Rock Mechanics and Enhanced Geothermal Systems: A DOE-Sponsored Workshop to Explore Research Needs

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This workshop on rock mechanics and enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) was held in Cambridge, Mass., on June 20-21 2003, prior to the Soil and Rock America 2003 International Conference at MIT. Its purpose was to bring together experts in the field of rock mechanics and geothermal systems to encourage innovative thinking, explore new ideas, and identify research needs in the areas of rock mechanics and rock engineering applied to enhanced geothermal systems.

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  • critical issues, database publication, geoscience, geothermal