Papers & Conference Proceedings

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Nicholas Hinz, Garrett Ito, Neil Frazer, and David Waller, 2017. Play Fairway Analysis of Geothermal Resources across the State of Hawaii: 1. Geological, geophysical, and geochemical datasets, Geothermics 70: 376-392, doi: 10.1016/j.geothermics.2017.02.001.

Garrett Ito, Neil Frazer, Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Nicholas Hinz, David Waller, Robert Whittier, and Wallin, E., 2017. Play Fairway Analysis of Geothermal Resources across the State of Hawaii: 2. Resource Probability Mapping, Geothermics 70: 393-405, doi: 10.1016/j.geothermics.2016.11.004.

Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, David Waller, Nicholas Hinz, Neil Frazer, and Garrett Ito, 2017. Play Fairway Analysis of Geothermal Resources across the State of Hawaii: 3. Use of Development Viability as one criteria to prioritize future exploration activities. Geothermics 70: 406-413, doi: 10.1016/j.geothermics.2017.07.005.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

Colin M. Ferguson, Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Diamond K. Tachera, and Daniel Dores, 2019. Hawaii Statewide Geothermal Play Fairway Analysis: Final Phase Aqueous Geochemistry Results and Work in Progress. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 43.

Nicole C. Lautze and Donald M. Thomas, 2019. Update to the Hawaii Play Fairway Project, Now in Phase 3. Proceedings, Stanford Geothermal Workshop, Stanford University.

Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Garrett Ito, Neil Frazer, Stephen Martel, Nicholas Hinz, and Robert Whittier, 2018. Review of the Hawaii Play Fairway Phase 2 Activities. Proceedings, 43rd Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, SGP-TR-213, 9 pp.

Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Robert Whittier, Stephen Martel, Garrett Ito, Neil Frazer, Graham Hill, Thomas Martin, Philip Wannamaker, and Nicholas Hinz, 2017. Improving a 2015 Map of Geothermal Resource Probability Across the State of Hawaii. Proceedings, 42nd Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, SGP-TR-212, 8 pp.

Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Graham Hill, Erin Wallin, Robert Whittier, Stephen Martel, Garrett Ito, Neil Frazer, and Nicholas Hinz, 2016. Phase 2 Activities to Improve a 2015 Play Fairway Analysis of Geothermal Potential Across the State of Hawaii. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 40, Geothermal Energy Here and Now: Sustainable, Clean, Flexible, p. 559-566.

Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Nicholas Hinz, Garrett Ito, Neil Frazer, and David Waller, 2016. Hawaii Play Fairway Analysis: Discussion of Phase 1 Results. Proceedings, 41st Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, SGP-TR-209, 7 pp.

Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Nicholas Hinz, Neil Frazer, Garrett Ito, James Faulds, and Mark Brady, 2015.  Play Fairway Analysis of Geothermal Potential in the State of Hawaii. Proceedings, Near-Surface Asia Pacific Conference, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, p. 162-164, doi: 10.1190/nsapc2015-043.

Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Nicholas Hinz, Neil Frazer, Garrett Ito, David Waller, Hannah Schuchmann, and Mark Brady, 2015, Integration of Data in a Play Fairway Analysis of Geothermal Potential Across the State of Hawaii. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 39, p. 733‑737.

Theses

Theodore Brennis, 2019. Renewable Energy in Hawaii: A Comparative Analysis of Wind, Solar, and Geothermal Energy Resources. Undergraduate Thesis, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Advisor: Nicole C. Lautze.

Diamond K. Tachera, 2018. A Hydrogeochemical Analysis of Geothermal Resources in the State of Hawaii. Master of Science Thesis (Plan B), Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Advisor: Nicole C. Lautze.

Daniel B. Powell, 2017. A Hydrogeochemical Assessment of Geothermal Potential in the Hawaiian Islands. Undergraduate Thesis, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Advisor: Nicole C. Lautze.

David G. Waller, 2016. Identification of Geothermal Resources in Hawaii Utilizing Aqueous Geochemistry. Project Report, Master of Geosciences, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Advisor: Garrett Ito.

Hannah Schuchmann, 2015. Prospecting Geothermal Resources in Hawaii: Application of GIS Mapping and Groundwater Chemistry. Undergraduate Thesis, Global Environmental Science, Department of Oceanography, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Advisor: Nicole C. Lautze.

Conference Presentations

Nicole C. Lautze, Diamond K. Tachera, Honour Booth, Colin M. Ferguson, Donald M. Thomas, 2019. What Is Known and Unknown About Hawaii’s Ocean Island Hydrology. Abstracts with Programs, GSA Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America, Portland, OR, v. 51, no. 4, paper no. 12-3, doi: 10.1130/abs/2019CD-329765.

Nicole C. Lautze and Donald M. Thomas, 2019. Update to the Hawaii Play Fairway Project, Now in Phase 3. Proceedings, Stanford Geothermal Workshop, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.

