Powered by Deep Web Technologies
Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


1

geochemistry | EMSL  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

geochemistry geochemistry Leads No leads are available at this time. Magnesium behavior and structural defects in Mg+ ion implanted silicon carbide. Abstract: As a candidate...

2

Geochemistry handbook  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

... THE Handbook of Geochemistry has been taken a further substantial step towards completion with the publication of ...

D. G. MURCHISON

1974-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

3

EMSL - geochemistry  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

geochemistry en Diffusional Motion of Redox Centers in Carbonate Electrolytes . http:www.emsl.pnl.govemslwebpublicationsdiffusional-motion-redox-centers-carbonate-electrolytes...

4

Urban Geochemistry:  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...coal-fired steam engine. The steam engine, together with other advances...With the rise in the use of diesel fuels, sulfate deposition...automobile parts (tires, brakes, engine belts, mufflers, etc...2013-010998 Environmental geology General geochemistry Mineralogical...

Stefano Albanese; Domenico Cicchella

5

Property:LithologyInfo | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

LithologyInfo LithologyInfo Jump to: navigation, search Property Name LithologyInfo Property Type Text Subproperties This property has the following 93 subproperties: 2 2-M Probe Survey A Active Seismic Methods Active Sensors Aerial Photography Aeromagnetic Survey Analytical Modeling C Caliper Log Cation Geothermometers Cement Bond Log Chemical Logging Compound and Elemental Analysis Conceptual Model Controlled Source Frequency-Domain Magnetics Cross-Dipole Acoustic Log D Data Acquisition-Manipulation Data Collection and Mapping Data Techniques Data and Modeling Techniques Drilling Methods E Electric Micro Imager Log Electromagnetic Sounding Methods Elemental Analysis with Fluid Inclusion F FLIR Fault Mapping Field Techniques Flow Test Fluid Inclusion Analysis Fluid Lab Analysis Formation Testing Techniques

6

Influence of lithology on longwall mining subsidence  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The US Bureau of Mines assessed the geological effects on the ratio of maximum subsidence and extraction thickness, known as the subsidence factor, to develop a simple method for predicting the maximum subsidence. This study is restricted to the Northern Appalachian Coal Basin where data were collected from 13 coal mines. A model previously developed to relate the subsidence factor with the lithology and with the width and depth of working panels was used in the assessment. The result shows the possibility of determining maximum subsidence without resorting to a rigorous method.

Tandanand, S.; Powell, L.R.

1984-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

7

Influence of lithology on longwall mining subsidence  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Bureau of Mines, U.S. Department of the Interior, assessed the geological effects on the ratio of maximum subsidence and extraction thickness, known as the subsidence factor, to develop a simple method for predicting the maximum subsidence. The study is restricted to the Northern Appalachian Coal basin where data were collected from 13 coal mines. A model previously developed to relate the subsidence factor with the lithology and with the width and depth of working panels was used in the assessment. The result shows the possibility of determining maximum subsidence without resorting to a rigorous method.

Tandanand, S.; Powell, L.R.

1982-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

8

Sandia National Laboratories: Molecular Geochemistry  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Geochemistry Earth Science Bureau of Land Management Fossil Energy Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) Clean Coal Research Capabilities Project Funding Facilities Publications Contact...

9

Property:HostRockLithology | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

HostRockLithology HostRockLithology Jump to: navigation, search Property Name HostRockLithology Property Type String Description Condensed description of the lithology of the reservoir rock. This is a property of type Page. Subproperties This property has the following 14 subproperties: B Beowawe Hot Springs Geothermal Area Brady Hot Springs Geothermal Area C Chena Geothermal Area D Desert Peak Geothermal Area G Geysers Geothermal Area H Heber Geothermal Area L Lightning Dock Geothermal Area R Raft River Geothermal Area Roosevelt Hot Springs Geothermal Area S Salton Sea Geothermal Area Steamboat Springs Geothermal Area S cont. Stillwater Geothermal Area V Valles Caldera - Sulphur Springs Geothermal Area W Wabuska Hot Springs Geothermal Area Pages using the property "HostRockLithology"

10

Property:CapRockLithology | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

CapRockLithology CapRockLithology Jump to: navigation, search Property Name CapRockLithology Property Type String Description Condensed description of the lithology of the cap rock. Subproperties This property has the following 6 subproperties: B Beowawe Hot Springs Geothermal Area Brady Hot Springs Geothermal Area D Desert Peak Geothermal Area E East Mesa Geothermal Area H Heber Geothermal Area S Salton Sea Geothermal Area Pages using the property "CapRockLithology" Showing 6 pages using this property. A Amedee Geothermal Area + volcanic; lacustrine sediments + B Blue Mountain Geothermal Area + Hydrothermal alteration layer + G Geysers Geothermal Area + Hydrothermal alteration layer + K Kilauea East Rift Geothermal Area + Overlapping a'a' and pahoehoe flows + L Long Valley Caldera Geothermal Area + Metasedimentary Landslide Block; Hydrothermal Alteration Layer +

11

Geochemistry studies in Eastern Kentucky. Final report  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Presented here are the results of inorganic geochemical studies on well cuttings from fourteen wells in the Big Sandy Gas Field. Both x-ray fluorescence and x-ray diffraction were used in analysis. Resultant mineralic data and elemental data were mapped by computer and by hand for five intervals of Ohio Shale and for the Berea/Bedford sequence. Comparisons of the geochemistry trend maps were made with lithology, structure, thermal maturation, gas open flow, and paleoenvironment. Techniques used included visual map comparison, computer map comparison programs utilizing correlation coefficients based on grid derived data sets, cluster analysis, x-y plots, and r/sup 2/ (coefficient of determination). A limited number of regional maps are included. It is concluded that inorganic geochemical analysis can be useful in: (1) suggesting paleoenvironmental trends; (2) establishing depositional trends; (3) enhancing exploration in terms of setting limits and pinpointing potential areas for hydrocarbon recovery; and (4) identification of likely locations for large gas fields when used with other geological studies. Elemental data analysis is the most accurate, and can be done quickly and inexpensively. It is concluded that the Big Sandy gas field area is a unique stratigraphic-structural gas trap, in which sedimentary factors, depositional basin features, plant evolution and occurrence, and structural elements all played important roles. Combinations of certain of these ingredients in different amounts may exist in other parts of the basin, and thus, suggest areas for hydrocarbon accumulation and potential recovery.

Negus-de Wys, J.

1981-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

12

Lithologic Descriptions and Temperature Profiles of Five Wells...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

and Temperature Profiles of Five Wells in the Southwestern Valles Caldera Region, New Mexico Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Report: Lithologic...

13

Water Rock Interaction [WRI 14] Groundwater salinization in a coastal multilayer aquifer  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

social and environmental changes. This paper focuses on the groundwater geochemistry in a costal the last decades. These evolutions gave rise to numerous environmental consequences, such as a dramatic decline of the piezometric levels, groundwater salinization and contamination. This degradation of natural

Boyer, Edmond

14

Determination of lithology from well logs using a neural network  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The authors have developed a computer program to automatically determine lithologies from well logs using a back-propagation neural network. Unlike a conventional serial computer, a neural network is a computational system composed of nodes (sometimes called neurons, neurodes, or units) and the connections between these nodes. Neural computing attempts to emulate the functions of the mammalian brain, thus mimicking thought processes. The neural network approach differs from previous pattern recognition methods in its ability to learn from examples. Unlike conventional statistical methods, this new approach does not require sophisticated mathematics and a large amount of statistical data. This paper discusses the application of neural networks to a pattern recognition problem in geology: the determination of lithology from well logs. The neural network determined the lithologies (limestone, dolomite, sandstone, shale, sandy and dolomitic limestones, sandy dolomite, and shale sandstone) from selected well logs in a fraction of the time required by an experienced human log analyst.

Rogers, S.J.; Fang, J.H. (Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (United States)); Karr, C.L.; Stanley, D.A. (Bureau of Mines, Tuscaloosa, AL (United States))

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

15

Lithology and alteration mineralogy of reservoir rocks at Coso Geothermal  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Lithology and alteration mineralogy of reservoir rocks at Coso Geothermal Lithology and alteration mineralogy of reservoir rocks at Coso Geothermal Area, California Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Lithology and alteration mineralogy of reservoir rocks at Coso Geothermal Area, California Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Coso is one of several high-temperature geothermal systems associated with recent volcanic activity in the Basin and Range province. Chemical and fluid inclusion data demonstrate that production is from a narrow, asymmetric plume of thermal water that originates from a deep reservoir to the south and then flows laterally to the north. Geologic controls on the geometry of the upwelling plume were investigated using petrographic and analytical analyses of reservoir rock and vein material.

16

11.9 - Salinization and Saline Environments  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract This chapter provides an overview of global salinization phenomena and investigates the different mechanisms and geochemical processes that are associated with salinization. The overview includes salinization of rivers, lakes, and groundwater from different parts of the world. Special emphasis is given to the distinction between natural processes and anthropogenic forcing that generates salinity, such as wastewater contamination and agricultural runoff. As such, two anthropogenic salinization cycles are introduced – the agricultural and the domestic. The role of the unsaturated zone in shaping the chemical composition of dryland salinization is also discussed. An overview of the effects of salinity on the occurrence of health-related contaminants such as fluoride, oxyanions (arsenic, selenium, boron), radionuclides, trihalomethanes, and fish-kill algae is presented. Some useful geochemical and isotopic fingerprinting tracers are introduced for elucidating the salinity sources. Finally, the chemical and isotopic compositions of man-made ‘new water’ that is produced from desalination are analyzed with implications for predicting the chemical and isotopic compositions of future water resources in the Anthropocene Era.

A. Vengosh

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

17

Soda Lake Well Lithology Data and Geologic Cross-Sections  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Comprehensive catalogue of drill?hole data in spreadsheet, shapefile, and Geosoft database formats. Includes XYZ locations of well heads, year drilled, type of well, operator, total depths, well path data (deviations), lithology logs, and temperature data. Plus, 13 cross?sections in Adobe Illustrator format.

Faulds, James E.

2013-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

18

The Role of Geochemistry and Stress on Fracture Development and...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

The Role of Geochemistry and Stress on Fracture Development and Proppant Behavior in EGS Reservoirs The Role of Geochemistry and Stress on Fracture Development and Proppant...

19

Managing Soil Salinity  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

is high enough, the plants will wilt and die, no matter how much you water them. Routine soil testing can identify your soil?s salinity levels and suggest measures you can take to correct the specific salinity problem in your soil. Salinity and salt... The terms salt and salinity are often used inter- changeably, and sometimes incorrectly. A salt is sim- ply an inorganic mineral that can dissolve in water. Many people associate salt with sodium chloride? common table salt. In reality, the salts that affect...

Provin, Tony; Pitt, John L.

2001-07-13T23:59:59.000Z

20

Appendix A Lithologic and Monitor Well Completion Logs  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

A A Lithologic and Monitor Well Completion Logs This page intentionally left blank WELL INSTALLATION BLANK CASING: 1.25 in. Stainless Steel 0.0 to 0.35 METHOD WELL SCREEN: 1.25 in. Stainless Steel 0.35 to 3.27 DATE DEVELOPED SUMPIEND CAP: 1.25 in. Stainless Steel 3.27 to 3.58 WATER LEVEL (FT BGS) SURFACE SEAL: LOGGED BY P. McKenzie REMARKS Drillers hit water at 5 fl: well point removed. LITHOLOGIC DESCRIPTION LOCATION SHIPROCK, NM SURFACE ELEV. ( FT NGVD) 4890.00 SITE SHIPROCK TOP OF CASING (FT) 4890.00 WELL NUMBER 0602 MEAS. PT. ELEV. (FT) 4890.00 SLOT SIZE (IN) 0.125 WELL INSTALLATION INTERVAL (FT) DRILLING METHOD BLANK CASING: 1.25 in. Stainless Steel 0.0 to 0.35 METHOD WELL SCREEN: 1.25 in. Stainless Steel 0.35 to 3.27 DATE DEVELOPED SUMPIEND CAP: 1.25 in. Stainless Steel 3.27 to 3.58

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


21

USGS Energy Geochemistry Database | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Energy Geochemistry Database Energy Geochemistry Database Dataset Summary Description The Energy Geochemistry Data Base (EGDB) contains chemical analysis data for crude oil, natural gas, coal, water, and rock samples analyzed by the USGS Energy Resources Team's Geochemistry Laboratory, or by contracted-service laboratories. Data was also obtained from the literature and unpublished public domain sources. The sample types included are primarily rock, coal, oil, and gas. Analytical data within the EGDB includes Rock-Eval pyrolysis, organic mass spectrometry, vitrinite reflectance, gas chromatography, stable carbon isotopes, inductively coupled plasma, inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry, mercury analysis and a number of other related geochemistry analyses that, in some instances, predate the EGDB. The database is in a Microsoft Access format (.mdb).

22

LRH: WETLANDS, Vol. 22, No. 3, 2002 RRH: Barbiro et al., GEOCHEMISTRY OF WATER AND GROUND WATER IN  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

LRH: WETLANDS, Vol. 22, No. 3, 2002 RRH: Barbiéro et al., GEOCHEMISTRY OF WATER AND GROUND WATER of the Nhecolândia, a sub-region of the Pantanal wetland in Brazil, is the presence of both saline and freshwater manuscript, published in "Wetlands 22, 3 (2002) 528-540" DOI : 10.1672/0277-5212(2002)022[0528:GOWAGW]2.0.CO

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

23

Surface Water Geochemistry and Chemical Weathering Across Panama  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A geochemical study of rivers and streams was undertaken across Panama during 2005-09, from the Lago Bayano area in the east to the Costa Rican border in the west. Low overall dissolved solute contents (TDS = 145±160 mg/L) suggest a short residence time for infiltrating precipitation in the weathering zone. Watershed lithology exerts the main control on riverine chemistry, with streams on marine sedimentary rocks having higher dissolved solids loads than those on igneous rocks, with the latter exhibiting the highest silica contents and increasing trends of total cations with increasing dissolved silica. This feature and the large degree of compositional overlap between large rivers and small tributary streams implies that chemical weathering of silicate materials in the soil zone is the predominant process determining the geochemistry of streams and rivers in this tropical environment. Silicate weathering rates (Casil+Mgsil+Na+K) range over more than an order in magnitude from 2.5 to 28.4 tons/km2/y, whilst \\{H4SiO4\\} yields range from 7.1 to 65 tons/km2/y. Basin-wide CO2 consumption yields by silicate weathering, calculated from total cation content (corrected for sea salt contribution), basin area and discharge, are high on a global basis.

