Karen Kirk

Karen Kirk Geologist

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3013

E-mail Karen Kirk

Biography

  •  2003 :  BSc (Hons) Geology - Derby University
  •  2003 –present :  Geologist (Subsurface Geology/CCS Team, BGS)
  •  1996 –2003 :  Scientific assistant (Subsurface Geology Group, BGS)
  •  1994 –1996 :  National Geological Records Centre helpdesk (BGS)

Skills

  •  CCS geoscience
  •  Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  •  Seismic interpretation

Current projects and collaboration

  •  BIGCCS International Research Centre
  •  CO2CARE EU Framework 7 project
  •  CO2ReMoVe EU Framework 6 project
  •  Energy Technologies Institute, UK CO2 Storage Capacity Appraisal
  •  RISCS EU Framework 7 project

Professional association

  •  Geologists Association

Research interests

  •  Energy Science
  •  Geological storage of carbon dioxide

Published outputs

Key papers

BLACKFORD, J., BURNSIDE, N., HATTAM, C., KIRK, K., MAUL, P., NAYLOR, M., WIDDICOMBE, S. AND WRIGHT, I. Seepage and leakage, effects and environmental impact. Chapter 9. Geoscience of carbon dioxide (CO2) storage. Eds: Gluyas, J and Mathias, S. In Press.

HOLLOWAY, S., BENTHAM, M.S. AND KIRK, K.L. 2006. Underground storage of carbon dioxide : In: Carbon capture and its storage : an integrated assessment / edited by Simon Shackley and Clair Gough. Aldershot : Ashgate, 2006. p. 15-42

HOLLOWAY, S., VINCENT, C.J. AND KIRK, K.L. 2006. Industrial carbon dioxide emissions and carbon dioxide storage potential in the UK. COAL R308 DTI/Pub URN 06/2027.

HOLLOWAY, S., VINCENT, C.J., BENTHAM, M.S. AND KIRK, K.L. 2006. Top-down and bottom-up estimates of CO2 storage capacity in the United Kingdom sector of the southern North Sea basin. Environmental Geosciences, Vol 13, p. 71-84.

SHACKLEY, S., KIRK, K., MCLACHLAN, C., GOUGH, C. AND HOLLOWAY, S. 2006. A regional integrated assessment of carbon dioxide capture and storage : north west of England case study : In: Carbon capture and its storage : an integrated assessment / edited by Simon Shackley and Clair Gough. Aldershot : Ashgate, 2006. p. 171-207