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Regional-scale brine migration along vertical pathways due to CO2 injection - Part 1: The participatory modeling approach

Scheer, D. ORCID iD icon 1; Konrad, W.; Class, H.; Kissinger, A.; Knopf, S.; Noack, V.
1 Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)


Saltwater intrusion into potential drinking water aquifers due to the injection of CO₂ into deep saline aquifers is one of the potential hazards associated with the geological storage of CO₂. Thus, in a site selection process, models for predicting the fate of the displaced brine are required, for example, for a risk assessment or the optimization of pressure management concepts. From the very beginning, this research on brine migration aimed at involving expert and stakeholder knowledge and assessment in simulating the impacts of injecting CO₂ into deep saline aquifers by means of a participatory modeling process. The involvement exercise made use of two approaches. First, guideline-based interviews were carried out, aiming at eliciting expert and stakeholder knowledge and assessments of geological structures and mechanisms affecting CO₂-induced brine migration. Second, a stakeholder workshop including the World Café format yielded evaluations and judgments of the numerical modeling approach, scenario selection, and preliminary simulation results. The participatory modeling approach gained several results covering brine migration in general, the geological model sketch, scenario development, and the review of the preliminary simulation results. ... mehr

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000071148
DOI: 10.5194/hess-21-2739-2017
Zitationen: 5
Web of Science
Zitationen: 4
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Cover der Publikation
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2017
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1027-5606, 1607-7938
KITopen-ID: 1000071148
HGF-Programm 36.02.02 (POF III, LK 01) Energy-Resources, Technologies, Systems
Erschienen in Hydrology and earth system sciences
Verlag Copernicus Publications
Band 21
Heft 6
Seiten 2739-2750
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