JOSEPH N MOORE portrait
  • Adjunct Professor, Geology & Geophysics
  • Research Professor, Civil And Environmental Engin
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Publications

  • Calvin, W. & Lautze, N., Moore, J., Thomas, D., Haskins, E., Rasmussen, B. (2020). Petrographic and Spectral Study of Hydrothermal Mineralization in Drill Core from Hawaii: A potential analogue to alteration in the Martian subsurface. American Mineralogist. Vol. 105, 1297-1305. Published, 11/01/2020.
    https://doi.org/10.34191/MP-169
  • Xing, P., Winkler, D., Rickard, B., Barker, B., Finnila, A., Ghassemi, A., Pankow, K., Podgorney, R., Moore, J. and Mclennan, J., 2020a. Interpretation of in-situ injection measurements at the FORGE Site. In Proc. 45th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California. Published, 02/01/2020.
  • Nadimi, S. & Forbes, B., Moore Podgorney, R., J., McLennan, J. (2020). Utah FORGE: Hydrogeothermal Modeling of a Granitic Based Discrete Fracture Network. Geothermics. Vol. 87. Published, 02/01/2020.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geothermics.2020.101853
  • Jones, C. & Moore, J. N., and Simmons, S (2019). Petrography of the Utah FORGE site and Environs, Beaver County, Utah. Vol. Miscellaneous Publication 169, Utah Geological Survey. Published, 09/2019.
  • Allis, R. & Gwynn, M., Hardwick, C., Hurlbut, W., and Moore, J., 2019 (2019). Thermal Characteristics of the FORGE site, Milford, Utah. Vol. Miscellaneous Publication 169, Utah Geological Survey. Published, 09/2019.
  • Hardwick, C. & Hurlbut, W., Gwynn, M., Allis, R., Wannamaker, and Moore, J. (2019). Geophysical Surveys of the Milford, Utah, FORGE Site: Gravity and TEM. Vol. Miscellaneous Publication 169, Utah Geological Survey. Published, 09/2019.
  • Allis, R. and Moore, J. editors (2019). Geothermal Characteristics of the Roosevelt Hot Springs System and Adjacent FORGE EGS Site, Milford, Utah. Vol. Miscellaneous Publication 169, Utah Geological Survey. Published, 09/2019.
  • Stimac, J. & Sihotang, A.M., Mussofan, W., Baroek, M., Jones, C., Moore, J.N., and Schmitt, A.K. (2019). Geologic controls on the Muara Laboh geothermal system, Sumatra, Indonesia. Geothermics. Vol. 82, 97-120. Published, 04/2019.
  • Kamali, S. (2019). Analysis of FORGE DFIT considering hydraulic and natural fracture interactions. Vol. Ghassemi, A., McLennan, J. D.,. 43th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford. Published, 02/13/2019.
  • Wannamaker, P. & Faulds, J. E., Kennedy, B. M., Maris, V., Siler, D. L., Ulrich, C., and Moore, J. N (2019). Integrating magnetotellurics, soil gas geochemistry and structural analysis to identify hidden, high enthalpy, extensional geothermal systems. 43rd Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University. Published, 02/13/2019.
  • Moore, J. & McLennan, J., Rick Allis, R., Pankow, K., Simmons, S., Podgorney, R., Wannamaker, P., Bartley, J., and Rickard, W. (2019). The Utah Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE): An International Laboratory for Enhanced Geothermal System Technology Development. Proceedings, 43rd Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University. Published, 02/13/2019.
  • Simmons, S. & Kirby, S., Bartley, J., Jones, C., Kleber, E., Knudsen, T., Miller, J., Rahilly, K., McLennan, J., Fischer, T., Moore, J., and Allis, R (2019). Update on the geological and geochemical understanding of the Utah FORGE site. 43th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford University, Stanford. Published, 02/13/2019.
  • Allis, R. & Gwynn, M., Hardwick, C., Hurlbut, W., and Moore, J. (2018). Thermal Characteristics of the FORGE site, Milford, Utah. Geothermal Resources Council. Vol. 42. Published, 10/01/2018.