Russell S. Harmon; W. Berry Lyons; Christopher B. Gardner; Steven T. Goldsmith; David T. Long; Helena Mitasova; Susan Welch; Kathy Welch

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

24

Demineralization of Saline Waters  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...application to saline-water conversion of the electrodialysis process than...Webster well water would danmage the electrodialysis memiibrane...stack. In the electrodialysis process, power...thus potable water, meeting health...

W. S. Gillam; J. W. McCutchan

1961-10-13T23:59:59.000Z

25

Avg.salinity(ppt) Femalecrabnumber  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

NERR quarterly for 11 time periods at 9 stations across a salinity gradient in the Ashpoo (green0 5 10 15 20 25 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 Avg.salinity(ppt) Femalecrabnumber > 25 ppt 15-25 ppt ppt Salinity 0 5 10 15 20 25 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 Avg.salinity(ppt) Malecrabnumber > 25 ppt 15

Childress, Michael J.

26

Mechanical properties and modeling of seal-forming lithologies  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Both rocksalt and shale lithologies are actively deformed in response to gravitational loads associated with deposition, and both form effective seals to petroleum and natural gas. Thus, the shapes of seal-forming units, and the nature of fractures and faults that may breach them depend upon either the mechanical properties of salt or those of shale, and the loading histories to which they have been subjected. The objectives of this research include the determination of the mechanical properties under controlled conditions of well-characterized shales, and the numerical modeling of rocksalt (and eventually shale) formations using laboratory-based rheologies. Progress has been made towards these goals over this project period, both in our experimental program on shale deformation and model development for the growth of salt diapirs. The mechanical anisotropy of an illite-bearing shale from Louisiana has been determined and related to the preferred orientation and distribution of clays. Its strength in the absence of pore fluids has been determined at confining pressures of up to 250 MPa and at high pressure we have investigated the effects of deformation rate and temperature. A numerical finite difference code has been developed to solve the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations and validated using a two- layer linear viscous model for which analytic solutions are available. Although the code has only been validated for the linear viscous case, it is capable of solving for highly nonlinear constitutive laws as well as solving for arbitrary interfaces between the salt and overburden.

Kronenberg, A.K.; Russell, J.E.; Carter, N.L.; Ibanez, W.; Mazariegos, R.

1992-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

27

Groundwater nutrient concentrations near an incised midwestern stream: effects of floodplain lithology and land management  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In Iowa, the majority of alluvial fill in valleys is Holocene in age collectively called the DeForest Formation (Bettis 1990; Bettis et al. 1992...). The formation is divided into four members based on lithologic...

Keith E. Schilling; Peter Jacobson

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

28

Nekton community change along estuarine salinity gradients: Can salinity zones be defined?  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Organisms tend to inhabit predictable portions of estuaries along salinity gradients between the ocean inlets (salinity > 35 psu) and the freshwater tributaries (salinity = 0). Previous studies have suggested ......

Marin F. D. Greenwood

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

29

Multiphase Sequestration Geochemistry: Model for Mineral Carbonation...  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

for Mineral Carbonation. Abstract: Carbonation of formation minerals converts low viscosity supercritical CO2 injected into deep saline reservoirs for geologic sequestration...

30

The Role of Geochemistry and Stress on Fracture Development and...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

The Role of Geochemistry and Stress on Fracture Development and Proppant Behavior in EGS Reservoirs Principal Investigator (Joseph Moore) Presenter Name (John McLennan)...

31

Crustal Geophysics and Geochemistry Science Center | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Science Center Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Web Site: Crustal Geophysics and Geochemistry Science Center Author USGS Published...

32

Salinity Gradient Energy at River Mouths  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Salinity Gradient Energy at River Mouths ... River mouths are potentially abundant locations for the exploitation of the clean and renewable salinity gradient energy (SGE) as here perpetually fresh water mixes with saline seawater. ...

Oscar Alvarez-Silva; Christian Winter; Andres F. Osorio

2014-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

33

Crops for a Salinized World  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...including Pakistan, India, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco...tolerate salinity require energy and therefore might...for animals, but also renewable energy (biofuel and biodiesel...traditional raw materials for energy production—oil...

Jelte Rozema; Timothy Flowers

2008-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

34

Compiled Multi-Lab Geochemistry Synoptic Survey (LANL, ORNL, LBNL), Barrow, Alaska; 2012  

DOE Data Explorer [Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)]

To assess the effects of microtopography and depth on ground water geochemistry in arctic polygonal terrain.

Brent Newman; Heather Throckmorton

35

Constraints on elastic parameters and implications for lithology on VTI media  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Energy considerations provide constraints on elastic stiffnesses in media exhibiting transverse isotropy with a vertical axis of symmetry. If the anisotropy is due to thin layers, additional constraints hold. The constraints can be used to provide insight into the mechanisms causing the anisotropy, which in turn gives information about the lithology. These ideas are illustrated by some examples of anisotropic sedimentary rocks and sediments from the literature.

Berge, P.A.

1995-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

36

Geothermal Exploration Using Surface Mercury Geochemistry | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Surface Mercury Geochemistry Surface Mercury Geochemistry Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Geothermal Exploration Using Surface Mercury Geochemistry Details Activities (5) Areas (3) Regions (0) Abstract: Shallow, soil-mercury surveys can be used effectively in exploration for geothermal resources. Soil-mercury data from six areas in Nevada, California and New Mexico are analyzed using contour maps, histogram and probability graphs. Plotting on probability graphs allows background and anomalous populations to be resolved even when considerable overlap between populations is present. As is shown in several examples, separate soil-mercury populations can be plausibly interpreted. Mercury data can significantly enhance the structural understanding of a prospect

37

Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry, and Ranging Mission  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

MESSENGER Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry, and Ranging Mission Frequently Asked Mercury's characteristics and environment during two complementary mission phases. The mission's primary goal is to increase our understanding of Mercury's density, geologic history, magnetic field, core

Mojzsis, Stephen J.

38

Surface Mercury Geochemistry As A Guide To Volcanic Vent Structure...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Geochemistry As A Guide To Volcanic Vent Structure And Zones Of High Heat Flow In The Valley Of Ten Thousand Smokes, Katmai National Park, Alaska Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI...

39

Advances In The Past 20 Years- Geochemistry In Geothermal Exploration  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Advances In The Past 20 Years- Geochemistry In Geothermal Exploration Advances In The Past 20 Years- Geochemistry In Geothermal Exploration Resource Evaluation And Reservoir Management Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Conference Paper: Advances In The Past 20 Years- Geochemistry In Geothermal Exploration Resource Evaluation And Reservoir Management Details Activities (8) Areas (2) Regions (0) Abstract: Most theoretical fundamentals of geothermal geochemistry were established by the mid-1980s, as were numerous practical applications of these fundamentals to geothermal resource evaluation and management. Since that time, these geeochmical tools have been refined to various degrees. Noted developments include: widespread use of high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC); advances in spectral analysis; new and refined

40

Salinity patterns in the Houston Ship Channel  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. There is an up- stream flow in both surface and bottom layers, with downstream flow at intermediate depths. The salinity pzofiles indicate a reduction in the salinity gradient near the surface in these conditions and, in fact, the occurrence of unstable.... There is an up- stream flow in both surface and bottom layers, with downstream flow at intermediate depths. The salinity pzofiles indicate a reduction in the salinity gradient near the surface in these conditions and, in fact, the occurrence of unstable...

Withers, Richard Ercelray

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


41

Computational Studies in Molecular Geochemistry and Biogeochemistry  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The ability to predict the transport and transformations of contaminants within the subsurface is critical for decisions on virtually every waste disposal option facing the Department of Energy (DOE), from remediation technologies such as in situ bioremediation to evaluations of the safety of nuclear waste repositories. With this fact in mind, the DOE has recently sponsored a series of workshops on the development of a Strategic Simulation Plan on applications of high perform-ance computing to national problems of significance to the DOE. One of the areas selected for application was in the area of subsurface transport and environmental chemistry. Within the SSP on subsurface transport and environmental chemistry several areas were identified where applications of high performance computing could potentially significantly advance our knowledge of contaminant fate and transport. Within each of these areas molecular level simulations were specifically identified as a key capability necessary for the development of a fundamental mechanistic understanding of complex biogeochemical processes. This effort consists of a series of specific molecular level simulations and program development in four key areas of geochemistry/biogeochemistry (i.e., aqueous hydrolysis, redox chemistry, mineral surface interactions, and microbial surface properties). By addressing these four differ-ent, but computationally related, areas it becomes possible to assemble a team of investigators with the necessary expertise in high performance computing, molecular simulation, and geochemistry/biogeochemistry to make significant progress in each area. The specific targeted geochemical/biogeochemical issues include: Microbial surface mediated processes: the effects of lipopolysacchardies present on gram-negative bacteria. Environmental redox chemistry: Dechlorination pathways of carbon tetrachloride and other polychlorinated compounds in the subsurface. Mineral surface interactions: Describing surfaces at multiple scales with realistic surface functional groups Aqueous Hydrolysis Reactions and Solvation of Highly Charged Species: Understanding the formation of polymerized species and ore formation under extreme (Hanford Vadose Zone and geothermo) conditions. By understanding on a fundamental basis these key issues, it is anticipated that the impacts of this research will be extendable to a wide range of biogeochemical issues. Taken in total such an effort truly represents a “Grand Challenge” in molecular geochemistry and biogeochemistry.

Felmy, Andrew R.; Bylaska, Eric J.; Dixon, David A.; Dupuis, Michel; Halley, James W.; Kawai, R.; Rosso, Kevin M.; Rustad, James R.; Smith, Paul E.; Straatsma, TP; Voth, Gregory A.; Weare, John H.; Yuen, David A.

2006-04-18T23:59:59.000Z

42

Salinity Control in Irrigation Agriculture.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

plus enough to keep salt leached to a satisfactory level . A heavy preplcmt irrigation may be desirable . Irrigate more often than necessary under non- saline conditions . Provide adequate drainage . The free water ta- ble should be at least 5... to 6 feet below the surface . Select crops tolerant to your salt conditions . Plant good seed under optimum moisture and temperature conditions . Fertilize to replace nutrients lost by leaching and to maintain adequate fertility . Use soil...

Longenecker, Donald E.; Lyerly, Paul J.

1962-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

43

Can seismic character identify lithologies associated with Bluell and Sherwood shorelines and shoals  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Several new oil fields have been discovered in the Bluell and Sherwood members of the Mission Canyon Formation, reviving the Mississippian shoreline play in the eastern Williston basin. During periodic regressions, carbonates and evaporites were deposited along the shoreline of a shallow sea. Embayments in the shoreline created traps that contain 3 - 8 million bbl of oil. Carbonate shoals developed offshore. Surrounded by impermeable carbonate mud, they trap 1 - 3 million bbl of oil. The ability of seismic character to distinguish lithologies associated with shorelines and shoals was investigated using sonic logs, models, and seismic data. Shorelines: The gross thickness of the Bluell zone can range between 40 and 70 ft, the Sherwood zone between 35 and 80 ft. Changing thicknesses on geologic models had a distinct effect on seismic character. Also, seismic character varied in response to changing stratigraphy above, within, and below the Bluell and Sherwood zones. Carbonate and anhydrite bulk densities and velocities differ by about 10%. Modeling this difference demonstrated a minimal change in seismic character. Seismic character cannot delineate the shoreline transition from carbonate to anhydrite. Other stratigraphic variations alter seismic character more than this lithologic change. Shoals: Velocity and density variations between shoal carbonates and intershoal mud can differ by 30%. Sonic log seismograms and seismic data show a distinct character change between these lithologies. Seismic character can be used to delineate carbonate shoals and mud. However, the shoal/mud character change can be modified by the seismic response to other stratigraphic variations. Calibration with nearby wells can reduce interpretational uncertainty.

Johnson, E.H. (Balcron Oil, Billings, MT (United States))

1991-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

44

Geochemistry of the Yegua Aquifer system and its relation to microbial processes  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Two sediment cores (NP-I and NP-3) were taken from the Yegua formation in East-central Texas and analyzed for sedimentology, geochemistry, and microbiology to assess the relationship between geochemistry and microbial processes. Both cows suggest a...

Schlichenmeyer, Jeannette Leone

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

45

Chemie der Erde 67 (2007) 151174 Petrology, geochemistry and zircon age for redwitzite at Abertamy,  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Chemie der Erde 67 (2007) 151­174 Petrology, geochemistry and zircon age for redwitzite at Abertamy

Siebel, Wolfgang

46

Lithology determination from well logs with fuzzy associative memory neural network  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

An artificial intelligence technique of fuzzy associative memory is used to determine rock types from well-log signatures. Fuzzy associative memory (FAM) is a hybrid of neutral network and fuzzy expert system. This new approach combines the learning ability of neural network and the strengths of fuzzy linguistic modeling to adaptively infer lithologies from well-log signatures based on (1) the relationships between the lithology and log signature that the neural network have learned during the training and/or (2) geologist`s knowledge about the rocks. The method is applied to a sequence of the Ordovician rock units in northern Kansas. This paper also compares the performances of two different methods, using the same data set for meaningful comparison. The advantages of FAM are (1) expert knowledge acquired by geologists is fully utilized; (2) this knowledge is augmented by the neural network learning from the data, when available; and (3) FAM is transparent in that the knowledge is explicitly stated in the fuzzy rules.

Chang, H.C.; Chen, H.C.; Fang, J.H. [Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL (United States)

1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

47

INVESTIGATIONS ON THE USE OF ANODIC STRIPPING VOLTAMMETRY FOR THE ANALYSES OF LEAD IN SALINE ENVIRONMENTS  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

brines, and volcanic outgassing (Handbook of Geochemistry, 1974, p.82-I-l): (c) industrial contamination

Case, Charles W.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

48

Salinity Control in Irrigation Agriculture.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

management pra TEST - DON'T GUESS. : .: Apply water uniformly by using a properly designed irrigation system and by leveling where necc Apply enough water for the crop plus enough to keep salt leached to a satisfactory level. A preplant irrigation may... be desirable. Irrigate more often than necessary under non-saline conditions. Provide adequate drainage. The free water table should be at least 5 to 6 feet below the SI Select crops tolerant to your salt conditions. Plant good seed under optimum moisture...

Longenecker, Donald E.; Lyerly, Paul J.

