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MONITORING THE HYDROTHERMAL SYSTEM IN LONG VALLEY CALDERA, CALIFORNIA.

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Abstract

An ongoing program to monitor the hydrothermal system in Long Valley for changes caused by volcanic or tectonic processes has produced considerable data on the water chemistry and discharge of springs and fluid temperatures and pressures in wells. Changes in hot spring chemistry that have been recorded probably relate to interactions between the variations in the quantity of liquid and gas discharged. Stable carbon isotope data are consistent with a carbon source either from the mantle or from metamorphosed carbonate rocks. Continuous and periodic measurements of hot spring discharge at several sites show significant coseismic and aseismic changes since 1980.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Conference Paper
Publication Subtype:
Conference Paper
Title:
MONITORING THE HYDROTHERMAL SYSTEM IN LONG VALLEY CALDERA, CALIFORNIA.
ISBN:
0934412596
Volume
9
Issue:
pt 1
Year Published:
1985
Language:
English
Publisher:
Geothermal Resources Council
Publisher location:
Davis, CA, USA
Larger Work Title:
Transactions - Geothermal Resources Council
First page:
423
Last page:
428
Conference Title:
1985 International Symposium on Geothermal Energy. Geothermal Resources Council 1985 Annual Meeting.
Conference Location:
Kailua-Kona, HI, USA