Geologic – 01 Executive Summary

Crater Lake National Park: Geologic Resources Management Issues Scoping Summary

 Executive Summary

A Geologic Resource Evaluation scoping meeting for Crater Lake National Park as held in Ashland, Oregon, on Wednesday afternoon, March 3, 2004. The scoping meeting participants identified the following as the most significant geologic resources management issues.

  1. The potential for geothermal exploration and development adjacent to the park has long been an issue.
  2. Water right rights and the drilling of a water well has become a recent issue.
  3. Seismicity and geohazards monitoring and study is needed.
  4. Paleoliminology – need to core the lake to study bottom sediments.

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