1957-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

49

Seismicity And Fluid Geochemistry At Lassen Volcanic National Park,  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Seismicity And Fluid Geochemistry At Lassen Volcanic National Park, Seismicity And Fluid Geochemistry At Lassen Volcanic National Park, California- Evidence For Two Circulation Cells In The Hydrothermal System Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Seismicity And Fluid Geochemistry At Lassen Volcanic National Park, California- Evidence For Two Circulation Cells In The Hydrothermal System Details Activities (7) Areas (2) Regions (0) Abstract: Seismic analysis and geochemical interpretations provide evidence that two separate hydrothermal cells circulate within the greater Lassen hydrothermal system. One cell originates south to SW of Lassen Peak and within the Brokeoff Volcano depression where it forms a reservoir of hot fluid (235-270°C) that boils to feed steam to the high-temperature

50

Geology, Water Geochemistry And Geothermal Potential Of The Jemez Springs  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Page Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Geology, Water Geochemistry And Geothermal Potential Of The Jemez Springs Area, Canon De San Diego, New Mexico Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Geology, Water Geochemistry And Geothermal Potential Of The Jemez Springs Area, Canon De San Diego, New Mexico Details Activities (5) Areas (2) Regions (0) Abstract: Studies of the geology, geochemistry of thermal waters, and of one exploratory geothermal well show that two related hot spring systems discharge in Canon de San Diego at Soda Dam (48°C) and Jemez Springs (72°C). The hot springs discharge from separate strands of the Jemez fault zone which trends northeastward towards the center of Valles Caldera. Exploration drilling to Precambrian basement beneath Jemez Springs

51

Noble Gas Geochemistry In Thermal Springs | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Geochemistry In Thermal Springs Geochemistry In Thermal Springs Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Noble Gas Geochemistry In Thermal Springs Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: The composition of noble gases in both gas and water samples collected from Horseshoe Spring, Yellowstone National Park, was found to be depth dependent. The deeper the sample collection within the spring, the greater the enrichment in Kr, Xe, radiogenic 4He, and 40Ar and the greater the depletion in Ne relative to 36Ar. The compositional variations are consistent with multi-component mixing. The dominant component consists of dissolved atmospheric gases acquired by the pool at the surface in contact with air. This component is mixed in varying degree with two other

52

Geochemistry of Magnesium Silicate Carbonation in an Aqueous Medium  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Geochemistry of Magnesium Silicate Geochemistry of Magnesium Silicate Carbonation in an Aqueous Medium (Carbon Mineralization) Jon Benner, Deb Bergfeld, Dave Bish, Darrin Byler, Bill Carey, Steve Chipera, George Guthrie, Klaus Lackner, Hans Ziock Hydrology, Geochemistry, Geology Group Los Alamos National Laboratory LA-UR-01-4206 Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited George Guthrie gguthrie@lanl.gov 505-665-6340 Mineral Carbonation: Conversion of CO 2 into Carbonates * alkali carbonates too soluble * alkaline earth carbonates ideal sources: Ca-silicates (feldspar) Mg-silicates (olivine, serpentine, clays) Mg 2+ + CO 3 2- => MgCO 3 Mg 2 SiO 4 + 4H + => 2Mg 2+ + SiO 2(aq) Ultramafic rocks are an abundant Mg source (~0.2 km) 3 serpentine / GW-yr Challenges for Mineral-Carbonation

53

Geochemistry Of The Lake City Geothermal System, California, Usa | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Geochemistry Of The Lake City Geothermal System, California, Usa Geochemistry Of The Lake City Geothermal System, California, Usa Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Conference Paper: Geochemistry Of The Lake City Geothermal System, California, Usa Details Activities (2) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Lake City hot springs and geothermal wells chemically fall into a narrow compositional group. This indicates that, with the exception of a few hot springs, mixing with shallow cold ground waters does not have a significant influence on the chemistry of the hot springs. Narrow ranges in plots of F, B and Li versus Cl, and _D to _18O values indicate minimal mixing. Because of this, the compositions of the natural hot spring waters are fairly representative of the parent geothermal water. The average

54

Isotope Geochemistry Of Minerals And Fluids From Newberry Volcano, Oregon |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Isotope Geochemistry Of Minerals And Fluids From Newberry Volcano, Oregon Isotope Geochemistry Of Minerals And Fluids From Newberry Volcano, Oregon Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Isotope Geochemistry Of Minerals And Fluids From Newberry Volcano, Oregon Details Activities (2) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Isotopic compositions were determined for hydrothermal quartz, calcite, and siderite from core samples of the Newberry 2 drill hole, Oregon. The Δ15O values for these minerals decrease with increasing temperatures. The values indicate that these hydrothermal minerals precipitated in isotopic equilibrium with water currently present in the reservoirs. The Δ18O values of quartz and calcite from the andesite and basalt flows (700-932 m) have isotopic values which require that the equilibrated water Δ18O values increase slightly (- 11.3 to -9.2‰) with

55

Geothermal investigations in Idaho. Part 1. Geochemistry and geologic  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

investigations in Idaho. Part 1. Geochemistry and geologic investigations in Idaho. Part 1. Geochemistry and geologic setting of selected thermal waters Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Report: Geothermal investigations in Idaho. Part 1. Geochemistry and geologic setting of selected thermal waters Details Activities (2) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: At least 380 hot springs and wells are known to occur throughout the central and southern parts of Idaho. One hundred twenty-four of these were inventoried as a part of the study reported on herein. At the spring vents and wells visited, the thermal waters flow from rocks ranging in age from Precambrian to Holocene and from a wide range of rock types-igneous, metamorphic, and both consolidated and unconsolidated sediments. Twenty-eight of the sites visited occur on or near fault zones while a

56

Exploration geochemistry: The Los Alamos experience  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Los Alamos National Laboratory became actively involved in geochemical exploration in 1975 by conducting a reconnaissance-scale exploration program for uranium as part of the National Uranium Resource Evaluation program. Initially, only uranium and thorium were analyzed. By 1979 Los Alamos was analyzing a multielement suite. The data were presented in histograms and as black and white concentration plots for uranium and thorium only. Data for the remaining elements were presented as hard copy data listings in an appendix to the report. In 1983 Los Alamos began using exploration geochemistry for the purpose of finding economic mineral deposits to help stimulate the economies of underdeveloped countries. Stream-sediment samples were collected on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia and a geochemical atlas of that island was produced. The data were statistically smoothed and presented as computer-generated color plots of each element of the multielement suite. Studies for the US Bureau of Land Management in 1984 consisted of development of techniques for the integration of several large data sets, which could then be used for computer-assisted mineral resource assessments. A supervised classification technique was developed which compares the attributes of grid cells containing mines or mineral occurrences with attributes of unclassified cells not known to contain mines or occurrences. Color maps indicate how closely unclassified cells match in attributes the cells with mines or occurrences. 20 refs., 1 fig., 1 tab.

Maassen, L.W.; Bolivar, S.L.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

57

Reservoir geochemistry: A link between reservoir geology and engineering?  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Geochemistry provides a natural, but poorly exploited, link between reservoir geology and engineering. The authors summarize some current applications of geochemistry to reservoir description and stress that, because of their strong interactions with mineral surfaces and water, nitrogen and oxygen compounds in petroleum may exert an important influence on the pressure/volume/temperature (PVT) properties of petroleum, viscosity and wettability. The distribution of these compounds in reservoirs is heterogeneous on a submeter scale and is partly controlled by variations in reservoir quality. The implied variations in petroleum properties and wettability may account for some of the errors in reservoir simulations.

Larter, S.R.; Aplin, A.C.; Chen, M.; Taylor, P.N. [Univ. of Newcastle (Australia); Corbett, P.W.M.; Ementon, N. [Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh (United Kingdom)

1997-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

58

Water Salination: A Source of Energy  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...temperature releases free energy. Salination power...1010 watts. The energy flux available for...osmotic salination converter could possibly operate...efficiency. This energy source is renewable...of tidal, geo-thermal, wind, and hydroelectric...nonequilibrium state of the oceans (2) have been proposed...

Richard S. Norman

1974-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

59

Property:SalinityAverage | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

SalinityAverage SalinityAverage Jump to: navigation, search Property Name SalinityAverage Property Type Number Description Mean average of the low and high end measurements of the salinity [ppm] of the fluid. This is a property of type Page. Subproperties This property has the following 1 subproperty: C Coso Geothermal Area Pages using the property "SalinityAverage" Showing 19 pages using this property. A Amedee Geothermal Area + 975 + B Beowawe Hot Springs Geothermal Area + 700 + Blue Mountain Geothermal Area + 4300 + Brady Hot Springs Geothermal Area + 3500 + C Chena Geothermal Area + 325 + D Desert Peak Geothermal Area + 6700 + Dixie Valley Geothermal Area + 2295 + E East Mesa Geothermal Area + 3750 + G Geysers Geothermal Area + 217 + K Kilauea East Rift Geothermal Area + 18750 +

60

Reconstructing Past Ocean Salinity ((delta)18Owater)  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Temperature and salinity are two of the key properties of ocean water masses. The distribution of these two independent but related characteristics reflects the interplay of incoming solar radiation (insolation) and the uneven distribution of heat loss and gain by the ocean, with that of precipitation, evaporation, and the freezing and melting of ice. Temperature and salinity to a large extent, determine the density of a parcel of water. Small differences in temperature and salinity can increase or decrease the density of a water parcel, which can lead to convection. Once removed from the surface of the ocean where 'local' changes in temperature and salinity can occur, the water parcel retains its distinct relationship between (potential) temperature and salinity. We can take advantage of this 'conservative' behavior where changes only occur as a result of mixing processes, to track the movement of water in the deep ocean (Figure 1). The distribution of density in the ocean is directly related to horizontal pressure gradients and thus (geostrophic) ocean currents. During the Quaternary when we have had systematic growth and decay of large land based ice sheets, salinity has had to change. A quick scaling argument following that of Broecker and Peng [1982] is: the modern ocean has a mean salinity of 34.7 psu and is on average 3500m deep. During glacial maxima sea level was on the order of {approx}120m lower than present. Simply scaling the loss of freshwater (3-4%) requires an average increase in salinity a similar percentage or to {approx}35.9psu. Because much of the deep ocean is of similar temperature, small changes in salinity have a large impact on density, yielding a potentially different distribution of water masses and control of the density driven (thermohaline) ocean circulation. It is partly for this reason that reconstructions of past salinity are of interest to paleoceanographers.

Guilderson, T P; Pak, D K

2005-11-23T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


61

COAL QUALITY AND GEOCHEMISTRY, GREATER GREEN RIVER BASIN, WYOMING  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Chapter GQ COAL QUALITY AND GEOCHEMISTRY, GREATER GREEN RIVER BASIN, WYOMING By G.D. Stricker and M coal beds and zones in the Northern RockyMountains and Great Plains region, U.S. Geological Survey of selected Tertiary coal beds and zones in the Northern Rocky Mountains and Great Plains region, U

62

COAL QUALITY AND GEOCHEMISTRY, WILLISTON BASIN, NORTH DAKOTA  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Chapter WQ COAL QUALITY AND GEOCHEMISTRY, WILLISTON BASIN, NORTH DAKOTA By G.D. Stricker and M coal beds and zones in the Northern RockyMountains and Great Plains region, U.S. Geological Survey of selected Tertiary coal beds and zones in the Northern Rocky Mountains and Great Plains region, U

63

COAL QUALITY AND GEOCHEMISTRY, HANNA AND CARBON BASINS, WYOMING  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Chapter HQ COAL QUALITY AND GEOCHEMISTRY, HANNA AND CARBON BASINS, WYOMING By G.D. Stricker and M coal beds and zones in the Northern RockyMountains and Great Plains region, U.S. Geological Survey of selected Tertiary coal beds and zones in the Northern Rocky Mountains and Great Plains region, U

64

Salinity Variations in the Southern California Current* NIKLAS SCHNEIDER  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

advection of the mean salinity gradient accumulates along the mean south- ward trajectory alongSalinity Variations in the Southern California Current* NIKLAS SCHNEIDER International Pacific and salinity variations have very different interannual variability. Temperature varies within and above

Wang, Yuqing

65

Chapter 5 Salinity Gradient Energy  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

There exists a huge potential for the generation of energy from the mixing of saltwater and freshwater. The potential is 2.6 TW, which is more than the global electricity consumption (2.0 TW). Two membrane-based technologies exist to convert this potentially available energy into useful power: pressure-retarded osmosis (PRO) and reverse electrodialysis (RED). In PRO, water is transported through a semipermeable membrane from the less concentrated solution toward the concentrated salt solution to generate power. In RED, salt ions are transported from the concentrated salt solution through ion exchange membranes toward the less concentrated solution to extract the energy. Both technologies were developed in the 1970s and 1980s and both regained interest lately due to recent developments in membrane technology and the need for sustainable energy processes. This chapter describes the potential of salinity gradient energy of both processes in detail, and an overview of the relevant literature on both technologies is presented. Furthermore, it summarizes the recent developments, pilot testing, scale-up, and future expectations of both technologies.

Kitty Nijmeijer; Sybrand Metz

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

66

On observing acoustic backscattering from salinity turbulence  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

It has been hypothesized that at sufficiently high levels of oceanic salinity turbulence it should be possible to observe acoustic backscattering. However there have been limited in situmeasurements to confirm this hypothesis. Using an autonomous underwater vehicle equipped with upward and downward looking 1.2 MHz acoustic Doppler current profilers and with turbulence and fine scale sensors measurements were performed in a region of intense turbulence and a strong salinity gradient. The approach taken was to correlate variations in the backscattered acoustic intensity I with a theoretical acoustic backscattering cross section per volume for salinity turbulence ? s to obtain an estimated scattering cross section per volume ? e . Results indicated that of order 50% of the observed region was characterized by salinity turbulence induced backscattering.

Louis Goodman; Marcos M. Sastre-Córdova

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

67

Salinity Gradient Power: Utilizing Vapor Pressure Differences  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...high cost, degradation, polariza-tion, and solution pretreatment require-ments. In principle, however, most desa-lination schemes that are reversible are capable of producing power in salina-tion. The scheme we report here does not require...

MARK OLSSON; GERALD L. WICK; JOHN D. ISAACS

1979-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

68

Is Salinity Variability a Benthic Disturbance?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

include: salinity, pH, dissolved oxygen, temperature, conductivity, oxidation-reduction potential, and depth (Monatgna and Kalke 1992, 1995). Measurements were collected both at depth (0.1 m above bay bottom) and at the surface using a sonde... IS SALINITY VARIABILITY A BENTHIC DISTURBANCE? A Thesis by AMANDA D. VAN DIGGELEN Submitted to the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies of Texas A&M University and the Graduate Faculty of The Texas A&M University – Corpus...

Van Diggelen, Amanda

2014-05-07T23:59:59.000Z

69

Treating nahcolite containing formations and saline zones  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A method for treating a nahcolite containing subsurface formation includes removing water from a saline zone in or near the formation. The removed water is heated using a steam and electricity cogeneration facility. The heated water is provided to the nahcolite containing formation. A fluid is produced from the nahcolite containing formation. The fluid includes at least some dissolved nahcolite. At least some of the fluid is provided to the saline zone.

Vinegar, Harold J

2013-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

70

Intergrating Magnetotellurics, Soil Gas Geochemistry and Structural Analysis to Identify Hidden, High Enthalpy, Extensional Geothermal Systems  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Intergrating Magnetotellurics, Soil Gas Geochemistry and Structural Analysis to Identify Hidden, High Enthalpy, Extensional Geothermal Systems presentation at the April 2013 peer review meeting held in Denver, Colorado.

