publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

The Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for Geothermal Exploitation Monitoring: Khankala Field Example

Sergey V. Cherkasov; Anvar M. Farkhutdinov; Dmitriy P. Rykovanov; Arbi A. Shaipov;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2018 Journal: Journal of Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, volume 6, issue 2 (eissn: 1848-9257, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: International Centre for Sustainable Developmen of Energy, Water and Environment Systems
Abstract
The article is devoted to the use of unmanned aerial vehicle for geothermal waters exploitation monitoring. Development of a geothermal reservoir usually requires a system of wells, pipelines and pumping equipment and control of such a system is quite complicated. In this regard, use of unmanned aerial vehicle is relevant. Two test unmanned aerial vehicle based infrared surveys have been conducted at the Khankala field (Chechen Republic) with the Khankala geothermal plant operating at different regimes: during the first survey – with, and the second – without reinjection of used geothermal fluid. Unmanned aerial vehicle Geoscan 201 equipped with digi...
Subjects
free text keywords: Renewable energy; Geothermal waters; Monitoring; Unmanned aerial vehicle; Thermal imaging, Renewable energy, Geothermal waters, Monitoring, Unmanned aerial vehicle, Thermal imaging., Technology, T, Economic growth, development, planning, HD72-88, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Engineering, Geothermal gradient
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

The Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for Geothermal Exploitation Monitoring: Khankala Field Example

Sergey V. Cherkasov; Anvar M. Farkhutdinov; Dmitriy P. Rykovanov; Arbi A. Shaipov;