Reports and proceedings

Detection of CO2 leakage from a simulated sub-seabed storage site using three different types of pCO2 sensors

Dariia Atamanchuk, Anders Tengberg, Dmitry Aleynik, Peer Fietzek, Kiminori Shitashima, Anna Lichtschlag, Per O.J. Hall, Henrik Stahl
Science Direct, published online 13 December 2014, DOI:10.1016/j.ijggc.2014.10.021.

Response of the ammonia oxidation activity of microorganisms in surface sediment to a controlled sub-seabed release of CO2

Yuji Watanabe, Karen Tait, Simon Gregory, Masatoshi Hayashi, Akifumi Shimamoto, Peter Taylor, Henrik Stahl, Kay Green, Ikuo Yoshinaga, Yuichi Suwa, Jun Kita
Science Direct, published online 12 December 2014, DOI:10.1016/j.ijggc.2014.11.013.

A Novel Experimental Release of CO2 in the Marine Environment to Aid Monitoring and Impact Assessment

Jerry C. Blackford, Jun Kita, 2013.
Energy Procedia, 37, 3387-3393. This paper, which describes the project goals and experimental design, was presented at GHGT-11, Kyoto, November 2012.

Simulating CO2 leakage into marine environments.

Jerry Blackford, 2012.
Greenhouse Gases - Science and Technology, volume 2 issue 5: Wiley Online Library.

A literature review of natural leakage of CO2 and other gases to determine seepage fluxes in different geological settings.

Karen Kirk, British Geological Survey, 2011.
The review serves to address how offshore seepage rates compare with onshore rates, what is currently measured and measureable and details published data on certain characteristics of offshore seeps e.g. salinity, pressure, temperature. It also describes the sediment type and pathway form of seeps at the seabed. Information on bubble evolution is also described.

Small-scale modelling of the physiochemical impacts of CO2 leaked from sub-seabed reservoirs or pipelines within the North Sea and surrounding waters.

Marius Dewar, Wei Wei, David McNeil, Baixin Chen
Science Direct, published online 30 August 2013, DOI:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.03.005. This paper describing modelling of fine scale bubbles plumes, including at the QICS release site has been written by Marius Dewar and colleagues from Heriot Watt.

The use of scientific diving in support of a novel carbon dioxide release experiment.

Martin D.J. Sayer, Peter Taylor and Henrik Stahl (2014).
Diving for Science 2014: Proceedings of the American Academy for Underwater Sciences 33rd Symposium. (Ginny L. Eckert, Susan Keller and Sherry L. Tamone, eds.), pp. 50-54. AAUS: Dauphin Island, AL. ISBN 978-0-9800423-8-2. The 2014 Symposium Proceedings can be downloaded from here.

QICS Work Package 1: Migration and trapping of CO2 from a reservoir to the seabed or land surface.

Neil M. Burnside, Mark Naylor, Karen Kirk, Fiona Whittaker. 2013.
Energy Procedia 37 ( 2013 ) 4673 – 4681