Sousaki well (Western Greece and the Ionian)

Volcano: Crommyonia (Sousaki) (see Crommyonia (Sousaki) at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Cold Vent
Description: Geothermal exploration well (ΣΟΥΣ-ΓΠ-4) drilled by IGME in the 1980's. The well did not reach the thermal aquifer and was sealed. The metal casing is meanwhile leaky and gas if flowing out.


Point of contact for this site:
Walter D'Alessandro, walter.dalessandro@ingv.it (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Konstantinos Kyriakopoulos, ckiriako@geol.uoa.gr (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)

No measurements available for this site.



Bibliographic references for this site

D’Alessandro W. ,L. Brusca, K. Kyriakopoulos, S. Rotolo, G. Michas, M. Minio, G. Papadakis, 2006,Diffuse and focused carbon dioxide and methane emissions from the Sousaki geothermal system, Greece, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, vol.33, pp. L05307-L05


Daskalopoulou K., Calabrese S., Grassa F., Kyriakopoulos K. , Parello F., Tassi F., D’Alessandro W., 2018,Origin of methane and light hydrocarbons in natural fluid emissions: A key study from Greece, Chemical Geology, vol.479, pp. 286-301, DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.01.027


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