Global Scientific Congress on Geology & Earth Science

  • 08-09 May 2023
  • MENA Plaza Hotel Albarsha, Dubai, United Arab Emirates(Hybrid)


The Global Scientific Congress on Geology & Earth Science is dedicated to the field of Geology and Earth Science.

The Global Scientific Congress on Geology & Earth Science covers topics such as:

  • Meteorology
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Oceanography
  • Climatology
  • Geobiology
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Geoagronomy
  • Geoecology
  • Environmental Geology
  • Geological Hazard Assessment and Earthquake Geology
  • Seismic & Well Logging Methods
  • Exploration & Theoretical Geophysics
  • GIS
  • Mathematical Geosciences
  • Geospatial Sciences
  • Remote Sensing
  • Mineralogy
  • Geochemistry
  • Volcanology
  • Petrology
  • Engineering Geology and Geomechanics
  • Rock Mechanics and Structural Geology
  • Geography
  • Geomorphology
  • Glaciology
  • Soil Science
  • Geoheritage
  • Geoarchaeology
  • Hydrogeology
  • Hydrology
  • Marine Geosciences
  • Hydrochemistry
  • Mineralogy and Mineral Exploration
  • Oceanography
  • Petroleum Geochemistry
  • Petroleum and Energy Engineering
  • Stratigraphy
  • Sedimentology
  • Geochronology
  • Paleontology
  • Plate Tectonics and Volcanology
  • Structural Geology
  • Issues in Global Warming and Climate Change
  • Green Initiatives
  • Earth
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Geoparks
  • Ecology and Ecosystems
  • Technologies and Applications of Earth Science
  • Geotourism and Geoconservation
  • Soil Science and Conservation of Soil Biodiversity

The Global Scientific Congress on Geology & Earth Science brings together:

  • Earth Scientists
  • Geologists
  • Professors
  • Environmentalists
  • Assistant Professors
  • Department Chairs
  • Post doc
  • Associate Professors
  • Engineers
  • PhD. students
  • CEOs and Business delegates

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The study deployed aeromagnetic data to estimate geothermal potential and radiometric concentration data to evaluate the radiogenic heat in parts of Kaduna state, central Nigeria. The study area which has been noted for relative high concentration of Potassium (K), Uranium (eU) and Thorium (eU) within Nigeria is bounded by latitude 10°00` to 10°30` and longitude 7°30` to 8°30`, an area of 6,050 km2. The work is targeted at providing an alternative safe energy source for the region that is suffering from acute shortage of electrical energy The modified Curie depth method was employed in evaluating the Curie depth, geothermal gradient and heat flow. The region is found to have its shallow Curie point depth of 8.43 km below Wugana. The heat flow of the study area has values ranging from 81.9 mW/m2 to 171.9 mW/m2 with an average value of 167.8 mW/m2. The geothermal gradients range from 32.76 to 68.8 degrees Celsius per kilometer, with an average of 67.16 degrees Celsius per kilometer. Results of radionuclide concentrations revealed that the northern central regions extending down to the central part of the study area recorded medium to high values of radiogenic heat flow in the range of 3.85 to 4.5 μW/m3. Correlating the result of geothermal potential with radiogenic heat production reveals that regions of low Curie point depth correspond to regions of medium to high radiogenic heat production. Hence, the regions of significant geothermal potential are the mid-northern and mid-western areas such as Wugana, New Kwasan, and down to Ron villages, which are generally within the intrusive granitic rocks.

Keywords: - Curie depth, Geothermal, Heat Flow, Aeromagnetic and radiometric data.