  • Hardwick C.L. & ., Hurlbut, W., Gwynn, M., Allis, R., Wannamaker, and Moore, J. (2018). Geophysical Surveys of the Milford, Utah, FORGE Site: Gravity and TEM. Geothermal Resources Council. Vol. 42. Published, 10/01/2018.
  • Nadimi, S. & Forbes, B., Finilla, A., Podgorney, R., Moore, J., and McLennan, J. (2018). Natural DFIT and Fracture Modeling of the Utah FORGE Site. Geothermal Resources Council. Vol. 42. Published, 10/01/2018.
  • Jones, C. & Moore, J. N., and Simmons, S (2018). Lithology and mineralogy of the Utah FORGE EGS reservoir, Beaver County, Utah. Geothermal Resources Council. Vol. 42. Published, 10/01/2018.
  • Moore, J. & McLennan, J., Allis, R., Pankow, K., Simmons, S., Podgorney, R., Wannamaker, P., and Rickard, W. (2018). The Utah Frontier Observatory for Geothermal Research (FORGE): Results of Recent Drilling and Geoscientific Surveys. Geothermal Resources Council. Vol. 42. Published, 10/01/2018.
  • Asai, P. & Panja, P, Velasco, R., McLennan, J., and Moore, J. (2018). Fluid flow distribution in fractures for a doublet system in Enhanced Geothermal Systems. Geothermics (Elsevier). Vol. 75, 171-179. Published, 09/2018.
  • Ali, S. & Reinish, E. C., Moore, J. Plummer, M., Warren, I. Davatzes, N. C., and Feigl, K. L. (2018). Geodetic Measurements and numerical models of transient deformation at Raft River geothermal field, Idaho, USA. Geothermics (Elsevier). Vol. 74. Published, 07/2018.
  • Asai, P & Panja, P., McLennan, J., and Moore, J. (2018). Performance evaluation of enhanced geothermal system (EGS), Surrogate models, sensitivity study and ranking key parameters. Renewable Energy. Vol. 122, 184-195. Published, 06/2018.
  • Simmons, S. & Kirby, S., Rahilly, K., Fischer, T., and Moore, J. (2017). Update on the Geochemistry and Geohydrology of the FORGE Deep Well Site, Milford, Utah. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions. Vol. 41. Published, 10/2017.
  • Pankow, K.L & Potter, S., Zhang, H., and Moore, J., (2017). Local Seismic Monitoring at the Milford, Utah FORGE site. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions. Vol. 41. Published, 10/2017.
  • Jones, C.G. & Barker, S., Simmons, S.F., Moore, J.N., and Bowman, J.R. (2017). The oxygen and carbon isotope systematic of carbonate-hosted geothermal reservoirs at Cove Fort and Thermo Utah. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions. Vol. 41. Published, 10/2017.
  • Rose, P.E. & Moore, J.N., Bradford, J., Mella, M., Ayling, B., and McLennan, J. (2017). Tracer testing to characterize hydraulic stimulation experiments at the Raft River EGS demonstration site. Tracer testing to characterize hydraulic stimulation experiments at the Raft River EGS demonstration site. Vol. 41. Published, 10/2017.
  • Moore, J. (2017). Overview of the Utah FORGE project: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions. Vol. 41. Published, 10/2017.
  • Etzel, T.M & Bowman, J.R., Moore, J.N., Valley, J.W., Spicuzza, M.J., and McCulloch, J.M. (2017). Oxygen Isotope Systematics in an Evolving Geothermal System: Coso Hot Springs. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. Vol. 329, ., 54-68. Published, 06/2017.
  • Childers, M. & Endrews, M., Burns, C., Garcia, B. J., Liu, J., Wietsma, T. W., Bonneville, A., Moore, J., Leavy, I. I., Zhong, L., Schaef, H. H., Wang, H.-F., and Fernandez, C. A. (2017). Novel highly dispersible, thermally stable core/shell proppants for geothermal applications. Geothermics. 98-109. Published, 06/2017.
