Research proposal submitted to the National Science Foundation, Research Applied to National Needs (RANN), Advanced Energy Research and Technology

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1974
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Shupe, John
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University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Engineering
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Hawaii Geothermal Project - Phase II. The Hawaii Geothermal Project was established to focus the resources of the State and the University of Hawa-ii on a coordinated research effort leading to the development of geothermal power on the Big Island of Hawaii. Phase I of the Project was initiated in the summer of 1973 with a $252,000 grant from NSF-RANN, supplemented by $100,000 each from the State and the County of Hawaii. This $452,000 budget was organized into a multidisciplinary research effort in the following program areas: (1) Geophysical - exploratory surveys to define the most favorable areas for geothermal investigations; (2) Engineering - analytical models to assist in interpretation of geophysical results, and studies on energy recovery from hot brine; and (3) Socioeconomic- legal and regulatory aspects of ownership and administration of geothermal resources, and economic planning studies on the impact of geothermal power.
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research, geology, geophysics, Hawaii Island
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University of Hawaii, College of Engineering. 1974. Research Proposal to the National Science Foundation, Research Applied to National Needs (RAMN), Advanced Energy Research and Technology. Honolulu, Hawaii: University of Hawaii.
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290 pages
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