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Energy Resource Assessments

Geology & Geophysics staff are actively involve in national and international energy assessment programs in collaboration with the USGS Energy Resources Program. The focus of recent research effort include evaluation of Arctic hydrocarbon resources, and groundwater resources with geothermal potential throughout the western United States. Map of petroleum resource potential in the Arctic region
  Map from Circum-Arctic Resource Appraisal: Estimates of Undiscovered Oil and Gas North of the Arctic Circle

See selected references for recent G & G research on petroleum research, groundwater and geothermal resource studies, buried mineral deposit assessments

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