NSF grant to Colorado School of Mines


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The National Science Foundation, has awarded a $462,500, one-year research grant to the Colorado School of Mines' Geophysics Department. Under the Direction of George V. Keller, a study of the hydrothermal systems of Kilauea Volcano, on the Island of Hawaii will be conducted.

The major portion of the research will be the drilling of a test hole, approximately 3000 feet deep, allowing the study of groundwater dynamics in a hydrothermal system intersecting a convection cell above the Kilauea magma chamber.