Natural resources that are used for heat and power generation, including oil, natural gas, coal, and geothermal energy.
Map showing geology, oil and gas fields and geologic provinces of Africa, ver. 2.0 [ More info] Digitally compiled interactive maps with links to metadata, descriptions of map units, and data files.
Mercury and halogens in coal--Their role in determining mercury emissions from coal combustion [ More info] Explains the complex relationships between coal, mercury, and halogens in light of ongoing efforts to reduce the emission of mercury into the environment.
Microbial production of natural gas from coal and organic-rich shale [ More info] Explains how natural gas can be formed by microorganisms from geological materials, and how we plan to assess the potential value of this process for improving energy resources.
National Coal Assessment [ More info] The USGS National Coal Assessment provides a quantitative study of the nation's coal endowment. Links to digital publications with maps for the Illinois Basin, Colorado, Arizona, Utah, and New Mexico, and Wyoming, Montana, and North Dakota.
National Coal Resource Assessment: Geologic assessment of coal in the Colorado Plateau: Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah [ More info] Coal resources, stratigraphy, geochemistry, coal quality and geology of coal in the Colorado Plateau, Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. Text in PDF format and available on CD-ROM.
National Geologic Map Database Catalog [ More info] Search tool for locating print and online U.S. geologic maps by area, title, author, etc.
National Oil and Gas Assessment [ More info] Links to oil and gas assessment maps of major basins in the United States and to related publications, and products.
National Petroleum Reserve Alaska Legacy Data Archive [ More info] Access is provided to seismic data, image files of seismic data, well logs, and cores of petroleum reserves in Alaska from the National Petroleum Reserve, Alaska, and (NPRA) Legacy Data Archive.
Natural oil and gas seeps in California [ More info] Distribution and characteristics of natural oil and gas seeps in California, including processes of formation and effects on the environment; with discussion of tar pits and asphaltum.
Online assessment of hydrologic conditions in Texas [ More info] Brief summaries of USGS projects in Texas including water quality monitoring, digital mapping, energy resources, U.S.-Mexico border mapping, fish and wildlife health, Kemp's Ridley sea turtle, and conditions affecting water quality.
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