  • Patik, V & McPherson, B.J., Priewisch, A., Moore, J., and Moodie, N. (2017). Factors affecting self-sealing of geological faults due to CO2-leakage. Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology. Published, 06/2017.
  • Simmons, S. & Allis, R., Moore, J., Gwynn, M., Hardwick, C., Kirby, S., and Wannamaker, P (2017). Conceptual Models of Geothermal Resources in the Eastern Great Basin. 42nd Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering. Vol. 42. Published, 02/13/2017.
  • McLennan, J. & Moore, J., and Allis, R. (2017). Geothermal energy: Challenges for EGS development: An editorial perspective. Hydraulic Fracturing Quarterly. Vol. 4, 80-85. Published, 01/2017.
  • Gwynn, M., Allis, R., Hardwick, C., Hill, J., and Moore, J., 2016, A new look at the thermal regime around Roosevelt Hot Springs: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 40. Published, 10/24/2016.
  • Elders, W.A., and Moore, J.N., Geology of Geothermal Systems: in Geothermal Power Generation-Developments and Innovatons (R. DiPippo, ed.): Elsevier, London. IBSN: 9780081003374. Published, 06/2016.
  • Hardwick C.L., Gwynn, M., Allis, R., Wannamaker, P., and Moore, J., 2016, Geophysical signatures of the Milford, Utah FORGE Site: Proceedings, 41th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, February 22-24, 2016, SGP-TR-209. Published, 02/28/2016.
  • Allis, R., Moore, J., Davatzes, N., Gwynn, M., Hardwick, C., Kirby, S., McLennan, J., Pankow, K., Potter, S., and Simmons, S., 2016, EGS concept testing and development at the Milford, Utah FORGE site: Proceedings: 41th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, February 22-24, 2016, SGP-TR-209. Published, 02/28/2016.
  • Forbes, B. & Nadimi, S., Finilla, A., Moore, J., Podgorney, R., and McLennan, J. (2016). Natural Fracture Characterization at the Utah FORGE EGS Test Site: Discrete Natural Fracture Network, Stress Field and Permeability. Utah Geological Survey. Accepted, 02/22/2016.
  • Simmons, S., Kirby, S., Jones, C., Moore, J., and Allis, R., 2016, The Geology, Geochemistry, and Hydrology of the EGS FORGE Site, Milford Utah: 41th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, February 22-24, 2016, SGP-TR-209. Published, 02/22/2016.
  • Lin, Y., Huang, L., Queen, J., Moore, J., and Majer, E., 2016, Least-squares reverse-time migration with compressive sensing for sparse seismic data: Proceedings, 41th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford University, Stanford, California, February 22-24, 2016, SGP-TR-209. Published, 02/22/2016.
  • Bradford, J., McLennan, J., Moore, J., Podgorney, R., Nash, G., Mann, M., Rickard, W., and Glaspey, D., 2016, Numerical Modeling of the Stimulation Program at RRG-9 ST1, a DOE EGS: Proceedings, 41st Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering. Stanford, CA: Stanford University. February 22-24, 2016, SGP-TR-209. Published, 02/13/2016.
  • Shao, H., Kabilan, S., Suresh, N., Beck, A.N., Varga, T., Martin, P.F., Kuprat, A., Jung, H.B., Um, W., Bonneville, A., Heldebrant, D.J., Carroll, K.C., Moore, J. and Fernandez, C.A., 2015. Environmentally friendly, rheoreversible hydraulic fracturing fluids for enhanced geothermal systems: Geothermics, v. 58, p.22-31. Published, 11/2015.
  • Wannamaker, P.E., Moore, J.N., Pankow, K.L., Simmons, SD., Nash,G.D., aris, V. Batchelor, C. ad Hardwick, C.L., 2015, Play fairway anaysis othe easten Great Basin extension regime, Utah: Preiminary indications: Geothermal Resources Council, v. 39. Published, 09/2015.
