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Geothermal heat flux at the COST B-2 and B-3 Wells, U.S. Atlantic continental margin

B. Della Vedova

Geothermal heat flux at the COST B-2 and B-3 Wells, U.S. Atlantic continental margin

by B. Della Vedova

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Published by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earth temperature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby B. Della Vedova and R.P. Von Herzen.
    SeriesWHOI-87-28, WHOI (Series) -- 87-28., Technical report (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
    ContributionsVon Herzen, R. F., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79 p. :
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17724645M

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Geothermal heat flux at the COST B-2 and B-3 Wells, U.S. Atlantic continental margin by B. Della Vedova Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Systems are generally sized in tons, an average home might be 3 tons, while a larger home might be 6 tons.