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A MUltiple Space and Time scale approach for the quAntification of deep saliNe formations for CO2 storaGe

Participant 3 – UGOE - University of Göttingen,
Geosciences Centre
Country Germany
Web site www.uni-goettingen.de
Person in charge Prof. Dr. Martin Sauter - Martin.Sauter@geo.uni-goettingen.de
Brief description of the organisation The Chair of Applied Geology at the Geosciences Centre in Göttingen was established in 2002 with a special focus on the hydrogeology of fractured aquifers. The Centre is now recognised to be a renowned institution in this field, placing an emphasis on subsurface investigation and characterization, modelling, exploitation of geothermal energy, hydro-geochemistry, risk assessment and remediation of contamination as a result of industrial activities.

Role in MUSTANG
The Chair of Applied Geology at the Geosciences Centre will provide:
 volume oriented characterisation of fluid – solid rock contact surface in the field by push-pull single borehole multi tracer experiments;
 Determination of bulk temperature distribution in the fractured-porous rock volume at the borehole scale;
 Combined and coupled simulation of hydraulic, solute and heat transport processes at the borehole scale;
 Evaluation of hydraulic experiments at Horstberg site;
 Design and evaluation of laboratory experiments with scCO2.

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