Geothermal Training Programme

The UNU-GTP conducted Short Course III on Borehole Geophysics in Geothermal Development in the Azore islands of Portugal for selected employees of EDA

Short course III on Borehole Geophysics in geothermal development in the Azores 2015

The UNU-GTP conducted Short Course III on Borehole Geophysics in Geothermal Development in the Azore islands of Portugal for selected employees of EDA RENOVÁVEIS – the department of renewables within the Electricity Company of the Azores (EDA).  The course covered various aspects of well logging, well testing and reservoir monitoring and consisted of lectures, exercies and actual logging and testing of wells in the field.  It was attended physically by 9 people in Ponta Delgada on Săo Miguel island and 2 joined the classroom online from Terceira island.  The short course started on June 15 and concluded on 27 June, with teaching in the hands of Benedikt Steingrímsson and Thorsteinn Egilson of ÍSOR – Iceland Geosurvey.

The short course is the third in a series of six short courses held in the Azores over the period 2014-2017, financed through the EEA Grants scheme, which has the goal of reducing economic and social disparities in 16 EU countries in Central and Southern Europe. 

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