71

Salinity Trends, Variability, and Control in the Northern Reach of the San Francisco Estuary  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1977). The estuarine salinity gradient is generally steepestshear dispersion of salinity gradients (Simenstad and others

Enright, Christopher; Culberson, Steven D.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

72

Lithologic and structural controls of limestone-hosted Pb-Zn-Ag mineralization in Chihuahua, Mexico  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The state of Chihuahua contains some of the most important limestone-hosted ore deposits in Mexico. The best example are Santa Eulalia and Naica which together have produced 53 million tons or ore averaging 7.7% Pb, 6.4% Zn, and 280 g/ton Ag. These deposits occur as mantos and chimneys often accompanied by calc-silicates. Among the most critical questions in this type of deposit is the control that the limestone-host exerts on the mineralizing process. Here the authors present the first detailed data on the stratigraphic and lithologic character of the limestone-hosts at Naica and Santa Eulalia. All ore at Naica and Santa Eulalia is hosted by micrites, biomicrites and biosparites indicative of generally quiet marine deposition. The authors work suggests that the western edge of the this trough might be a low angle, east dipping ramp which extends below the Sierra Madre Occidental. The primary permeability of the limestone that hosts Naica and Santa Eulalia is in the micro to nanodarcy range. The effective permeability has been augmented by 3 or 4 stages of micro-fracturing. Most of the ore is controlled by these fractures and by felsic dikes, which in cases are mostly endoskarn. Stylolites also appear to have exerted a control on the mineralizing process. Numerous instances of alteration and recrystallization confined to one side of a horizontal stylolite have been noted. At Santa Eulalia, horizontal stylolites have controlled the emplacement of massive sulfide mantos, suggesting that the mineralizing process was rather passive.

Lofquist, D.J.; Ruiz, J.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

73

Sedimentary basin geochemistry and fluid/rock interactions workshop  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Fundamental research related to organic geochemistry, fluid-rock interactions, and the processes by which fluids migrate through basins has long been a part of the U.S. Department of Energy Geosciences program. Objectives of this program were to emphasize those principles and processes which would be applicable to a wide range of problems associated with petroleum discovery, occurrence and extraction, waste disposal of all kinds, and environmental management. To gain a better understanding of the progress being made in understanding basinal fluids, their geochemistry and movement, and related research, and to enhance communication and interaction between principal investigators and DOE and other Federal program managers interested in this topic, this workshop was organized by the School of Geology and Geophysics and held in Norman, Oklahoma in November, 1991.

NONE

1991-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

74

Bioaccumulation of Perfluorochemicals in Pacific Oyster under Different Salinity Gradients  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Bioaccumulation of Perfluorochemicals in Pacific Oyster under Different Salinity Gradients ... Where Kdsw and Kd0 represent the distribution coefficients in saline and pure water, respectively, S is salinity and kads is a constant for sorption salting constant (?kads = 0.0352?). ... Based on the fact that biotransformation of PFCs is negligible (35), the faster depuration rate for PFCs at higher salinities is attributable to increases in the uptake volume of water associated with increased salinity. ...

Junho Jeon; Kurunthachalam Kannan; Han Kyu Lim; Hyo Bang Moon; Jin Sung Ra; Sang Don Kim

2010-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

75

Carbon geochemistry of serpentinites in the Lost City Hydrothermal System (30N, MAR)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Carbon geochemistry of serpentinites in the Lost City Hydrothermal System (30°N, MAR) Ade May 2008 Abstract The carbon geochemistry of serpentinized peridotites and gabbroic rocks recovered at the Lost City Hydrothermal Field (LCHF) and drilled at IODP Hole 1309D at the central dome of the Atlantis

Gilli, Adrian

76

Comparative characteristics of the lithological composition of the incised valley filland host sediments of the Vikulovo Formation, Kamenny area, West Siberia  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Comparative characteristics of the lithological composition of estuarine incised valley fill, as well as the enclosing and...1, VK2, and VK3...), in the productive part of the Vikulovo Formation (upper Aptian), K...

A. L. Medvedev; A. Yu. Lopatin; Yu. V. Masalkin

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

77

Property:SalinityLow | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Property Property Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Property:SalinityLow Jump to: navigation, search Property Name SalinityLow Property Type Number Description Describes lower end measurements of salinity [ppm] of the geothermal fluid. This is a property of type Page. Subproperties This property has the following 17 subproperties: B Beowawe Hot Springs Geothermal Area Blue Mountain Geothermal Area Brady Hot Springs Geothermal Area C Chena Geothermal Area Coso Geothermal Area D Desert Peak Geothermal Area D cont. Dixie Valley Geothermal Area E East Mesa Geothermal Area G Geysers Geothermal Area K Kilauea East Rift Geothermal Area L Lightning Dock Geothermal Area R Raft River Geothermal Area Roosevelt Hot Springs Geothermal Area S Salt Wells Geothermal Area Salton Sea Geothermal Area

78

Micropaleontologic and lithologic characteristics of the contact between the Midway and Wilcox groups of central Milam and southeastern Falls counties, Texas  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

NICROPALEONTOLOGIC A?D LITHOLOGIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE COETACT BETWEEH THE MIDWAY ARD WILCOI GROUPS OF CENTRAL MILAN AED SOUTHEASTERE FALLS COUETIES ~ TEEAS A Thesis By Superb Poobrasert Submitted to the Graduate School... of the Agricultural and Neohanioal College of Texas in partial flQflllment of the requireaents for the degree of MASTER OF SCIEWCE May, 1961 Ma)or Sub]ect& Geology MICBOPALEONTOLOGIC AND LITHOLOGIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CONTACT BETWEEN THE MIDWAY AND WILCOX...

Poobrasert, Suparb

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

79

Water geochemistry study of Indian Wells Valley, Inyo and Kern Counties,  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

geochemistry study of Indian Wells Valley, Inyo and Kern Counties, geochemistry study of Indian Wells Valley, Inyo and Kern Counties, California. Supplement. Isotope geochemistry and Appendix H. Final report Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Report: Water geochemistry study of Indian Wells Valley, Inyo and Kern Counties, California. Supplement. Isotope geochemistry and Appendix H. Final report Details Activities (4) Areas (4) Regions (0) Abstract: Hydrogen and oxygen isotope data on waters of Indian Wells Valley, the Sierra, Rose Valley, and Coso thermal and nonthermal waters were studied. The isotope ratios of Sierran waters are a function of latitude with both ratios becoming depleted in the heavier isotopes from south to north. Assuming that groundwater recharge is from the Sierra, recharge areas for the various groundwater types can be designated.

80

Sampling Irrigated Soils for Salinity Appraisal.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

per meter (dSm-1)1 (MIyamoto et al. 1986b). In these examples, the salinity of the surface layer was approximately equal to that of irrigation waters; then it increased almost linearly with depth. 1 A unitofdSm-1 is equal to the conventional... distribution of soil salinity mea sured in 1981, 1982, and 1983 in two sections of pecan orchards basin-irrigated with waters of 1.1 and 4.3 dSm-1 (equal to mmho/cm). Both sections consisted of Saneli silty clay loam (Vertic Torrijluvents). The standard...

Miyamoto, S.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


81

Fallout Plutonium in an Alkaline, Saline Lake  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Mono Lake, a natural closed-basin (3) alkaline, saline lake...3 pCi/m3), and New York Bight (-0.7 pCi/m3) are much...volcanic debris that fills the basin to a depth of 1000 m. Mono...Water is lost from a closed basin lake only by evaporation and...

H. J. SIMPSON; R. M. TRIER; C. R. OLSEN; D. E. HAMMOND; A. EGE; L. MILLER; J. M. MELACK

1980-03-07T23:59:59.000Z

82

Lepidium latifolium reproductive potential and seed dispersal along salinity and moisture gradients  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Preserve where the salinity gradient was narrow. Conversely,production along the salinity gradient between the freshdispersal along salinity and moisture gradients Samuel P.

Leininger, Samuel P.; Foin, Theodore C.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

83

Flow Convergence Caused by a Salinity Minimum in a Tidal Channel  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

circulation when the salinity gradient is in one directionthat the longitudinal salinity gradient at slack-after-floodand thus creates a salinity gradient that contin- uously

Warner, John C.; Schoellhamer, David H.; Burau, Jon R.; Schladow, S. Geoffrey

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

84

A Tree-Ring Reconstruction of the Salinity Gradient in the Northern Estuary of San Francisco Bay  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Ring Reconstruction of the Salinity Gradient in the Northernof the seasonal salinity gradient, or low salinity zone (the longitudinal salinity gradient in the northern estuary (

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

85

Salinity tolerance and avoidance in juvenile paddlefish, Polyodon spathula  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

tank was used to obtain data on salinity avoidance behavior. Bioassays of high-salinity tolerance indicated 24-h and 96-h lethal limits near 10 and 8 ppt, respectively, whether the fish had been acclimated to freshwater or water with 5-ppt salinity...

Vignali, Carl R

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

86

Energy Conversion from Salinity Gradients by Forward Osmosis–Electrokinetics  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Energy Conversion from Salinity Gradients by Forward Osmosis–Electrokinetics ... Through the use of a salinity gradient, a suction force is created to induce a hydrodynamic flow in the FO submodule based on the principle of FO. ... Kiviat, F. E.Energy Recovery from Saline Water by Means of Electrochemical Cells Science 1976, 194, 719– 720 ...

Yanmei Jiao; Chun Yang; Yuejun Kang

2014-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

87

Batteries for Efficient Energy Extraction from a Water Salinity Difference  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Salinity-gradient power; mixing entropy; sodium intercalation; energy harvesting ... The entropic energy created by the difference in water salinities is normally dissipated when river water flows into the sea. ... Pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) and reverse electrodialysis (RED) are emerging membrane-based technologies that can convert chemical energy in salinity gradients to useful work. ...

Fabio La Mantia; Mauro Pasta; Heather D. Deshazer; Bruce E. Logan; Yi Cui

2011-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

88

Surface temperature and salinity variations between Tasmania and Antarctica, 19931999  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and salinity of a fluid parcel. There is a marked surface density gradient across the ACC, with temperaturesSurface temperature and salinity variations between Tasmania and Antarctica, 1993­1999 Alexis 2002. [1] Continuous surface temperature and salinity measurements have been collected onboard a supply

89

Spatial characteristic of coal geochemistry: Some methodological considerations  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Identification and analysis of spatial patterns in coal geochemistry have important implications in coal science, notably for coal quality prediction, resource evaluation, and for interpretation of geological controls on coal geochemistry. Contour maps of elemental concentration for coal deposits may be reconstructed from raw data by using one of a number of interpolation methods commonly used within the earth sciences. Within a Geographic Information System (GIS), these surfaces may then be analyzed, and be integrated or compared with the distribution surfaces of other attributes such as coal petrography, seam thickness or mineralogy. The exact shape of the reconstructed geochemical contour map will vary depending on the method of interpolation selected and how the researcher chooses to divide data into classes by selection of class intervals. This paper and the associated poster presentation examine the range of output which may result when some of these methodological parameters are varied. Guidelines for selection of interpolation methodologies and data classification are suggested. A data set consisting of 14 coal samples from the Bullmoose mine area in northeastern British Columbia, Canada is used to illustrate the difference in coal geochemical surface reconstruction when using different interpolation techniques and class intervals.

Flier-Keller, E. Van Der; Bartier, P.; Keller, C.P. [Univ. of Victoria, British Columbia (Canada)

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

90

Project Work Plan Chromium Vadose Zone Characterization and Geochemistry  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The major objectives of the proposed study are to 1) determine the leaching characteristics of Cr(VI) from contaminated sediments collected from 100 area spill sites, 2) elucidate possible Cr(VI) mineral and/or chemical associations that may be responsible for Cr(VI) retention in the Hanford site 100 areas through the use of i) macroscopic solubility studies and ii) microscale characterization of contaminated sediments, and 3) from these data construct a conceptual model of Cr(VI) geochemistry in the Hanford 100 area vadose zone. These objectives are based on locating and obtaining contaminated sediment with depth and at varying Cr(VI) concentrations as we hypothesize that mineral/chemical-Cr(VI) associations should be related to the total Cr concentration and other master geochemical variables (e.g., pH, counter-cation type and concentration, and water content). In addressing these objectives, additional benefits accrued will be (1) a fuller understanding of Cr(VI) entrained in the vadose zone that will that can be utilized in modeling potential Cr(VI) source terms, and 2) accelerating the Columbia River 100 area corridor cleanup by developing remedial action based on a fundamental understanding of Cr(VI) vadose zone geochemistry.

Ainsworth, Calvin C.

2006-05-23T23:59:59.000Z

91

Saline, Michigan: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Saline, Michigan: Energy Resources Saline, Michigan: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 42.1667072°, -83.7816075° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":42.1667072,"lon":-83.7816075,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

92

Effect of salinity on methylation of mercury  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Monomethyl and dimethylmercury are potent neurotoxins subject to biomagnification in food webs. This fact was tragically demonstrated by the Minamata and Niigata poisoning incidents in Japan in which 168 persons who ate seafood from mercury polluted waters were poisoned, 52 fatally. Shortly after these two incidents, work conducted in freshwater environments demonstrated the microbial conversion of inorganic and phenylmercury compounds to mono- and di-methylmercury. Consideration of some fragmentary evidence from the literature, however, indicates that the rate and the significance of microbial methylation of mercury in freshwater and saltwater environments may not be the same. A demonstrated relationship between mercury methylation rates and water salinity would greatly influence our thinking about mercury pollution effects in marine versus freshwater environments. Since we were unable to locate published reports on this subject, we are investigating the influence of salinity on the rate of mercury methylation in an estuarine sediment.

Blum, J.E.; Bartha, R.

1980-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

93

Salinity Tolerances and Biomarkers of Salt Stress in Longfin and Delta Smelt  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

habitat based on salinity gradients, little is presentlyorder to move through salinity gradients. They were able to

Kammerer, Brittany

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

94

Geochemistry, toxicity, and sorption properties of contaminated sediments and pore waters  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Geochemistry, toxicity, and sorption properties of contaminated sediments and pore waters from two chemistry, sorption properties, and toxicity were determined on several samples. Metal concentrations and desorption experiments for Cu, Zn, and Cd on composite sediment samples demonstrated typical sorption

95

Interactions between mantle plumes and mid-ocean ridges : constraints from geophysics, geochemistry, and geodynamical modeling  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis studies interactions between mid-ocean ridges and mantle plumes using geophysics, geochemistry, and geodynamical modeling. Chapter 1 investigates the effects of the Marion and Bouvet hotspots on the ultra-slow ...

