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Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - input data and limit of the model

Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - input data and limit of the model

This map shows the location of the input data as well as the limit of the GeoMol15 temperature model. As such, this map should be used in conjunction with the associated GeoMol15 temperature maps i.e.:




The input data locations shown here in this map include both the wells – one of which is a constraint point - and the limit of the FE-method temperature model (Geowatt AG, 2015). Further details are located in the Infobox associated with each of the temperature maps.

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Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - temperatures on the Top Upper Malm

Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - temperatures on the Top Upper Malm

One of the main parameters used in assessing the geothermal potential of the Swiss Molasse Basin is the subsurface distribution of temperature. This map shows the temperatures on the Top Upper Malm as well as the elevation of this surface and its faults. It is one of a set of maps that shows the distribution of temperature on selected surfaces representing seismic marker horizons, fixed depths below ground level or isotherms. The horizon surfaces are taken from the GeoMol15 geological 3D model and the temperatures from the GeoMol15 temperature model, which is composed of regular cells that are 1000x1000x100 m in size. This temperature block model is derived from a FE-method temperature model (Geowatt AG, 2015), which is based primarily on 31 vertical temperature profiles and the horizon surfaces from the Seismic Atlas of the Swiss Molasse Basin (2012). The FE temperature modelling method assumes conductive heat flow only and does not consider convective heat flow. The GeoMol15 and associated temperature model are available for online viewing with the GeoMol Viewer. Please also see the associated «Temperature Model - Data» map on map.geo.admin.ch.

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Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - temperatures on the Top Upper Marine Molasse (OMM)

Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - temperatures on the Top Upper Marine Molasse (OMM)

One of the main parameters used in assessing the geothermal potential of the Swiss Molasse Basin is the subsurface distribution of temperature. This map shows the temperatures on the Top Upper Marine Molasse (OMM) as well as the elevation of this surface and its faults. It is one of a set of maps that shows the distribution of temperature on selected surfaces representing seismic marker horizons, fixed depths below ground level or isotherms. The horizon surfaces are taken from the GeoMol15 geological 3D model and the temperatures from the GeoMol15 temperature model, which is composed of regular cells that are 1000x1000x100 m in size. This temperature block model is derived from a FE-method temperature model (Geowatt AG, 2015), which is based primarily on 31 vertical temperature profiles and the horizon surfaces from the Seismic Atlas of the Swiss Molasse Basin (2012). The FE temperature modelling method assumes conductive heat flow only and does not consider convective heat flow. The GeoMol15 and associated temperature model are available for online viewing with the GeoMol Viewer. Please also see the associated «Temperature Model - Data» map on map.geo.admin.ch.

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Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - temperatures on the Top Muschelkalk

Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - temperatures on the Top Muschelkalk

One of the main parameters used in assessing the geothermal potential of the Swiss Molasse Basin is the subsurface distribution of temperature. This map shows the temperatures on the Top Muschelkalk as well as the elevation of this surface and its faults. It is one of a set of maps that shows the distribution of temperature on selected surfaces representing seismic marker horizons, fixed depths below ground level or isotherms. The horizon surfaces are taken from the GeoMol15 geological 3D model and the temperatures from the GeoMol15 temperature model, which is composed of regular cells that are 1000x1000x100 m in size. This temperature block model is derived from a FE-method temperature model (Geowatt AG, 2015), which is based primarily on 31 vertical temperature profiles and the horizon surfaces from the Seismic Atlas of the Swiss Molasse Basin (2012). The FE temperature modelling method assumes conductive heat flow only and does not consider convective heat flow. The GeoMol15 and associated temperature model are available for online viewing with the GeoMol Viewer. Please also see the associated «Temperature Model - Data» map on map.geo.admin.ch.

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Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - temperature distribution at a depth of 1000 m

Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - temperature distribution at a depth of 1000 m

One of the main parameters used in assessing the geothermal potential of the Swiss Molasse Basin is the subsurface distribution of temperature. This map shows the temperature distribution and position of the faults at a depth of 1000 m below ground level. It is one of a set of maps that shows the distribution of temperature on selected surfaces representing seismic marker horizons, fixed depths below ground level or isotherms. The horizon surfaces are taken from the GeoMol15 geological 3D model and the temperatures from the GeoMol15 temperature model, which is composed of regular cells that are 1000x1000x100 m in size. This temperature block model is derived from a FE-method temperature model (Geowatt AG, 2015), which is based primarily on 31 vertical temperature profiles and the horizon surfaces from the Seismic Atlas of the Swiss Molasse Basin (2012). The FE temperature modelling method assumes conductive heat flow only and does not consider convective heat flow. The GeoMol15 and associated temperature model are available for online viewing with the GeoMol Viewer. Please also see the associated «Temperature Model - Data» map on map.geo.admin.ch.

