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By Ulrich Harms, Christian Koeberl, Mark D. Zoback

This quantity offers a evaluation and synthesizes the accomplishments of the previous decade of the overseas Continental clinical Drilling application. extra importantly, it defines possibilities for medical development via destiny drilling initiatives addressing a extensive variety of disciplines within the Earth Sciences. furthermore there's a evaluate of all previous tasks that have been supported via the ICDP, in addition to of technical points linked to continental drilling.

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5. 6. 7. 8. Impact Structures Active Faulting and Earthquake Processes The Geobiosphere Volcanic Systems and Thermal Regimes Natural Resources Hotspot Volcanoes and Large Igneous Provinces Convergent Plate Boundaries and Collision Zones The conference was complemented by two workshops, one on “Drilling Technology”, at which representatives from the industry participated, and the second on the subject of “Education and Outreach” which was organized in cooperation with media representatives with the main aim of compiling the results of scientific drilling for use as school and training material as well as for presentation to the general public.

Strategies for High-Temperature Coring and Well Completion. The fundamental purpose of the Iceland Deep Drilling Project (IDDP) is to test the concept that producing supercritical high-enthalpy hydrous fluids in natural settings has economic benefits over producing conventional geothermal fluids. Modelling indicates that under favorable conditions, a 4-5 km deep well producing supercritical fluids at temperatures significantly greater than 450°C could yield sufficient high-enthalpy steam to generate 40-50 MW.

Clamping arms will be pointed to the high-side of the hole and ensure sufficient coupling to the casing of each station. The planning of the construction of the whole measurement line including the development of new sensors is organized and will be implemented by the OSG. GFZ InnovaRig. Extensive experience with scientific drilling gained through the German Continental Deep Drilling Program (KTB) and through the operation of scientific drilling projects within the framework of the ICDP has shown that there is currently no drill rig available which has all the necessary technical equipment to satisfy the different scientific and technical requirements for deep scientific drilling projects.

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