UKCCSRC Call 1 project poster: QICS2 Scoping: Exploring the Viability and Scientific Opportunities of a Follow-On Project, CSLF Call project poster reception, London, 27.06.16

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This poster on the UKCCSRC Call 1 project QICS2 Scoping Project: Exploring the Viability and Scientific Opportunities of a Follow-On Marine Impact Project was presented at the CSLF Call project poster reception, London, 27.06.16. Grant number: UKCCSRC-C1-31. The world's first sub-seabed CO2 release experiment was completed in 2014, offshore from Oban (Scotland). The project, known as QICS (Quantifying and Monitoring Potential Ecosystem Impacts of Geological Storage), mimicked the formation of a small-scale CO2 leak into sediments near the seabed. In 2012, CO2 was continuously injected into the sediments for 37 days, releasing a total of 4.2 tonnes of CO2. The QICS1 experiment was first of its kind, and was highly successful, enabling: i. field testing of monitoring technologies to detect CO2 against a measured baseline ii. assessment of environmental and ecosystem impacts of leaked CO2 (within the sediment and water column) iii. the flow and fate of CO2 in sediments, and dispersion and dilution of CO2 in seawater, to be explored.

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UKCCSRC Call 1 Project: QICS2 Scoping Project - Exploring the viability and scientific opportunities of a follow-on marine impact project

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Author(s) Jerry Blackford , Neil M Burnside , Mark Naylor , Jennifer Roberts , Henrik Stahl
Principal Investigator(s) Jerry Blackford
Plymouth Marine Laboratroy
Mark Naylor
University of Edinburgh
Henrik Stahl
Zayed University, UAE
Language English
Curator British Geological Survey
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Lineage statement UKCCSRC Call 1 project, grant number: UKCCSRC-C1-31, Lead institution: University of Edinburgh
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Keywords LABORATORY TESTS
MONITORING
CARBON CAPTURE AND STORAGE
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