It has been said that there are no commercial geothermal fields that could not have been discovered by an intelligent layperson. If this was true, then the strategies and sophisticated techniques we will discuss in this chapter would be unnecessary.
Literature survey; airborne studies; aeromagnetics; geologic survey; volcanism; geologic maps; hydrologic survey; geochemical studies; geothermometers; geophysical studies; heat flux; temperature gradients; resistivity; geoscience synthesis; geoscience interpretation; conceptual model
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Richard P. Feynman—1988