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The SMU Geothermal Laboratory has provided the public geothermal information for over 45 years.  

Help us continue to provide our expertise.


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For other contributions or to sponsor research please contact Maria Richards or Cathy Chickering Pace.  Thank you!

SMU Geothermal Lab

Outreach Education

The SMU Geothermal Lab is always looking for ways to spread the word about geothermal energy.  We have an extensive outreach program that includes attending national, state and local professional meetings.  We also produce periodic email newsletters.  

As an educational institution, the SMU Geothermal Laboratory is pleased to share the following resources:

  • Temperature – depth logging tutorial 
  • Classroom resources for elementary to high school teachers
  • radio program from Shootin the Breeze that introduces Geothermal Energy and features Maria Richards.  Audio begins at 20 seconds.