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3d subsurface temperatures
Involved Institutions: LIAG
Editor: Agemar, T.
Agemar, T. (2022) 3D Subsurface Temperature Model of Germany and Upper Austria. Compilation of gridded data (25 MB) and documentation. Agemar, T., Schellschmidt, R. & Schulz, R. (2012): Subsurface Temperature Distribution of Germany. – Geothermics, 44: 65-77.

Potential Geothermal Uses

Site-suitability Traffic Light Map for Borehole Heat Exchangers
Mecklenburg Western Pomerania:
  • Involved Institutions: University of Goettingen, LIAG
  • Editor: Ravidà, D.C.G., Dussel, M.
  • The original open-source resources and data used for the creation of this map are located on the Geoportal of the State Office for Environment, Nature Conservation, and Geology of the State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.
Areas with potential for geothermal use
Involved Institutions: LIAG, BGR
Map reference
Map A - proven hydrothermal potential
Map A - deleted Area
Schulz et al. (2013)
Mraz, E. (2019)
Map B - assumed hydrothermal potential Schulz et al. (2013)
Map C - petrothermal potential Schulz et al. (2013)
Map D - compilation of the maps A-C Schulz et al. (2013)
Areas worthy of examination for CO2-Storage Schulz et al. (2013)
Areas worthy of examination for geothermal use Moeck, I. (2018)
Mraz, E. (2019): Reservoir characterization to improve exploration concepts of the Upper Jurassic in the southern Bavarian Molasse Basin – Dissertation, Technische Universität München, Ingenieurfakultät Bau Geo, Umwelt Lehrstuhl für Ingenieurgeologie, 122 S. Derivation of areas worthy of investigation on the basis of geological systems from the geological map of the Federal Republic of Germany - GK1000 - (personal communication Moeck, 2018)
Toloczyki, M.; Trurnit, P.; Voges, A.; Wittekindt, H.; Zitzmann, Arnold (2010): Geologische Karte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1:1.000.000 (GK1000), Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe, Hannover
Suchi, E.; Dittmann, J.; Knopf, S.; Müller, C. & Schulz, R. (2014): Geothermie-Atlas zur Darstellung möglicher Nutzungskonkurrenzen zwischen CO2-Einlagerung (CCS) und Tiefer Geothermie in Deutschland. - ZDGG Band 165 Heft 3, 439-453 Schulz et al. (2013): Geothermieatlas zur Darstellung möglicher Nutzungskonkurrenzen zwischen CCS und Tiefer Geothermie.
Endbericht, LIAG, Hannover, URL:
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Geothermal sites
Source information for the production data of the geothermal sites can be found on the detail page of the respective site: Overview of geothermal sites
Concession areas
Baden-Wuerttemberg: District Authority Freiburg, State Office for Geology, Raw Materials and Mining (LGRB)
Bavaria: Bavarian Environment Agency (LfU), branch office Munich
Lower Saxony: State Authority for Mining, Energy and Geology of Lower Saxony (LBEG), Hannover
Hamburg: State Authority for Mining, Energy and Geology of Lower Saxony (LBEG), Hannover
Schleswig Holstein: State Authority for Mining, Energy and Geology of Lower Saxony (LBEG), Hannover


Kohlenwasserstoff-Fachinformationssystem (KW-FIS), LBEG
Geophysics Information System (FIS GP), LIAG
Seismik 2D; © Landesamt für Bergbau, Energie und Geologie, LBEG
Seismik 2D; © Regierungspräsidium Freiburg, LGRB(Baden-Wuerttemberg)

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