Goetz, AE, Toeroek, A and Sass, I (2014) Geothermal reservoir characteristics of Meso- and Cenozoic sedimentary rocks of Budapest (Hungary). Zeitschrift Der Deutschen Gesellschaft Fur Geowissenschaften, 165 (3). 487 - 493.

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Abstract

The characterisation of deep geothermal reservoirs of sedimentary basins is supported by outcrop analogue studies since reservoir characteristics are strongly related to the sedimentary facies and thus influence the basic direction of geothermal field development and applied technology. Permeability and thermal conductivity are key parameters in geothermal reservoir characterisation and the data gained from outcrop samples serve to understand the reservoir system. New thermophysical data from the Meso- and Cenozoic sedimentary rocks of Budapest include carbonates and siliciclastics of Triassic, Eocene, Oligocene and Miocene age as well as Pleistocene travertine, exposed on the western side of the river Danube in the Buda Hills. Field and laboratory analyses revealed distinct horizons of different geothermal potential and thus enable to identify and interpret corresponding exploration target horizons in geothermal prone depths in the Budapest region as well as in sub-basins of the Pannonian Basins System exhibiting geothermal anomalies.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Deep geothermal systems, thermophysical rock properties, thermofacies, Buda Hills, Hungary
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GB Physical geography
Divisions: Faculty of Natural Sciences > School of Physical and Geographical Sciences
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Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2016 10:45
Last Modified: 20 May 2019 07:44
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/1060

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