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Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - temperature distribution at a depth of 500 m

Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - temperature distribution at a depth of 500 m

One of the main parameters used in assessing the geothermal potential of the Swiss Molasse Basin is the subsurface distribution of temperature. This map shows the temperature distribution and position of the faults at a depth of 500 m below ground level. It is one of a set of maps that shows the distribution of temperature on selected surfaces representing seismic marker horizons, fixed depths below ground level or isotherms. The horizon surfaces are taken from the GeoMol15 geological 3D model and the temperatures from the GeoMol15 temperature model, which is composed of regular cells that are 1000x1000x100 m in size. This temperature block model is derived from a FE-method temperature model (Geowatt AG, 2015), which is based primarily on 31 vertical temperature profiles and the horizon surfaces from the Seismic Atlas of the Swiss Molasse Basin (2012). The FE temperature modelling method assumes conductive heat flow only and does not consider convective heat flow. The GeoMol15 and associated temperature model are available for online viewing with the GeoMol Viewer. Please also see the associated «Temperature Model - Data» map on map.geo.admin.ch.

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Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - temperature distribution at a depth of 1500 m

Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - temperature distribution at a depth of 1500 m

One of the main parameters used in assessing the geothermal potential of the Swiss Molasse Basin is the subsurface distribution of temperature. This map shows the temperature distribution and position of the faults at a depth of 1500 m below ground level. It is one of a set of maps that shows the distribution of temperature on selected surfaces representing seismic marker horizons, fixed depths below ground level or isotherms. The horizon surfaces are taken from the GeoMol15 geological 3D model and the temperatures from the GeoMol15 temperature model, which is composed of regular cells that are 1000x1000x100 m in size. This temperature block model is derived from a FE-method temperature model (Geowatt AG, 2015), which is based primarily on 31 vertical temperature profiles and the horizon surfaces from the Seismic Atlas of the Swiss Molasse Basin (2012). The FE temperature modelling method assumes conductive heat flow only and does not consider convective heat flow. The GeoMol15 and associated temperature model are available for online viewing with the GeoMol Viewer. Please also see the associated «Temperature Model - Data» map on map.geo.admin.ch.

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Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - temperature distribution at a depth of 2000 m

Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - temperature distribution at a depth of 2000 m

One of the main parameters used in assessing the geothermal potential of the Swiss Molasse Basin is the subsurface distribution of temperature. This map shows the temperature distribution and position of the faults at a depth of 2000 m below ground level. It is one of a set of maps that shows the distribution of temperature on selected surfaces representing seismic marker horizons, fixed depths below ground level or isotherms. The horizon surfaces are taken from the GeoMol15 geological 3D model and the temperatures from the GeoMol15 temperature model, which is composed of regular cells that are 1000x1000x100 m in size. This temperature block model is derived from a FE-method temperature model (Geowatt AG, 2015), which is based primarily on 31 vertical temperature profiles and the horizon surfaces from the Seismic Atlas of the Swiss Molasse Basin (2012). The FE temperature modelling method assumes conductive heat flow only and does not consider convective heat flow. The GeoMol15 and associated temperature model are available for online viewing with the GeoMol Viewer. Please also see the associated «Temperature Model - Data» map on map.geo.admin.ch.

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Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - temperature distribution at a depth of 3000 m

Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - temperature distribution at a depth of 3000 m

One of the main parameters used in assessing the geothermal potential of the Swiss Molasse Basin is the subsurface distribution of temperature. This map shows the temperature distribution and position of the faults at a depth of 3000 m below ground level. It is one of a set of maps that shows the distribution of temperature on selected surfaces representing seismic marker horizons, fixed depths below ground level or isotherms. The horizon surfaces are taken from the GeoMol15 geological 3D model and the temperatures from the GeoMol15 temperature model, which is composed of regular cells that are 1000x1000x100 m in size. This temperature block model is derived from a FE-method temperature model (Geowatt AG, 2015), which is based primarily on 31 vertical temperature profiles and the horizon surfaces from the Seismic Atlas of the Swiss Molasse Basin (2012). The FE temperature modelling method assumes conductive heat flow only and does not consider convective heat flow. The GeoMol15 and associated temperature model are available for online viewing with the GeoMol Viewer. Please also see the associated «Temperature Model - Data» map on map.geo.admin.ch.