Georgen, Jennifer E

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

96

The distribution and geochemistry of iridium in river suspended material and marine sediments  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

THE DISTRIBUTION AND GEOCHEMISTRY OF IRIDIUM IN RIVER SUSPENDED MATERIAL AND MARINE SEDIMENTS A Thesis by FREDERICK DONALD FENNER Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas ASM University in partial fulfillment of the requirement... for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1983 Ma j or Sub j ect: Oceanography THE DISTRIBUTION AND GEOCHEMISTRY OF IRIDIUM IN RIVER SUSPENDED MATERIAL AND MARINE SEDIMENTS A Thesis by FREDERICK DONALD FENNER Approved as to style and content by: (Chai man...

Fenner, Frederick Donald

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

97

The quantitative influence of salinity on the apparent resistivity on a physical model upon salination  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The excessive exploitation of groundwater aquifers leads to water table drawdown, and subsequently to the contamination of these aquifers by the intrusion of sea water or other hazardous sources. This worldwide environmental problem is becoming increasingly critical in coastal agricultural areas, where the fine grained materials develop a thick fringe zone. By evapo-transpiration the moisture of this zone pumps up the salt in the dry season, which cannot be efficiently washed away in the wet season. The current study investigates the possibility of an early detection of salination, through systematic observation of electrical resistivity in selected positions with fixed electrode arrays. A direct current electrical profiling system of Wenner configuration was tested in the laboratory using a physical model. The model was constructed of wood and plastic tilled with saturated sand and having a constant water flow of 1.6 l/mn. The model size is 148 by 85 cm for lateral dimensions and 25 cm of sand thickness, with a total porosity of 360%. Upon salination the salt was increasingly added to the system to reach a concentration of 32 g/l. Upon desalination salt water was replaced by fresh water to dilute the water in the system to a concentration of 0.25 g/l. The results show that the relationship between salinity and electrical resistivity is inversely proportional and characterized by linear logarithmic function; the velocity of water flow calculated by abrupt resistivity changes is lower than the hydraulic velocity; the resistivity values for low salinity upon desalination are much different (smaller) than those upon salination of equivalent salt concentrations: the relative change of resistivity upon salination and desalination involves almost equally all features of the tank that have distinctive resistivity values.

Khair, K. [American Univ. of Beirut (Lebanon); Skokan, C. [Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO (United States)

1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

98

On the Geochemistry of Venice Lagoon Sediments. Scripps Institution of Oceanography SEDiment Research Program – SIOSED. A Background Report  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

profiles of wet marine sediments. Geochemistry, Geophysics,2006). New techniques in sediment core analysis. Geol.Soc.1997). Metal fluxes to the sediments of the northern Venice

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

99

Geochemistry And Geothermometry Of Spring Water From The Blackfoot  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Geothermometry Of Spring Water From The Blackfoot Geothermometry Of Spring Water From The Blackfoot Reservoir Region, Southeastern Idaho Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Geochemistry And Geothermometry Of Spring Water From The Blackfoot Reservoir Region, Southeastern Idaho Details Activities (3) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: The Blackfoot Reservoir region in southeastern Idaho is recognized as a potential geothermal area because of the presence of several young rhyolite domes (50,000 years old), Quaternary basalt flows, and warm springs. North- to northwest-trending high-angle normal faults of Tertiary to Holocene age appear to be the dominant structural control of spring activity. Surface spring-water temperatures average 14°C except for a group of springs west of the Reservoir Mountains which average 33°C.

100

Temperature Effects on Energy Production by Salinity Exchange  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

From the comparison between CDLE and DLPE we can conclude that in general the salinity difference is a better technology and that the potential advantage of the new proposal is the large availability of water with thermal gradients. ... It only requires electrodes with enough surface area and can be implemented wherever water or any other solvent at two temperatures and/or salinities is available. ... from the salinity gradient. ...

Silvia Ahualli; María M. Fernández; Guillermo Iglesias; Ángel V. Delgado; María L. Jiménez

2014-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


101

Some Limnological Features of a Shallow Saline Meromictic Lake  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

high temperatures at subsurface depths of the lake. ..... sun was stored in the saline waters im- mediately below .... A typical profile of salt distribution in 1955 is

102

SALINITY AND FAUNAL DISTRIBUTION IN THE POCASSET RIVER ...  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Chesapeake Ray, the salinity gradient is stable even if tidal amplitudes arc large and considerable freshwater runoff occurs. Any estuary with a low flushing rate ...

1999-12-28T23:59:59.000Z

103

Determination of salinity gradient power potential in Québec, Canada  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Electrical energy can be produced from the chemical potential difference of two liquids with dissimilar salinities. This source of energy is known as salinity gradient power. In this paper the theory the technologies used to exploit the power the major challenges and their development trends are first presented. Then a modeling of fluxes across semi permeable membranes is proposed and validated. Next an energy balance study is done in order to estimate the power potential for a given salinity gradient system. By applying this study to several rivers in Quebec the salinity power gradient potential is estimated to 45 TWh/yr based on the minimal flow rate of each river.

Y. Berrouche; P. Pillay

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

Mechanical properties and modeling of seal-forming lithologies. Technical progress report No. 2, March 15, 1991--March 14, 1992  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Both rocksalt and shale lithologies are actively deformed in response to gravitational loads associated with deposition, and both form effective seals to petroleum and natural gas. Thus, the shapes of seal-forming units, and the nature of fractures and faults that may breach them depend upon either the mechanical properties of salt or those of shale, and the loading histories to which they have been subjected. The objectives of this research include the determination of the mechanical properties under controlled conditions of well-characterized shales, and the numerical modeling of rocksalt (and eventually shale) formations using laboratory-based rheologies. Progress has been made towards these goals over this project period, both in our experimental program on shale deformation and model development for the growth of salt diapirs. The mechanical anisotropy of an illite-bearing shale from Louisiana has been determined and related to the preferred orientation and distribution of clays. Its strength in the absence of pore fluids has been determined at confining pressures of up to 250 MPa and at high pressure we have investigated the effects of deformation rate and temperature. A numerical finite difference code has been developed to solve the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations and validated using a two- layer linear viscous model for which analytic solutions are available. Although the code has only been validated for the linear viscous case, it is capable of solving for highly nonlinear constitutive laws as well as solving for arbitrary interfaces between the salt and overburden.

Kronenberg, A.K.; Russell, J.E.; Carter, N.L.; Ibanez, W.; Mazariegos, R.

1992-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

Mapping soil salinity changes using remote sensing in Central Iraq  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Salinization is a common problem for agriculture in dryland environments and it has greatly affected land productivity and even caused cropland abandonment in Central and Southern Iraq. Hence it is of pressing importance to quantify the spatial distribution of salinity and its changing trend in space and time and ascertain the driving forces thereof. This study aims at such a diachronic salinity mapping and analysis using multitemporal remote sensing taking a pilot site, the Dujaila area in Central Iraq, as an example. For this purpose, field survey and soil sampling were conducted in the 2011–2012 period, and a multitemporal remote sensing dataset consisting of satellite imagery dated 1988–1993, 1998–2002, and 2009–2012 was prepared. An innovative processing approach, the multiyear maxima-based modeling approach, was proposed to develop remote sensing salinity models. After evaluation of their suitability, the relevant models were applied to the images for multitemporal salinity mapping, quantification, and change tracking in space and time. The driving causes of salinization in the study area were evaluated. The results reveal that the developed salinity models can reliably predict salinity with an accuracy of 82.57%, indicating that our mapping methodology is relevant and extendable to other similar environments. In addition, salinity has experienced significant changes in the past 30 years in Dujaila, especially, very strongly salinized land got continuously expanded, and all these changes are related to land use practices and management of farmers, which are closely associated with the macroscopic socioeconomic environment of the country.

Weicheng Wu; Ahmad S. Mhaimeed; Waleed M. Al-Shafie; Feras Ziadat; Boubaker Dhehibi; Vinay Nangia; Eddy De Pauw

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

FLUID GEOCHEMISTRY AT THE RAFT RIVER GEOTHERMAL FIELD, IDAHO- NEW DATA AND  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

FLUID GEOCHEMISTRY AT THE RAFT RIVER GEOTHERMAL FIELD, IDAHO- NEW DATA AND FLUID GEOCHEMISTRY AT THE RAFT RIVER GEOTHERMAL FIELD, IDAHO- NEW DATA AND HYDROGEOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Conference Proceedings: FLUID GEOCHEMISTRY AT THE RAFT RIVER GEOTHERMAL FIELD, IDAHO- NEW DATA AND HYDROGEOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Following a period of exploration and development in the mid-late 1970's, there was little activity at the Raft River geothermal field for the next ~20 years. US Geothermal Inc. acquired the project in 2002, and began commercial power generation in January 2008. From mid-2004 to present, US Geothermal Inc. has collected geochemical data from geothermal and monitoring wells in the field, as well as other shallow wells in the

107

Geochemistry of the Wendel-Amedee Geothermal System-California | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Geochemistry of the Wendel-Amedee Geothermal System-California Geochemistry of the Wendel-Amedee Geothermal System-California Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Conference Paper: Geochemistry of the Wendel-Amedee Geothermal System-California Abstract The fluid chemistry of the geothermal system that feed Amedee and Wendel Hot Springs in eastern California is complex. Two thermal fluids have been identified based on the concentrations of the conservative elements C1 and B, fluid enthalpies, and the application of chemical geothermometers. One is characterized by temperatures above 120°C and a TDS content of 1300 ppm, and will be used by GeoProducts Corporation to produce electricity. The second did lower in temperature, 75°C, and has a TDS content of 650 ppm. This fluid may be used fore direct heat application at the Susanville

108

Effect of Drip Irrigation with Saline Water on Water Use Efficiency and Quality of Watermelons  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

High ground water salinity, high water table and secondary soil salinization are dominant ... the purposes of eliminating secondary salinity and enhancing water use efficiency, drip irrigation of watermelons with...

Lei Tingwu; Xiao Juan; Li Guangyong; Mao Jianhua…

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

A Mechanism of Improved Oil Recovery by Low-Salinity Waterflooding in Sandstone Rock  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Injection of low-salinity water showed high potentials in improving oil recovery when compared to high-salinity water. However, the optimum water salinity and conditions are uncertain, due to the lack of understanding the mechanisms of fluid...

Nasralla, Ramez

2013-05-02T23:59:59.000Z

110

Composition and relative health of remnant vegetation fringing lakes along a salinity and waterlogging gradient  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Groundwater salinity for the vegetation quadrats was approximated using ... E in the offline system. Using ArcGIS, salinity transects were created between the well locations where samples were taken and a salinity

T. K. Horsnell; K. R. J. Smettem; D. A. Reynolds…

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

Changes in the biota of Chany Lake along a salinity gradient  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Relationships among salinity and diversity, abundance, biomass of major ... western Siberia, Russia) are examined across a salinity gradient. As salinity increased from 0.8 to 6.4...?1, the species richness of aq...

Laura M. Kipriyanova; Nadezhda I. Yermolaeva; Dmitry M. Bezmaternykh…

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

Transition from Planktonic to Benthic Algal Dominance Along a Salinity Gradient  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Highly regulated salinity gradients in solar salt pond concentrating sequences provide...in situ salinity impacts on aquatic flora and fauna. The ... at Useless Inlet in Western Australia vary in salinity from se...

Richard D. Segal; Anya M. Waite; David P. Hamilton

2006-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

High-Performance Ionic Diode Membrane for Salinity Gradient Power Generation  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

High-Performance Ionic Diode Membrane for Salinity Gradient Power Generation ... These processes can also capture energy from waste heat by generating artificial salinity gradients using synthetic solns., such as thermolytic salts. ... saline brines because of the higher power d. ...

Jun Gao; Wei Guo; Dan Feng; Huanting Wang; Dongyuan Zhao; Lei Jiang

2014-08-19T23:59:59.000Z

114

MICROBIOLOGY OF AQUATIC SYSTEMS Salinity and Temperature Effects on Physiological Responses  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the entire salinity gradient, whereas isolates from Euprymna were the least uniform at Vibrio populations [2]. Since temper- ature and salinity gradients are known to change overMICROBIOLOGY OF AQUATIC SYSTEMS Salinity and Temperature Effects on Physiological Responses

Nishiguchi, Michele

115

A Conceptual Model of the Surface Salinity Distribution in the Oceanic Hadley Cell  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A conceptual model of the salinity distribution in the oceanic Hadley cell is presented. The model pertains to the region of tropical easterly surface winds, where the surface salinity increases poleward from a local salinity minimum near the ...

Johan Nilsson; Heiner Körnich

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

Environmental and Transport Effects on Core Measurements of Water Saturation, Salinity, Wettability, and Hydrocarbon Composition  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and core surfacing operations can significantly alter the water saturation, salinity, hydrocarbon measurements of water saturation, salinity, hydrocarbon composition, and wettability are critical for accurateSPE 166154 Environmental and Transport Effects on Core Measurements of Water Saturation, Salinity

Torres-Verdín, Carlos

117

E-Print Network 3.0 - alleviating salinity stress Sample Search...  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

the relative sensitivity of the two types of gametes to low-salinity stress. Materials and Methods... was restored to about 32 psu. Salinity stress ... Source: Pechenik,...

118

Ammonium Bicarbonate Transport in Anion Exchange Membranes for Salinity Gradient Energy  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Ammonium Bicarbonate Transport in Anion Exchange Membranes for Salinity Gradient Energy ... Current status of ion exchange membranes for power generation from salinity gradients ...

Geoffrey M. Geise; Michael A. Hickner; Bruce E. Logan

2013-08-22T23:59:59.000Z

119

USD 307 Ell-Saline Wind Project | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Ell-Saline Wind Project Ell-Saline Wind Project Jump to: navigation, search Name USD 307 Ell-Saline Wind Project Facility USD 307 Ell-Saline Sector Wind energy Facility Type Community Wind Location KS Coordinates 38.77187°, -97.861519° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":38.77187,"lon":-97.861519,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

120

Physiological and Proteomic Analysis of Salinity Tolerance in Puccinellia tenuiflora  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Protein was extracted from leaves of P. tenuiflora under NaCl conditions for 7 days and separated on 24 cm IPG strips (pH 4–7 linear gradient) using isoelectric focusing (IEF) in the first dimension, followed by 12.5% SDS-PAGE gels in the second dimension. ... In saline soils, high levels of sodium ions lead to plant growth inhibition and even death; therefore, mechanisms of salinity tolerance involve sequestration of Na+ and Cl- in vacuoles of the cells, blocking of Na+ entry into the cell, Na+ exclusion from the transpiration stream, and some other mechanisms that help in salinity tolerance. ... Salt stimulated growth up to an external concn. of 200 mol m-3 NaCl and some growth was maintained at higher salinities. ...

