Mr Andrew Craig Wiseall

Mr Andrew Craig Wiseall

Experimental Fluid Processes Scientist

Location: BGS Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3352

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  • 2013 – ongoing : Experimental Fluid Processes Scientist, BGS, Keyworth
  • 2009 –2013 : MESci Geology (2:1), University of Liverpool

Commissioned reports

  • A.C Wiseall, C.C Graham, S. G. Zihms, J.F. Harrington, S. Gregory, R. P. Shaw. Properties and Behaviour of the Boom Clay Formation within a Dutch Repository Concept. COVRA
  • A.C. Wiseall, R.J. Cuss, E. Hough, S.J. Kemp, 2017, Experimental study of fault reactivation controls in shale. BGS report for M4 shale gas project.
  • R.J. Cuss, A.C. Wiseall, J.A.I. Hennissen, C.N. Waters, S.J. Kemp, A. Ougier-Simonin, S. Holyoake and R.B Haslam. Hydraulic Fracturing: A review of theory and field experience. BGS report for M4 shale gas project

Current projects and collaboration

  • Radioactive Waste Team
  • M4 shale gas
  • Cement Based Materials (CEBAMA)

Research interests

  • Fracture flow and fluid properties of rocks
  • Rock mechanics
  • Radioactive waste disposal

Key papers

Wiseall, A.C., Cuss, R.J., Graham, C.C., Harrington, J.F. The visualization of flow paths in experimental studies of clay-rich materials. Mineralogical Magazine (2015).

Cuss, R.J., Graham, C.C., Wiseall, A.C, and Harrington, J.F. (2016) Cyclic loading of an idealized clay-filled fault; comparing hydraulic flow in two clay gouges. Geofluids, 16, pp.552-564. DOI: 10.1111/gfl.12175

Daniels, K.A.,Harrington, J.F., S.G., Zihms and Wiseall, A.C., Bentonite permeability at elevated temperature. Geosciences, 7 (1). doi:10.3390/geosciences7010003