CO2 sequestration...

EM to detect and seal potential leaks


links for research... blackle.com

EM Inversion programs:

Center for Gravity, Electrical & Magnetic Studies, Colorado School of Mines:  http://geophysics.mines.edu/cgem/

Consortium for Electromagnetic Modeling and Inversion, University of Utah:  http://www.cemi.utah.edu

ElectroMagnetic Imaging Technology, Geophysical Instrumentation & Software.  Maxwell 4 - Electrical Geophysics Software:  http://www.emit.iinet.net.au/maxwell_edited.htm

pbEncom:  http://www.pitneybowes.com/pbencom/products/geophysics.html

Oasis Montaj:  http://www.geosoft.com/

The UBC Geophysical inversion facility:  http://www.eos.ubc.ca/ubcgif/

Links to Data:

EarthScope EM Data Portal:  https://www.openem.org/node/30 

SPIDR (Space Physics Interactive Data Resource):  http://spidr.ngdc.noaa.gov/spidr/index.jsp

WIPP (Waste Isolation Pilot Plan):  http://www.wipp.energy.gov/index.htm

Overview of Carbon Capture and Deep Geologic Storage:

CO2 Capture Project:  www.co2captureproject.org  

CO2Store.net, Strategies for Reducing CO2 Emissions:  http://www.co2store.net/ 

Information on Carbon Capture and deep geologic Storage, Research and Development efforts:  www.netl.doe.gov

Evaluation of potential impacts on health, safety, and the environment:  http://www3.epa.gov/climatechange/ccs/

Monitoring, mitigation, and verification at sequestration sites SEQURE technologies and the challenge for geophysical detection by Arthur W. Wells, Richard W. Hammack, Garret A. Veoski, J. Rodney Diehl, Brian R. Strazisar, Henry Rauch, Thomas H. Wilson, and Curt M. White:  http://tle.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/content/abstract/25/10/1264

Pacific Northwest Geodetic Array:  Slow Earthquakes within the Cascadia Subduction Zone:  http://www.geodesy.org/

Risk assessment of features, events, and processes contributing or preventing CO2 leakage:  http://www.quintessa.org

EM links:

Three-Dimensional Inversion of Frequency Domian Airborne EM Data:

Cox_Dissertation.pdf

GeoExplo Ltda. Airborne Geophysical Consulting:  http://www.geoexplo.com/Geophysics_links.html

Lasen ALPIS: http://www.laseninc.com/alpis.html

Elk Hills:

Mechanical and stratigraphic constraints on the evolution of faulting at Elk Hills, California by Patricia E. Fiore et al.:  http://aapgbull.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/reprint/91/3/321

Monterey Formation porcelanite reservoirs of the Elk Hills field, Kern County, California by S.A. Reid et al.:  http://aapgbull.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/reprint/85/1/169.pdf

Attention to detail:  How big commitment to reservoir description has made a major impact on development at Elk Hills Oil field:  http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2001CD/finalprogram/abstract_5490.htm

Documentation:

ccs_em_sum.xls (summary of bibliographic material... work in progress)

parameters.xls (outline of parameters for model testing)

model_dim.pdf (overview of current well model)