  • McLennan, J., Walton, I., Moore, J., Brinton, D., and Lund, J., 2015, Proppant backflow:Mechanical and flow considerations: Geothermics, v. 57, p. 224-237. Published, 09/2015.
  • Simmons, S., Kirby, S., Moore, J., Wannamaker, P, and Allis, R., 2015, Comparative analysis of fluid chemistry from Cove Fort, Rooselvelt and Thermo: Implications for geothermal resources and hydrothermal systems on the east edge of the great basin: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 39. Published, 09/2015.
  • Bradford, J., Moore, J., Ohren, M., McLennan, J., Osborn, W., Majer, E., Nash, G., Podgorney, R., and Freifeld, B., 2015, Recent thermal and hydraulic stimulation results at Raft River, ID EGS site: Proceedings, 40th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 26-28, 2015, SGP-TR-204. Published, 01/2015.
  • Mellors, R., Marks, N., Pullammanappalli, S., Castee, J., Yang, T., Moore, J., and Jones, C., 2015, Imaging geothermal resources with 3D seismic attributes: Proceedings, 40th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 26-28, 2015, SGP-TR-204. Published, 01/2015.
  • Barker, B., Nash, G., Moore, J., and Bennett, C., 2015, Multimodal geothermal development in the Tularosa Basin, NM: Proceedings, 40th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 26-28, 2015, SGP-TR-204. Published, 01/2015.
  • Plummer, M., Huang, H., Podgorney, R., Moore, J., Bradford, J., and Ohren, M., 2015, Reservoir response to thermal and high-pressure well stimulation efforts at Raft River, Idaho: Proceedints, 40th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 26-28, 2015, SGP-TR-204. Published, 01/2015.
  • Allis, R., Gwynn, M., Hardwick, C., Kirby, S,. Moore, J., and Chapman, D., 2015, Re-evaluation of the pre-development thermal regime of Roosevelt Hot Springs geothermal system, Utah: Proceedings, 40th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 26-28, 2015, SGP-TR-204. Published, 01/2015.
  • Lo Re, C., Kazuba, J.P., Moore, J.N., and McPherson, B.J., 2014, Fluid-rock interactions in CO2-saturated, granite-hosted hydrothermal systems: Experimental insights, thermodynamic predictions, natural systems and commercial operations: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2014.06.015. Published, 09/2014.
  • Brinton, D., Bhide, R., Walton, I., Moore, J. and McLennan, J., 2014, Proppant flowback modeling for Enhanced Geothermal Systems: Hyrdralic Fracturing Quarterly, p. 99-107. Published, 07/2014.
  • Deo, M., Roehner, R., Allis, R., and Moore, J., 2014, Modeling geothermal energy production from stratigraphic reservoirs in the Great Basin: Geothermics, v. 51, p. 38-55. Published, 07/2014.
  • Plummer, M., Palmer, C., Podgorney, R., Bradford, J., and Moore, J., 2014, Hydraulic response to thermal stimulation efforts at Raft River based on stepped rate injection testing: Proceedings, 39th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford University, Stanford, California, February 24-26, 2014, SGP-TR-202. Published, 02/2014.
  • Allis, R., and Moore, J., 2014, Can deep stratigraphic reservoirs sustain 100 MW power plants: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 38. Published, 02/2014.
  • Jones, C.G., Simmons, S.F., and Moore, J.N., 2014, Proppant behavior under simulated geothermal reservoir conditions: Proceedings, 39th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, February 24-26, 2014, SGP-TR-202. Published, 02/2014.
  • Simmons, S.F., Moore, J.N., and McCulloch, J., Assessment of fluid-mineral equilibria in the Coso geothermal reservoir: Proceedings, New Zealand Geothermal Workshop 2014. 4 p. Auckland, New Zealand. Published, 02/2014.
  • Mines, G. Allis, R., Moore, J., and Hanson, H., 2014, Economics of developing hot stratigraphic reservoirs: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 38, p. 1047-1054. Published, 02/2014.
