Tester, J. W., Anderson, B., Batchelor, A., Blackwell, D., DiPippo, R., Drake, E., Garnish, J., Livesay, B., Moore, M.C., Nichols, K., Petty, S., Toksoz, N., Veatch, R., Augustine, C., Baria, R., Murphy, E., Negraru, P., Richards, M. 2006. The future of geothermal energy: Impact of enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) on the United States in the 21st century. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, DOE Contract DE-AC07-05ID14517 Final Report, 374 p.

Heat Flow Patterns of the North American Continent :  A Discussion of the DNAG Geothermal Map of North America,  by David Blackwell, John Steele and Larry Carter. (115kb doc)
Shallow Thermal Conditions in the Central and Southern Cascadia Subduction Zone by Jason McKenna and David Blackwell.  (1090kb pdf)
Heat Sources in Subduction Zones:  Implications for Slab Seismicity and Arc Volcanism by Jason McKenna and David Blackwell. (244kb pdf)

Thermal Regime of a Large Mid-continent Oil Field (El Dorado, Kansas) from High-Resolution Temperature Logs, by Jason McKenna. (557 kb doc)

Geothermal electric power supply possible from Gulf Coast, Midcontinent oil field waters, by Jason McKenna, David Blackwell, Christopher Moyes, and P. Dee Patterson, Oil & Gas Journal, Sept. 5, 2005  p. 34-40. (12 mb pdf) (Correction:  Fig 5 units for Texas disposal rates is gpm, not kgpm.)
Continental Heat Flow, by Roy, R.F., D.D. Blackwell and E.R. Decker, in The Nature of the Solid Earth, ed. E.C. Robertson, , chapter 19, p. 506-544, McGraw Hill, New York, 1972 (3996kb pdf)
Thermal Structure of the Continental Crust, by David D. Blackwell  in The Structure and Physical Properties of the Earth's Crust, Geophys. Mono. Ser. 14, ed. J.G. Heacock, 169-184, 1971. (606kb pdf)
Tectonic implications of the heat flow of the western Snake River Plain, Charles Brott, David D. Blackwell, and John C. Mitchell, GSA Bulletin, v. 89, 1697-1707, 1978 (1833kb pdf)

Heat Flow in the Northern Basin and Range Province, by David D. Blackwell. (204kb pdf)

Numerical Modeling of Transient Basin and Range Extensional Geothermal Systems, by McKenna, J.R., and D.D. Blackwell, in Geothermics, 33, 457-476, 2004. (845kb pdf)
SMU Geothermal Lab Heat Flow and Western Geothermal Data Bases References  (109kb doc)
Articles and References about Temperature Logging

 

Bulletin Papers (reprints with approval from the GRC, 2004) 

Richards, Maria and David Blackwell, A Different View:  Geothermal resources in the Basin and Range, Geothermal Bulletin, v. 31, no. 2, 67-68, 2002.  pdf  (1.8 mb)  or   html

Richards, Maria and David Blackwell, The Forgotten Ones:  Geothermal roads less traveled in Nevada, Geothermal Bulletin, v. 31, no. 2, 69-75, 2002.  pdf (6.5 mb)  or   html

Richards, Maria and David Blackwell, The Nevada Story- turning a loss into a gain, Geothermal Resources Bulletin, v. 31, no. 3, 107-110, 2002. pdf (1 mb)  or   html  (related to heat loss)

Richards, Maria and David Blackwell, A Difficult Search, Why Basin and Range systems are hard to find, Geothermal Bulletin, v. 31, no. 4, 143-146, 2002.  pdf (3.7 mb)  or   html

Richards, Maria and David Blackwell, Montana, waiting to be discovered, Geothermal Resources Bulletin, v. 32, no. 1, 35-37, 2003. pdf  (2.7 mb)  or   html

Richards, Maria and David Blackwell, The Heat is On, SMU 2002 Geothermal Resources Potential Map, Geothermal Resources Bulletin, v. 32, no. 3, 117-119, 2003.  pdf  (3.3 mb)  or   html