Report released: Geochemical investigations of the hydrothermal system on Akutan Island, July 2012
Posted: January 09, 2014
Gas sampling on Akutan
The USGS released a new report on January 9: Geochemical investigations on Akutan Island, July 2012, available for download from here
. This report studied the hot springs on Akutan, and reports generally higher temperatures than previous reports, with an estimated heat output of 29 megawatts. The authors confirm the existence of a substantial geothermal resource on Akutan.
Suggested citation: Bergfeld, D., Lewicki, J.L., Evans, W.C., Hunt, A.G., Revesz, K., and Huebner, M., 2014, Geochemical investigation of the hydrothermal system on Akutan Island, Alaska, July 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2013–5231, 20 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/sir20135231.