Geothermal Training Programme

This year, the annual UNU Visiting Lecturer was Wilfred A. Elders, professor emeritus of geology from the University of California who has been involved

Annual visiting lecturer at the UNU-GTP 2009

This year, the annual UNU Visiting Lecturer was Wilfred A. Elders, professor emeritus of geology from the University of California who has been involved in the Iceland Deep Drilling Programme in Krafla, North Iceland.

Wilfred A. Elders gave a series of five lectures on "Applications of petrology to geothermics" from the Thursday 3rd of September to Friday the 4th, and Monday the 7th of September to Wednesday the 9th.

The Visiting Lecturer programme was as follows:

Thursday  Sep. 3  Applications of petrology and geochemistry in geothermics
Friday  Sep. 4  Sediment-hosted geothermal systems in California and Northern Mexico
Wednesday  Sep. 7  The  Salton Sea Geothermal Field: a Powerhouse and an ore factory
Tuesday  Sep. 8  Some recent work on volcanic-hosted geothermal systems in Iceland (Reykjanes & Krafla)
Wednesday  Sep. 9  Deep unconventional geothermal resources


The lectures were open to all parties interested in geothermal sciences.

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