That wraps up my visit to Germany. Sincere thanks go to my hosts and everyone I met at KIT, Erdwerk, and GFZ! I am currently back in Edmonton, taking a break from travels before embarking on the final leg to New Zealand in March! More to come…

Selected References:

Farquharson, N., Schubert, A., and Steiner, U., 2016, Geothermal Energy in Munich (and Beyond): A Geothermal City Case Study: GRC Transactions, v. 40, p. 189–196.

Fuchs, S., Förster, H.-J., Braune, K., and Förster, A., 2018, Calculation of Thermal Conductivity of Low-Porous, Isotropic Plutonic Rocks of the Crust at Ambient Conditions From Modal Mineralogy and Porosity: A Viable Alternative for Direct Measurement? Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, v. 123, p. 8602–8614, doi: 10.1029/2018JB016287.

Jolie, E., Klinkmueller, M., and Moeck, I., 2015, Diffuse surface emanations as indicator of structural permeability in fault-controlled geothermal systems: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 290, p. 97–113, doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2014.11.003.

Meixner, J., Schill, E., Grimmer, J.C., Gaucher, E., Kohl, T., and Klingler, P., 2016, Structural control of geothermal reservoirs in extensional tectonic settings: An example from the Upper Rhine Graben: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 82, p. 1–15, doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2015.11.003.

Rotstein, Y., and Schaming, M., 2011, The Upper Rhine Graben (URG) revisited: Miocene transtension and transpression account for the observed first-order structures: Tectonics, v. 30, p. 1–14, doi: 10.1029/2010TC002767.