“The fastest way to get an engineer to solve a problem is to declare that the problem is unsolvable.”
Scott Adams, The Dilbert Principle – 2004
SP 1.1 Write a short essay describing a typical hydrothermal geothermal system. Consider a liquid-dominated reservoir; include a geological cross-section through the reservoir. Show a typical temperature–depth curve and explain its features. List the requirements for the site to be viable for long-term electric power production.
SP 1.2 Write a short essay on the origins and nature of geothermal energy from a global perspective. Give a thorough discussion of the theory of plate tectonics. Discuss the source of the normal geothermal ...