top of the storage formations. 


Monday, February 03, 2014

National Assessment of Oil and Gas Project: Geologic Assessment of Undiscovered Gas Hydrate Resources on the North Slope, Alaska

USGS Alaska Gas Hydrate Assessment Team

USGS Publication: Digital Data Series DDS–69–CC
Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey have completed the first assessment of the undiscovered, technically recoverable gas hydrate resources beneath the North Slope of Alaska. This assessment indicates the existence of technically recoverable gas hydrate resources—that is, resources that can be discovered, developed, and produced using current technology.


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