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KWare HEAT Geological Model for Convective and Conductive Heat Flow
Entry ID: Heat-Model

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Abstract: Built around solution of conservation of energy by finite differences, HEAT is
a graphically-interfaced application that allows design of a computational mesh
representing rock geometry, properties, and magma body emplacement.

The original version of HEAT was a FORTRAN program described in the book
"Volcanology and Geothermal Energy" by K. Wohletz and G. Heiken (University of
California Press, ... View entire text
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Description: Users can download the software from here.

Description: Information and documentation on KWare HEAT3D
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Caption Description:  The thermal map for a specified time of calculation generated by HEAT.

Service Citation
Originators: Ken Wohletz
Title: KWare HEAT
Release_Date: 15 November 2006
Edition: 4.10.0526
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Access Constraints DISCLAIMER: The development of these programs was sponsored by the United
States Government. Neither the United States Government, nor the United States
Department of Energy, nor the University of California, nor any of their
employees makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal
liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of
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Use Constraints 32-bit (Windows 9x/ME/NT4/2000/XP) version 4.05.0169, 3.2 MB, 26 November 2002;
self-installing file (LA-CC 99-27; Copyright ? 1998-2002 UC). When using this
program remember the old adage of "garbage in garbage out!"

If you are updating KWare HEAT, you should uninstall it before reinstalling
this newer version.

Old version for very old PCs:
16-bit (Windows 3.1, version 16.37.0024) 2.1 MB, 03/12/98 is an old version
only to be used on old operating platforms
Ancillary Keywords
heat flow
magma instruion
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Service Provider
KWARE - GS > KWARE - Geological Software Supplemental Info
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Service Provider Personnel
Phone: (505) 667-9202
Fax: (505) 665-3287
Email: wohletz at
Email: KWare at
Contact Address:
Earth and Environmental Science Division
P.O. Box 1663
Los Alamos Natl. Lab
City: Los Alamos
Province or State: NM
Postal Code: 87545
Country: USA
Phone: 301-851-8113
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at
Contact Address:
5700 Rivertech Court
City: Riverdale
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20737
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2003-04-16
SERF Last Revision Date: 2007-04-18
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