The Geothermal Information System (GeotIS) provides information and data collections about deep aquifers, which are relevant for geothermal exploitation.

The data access takes place on the desktop of the module "Geothermal Information System for Germany". The features of the module are presented in the following.

Map window:
The map window displays the map. The functions of the control panel and their counterparts in the submenu navigation in the menu bar are controlling the navigation in the map. The menu bar is located on the left side of the map window and The control panel is above it.

Information query in Federal state modus
With the default settings the system displays all federal states of Germany in only the map window, at first. However, it is possible to change the list box entry from Germany to any federal state. The functions of the control panel and the information query are only working with the data of the selected state.

The menu include functions that generate horizontal sections and vertical sections out of GeotIS data models.

Layer window:
The activation of the geothermal installations, thematic data, background maps or thematic maps in the layer window displays them in the map.

Filter window:
In the filter window are input fields for filter criteria, which will be applied on the activated data in the map window. Only data will be shown, which are fitting the filter criteria. The variety of the criteria is related to the activated data.

Information window:
The information window displays information about the selected data. It is possible to apply filter on the data of geothermal installations, wells, population density and energy consumption.

Legend window and map coordinates:
The legend window displays the items of the legend according to the map section and selected visible map data. The interactive reference map, located at the upper right, shows the position of the selected map section in Germany with the help of a rectangle. The map scale and the current coordinates of the mouse pointer are shown at the bottom left of the map window.

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