Juanjuan Yu; Sixue Chen; Qi Zhao; Tai Wang; Chuanping Yang; Carolyn Diaz; Guorong Sun; Shaojun Dai

2011-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


121

Migration and trapping of CO? in saline aquifers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Mitigation of climate change requires a reduction in atmospheric carbon dioxide (C0 2) emissions. One promising tool for achieving this is the large-scale injection of CO2 into deep saline aquifers. After injection, upward ...

MacMinn, Christopher William

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

Chapter 14 Treatise on Geochemistry Raman and Nuclear Resonant Spectroscopy in Geosciences  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Chapter 14 Treatise on Geochemistry 1 Raman and Nuclear Resonant Spectroscopy in Geosciences Jung Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA Alexander F. Goncharov Geophysical technical advances in Raman and nuclear resonance spectroscopy (both Mössbauer spectroscopy and nuclear

Lin, Jung-Fu "Afu"

123

Linking Hydrothermal Geochemistry to Organismal Physiology: Physiological Versatility in Riftia pachyptila  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Linking Hydrothermal Geochemistry to Organismal Physiology: Physiological Versatility in Riftia and oxygen to generate energy for carbon fixation, and the symbiont's nitrate reduction to ammonia for energy in the EPR and the Guaymas basin, a sedimented, hydrothermal vent field. We observed marked differences

Girguis, Peter R.

124

Microbiology and geochemistry of Little Hot Creek, a hot spring environment in the Long Valley Caldera  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Microbiology and geochemistry of Little Hot Creek, a hot spring environment in the Long Valley springs located within the Long Valley Caldera, Little Hot Creek (LHC) 1, 3, and 4. All three springs were that springs associated with the Long Valley Caldera contain microbial populations that show some similarities

Ahmad, Sajjad

125

Detrital geochronology and geochemistry of CretaceousEarly Miocene strata of Nepal: implications for timing and  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Detrital geochronology and geochemistry of Cretaceous­Early Miocene strata of Nepal: implications of the southern Lesser Himalayan zone of central Nepal. The Cretaceous­ Paleocene(?) Amile Formation is dominated documented by the U­Pb zircon ages. The fact that middle Eocene strata in Nepal were derived from

Najman, Yani

126

Environmental Geochemistry Research Program Dr. Bruce E. Herbert, Texas A&M University  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Environmental Geochemistry Research Program Dr. Bruce E. Herbert, Texas A&M University Geology, South Tx. Recent Funded Research Projects Nonpoint Source Contaminants from South Texas Uranium Mines): Watershed-Scale bioavailability of arsenic released from South Texas uranium mines · Chris Markley, Ph

Herbert, Bruce

127

Remedial Action Plan and Site Design for Stabilization of the Inactive Uranium Mill Tailings Sites at Slick Rock, Colorado: Appendix B to Attachment 3, Lithologic logs and monitor well construction information. Final report  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This volume contains lithology logs and monitor well construction information for: NC processing site; UC processing site; and Burro Canyon disposal site. This information pertains to the ground water hydrology investigations which is attachment 3 of this series of reports.

NONE

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

Elemental mixing systematics and SrNd isotope geochemistry of mlange formation: Obstacles to identification of  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to identification of fluid sources to arc volcanics Robert L. King a,b,, Gray E. Bebout a,b , Takuya Moriguti b protoliths to form hybridized bulk compositions not typical of seafloor "input" lithologies. In general, all by the evolution of bulk composition within mélange zones are probably the most important control of solid, liquid

Bebout, Gray E.

129

Thermodynamic, Energy Efficiency, and Power Density Analysis of Reverse Electrodialysis Power Generation with Natural Salinity Gradients  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Thermodynamic, Energy Efficiency, and Power Density Analysis of Reverse Electrodialysis Power Generation with Natural Salinity Gradients ... solns. of different salinities. ... River mouths are potentially abundant locations for the exploitation of the clean and renewable salinity gradient energy (SGE) as here perpetually fresh water mixes with saline seawater. ...

Ngai Yin Yip; David A. Vermaas; Kitty Nijmeijer; Menachem Elimelech

2014-04-03T23:59:59.000Z

130

PRIMARY RESEARCH PAPER Is salinity tolerance the key to success for the invasive water  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. verticalis and native Corixidae along a salinity gradient. Second, we experimentally tested the salinity in the field study, three were positively related to the salinity gradient: S. selecta, S. stagnalis, and TPRIMARY RESEARCH PAPER Is salinity tolerance the key to success for the invasive water bug

Green, Andy J.

131

Salinity gradient energy potential in Colombia considering site specific constraints  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract The theoretical potential of salinity gradient energy in river mouth systems is the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the controlled mixing of river water and seawater. It is calculated using the Gibbs free energy of mixing equations considering as inputs the mean rivers' discharge and the long term salinity of the ocean basin. However, this theoretical amount of energy can be far from the reality because both, the river discharge and the salinity of the ocean, have natural variations in different time scales. In this paper we expose the site constraints related with the variability of the salinity gradients that must be considered in order to make a more accurate estimation of the available resources and calculate the so-called site specific potential for the most important and feasible river mouths of Colombia. The results show that in Colombia a mean site specific potential of 15.6 GW can be achieved, mainly in the Magdalena River mouth (97% of total). But more important, the results show that the salinity structure of the studied systems have different responses to variations of the environmental forcing, despite being located in the same ocean basin, and therefore, the energy potential for each river mouth has different variability patterns at different time scales. Decreases of the estimated energy potential up to 69% were found when the site specific potential is calculated instead of the theoretical potential. This prove that more detailed input data than long term discharges and salinities are necessary in order to make accurate estimations of local and regional salinity gradient energy potentials.

Oscar Alvarez-Silva; Andrés F. Osorio

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

Validation of Innovative Exploration Technologies for Newberry Volcano: Geochemistry data from 55-29 and 46-16 wells at Newberry 2012  

DOE Data Explorer [Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)]

Validation of Innovative Exploration Technologies for Newberry Volcano: Geochemistry data from 55-29 and 46-16 wells at Newberry 2012

Jaffe, Todd

133

Salinity tolerance in plants: attempts to manipulate ion transport  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Ion transport is the major determining factor of salinity tolerance in plants. A simple scheme of a plant cell with ion fluxes provides basic understanding of ion transport and the corresponding changes of ion concentrations under salinity. The review describes in detail basic principles of ion transport for a plant cell, introduces set of transporters essential for sodium and potassium uptake and efflux, analyses driving forces of ion transport and compares ion fluxes measured by several techniques. Study of differences in ion transport between salt tolerant halophytes and salt-sensitive plants with an emphasis on transport of potassium and sodium via plasma membranes offers knowledge for increasing salinity tolerance. Effects of salt stress on ion transport properties of membranes show huge opportunities for manipulating ion transport. Several attempts to overexpress or knockout ion transporters for changing salinity tolerance are described. Future perspectives are questioned with more attention given to potential candidate ion channels and transporters for altered expression. The potential direction of increasing salinity tolerance by modifying ion channels and transporters is discussed and questioned. An alternative approach from synthetic biology is to modify the existing membrane transport proteins or create new ones with desired properties for transforming agricultural crops. The approach had not been widely used earlier and leads also to theoretical and pure scientific aspects of protein chemistry, structure-function relations of membrane proteins, systems biology and physiology of stress and ion homeostasis.

Vadim Volkov

2014-11-06T23:59:59.000Z

134

Optimal Geological Enviornments for Carbon Dioxide Storage in Saline Formations  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

susan D. Hovorka susan D. Hovorka Principal Investigator University of Texas at Austin Bureau of Economic Geology 10100 Burnet Road, Bldg. 130 P.O. Box X Austin, TX 78713 512-471-4863 susan.hovorka@beg.utexas.edu Optimal GeOlOGical envirOnments fOr carbOn DiOxiDe stOraGe in saline fOrmatiOns Background For carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) sequestration to be a successful component of the United States emissions reduction strategy, there will have to be a favorable intersection of a number of factors, such as the electricity market, fuel source, power plant design and operation, capture technology, a suitable geologic sequestration site, and a pipeline right-of-way from the plant to the injection site. The concept of CO 2 sequestration in saline water-bearing formations (saline reservoirs), isolated at

135

one mile underground into a deep saline formation. The injection  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

mile underground into a deep saline formation. The injection, mile underground into a deep saline formation. The injection, which will occur over a three-year period and is slated to start in early 2010, will compress up to 1 million metric tonnes of CO 2 from the ADM ethanol facility into a liquid-like, dense phase. The targeted rock formation, the Mt. Simon Sandstone, is the thickest and most widespread saline reservoir in the Illinois Basin, with an estimated CO 2 storage capacity of 27 to 109 billion metric tonnes. A comprehensive monitoring program, which will be evaluated yearly, will be implemented after the injection to ensure the injected CO 2 is stored safely and permanently. The RCSP Program was launched by the Office of Fossil Energy (FE)

136

Carbon-14 geochemistry at the Savannah River Site  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Carbon-14 is among the key radionuclides driving risk at the E-Area Low-Level Waste Disposal Facility on the Savannah River Site (SRS). Much of this calculated risk is believed to be the result of having to make conservative assumptions in risk calculations because of the lack of site-specific data. The original geochemical data package (Kaplan 2006) recommended that performance assessments and composite analyses for the SRS assume that {sup 14}C did not sorbed to sediments or cementitious materials, i.e., that C-14 K{sub d} value (solid:liquid concentration ratio) be set to 0 mL/g (Kaplan 2006). This recommendation was based primarily on the fact that no site-specific experimental work was available and the assumption that the interaction of anionic {sup 14}C as CO{sub 2}{sup 2-}) with similarly charged sediments or cementitious materials would be minimal. When used in reactive transport equations, the 0 mL/g Kd value results in {sup 14}C not interacting with the solid phase and moving quickly through the porous media at the same rate as water. The objective of this study was to quantify and understand how aqueous {sup 14}C, as dissolved carbonate, sorbs to and desorbs from SRS sediments and cementitious materials. Laboratory studies measuring the sorption of {sup 14}C, added as a carbonate, showed unequivocally that {sup 14}C-carbonate K{sub d} values were not equal to 0 mL/g for any of the solid phases tested, but they required several months to come to steady state. After six months of contact, the apparent K{sub d} values for a clayey sediment was 3,000 mL/g, for a sandy sediment was 10 mL/g, for a 36-year-old concrete was 30,000 mL/g, and for a reducing grout was 40 mL/g. Furthermore, it was demonstrated that (ad)sorption rates were appreciably faster than desorption rates, indicating that a kinetic sorption model, as opposed to the steady-state K{sub d} model, may be a more accurate description of the {sup 14}C-carbonate sorption process. A second study demonstrated that the {sup 14}C-carbonate sorbed very strongly onto the various materials and could not be desorbed by anion exchanged with high concentrations of carbonate or nitrate. High phosphate concentrations were able to desorb {sup 14}C-carbonate from the 36-year-old concrete sample, but not the clayey sediment sample. Together these geochemistry studies support the use of non-zero K{sub d} values in risk calculations on the SRS. For performance assessment (PA) calculations, {sup 14}C would be moving with the groundwater, remaining in contact with sediment for days, not months. Therefore for purposes of SRS risk calculations, it is appropriate to select sorption values after a couple days of contact, departing from the traditional definition that states K{sub d} values reflect the system under steady state conditions. Such an “apparent K{sub d} value,” would be expected to provide a better (and more conservative) estimate of what to expect under SRS PA conditions. Based on these results, recommended apparent K{sub d} values for use in the PA are 1 mL/g for sandy sediments and 30 mL/g for clayey sediments.

Roberts, Kimberly A.; Kaplan, Daniel I.

2013-05-10T23:59:59.000Z

137

Surface Mercury Geochemistry As A Guide To Volcanic Vent Structure And  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Surface Mercury Geochemistry As A Guide To Volcanic Vent Structure And Zones Of High Heat Flow In The Valley Of Ten Thousand Smokes, Katmai National Park, Alaska Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Surface Mercury Geochemistry As A Guide To Volcanic Vent Structure And Zones Of High Heat Flow In The Valley Of Ten Thousand Smokes, Katmai National Park, Alaska Details Activities (2) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: A reconnaissance survey of Hg° was designed to model the 1912 Novarupta vent structure and delineate zones of near-surface high heat

138

Gas Geochemistry Of The Valles Caldera Region, New Mexico And Comparisons  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Gas Geochemistry Of The Valles Caldera Region, New Mexico And Comparisons With Gases At Yellowstone, Long Valley And Other Geothermal Systems Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Gas Geochemistry Of The Valles Caldera Region, New Mexico And Comparisons With Gases At Yellowstone, Long Valley And Other Geothermal Systems Details Activities (18) Areas (8) Regions (0) Abstract: Noncondensible gases from hot springs, fumaroles, and deep wells within the Valles caldera geothermal system (210-300°C) consist of roughly 98.5 mol% CO2, 0.5 mol% H2S, and 1 mol% other components. 3He/4He ratios

139

into deeper and larger-volume saline formations. Researchers at  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

into deeper and larger-volume saline formations. Researchers at into deeper and larger-volume saline formations. Researchers at Cranfield have been monitoring the injected CO 2 with instrumentation installed nearly two miles beneath the surface to ensure the safe and permanent storage in the Lower Tuscaloosa Formations. The Cranfield project also has been successful in the deployment of pressure-response monitoring techniques in the injection zone ("in-zone") and above the injection zone ("above zone"). Real-time data collected since July 2008

140

Geochemistry of Chemical Weapon Breakdown Products on the Seafloor: 1,4-Thioxane in Seawater  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Geochemistry of Chemical Weapon Breakdown Products on the Seafloor: 1,4-Thioxane in Seawater ... The Chemical Weapons Convention mandates the active destruction of chemical weapon (CW) stockpiles held by nations on land, but does not address the far larger quantities of “abandoned” CW that await passive environmental decomposition following disposal on the sea floor. ... The comingling of disposed weapons material with anoxic hydrate bearing sediments is not theoretical. ...

Xin Zhang; Keith C. Hester; Oscar Mancillas; Edward T. Peltzer; Peter M. Walz; Peter G. Brewer

2009-01-02T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


141

Principal processes within the estuarine salinity gradient: A review  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The salinity gradient is one of the main features characteristic of any estuarine ecosystem. Within this gradient in a critical salinity range of 5–8 PSU the major biotic and abiotic processes demonstrate non-linear dynamics of change in rates and directions. In estuaries, this salinity range acts as both external ecological factor and physiological characteristics of internal environment of aquatic organisms; it divides living conditions appropriate for freshwater and marine faunas, separates invertebrate communities with different osmotic regulation types, and defines the distribution range of high taxa. In this paper, the non-linearity of biotic processes within the estuarine salinity gradient is illustrated by the data on zooplankton from the Baltic estuaries. The non-tidal Baltic Sea provides a good demonstration of the above phenomena due to gradual changes of environmental factors and relatively stable isohalines. The non-linearity concept coupled with the ecosystem approach served the basis for a new definition of an estuary proposed by the authors.