  • Craig, S., Udell, K., McLennan, J., and Moore, J., 2014, An experimental study of thermal and hydraulic geothermal reservoir stimulation of brittle impermeable material: Proceedings, 39th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Standford University, Stanford, California, February 24-26, 2014 SGP-TR-202. Published, 02/2014.
  • Barker, B., Moore, J., Segall, M., Nash, G., Simons, S., Jones, C., Lear, J., and Bennet, C., 2014, Exploration drilling and Technology Demonstration at Fort Bliss: Proceedings, 39th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford University, Stanford, California, February 24-26, 2014, SGP-TR-202. Published, 02/2014.
  • Bradford, J., Ohren, M., Osborn, W., McLennan, J., Moore, J., and Podgorney, R., 2014, Thermal stimulation and injectivity testing at Raft River, ID EGS site:Proceedints, 39th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford University, Stanford, California, February 24-26, 2014, SGP-TR-202. Published, 02/2014.
  • Bhide, R., Gohring, T., McLennan, J., and Moore, J., 2014, Sheared fracture conductivity: Proceedings, 39th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford Univeristy, Stanford, California, February 24-26, 2014, SGP-TR-202. Published, 02/2014.
  • Simmons, S., and Moore, J., 2014, Preliminary assessment of fluid mineral equilibria in thermal waters from sedimentary formations: implications for geothermal resources: Proceedings, 39th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford University, Stanford, California, February 24-26, 2014, SGP-TR-202. Published, 02/2014.
  • Craig, J., Absar, A., Bhat, G., Cadel, G., Hafiz, M., Kashkari, R., Moore, J., Ricchiuto, T.E., Thurow, J., and Thusu, B., 2013, Hot springs and the geothermal energy potential of Jammu and Kashmir State, N.W. Himalaya, India, Earth-Science Reviews (2013), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2013.05.004. Published, 11/2013.
  • Holbrook, J., Moore, J., and Snyder, W., 2013, The promise of geothermal energy in Tracking an Energy Elephant: Science and engineering challenges for unlocking the geothermal potential of sedimentary basins: NSF-SEES Workshop Report, p. 10-12. Published, 11/2013.
  • Han, W.S., Lu, M. McPherson, B.J., Keating, E.H, Moore, J., Park, E., Watson. Z.T., and Jung, N.-H., 2013, Characteristics of CO2-driven Cold-Water Geyser, Crystal Geyser in Utah: Experiemental Observation and Mechanism Analyses: Geofluids, doi: 10.1111/gfl.12018. Published, 08/2013.
  • Ayling, B., and Moore, J.N, 2013, Fluid geochemistry at the Raft River geothermal field, Idaho, USA: New data and hydrogeological implications: Geothermics, v. 47, p. 116-126. Published, 07/2013.
  • Moore, J.N., and Simmons, S.F., 2013, More power from below (invited perspective): Science, v. 380, 933; DOI: 10.1126/sce.1235640. Published, 05/2013.
  • Anderson, A., Blackwell, D, Chickering, C., Boyd, T., Horne, R., MacKenzie, M., Moore, J., Nickull, D., Richard, S., and Shevenell, L.A., 2013, National Geothermal Data System (NGDS) geothermal data domain: 38th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering. Published, 02/2013.
  • Allis, R., Moore, J. N., Anderson,T., Deo M., Kirby, S., Roehner, R., nd Specer, T., 2013, Characterizing the power potential of hot stratigraphicreservoirs in ewesern U.S.: 38th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering. Published, 02/2013.
  • Lee, S-Y., Pan, F., McPherson, B, Moore, J., and Allis, R., 2013, Probabilistic assessment of the deep sedimentary geothermal system with CO2 injection at reservoir depth: Proceedings, 38th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering. Published, 02/2013.
  • Etzel, T.M., Bowman, J.R., McCulloch, J.M., Moore, J.N., Spicuzza, M.J., and Valley, J.W., 2013, Oxygen isotopic evidence of water-rock interactions in the Coso geothermal system: Proceedings, 38th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering. Published, 02/2013.
