Comments on Geologic Parameters
12a CO2 Solubility Brine: Formation Temperature:
The average geothermal gradient for the area is 1.6 °F (0.9 °C/100 ft) (Kreitler and others, 1983).
Kreitler, C. W., Collins, E. W., Fogg, G. E., Jackson, M., and Seni, S. J., 1983, Hydrogeologic characterization of the saline aquifers, East Texas Basin: implications to nuclear waste storage in East Texas salt domes: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, report prepared for U.S. Department of Energy under contract no. DE-AC97-80ET46617.