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Frontier Associates, LLC , Texas Renewable Energy Resource Assessment, 2008. Prepared for the Texas State Energy Conservation Office.
McKenna, J.R., and D.D. Blackwell, Heat sources in subduction zones: implications for slab seismicity and arc-volcanism, in The Cascadia Subduction Zone and Related Subduction Systems-Seismic Structure, Intraslab Earthquakes and Processes, and Earthquake Hazards, edited by S.H. Kirby, K. Wang, and S. Dunlop, pp. 127-131, U.S. Geo. Sur. Open-File Report 02-328, 2002.
McKenna, J.R., and D.D. Blackwell, Thermal regime of a large mid-continent oil field (Butler County, Kansas) from high-resolution temperature logs, Oklahoma Geol. Sur. Circ., 106, 151-161, 2002.
McKenna, J.R., and D.D. Blackwell, Numerical Modeling of Transient Basin and Range Extensional Geothermal Systems, Geothermics, 33, 457-476, 2004.
McKenna, J.R., and D.D. Blackwell, Shallow thermal conditions in the southern Cascadia subduction zone, in review, J. of Geophy. Res., 2002.
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