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Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - temperature distribution at a depth of 4000 m

Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - temperature distribution at a depth of 4000 m

One of the main parameters used in assessing the geothermal potential of the Swiss Molasse Basin is the subsurface distribution of temperature. This map shows the temperature distribution and position of the faults at a depth of 4000 m below ground level. It is one of a set of maps that shows the distribution of temperature on selected surfaces representing seismic marker horizons, fixed depths below ground level or isotherms. The horizon surfaces are taken from the GeoMol15 geological 3D model and the temperatures from the GeoMol15 temperature model, which is composed of regular cells that are 1000x1000x100 m in size. This temperature block model is derived from a FE-method temperature model (Geowatt AG, 2015), which is based primarily on 31 vertical temperature profiles and the horizon surfaces from the Seismic Atlas of the Swiss Molasse Basin (2012). The FE temperature modelling method assumes conductive heat flow only and does not consider convective heat flow. The GeoMol15 and associated temperature model are available for online viewing with the GeoMol Viewer. Please also see the associated «Temperature Model - Data» map on map.geo.admin.ch.

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Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - elevation of the 100 °C isotherm

Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - elevation of the 100 °C isotherm

One of the main parameters used in assessing the geothermal potential of the Swiss Molasse Basin is the subsurface distribution of temperature. This map shows the elevation contours of the 100 °C isotherm and the faults at the same elevation. It is one of a set of maps that shows the distribution of temperature on selected surfaces representing seismic marker horizons, fixed depths below ground level or isotherms. The horizon surfaces are taken from the GeoMol15 geological 3D model and the temperatures from the GeoMol15 temperature model, which is composed of regular cells that are 1000x1000x100 m in size. This temperature block model is derived from a FE-method temperature model (Geowatt AG, 2015), which is based primarily on 31 vertical temperature profiles and the horizon surfaces from the Seismic Atlas of the Swiss Molasse Basin (2012). The FE temperature modelling method assumes conductive heat flow only and does not consider convective heat flow. The GeoMol15 and associated temperature model are available for online viewing with the GeoMol Viewer. Please also see the associated «Temperature Model - Data» map on map.geo.admin.ch.

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Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - elevation of the 60 °C isotherm

Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - elevation of the 60 °C isotherm

One of the main parameters used in assessing the geothermal potential of the Swiss Molasse Basin is the subsurface distribution of temperature. This map shows the elevation contours of the 60 °C isotherm and the faults at the same elevation. It is one of a set of maps that shows the distribution of temperature on selected surfaces representing seismic marker horizons, fixed depths below ground level or isotherms. The horizon surfaces are taken from the GeoMol15 geological 3D model and the temperatures from the GeoMol15 temperature model, which is composed of regular cells that are 1000x1000x100 m in size. This temperature block model is derived from a FE-method temperature model (Geowatt AG, 2015), which is based primarily on 31 vertical temperature profiles and the horizon surfaces from the Seismic Atlas of the Swiss Molasse Basin (2012). The FE temperature modelling method assumes conductive heat flow only and does not consider convective heat flow. The GeoMol15 and associated temperature model are available for online viewing with the GeoMol Viewer. Please also see the associated «Temperature Model - Data» map on map.geo.admin.ch.

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Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - elevation of the 150 °C isotherm

Subsurface temperature model of the Swiss Plateau - elevation of the 150 °C isotherm

One of the main parameters used in assessing the geothermal potential of the Swiss Molasse Basin is the subsurface distribution of temperature. This map shows the elevation contours of the 150 °C isotherm and the faults at the same elevation. It is one of a set of maps that shows the distribution of temperature on selected surfaces representing seismic marker horizons, fixed depths below ground level or isotherms. The horizon surfaces are taken from the GeoMol15 geological 3D model and the temperatures from the GeoMol15 temperature model, which is composed of regular cells that are 1000x1000x100 m in size. This temperature block model is derived from a FE-method temperature model (Geowatt AG, 2015), which is based primarily on 31 vertical temperature profiles and the horizon surfaces from the Seismic Atlas of the Swiss Molasse Basin (2012). The FE temperature modelling method assumes conductive heat flow only and does not consider convective heat flow. The GeoMol15 and associated temperature model are available for online viewing with the GeoMol Viewer. Please also see the associated «Temperature Model - Data» map on map.geo.admin.ch.

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