  • Deo, M., Roehner, R., Allis, R., and Moore, J., 2013, Reservoir modeling of geothermal energy production from stratigraphic reservoirs in the Great Basin: Proceedings, 38th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering. Published, 02/2013.
  • Bradford, J., McLennan, J., Moore, J., Glasby, D., Bailey, A., Rickard, W., Waters, D., Kruwell, R., Bloomfield, K., and King, D., 2013, Recent Developments at the Raft River Geothermal Field: Proceedings, 38th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering. Published, 02/2013.
  • Allis, R., Blackett, B., Gwynn, M., Hardwick, C., Moore, J., Morgan, C, Schelling, D., and Sprinkel, D.A, 2012, Stratigraphic Reservoirs in the Great Basin – the Bridge to Development of Enhanced Geothermal Systems in the U.S: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions. Published, 09/2012.
  • Anderson, W.V., Bruhn, R.L., and Moore, J.N., 2012, Implications of thrust and detachment faulting for the structural geology of Thermo Hot Springs Region, Beaver County, Utah: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions. Published, 09/2012.
  • Nash, G.D., Moore, J.N., 2012, Raft River EGS project: a GIS-centric review of geology: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions. Published, 09/2012.
  • Lutz, S.J., Walters, M., Moore, J.N. and Pistone, S., 2012, New Insights into the High-Temperature Reservoir, Northwest Geysers: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions. Published, 09/2012.
  • McLin, K., Moore, J., Bowman, J., and McCulloch, J., 2012, Mineralogy and fluid inclusion gas chemistry of production well mineral scale deposits at the Dixie Valley geothermal field, USA: submitted to Geofluids. Published, 02/2012.
  • Melosh, G., Moore, J., and Stacy, R., 2012, Natural Reservoir Evolution in the Tolhuaca Geothermal Field, Southern Chile: Proceedings, 37th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 31 - February 1, 2012, SGP-TR-194. Published, 01/2012.
  • Lo Re, C., Kaszuba, J., Moore, J., and McPherson, B., 2012, Supercritical CO2 in a granite-hosted geothermal system: experimental insights into multiphase fluid rock interactions: Proceedings, 37th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 31 - February 1, 2012, SGP-TR-194. Published, 01/2012.
  • Diek, A., White, L., Roegiers, J-C., Moore, J., and McLennan, J. D., 2012, Borehole preconditioning of geothermal wells for enhanced geothermal system reservoir development: Proceedings, 37th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 31 - February 1, 2012, SGP-TR-194. Published, 01/2012.
  • Mandalaparty, P., Deo, M., and Moore, J., 2011, Gas compositional effects on mineralogical reactions in carbon dioxide sequestration: Society of Petroleum Engineers, SPE 124909. Published, 12/2011.
  • Stoddard, T., McLennan, J. and Moore, J., 2011, Fracture conductivity of a bauxite propped geothermal system at in-situ conditions: Proceedings, 36th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 31 - February 2, 2011, SGP-TR-191. Published, 01/31/2011.
  • Jones, C., Moore, J., Teplow, W. and Craig, S., 2011, Geology and hydrothermal alteration of the Raft River geothermal system, Idaho: Proceedings, 36th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 31 - February 2, 2011, SGP-TR-191. Published, 01/31/2011.
  • Brinton, D., McLin, K. and Moore, J., 2011, The chemical stability of bauxite and quartz sand proppants under geothermal conditions: Proceedings, 36th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 31 - February 2, 2011, SGP-TR-191. Published, 01/21/2011.
  • McLin, K., Brinton, D., Mandalaparty, P., Jones, C., Moore, J., 2010, The chemical and thermal stability of proppants under geothermal conditions: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 34, p. 397-402. Published, 10/2010.
