San Jacinto-Tizate geothermal system (León Department, Nicaragua)

San Jacinto-Tizate geothermal system, Nicaragua

Volcano: San Jacinto-Tizate (see San Jacinto-Tizate at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Soil Diffuse Emission
Description: San Jacinto-Tizate is one of the highest quality geothermal reserves in the world. It is located in northwest Nicaragua, near the city of Leon, approximately 100km north of the capital city of Managua.

Point of contact for this site:
Mark C. Harvey, (Sinclair Knight Merz)

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Tizate_010720111/7/2011 Emanuela Bagnato Oct. 7, 2016

Bibliographic references for this site

Harvey MarK C. , Phil J. White, Ken M. Kenzie, Brian G. Lovelock, 2011,Results from soil CO2 flux and shallow temeperature survey at the San Jacinto-Tizate geothermal power project, Nicaragua, New Zealand Geothermal Workshop 2011 Proceedings, November 2011 , pp. 1-8

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