Colin M. Ferguson, Diamond K. Tachera, and Nicole C. Lautze, 2019. A Play Fairway Exploration for Blind Geothermal Resources in the State of Hawaii, Energy Week 2019, Q-PIT Annual Symposium, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

Nicole C. Lautze, 2019. Hawaii Play Fairway Project. Invited presentation at Energy Week 2019, Q-PIT Annual Symposium, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Garrett Ito, Neil Frazer, Stephen Martel, Nicholas Hinz, 2018. Overview of a New Geothermal Resource Assessment for the State of Hawaii. Cities on Volcanoes 10, Napoli, Italy.

Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Garrett Ito, Stephen Martel, Nicholas Hinz, Neil Frazer, and Robert Whittier, 2018. Review of the Hawaii Play Fairway Project Phase 2 Activities, Stanford Geothermal Workshop, Palo Alto, CA [115].

Diamond K. Tachera and Nicole C. Lautze, 2018. A Hydrogeochemical Assessment of Geothermal Resources in the State of Hawaii, Kyushu University Platform of Inter/Transdisciplinary Energy Research (Q-PIT), Fukuoka, Japan [G-8].

Nicole C. Lautze, 2018. Hawaii Play Fairway Project. Invited presentation at Energy Week 2018, Q-PIT Annual Symposium, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

Nicole C. Lautze, 2017. An Overview of the Hawaii Play Fairway Project. Invited presentation at Abstracts with Programs, GSA Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America, Seattle, WA, vol. 49, no. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-306980.

Neil Frazer, Garrett Ito, Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Nicholas Hinz, and Robert Whittier, 2017. Two Simple Methods in Geothermal Reconnaissance: The Voter-Veto-Confidence Method and the Back-Propagation of the Advected Geochemical Signals; Abstracts with Programs, Cordilleran Section – 113th Annual Meeting – 2017, Geological Society of America, Honolulu, HI, vol. 49, no. 4, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017CD-293007.

Diamond K. Tachera, Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, and Robert Whittier, 2017. A Geothermal resource assessment for the State of Hawaii using Hydrogeochemical Analysis. Abstracts with Programs, Cordilleran Section – 113th Annual Meeting – 2017, Geological Society of America, Honolulu, HI, vol. 49, no. 4, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017CD-292431.

Donald M. Thomas and Nicole C. Lautze, 2017. Geothermal Energy in Hawaii: A Historical Perspective. Abstracts with Programs, Cordilleran Section – 113th Annual Meeting – 2017, Geological Society of America, Honolulu, HI, vol. 49, no. 4, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017CD-292707.

Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Robert Whittier, Stephen Martel, Garrett Ito, Neil Frazer, Graham Hill, Thomas Martin, Philip Wannamaker, and Nicholas Hinz, 2017. Improving a 2015 Map of Geothermal Resource Probability Across the State of Hawaii. Stanford Geothermal Workshop, Palo Alto, CA.

Nicole C. Lautze, 2016. Introducing Two Projects Focused on Groundwater in Hawaii. Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG), AEG 2016 Annual Meeting, Waikoloa, HI.

Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Graham Hill, Erin Wallin, Robert Whittier, Stephen Martel, Garrett Ito, Neil Frazer, and Nicholas Hinz, 2016. Phase 2 Activities to Improve a 2015 Play Fairway Analysis of Geothermal Potential Across the State of Hawaii, (Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 40, Geothermal Energy Here and Now: Sustainable, Clean, Flexible, p. 559-566), Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA.

Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Nicholas Hinz, Garrett Ito, Neil Frazer, and David Waller, 2016. Hawaii Play Fairway Analysis:  Discussion of Phase 1 Results. Stanford Geothermal Workshop, Palo Alto, CA.

Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Nicholas Hinz, Neil Frazer, Garrett Ito, and David Waller, 2015. Integrating Geologic, Geochemical and Geophysical Data in a Statistical Analysis of Geothermal Resource Probability across the State of Hawaii, AGU Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA (H23A-1561).

Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Nicholas Hinz, Neil Frazer, Garrett Ito, David Waller, Hannah Schuchmann, and Brady, M., 2015. Integration of Data in a Play Fairway Analysis of Geothermal Potential Across the State of Hawaii ; Geothermal Resource Council (oral and poster), Reno, NV.

Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Neil Frazer, Garrett Ito, Nicholas Hinz, Mark Brady, and James Faulds, 2015. Play Fairway Analysis of Geothermal Potential in the State of Hawaii; Society of Exploration Geophysics Near Surface Asia Pacific Conference (oral), Waikaloa, HI, doi: 10.1190/nsapc2015-043.

Nicole C. Lautze, 2015. Play Fairway Analysis of Geothermal Potential across the State of Hawaii; DOE Geothermal Technologies Office Peer Review, Westminster, CO.

Nicole C. Lautze, Donald M. Thomas, Nicholas Hinz, Neil Frazer, Garrett Ito, Mark Brady, and James Faulds, 2014. Comprehensive analysis of Hawaii’s geothermal potential through Play Fairway integration of geophysical, geo-chemical, & geological data, Geothermal Resource Council General Assembly, Portland, OR.

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