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Global Heat Flow Compilation Group (2013): Component parts of the World Heat Flow Data Collection. PANGAEA,

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Source data set:
International Heat Flow Commission, I H F C (2012): Global Heat Flow Database. The Global Heat Flow Database of the International Heat Flow Commission (IHFC), University of North Dakota, USA; (data copied, 2012-10),
Further details:
Jessop, Alan M; Hobart, Michael A; Sclater, John G (1976): The World Heat Flow Data Collection - 1975. Geological Survey of Canada, Earth Physics Branch, Geothermal Series, 5, 10 pp, hdl:10013/epic.40176.d002
Median Latitude: 41.562403 * Median Longitude: 8.516130 * South-bound Latitude: -39.851700 * West-bound Longitude: -166.946700 * North-bound Latitude: 86.433300 * East-bound Longitude: 178.833300
Minimum ELEVATION: -6350 m a.s.l. * Maximum ELEVATION: 4795 m a.s.l.
This data set is a compilation of heat flow data of uncertain origin. References as cited in Global Heat Flow Database were incomplete and thus could not be verified. This data compilation contains: data of unknown origin, unpublished data, data which has no full reference information or data which were extracted from other database. The remaining short citation and its related problem are listed in columns 18 and 19.
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethod/DeviceComment
2Sample, optional label/labor noLab no
5ELEVATIONElevationm a.s.l.Geocode
6Depth, top/minDepth topmMinimum depth
7Depth, bottom/maxDepth botmMaximum depth
8Number of temperature dataNo Temps
9Temperature gradientT gradmK/m
10Number of conductivity measurementsNo Cond
11Conductivity, averageCond averageW/m K
12Number of heat production measurementsNo Heat Prod
13Heat production, averageHeat prod averageW/m3
14Heat flowHFmW/m2
16Method commentMethod commNumber of individual sites
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