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Author Liao, Zhijie, author.

Title Thermal springs and geothermal energy in the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau and the surroundings / Zhijie Liao.

Published Singapore : Springer, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Springer hydrogeology
Springer hydrogeology.
Springer Earth and Environmental Science eBooks 2018 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Classification of thermal springs -- Thermal springs in China -- Geological setting of the southwest China -- General survey of thermal springs of Qinghai-Tibet (hereinafter called Qingzang) Plateau and the surroundings -- Boiling springs in the southwest China -- Hot springs in southwest China -- Warm springs and tepid springs in the southwest China -- The hydrothermal convection system in the southwest.-Hot Dry Rock geothermal resources in the southwest China -- The Future of Geothermal Energy in Qingzang Plateau and its Surrounding.
Summary This book introduces readers to the rich and varied thermal springs of the Tibetan Plateau, which is steadily rising due to the collision of two continental plates. Readers will discover a wealth of information on boiling springs and hot springs, including their location and elevation, temperature, geological characteristics, and water chemical data, as well as tables on warm and tepid springs. Shedding new light on this vital supplement to hydroelectric resources in remote southwest China, the book will appeal to a broad relationship, from experts researching the Tibetan Plateau to companies specializing in geothermal exploration.
Other author SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Geothermal resources -- China -- Qinghai Sheng.
Hot springs -- China -- Qinghai Sheng.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789811034855 (electronic bk.)
9811034850 (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-981-10-3485-5