  • Moore, J., Ross, H. and Wright, P.M., 2010, A History of Geothermal Energy Research and Development in the United States: Exploration 1976-2006. U.S. Dept. of Energy, Geothermal Technologies Program, 146 p. Published, 10/2010.
    http://www.geothermal.energy.gov/historyreports
  • McLin, K. S., Moore, J.N., Park, J., and Norman, D. I., 2008, Proceedings, Mineralogy and Fluid Inclusion Gas Chemistry of Production Well Mineral Scale Deposits at the Dixie Valley Geothermal Field, USA: 31st Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering. Published, 01/2008.
  • Hochstein, M., and Moore, J. N., 2008, Geothermal Systems of Indonesia: A Special Issue of Geothermics devoted to Indonesia: Hochstein and Moore, eds.,v. 37. Published, 2008.
  • Moore, J.N, Allis, R.G., Nemčok, M., Powell, T.S., Bruton, C.J., , Wannamaker, P.E., Raharjo, I.B. and Norman, D.I., 2009, The evolution of volcano-hosted geothermal systems based on deep wells from Karaha - Telaga Bodas, Indonesia: American Journal of Science, v. 308, p. 1-48. Published, 2008.
  • Lynne, B.Y., Campbell, K.A., Moore, J.N. and Browne, P.R.L., 2008, Origin and evolution of the Steamboat Springs siliceous sinter deposit, Nevada, U.S.A.: Journal of Sedimentary Geology, doi:10.1016/j.sedgeo.2008.07.006. Published, 2008.

Research Statement

The focus of my research is in the geology and geochemistry of active geothermal systems and ore deposits with particular emphasis on their hydrothermal alteration, fluid inclusion systematics and fracture distributions, including the development of techniques for the creation of Enhanced Geothermal System EGS) reservoirs.

 

Research Keywords

  • Geothermal Energy, hydrothermal alteration

Presentations

  • An Overview of the Utah Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE); Keynote address at the European Geothermal Workshop, Insheim, Germany. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2019.
  • The Raft River Geothermal System, Idaho, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2019.
  • The Utah Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy; presented at the American Rock Mechanics Association, Beijing China. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2019.
  • Invited presentation entitled “Overview of the Utah FORGE Site” to the Utah Geological Association, Salt Lake City, Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/12/2016.
  • Invited presentation at the Geothermal Resources Council Workshop on Reservoir Stimulation". Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/21/2016.
  • Invited lectures at the International Seminar on Exploration and Development of Hot Dry Rock Resources, sponsored by the College of Environment and Resources, Jilin University, Changchun, China, and the Institute of Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology, China Geological Survey Beijing, China. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/11/2016.
  • Invited presentation at the Geological Society of America Pardee Symposium entitled "Developing and Sustaining Fractured Energy Systems: Challenges and Opportunities". Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/25/2016.
  • Invited presentations on geothermal energy at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Invited Talk/Keynote, Submitted, 03/14/2016.
  • Invited Presentation at the 6th annual "Program on Energy and Sustainable Development (PESD)" held at Stanford University. This year's theme was "Building Risky Energy". Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/15/2015.
  • Keynote address: New Zealand Geothermal Workshop 2012: The evolution of a partially vapor-dominated geothermal system at Karaha-Telaga Bodas, Indonesia: insights from mineral distributions and fluid inclusion measurements. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/22/2012.
  • Hydrothermal framework of geothermal systems; presented at workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Evaluation for the Annual Geothermal Resources Council Meeting, 2010. Other, Presented, 10/2010.

Research Groups

  • Ioana Platon, Technician. 08/2010 - present.
  • Goshia Skowron, Technician. 08/2010 - present.
  • Bridget Ayling, Visiting Faculty. 06/2010 - present.
  • Seth Craig, Graduate Student. 09/2009 - present.
  • Daniel Brinton, Graduate Student. 02/2009 - present.
  • David Langton, Technician. 01/2009 - present.
  • Clay Jones, Senior Associate. 02/2008 - present.
  • Kristie McLin, Graduate Student. 01/2008 - present.
  • Louise Spann, Technician. 01/2000 - present.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Central America
  • China
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • New Zealand
  • South America