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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


Description 1 online resource
Series Springer hydrogeology
Springer hydrogeology.
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed July 10, 2017)
Subject Geothermal resources -- China -- Qinghai Sheng
Hot springs -- China -- Qinghai Sheng
Geothermal resources
Hot springs
China -- Qinghai Sheng
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789811034855