Irena V. Telesh; Vladislav V. Khlebovich

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Tomato Fruit Antioxidants in Relation to Salinity and Greenhouse Climate  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Tomato Fruit Antioxidants in Relation to Salinity and Greenhouse Climate ... Blocks were positioned to account for experimental error due to minor light gradients in the greenhouse. ... Tomato extracts (15 ?L injection) were eluted with a methanol/MTBE gradient over an 80 min run. ...

David L. Ehret; Kevin Usher; Tom Helmer; Glenn Block; Dan Steinke; Brenda Frey; Tallie Kuang; Moussa Diarra

2013-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

143

-density set by salinity -non-linear equation of state  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

COLD - density set by salinity - non-linear equation of state SEA-ICE - forcings - insulator Evaporation-Precipitation - order 2000 km3/yr freshwater Ice Export through the Fram Strait - equivalent Arctic Sea-Ice Climatology http://nsidc.org MINIMUM (September) MAXIMUM (February) #12;Arctic Surface Air

Washington at Seattle, University of

144

Parametric study of solar hydrogen production from saline water electrolysis  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The purpose of this work is to study the electrolysis of water for the production of hydrogen. A number of parameters, including salinity, voltage, current density and quantity of electricity, were investigated, and their effect on hydrogen production using a modified simple Hoffman electrolysis cell is reported.

S.M. El-Haggar; M. Khalil

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

Environmental Concerns High nutrient, bacterial and salinity levels--along  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of best management practices are critical to implementing these efforts. Through more than 130Environmental Concerns High nutrient, bacterial and salinity levels--along with low dissolved and participation vital to developing and implementing watershed-protection plans. Economic and Environmental

146

Curriculum Vitae Professional http://geochemistry.usask.ca/bill/Curriculum%20Vitae%2010-24.htm[2/11/2009 7:14:51 PM  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Curriculum Vitae Professional http://geochemistry.usask.ca/bill/Curriculum%20Vitae%2010-24.htm[2/11/2009 7:14:51 PM] CURRICULUM VITAE- last updated 12/14/07 Dr. WILLIAM P. PATTERSON Professor and Director, Missouri Highway and Trans. Dept., 1986-89. #12;Curriculum Vitae Professional http://geochemistry.usask.ca/bill/Curriculum

Patterson, William P.

147

Strontium isotope geochemistry of alluvial groundwater: a tracer for groundwater resources characterisation Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 8(5), 959972 (2004) EGU  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Strontium isotope geochemistry of alluvial groundwater: a tracer for groundwater resources characterisation 959 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 8(5), 959972 (2004) © EGU Strontium isotope geochemistry for corresponding author : p.negrel@brgm.fr Abstract This study presents strontium isotope and major ion data

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

148

Abundance and diversity of tidal marsh plants along the salinity gradient of the San Francisco Estuary: implications for global change ecology  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

plants along the salinity gradient of the San Franciscotransects along the salinity gradient of the San Franciscoacross the full salinity gradient of the San Francisco

Watson, Elizabeth Burke; Byrne, Roger

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

Heterotrophic microbial activities and nutritional status of microbial communities in tropical marsh sediments of different salinities: the effects of phosphorus addition and plant species  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

nutrient input across a salinity gradient. We have alreadyaddition along a salinity gradient (Rejmánková et al. 2008).activities along a salinity gradient in a shallow tidal

Pivni?ková, Barbora; Rejmánková, Eliška; Snyder, Jenise M.; Šantr??ková, Hana

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

Phenanthrene mineralization along a natural salinity gradient in an Urban Estuary, Boston Harbor, Massachusetts  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The effect of varying salinity on phenanthrene and glutamate mineralization was examined in sediments along a natural salinity gradient in an urban tidal river. Mineralization was...14CO2 from sediment slurries d...

Michael P. Shiaris

151

Virioplankton community structure along a salinity gradient in a solar saltern  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The virioplankton community structure along a salinity gradient from near seawater (40‰) to saturated ... . The viral community structure changed along the salinity gradient. Cluster analysis of the viral genome-...

Ruth-Anne Sandaa; Evy Foss Skjoldal; Gunnar Bratbak

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

Distribution and speciation of phosphorus along a salinity gradient in intertidal marsh sediments  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We examined forms of solid phosphorus fractions in intertidal marsh sediments along a salinity (0–22‰) gradient in a river-dominated estuary and in ... the importance of humic-P decreased with increasing salinity

Claus Paludan; James T. Morris

1999-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Effects of water temperature and salinity on elimination of Salmonella charity and Escherichia coli from Sydney rock oysters (Crassostrea commercialis).  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...normal salinity range of local waters. Purification was inconsistent and incomplete...suggested a nonuniform re- draw water for purification. Further studies of salinities...facilities during winter and that purification water would require salinity adjustment...

A J Rowse; G H Fleet

1984-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Faster Time Response by the Use of Wire Electrodes in Capacitive Salinity Gradient Energy Systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Comparing salinity gradient power to other ocean power sources, such as wind, ocean currents, wave, tidal streams, and thermal gradients, it is supreme partly in that it has the second largest power potential, but foremost because it is focused at river deltas (rather than being distributed over the ocean areas across the world). ... We also studied the asymmetric behavior of response time in concentrated saline solution and dilute saline solution that is reported for our branch of technologies. ... solns. of different salinities. ...

Odne S. Burheim; Fei Liu; Bruno B. Sales; Olivier Schaetzle; Cees J. N. Buisman; Hubertus V. M. Hamelers

2012-08-28T23:59:59.000Z

155

Salinity patterns of Florida Bay Christopher R. Kelble a,*, Elizabeth M. Johns b  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

; salinity gradient; environmental monitoring; spatial distribution; seasonal variability 1. IntroductionSalinity patterns of Florida Bay Christopher R. Kelble a,*, Elizabeth M. Johns b , William K November 2005; accepted 5 August 2006 Available online 26 September 2006 Abstract The salinity of Florida

156

Evidence of multidecadal salinity variability in the eastern tropical North Atlantic  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

a steep gradient in salinity increasing to the north-northwest of the archipelago. The corals here displayEvidence of multidecadal salinity variability in the eastern tropical North Atlantic Christopher S influenced by seawater density, which is itself controlled by salinity and temperature. Although adequate

Swart, Peter K.

157

Aquatic Botany 64 (1999) 381398 Controls on soil cellulose decomposition along a salinity  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Aquatic Botany 64 (1999) 381­398 Controls on soil cellulose decomposition along a salinity gradient gradient, where nutrients, soil moisture, temperature and salinity among other factors also varied. Our placed at seven marsh sites along the salinity gradient, and soil and in- terstitial water samples were

Brix, Hans

158

LETTER The evolution of salinity tolerance in Daphnia: a functional genomics approach  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

phenotypic assays with functional genomics to understand how tolerance to a salinity gradient evolves, and weLETTER The evolution of salinity tolerance in Daphnia: a functional genomics approach Leigh C of fitness or a cost of transcription relative to a salt-intolerant genotype in low saline environments. We

Weider, Lawrence J.

159

ARTICLE IN PRESS The effect of low salinity on phenoloxidase activity in the  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

that exploited a natural salinity gradient in the Georges River, Sydney, supported this conclusionARTICLE IN PRESS = The effect of low salinity on phenoloxidase activity in the Sydney rock oyster; accepted 30 May 2005 Abstract This study tested the effects of low salinity on phenoloxidase activity

Raftos, David

160

Benthic biodiversity indices versus salinity gradient in the southern Baltic Sea  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Benthic biodiversity indices versus salinity gradient in the southern Baltic Sea Michael L. Zettler Biotic Index) and BQI (Benthic Quality Index), were tested along a salinity gradient in the southern; Ecological quality; Salinity gradient; Water Framework Directive; Oxygen depletion 1. Introduction

Zettler, Michael

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


161

Deep-Sea Research II 50 (2003) 21832204 Temperature and salinity variability in the exit passages  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

-strait gradient in near-surface temperature and salinity through the outflow straits, except in Lombok StraitDeep-Sea Research II 50 (2003) 2183­2204 Temperature and salinity variability in the exit passages pressure gauges at each side of the straits, equipped with temperature and salinity sensors

Sprintall, Janet

162

Nutrient Limitation across a salinity gradient of Martha's Vineyard Coastal Ponds Emily S Rogers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Nutrient Limitation across a salinity gradient of Martha's Vineyard Coastal Ponds Emily S Rogers and their respective salinities were Long Cove Pond, 1ppt, Little Jobs Pond, 4ppt, Jobs Neck Pond, 9ppt, Chilmark Pond. There was a strong correlation between ammonium limitation and salinity. There was very little response

Vallino, Joseph J.

163

Journal of Vegetation Science && (2012) Salinity tolerance and the decoupling of resource axis  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

functional trade-offs are present along a gradient of low to high salinity? Location: New York State, USA and salinity gradients at three sites using principal compo- nents, correlation and fourth-corner analysesJournal of Vegetation Science && (2012) Salinity tolerance and the decoupling of resource axis

Fridley, Jason D.

164

High Efficiency in Energy Generation from Salinity Gradients with Reverse Electrodialysis  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

High Efficiency in Energy Generation from Salinity Gradients with Reverse Electrodialysis ... Reverse electrodialysis; Renewable energy; Efficiency; Entropy; Salinity gradient energy; Ion exchange membranes ... power from the sequential flow of fresh and saline water, without the need for auxiliary processes or converters. ...

David A. Vermaas; Joost Veerman; Ngai Yin Yip; Menachem Elimelech; Michel Saakes; Kitty Nijmeijer

2013-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

165

Thin-Film Composite Pressure Retarded Osmosis Membranes for Sustainable Power Generation from Salinity Gradients  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Thin-Film Composite Pressure Retarded Osmosis Membranes for Sustainable Power Generation from Salinity Gradients ... Pressure retarded osmosis has the potential to produce renewable energy from natural salinity gradients. ... Pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) and reverse electrodialysis (RED) are emerging membrane-based technologies that can convert chemical energy in salinity gradients to useful work. ...

Ngai Yin Yip; Alberto Tiraferri; William A. Phillip; Jessica D. Schiffman; Laura A. Hoover; Yu Chang Kim; Menachem Elimelech

2011-04-14T23:59:59.000Z

166

Nekton Density Patterns in Tidal Ponds and Adjacent Wetlands Related to Pond Size and Salinity  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

appeared to be structured by the responses of individual species to the estuarine salinity gradient shown that nekton abundance can be affected by salinity gradients in estuaries (Baltz et al. 1993, 1998Nekton Density Patterns in Tidal Ponds and Adjacent Wetlands Related to Pond Size and Salinity

167

Tempo and mode of the multiple origins of salinity tolerance in a water beetle lineage  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

in a salinity stress gradient, determining community turnover and beta- diversity along this gradient (Gutierrez metabolic cost (Herbst 2001). Studies on the evolution of habitat preference across salinity gradients haveTempo and mode of the multiple origins of salinity tolerance in a water beetle lineage PAULA

Ribera, Ignacio

168

Life history variation of invasive mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki) along a salinity gradient  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Life history variation of invasive mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki) along a salinity gradient on ecosystem functioning and several native taxa. Although it has been suggested that salinity limits the invasive success of mosquitofish, there are few studies on how salinity affects its ecology. We examined

García-Berthou, Emili

169

Effects of correcting salinity with altimeter measurements in an equatorial Pacific ocean model  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Effects of correcting salinity with altimeter measurements in an equatorial Pacific ocean model in a tropical Pacific ocean model run for the period 1993­1997. Salinity and temperature corrections salinity with altimeter measurements in an equatorial Pacific ocean model, J. Geophys. Res., 107(C12), 8001

van Leeuwen, Peter Jan

170

Diagnosis and Management of Salinity Problems In Irrigated Pecan Productions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. Miyamoto Professor and Soil Scientist Texas A&M University Agricultural Research Center at El Paso Introduction Pecans, along with Almonds and Walnuts, are among the salt sensitive tree crops currently grown under irrigation. Yet, many... growers are not convinced that salts are affecting yields, probably because symptoms of salt-affected trees are difficult to differentiate from those of water-stressed trees. Salt problems usually appear when salinity of water used for irrigation...

Miyamoto, S.

171

Influence of Tributaries on Salinity of Amistad International Reservoir  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

” was performed under a contract with the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (TSSWCB Project No. 04-11) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA Project No. 4280001). The materials presented here apply to Subtask 1.5; “Identification of Salt... Analysis of Existing Data…………………………………………………………………….11 Exploratory Water and Soil Testing……………………………………………………….…16 RESULTS Historical Flow and Salinity…………………………………………………………….……16 Spatial Changes in Flow and Salt Load...

Miyamoto, S.; Yuan, Fasong; Anand, Shilpa

172

Diagenetic saline formation waters: Their role in crustal processes  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Formation waters typical of most sedimentary basins are Bi-rich, Na-Ca-Cl brines. High Cl content is due to halite dissolution and high Ca content to albitization of metastable detrital plagioclase deposited in both sands and shales. High Br content is due to halite recrystallization, especially during deformation, and to the conversion of carnallite to sylvite. Minor elements and isotopes are all controlled by mineral/water reactions. Saline formation waters are thus a normal diagenetic product formed during burial. Diagenetic formation waters constitute a previously unrecognized loop in crustal cycling. Transfer of Li, B, S, Cl, Ca, and Br from sediments to brines, and then discharge of brines back to the ocean, explains why these six elements are depleted in the average igneous crust relative to the average sedimentary crust. Diagenetic saline formation waters are limited in volume only by the availability of sedimentary halite and detrital plagioclase. Thus, the volume of fluids available for MVT-type mineralization and late stage sediment diagenesis is much larger than would be true if formation waters were modified surficial brines. Discharge of saline formation waters from sedimentary basins accounts for efficient chloride cycling (225 Ma residence time in the ocean), and for most of the chloride content of the world's rivers not due to aerosols. Expulsion of large volumes of diagenetic formation waters during tectonism can account for rapid excursions in oceanic chemistry, as in the case of [sup 87]Sr/[sup 86]Sr.

Land, L.S. (Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX (United States). Dept. Geology)

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Temporal trends of pollution Pb and other metals in east-central Baf n Island inferred from lake sediment geochemistry  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

pollution Lead stable isotopes Paleolimnology Arctic lakes Sediment geochemistry Atmospheric deposition long-term histories of atmospheric Pb pollution (Brännvall et al., 2001). In addition, stable isotopesTemporal trends of pollution Pb and other metals in east-central Baf n Island inferred from lake

Wolfe, Alexander P.

