# MOU between USGS and Department of Energy - geothermal resources

MOU between USGS and Department of Energy - geothermal resources

## Detailed Description

Subject: Collaborative studies in support of Geothermal Resource Assessment
Date Signed: 06/24/2004

In response to requests from Congress, other Federal agencies, state and local agencies, and the geothermal industry the USGS and the DOE are entering into this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to update the geothermal resource assessment work of the 1970s and improve the geophysical, geochemical, geological and hydrological techniques necessary for locating and evaluating geothermal resources.