174

Temporal trends of pollution Pb and other metals in east-central Baffin Island inferred from lake sediment geochemistry  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

pollution Lead stable isotopes Paleolimnology Arctic lakes Sediment geochemistry Atmospheric deposition long-term histories of atmospheric Pb pollution (Brännvall et al., 2001). In addition, stable isotopesTemporal trends of pollution Pb and other metals in east-central Baffin Island inferred from lake

Briner, Jason P.

175

Leaf-level physiological responses of Tamarix ramosissima to increasing salinity J.M. Carter*, J.B. Nippert  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

on mature trees grown across a wide surface-soil salinity gradient in the field. Ã? 2011 Elsevier Ltd. AllLeaf-level physiological responses of Tamarix ramosissima to increasing salinity J.M. Carter*, J to an increase in soil salinity. Increased soil salinity negatively impacts the physiology of native riparian

Nippert, Jesse

176

Towards a theory of ecotone resilience: Coastal vegetation on a salinity gradient  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Ecotones represent locations where vegetation change is likely to occur as a result of climate and other environmental changes. Using a model of an ecotone vulnerable to such future changes, we estimated the resilience of the ecotone to disturbances. The specific ecotone is that between two different vegetation types, salinity-tolerant and salinity-intolerant, along a gradient in groundwater salinity. In the case studied, each vegetation type, through soil feedback loops, promoted local soil salinity levels that favor itself in competition with the other type. Bifurcation analysis was used to study the system of equations for the two vegetation types and soil salinity. Alternative stable equilibria, one for salinity-tolerant and one for salinity intolerant vegetation, were shown to exist over a region of the groundwater salinity gradient, bounded by two bifurcation points. This region was shown to depend sensitively on parameters such as the rate of upward infiltration of salinity from groundwater into the soil due to evaporation. We showed also that increasing diffusion rates of vegetation can lead to shrinkage of the range between the two bifurcation points. Sharp ecotones are typical of salt-tolerant vegetation (mangroves) near the coastline and salt-intolerant vegetation inland, even though the underlying elevation and groundwater salinity change very gradually. A disturbance such as an input of salinity to the soil from a storm surge could upset this stable boundary, leading to a regime shift of salinity-tolerant vegetation inland. We showed, however, that, for our model as least, a simple pulse disturbance would not be sufficient; the salinity would have to be held at a high level, as a ‘press’, for some time. The approach used here should be generalizable to study the resilience of a variety of ecotones to disturbances.

Jiang Jiang; Daozhou Gao; Donald L. DeAngelis

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

177

Atlantic Ocean CARINA data: overview and salinity adjustments  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Water column data of carbon and carbon-relevant hydrographic and hydrochemical parameters from 188 previously non-publicly available cruise data sets in the Arctic Mediterranean Seas, Atlantic and Southern Ocean have been retrieved and merged into a new database: CARINA (CARbon dioxide IN the Atlantic Ocean). The data have gone through rigorous quality control procedures to assure the highest possible quality and consistency. The data for the pertinent parameters in the CARINA database were objectively examined in order to quantify systematic differences in the reported values, i.e. secondary quality control. Systematic biases found in the data have been corrected in the three data products: merged data files with measured, calculated and interpolated data for each of the three CARINA regions, i.e. the Arctic Mediterranean Seas, the Atlantic and the Southern Ocean. These products have been corrected to be internally consistent. Ninety-eight of the cruises in the CARINA database were conducted in the Atlantic Ocean, defined here as the region south of the Greenland-Iceland-Scotland Ridge and north of about 30 S. Here we present an overview of the Atlantic Ocean synthesis of the CARINA data and the adjustments that were applied to the data product. We also report the details of the secondary QC (Quality Control) for salinity for this data set. Procedures of quality control including crossover analysis between stations and inversion analysis of all crossover data are briefly described. Adjustments to salinity measurements were applied to the data from 10 cruises in the Atlantic Ocean region. Based on our analysis we estimate the internal consistency of the CARINA-ATL salinity data to be 4.1 ppm. With these adjustments the CARINA data products are consistent both internally was well as with GLODAP data, an oceanographic data set based on the World Hydrographic Program in the 1990s, and is now suitable for accurate assessments of, for example, oceanic carbon inventories and uptake rates and for model validation.

Tanhua, T. [IFM-GEOMAR, Leibniz Institute for Marine Sciences, Chemical Oceanography, Kiel, Germany; Steinfeldt, R. [University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany; Key, Robert [Princeton University; Brown, P. [University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom; Gruber, N. [ETH Zurich, Switzerland; Wanninkhof, R. [Atlantic Oceanographic & Meteorological Laboratory, NOAA; Perez, F.F. [Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas de Vigo, CSIC, Vigo, Spain; Kortzinger, A. [IFM-GEOMAR, Leibniz Institute for Marine Sciences, Chemical Oceanography, Kiel, Germany; Velo, A. [Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas de Vigo, CSIC, Vigo, Spain; Schuster, U. [University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom; Van Heuven, S. [University of Groningen, The Netherlands; Bullister, J.L. [NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory; Stendardo, I. [ETH Zurich, Switzerland; Hoppema, M. [Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany; Olsen, Are [Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, UNIFOB AS, Bergen, Norway; Kozyr, Alexander [ORNL; Pierrot, D. [Cooperative Institute of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, U. Miami; Schirnick, C. [IFM-GEOMAR, Leibniz Institute for Marine Sciences, Chemical Oceanography, Kiel, Germany; Wallace, D.W.R. [IFM-GEOMAR, Leibniz Institute for Marine Sciences, Chemical Oceanography, Kiel, Germany

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Conditions for a Low-Salinity Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Effect in Carbonate Oil Reservoirs  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Tertiary low-salinity effects, 2–5% of original oil in place (OOIP), were observed by first flooding the cores with high-saline formation water (208?940 ppm) and then with 100× diluted formation water or 10× diluted Gulf seawater at 110 °C. ... Evaluation of Low-Salinity Enhanced Oil Recovery Effects in Sandstone: Effects of the Temperature and pH Gradient ...

T. Austad; S. F. Shariatpanahi; S. Strand; C. J. J. Black; K. J. Webb

2011-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

179

E-Print Network 3.0 - algerian saline steppes Sample Search Results  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

of about 38.74-38.75 psu... ), salinity (6) and assumes hydrostaticity and the Boussinesq approximation. The equation of state (7 Source: Ecole Polytechnique, Centre de...

180

SALINITY MANAGEMENT IN THE UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN: MODELING, MONITORING, AND COST-EQUITY CHALLENGES.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

?? Salinity issues in the Upper Colorado River Basin have been a serious concern to the western United States and northern Mexico. The Colorado River… (more)

Keum, Jongho

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


181

Efficient parallel simulation of CO2 geologic sequestration in saline aquifers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

phase, and an immobile solid halite phase. Because of the600 bar, and salinity up to full halite saturation. For the

Zhang, Keni; Doughty, Christine; Wu, Yu-Shu; Pruess, Karsten

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

Ecosystem Restoration and Subtropical Seagrass Fishes: Insights into Salinity Effects from Habitat Selection and Preference Tests.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??The work of this Master of Science thesis project is an analysis of salinity effects on nearshore epifauna along the western shore of Biscayne Bay… (more)

Buck, Eric L.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Physiological and biochemical responses of three Veneridae clams exposed to salinity changes  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Given their global importance, coastal marine environments are a major focus of concern regarding the potential impacts of climate change, namely due to alterations in seawater salinity. It is known that environmental characteristics, such as salinity, affect immune and physiological parameters of bivalves. Nevertheless, scarce information is available concerning the biochemical alterations associated with salinity changes. For this reason, the present work aimed to evaluate the biochemical responses of three venerid clam species (Venerupis decussata, Venerupis corrugata, Venerupis philippinarum) submitted to salinity changes. The effects on the native (V. decussata and V. corrugata) and invasive (V. philippinarum) species collected from the same sampling site and submitted to the same salinity gradient (0 to 42 g/L) were compared. The results obtained demonstrated that V. corrugata is the most sensitive species to salinity changes and V. decussata is the species that can tolerate a wider range of salinities. Furthermore, our work showed that clams under salinity associated stress can alter their biochemical mechanisms, such as increasing their antioxidant defenses, to cope with the higher oxidative stress resulting from hypo and hypersaline conditions. Among the physiological and biochemical parameters analyzed (glycogen and protein content; lipid peroxidation levels, antioxidant enzymes activity; total, reduced and oxidized glutathione) Catalase (CAT) and especially superoxide dismutase (SOD) showed to be useful biomarkers to assess salinity impacts in clams.

Vanessa Carregosa; Cátia Velez; Amadeu M.V.M. Soares; Etelvina Figueira; Rosa Freitas

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

E-Print Network 3.0 - alkaline saline lakes Sample Search Results  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Research Chemical and physical properties of some saline lakes in Alberta and Saskatchewan Jeff S Bowman* and Julian... and ephemeral athalassohaline lakes. These lakes...

185

Salinity: effect on germination of native plants and leaching in clay soil  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

study consisted of 2 main parts: (1) the effect of different salinity levels on the germination of various grasses and forbs; and (2) determining if salts present in saline clay soil can be leached to a level permitting easier establishment of salt... the style of the Journal of Ran e Mana ement. the feasibility of reducing salt in saline clay soil by leaching. The objectives of the study were: (1) to measure the germination of various grasses and forbs under different salinity levels; (2...

Neighbors, James Olen

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

186

E-Print Network 3.0 - altitude saline wetland Sample Search Results  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

9 A simple hydrologic framework for simulating wetlands in climate and earth system models Summary: basins of the world contain numerous freshwater, brackish and saline...

187

The lithology, environment of deposition, and reservoir evaluation of sandstones in the Upper Queen Formation (Guadalupian, Permian) at Concho Bluff North and Jennifer Fields, Upton and Ector Counties, Texas  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Mudstone. Anhydrite Halite. . . 15 ~ ~ 18 . . 18 . . 20 . . 26 . . 27 . . 27 . . 27 . . 32 . . 36 . . 38 . . 43 VERTICAL LITHOLOGY AND UNITS. . . 47 DEPOSITIONAL RECONSTRUCTION 55 CYCLICITY. . . 65 GRAIN ANALYSIS. Introduction. Grain... in the halite of the Queen Formation in the North Concho Bluff Field. . 45 LIST OF FIGURES Figure Page 15. Legend for lithostratigraphic columns of cored wells in the North Concho Bluff and Jennifer Fields . . 48 16. Lithostratigraphic column displaying...

Harper, James Broox

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

188

Geochemistry Of Waters In The Valley Of Ten Thousand Smokes Region, Alaska  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Waters In The Valley Of Ten Thousand Smokes Region, Alaska Waters In The Valley Of Ten Thousand Smokes Region, Alaska Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Geochemistry Of Waters In The Valley Of Ten Thousand Smokes Region, Alaska Details Activities (3) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Meteoric waters from cold springs and streams outside of the 1912 eruptive deposits filling the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes (VTTS) and in the upper parts of the two major rivers draining the 1912 deposits have similar chemical trends. Thermal springs issue in the mid-valley area along a 300-m lateral section of ash-flow tuff, and range in temperature from 21 to 29.8°C in early summer and from 15 to 17°C in mid-summer. Concentrations of major and minor chemical constituents in the thermal waters are nearly identical regardless of temperature. Waters in the

189

Geochemistry and origin of regional dolomites: Annual progress report, July 26, 1987-March 15, 1988  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This progress report covers accomplishments over the past year. Over the past year we have continued to maintain a group of excellent graduate students working on petrology of dolomites and closely allied topics. The research topics include: (1) U-Th-Pb systematics in Burlington-Keokuk carbonates;(2) solid inclusions and non-carbonate phases in dolomites of the Burlington-Keokuk FMS;(3) Porosity and permeability in dolomites of Burlington-Keokuk FMS;(4) X-ray microprobe analysis of trace elements using synchroton radiation;(5) Dolomitization of Devonian reef complexes Canning basin western Australia;(6) Quantitative modeling of major and trace elements and isotopes during carbonate diagenesis;(7) Modeling of regional fluid flow;and (8) Stable isotope geochemistry and cathode luminescence of crinoids from the Burlington-Keokuk FMS.

Hanson, G.N.; Meyers, W.J.

1988-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

Petroleum geochemistry of Lower Indus Basin, Pakistan: I. Geochemical interpretation and origin of crude oils  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract The study focused on the petroleum geochemistry of crude oils produced from Cretaceous reservoirs. Geochemical portrayal of crude oils has been carried out by means of diagnostic biomarker parameters like relative distribution of steranes (C27–C28–C29 ???-20R steranes), C19 and C23 tricyclic terpanes (TT), C24 tetracyclic terpanes (TeT) and hopanes. These parameters suggest that the crude oils contain terrigenous organic matter (OM) mixed with small input of marine OM. The OM of the source rocks was deposited in oxic depositional environment. Maturity parameters, C32 22S/(22S+22R) homohopanes and sterane isomerization ratios [20S/(20S+20R), ???/(???+???) for C29 steranes] indicate that these crude oil are produced from the source rocks at early mature stage to mature stage.

Arif Nazir; Tahira Fazeelat

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

Baseline geochemistry of soil and bedrock Tshirege Member of the Bandelier Tuff at MDA-P  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report provides baseline geochemistry for soils (including fill), and for bedrock within three specific areas that are planned for use in the remediation of Material Disposal Area P (MDA-P) at Technical Area 16 (TA-16). The baseline chemistry includes leachable element concentrations for both soils and bedrock and total element concentrations for all soil samples and for two selected bedrock samples. MDA-P operated from the early 1950s to 1984 as a landfill for rubble and debris generated by the burning of high explosives (HE) at the TA-16 Burning Ground, HE-contaminated equipment and material, barium nitrate sand, building materials, and trash. The aim of this report is to establish causes for recognizable chemical differences between the background and baseline data sets. In many cases, the authors conclude that recognizable differences represent natural enrichments. In other cases, differences are best attributed to analytical problems. But most importantly, the comparison of background and baseline geochemistry demonstrates significant contamination for several elements not only at the two remedial sites near the TA-16 Burning Ground, but also within the entire region of the background study. This contamination is highly localized very near to the surface in soil and fill, and probably also in bedrock; consequently, upper tolerance limits (UTLs) calculated as upper 95% confidence limits of the 95th percentile are of little value and thus are not provided. This report instead provides basic statistical summaries and graphical comparisons for background and baseline samples to guide strategies for remediation of the three sites to be used in the restoration of MDA-P.

Warren, R.G.; McDonald, E.V.; Ryti, R.T.

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Numerical modelling of salinity variations due to wind and thermohaline forcing in the Persian Gulf  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Salinity is an important component of the marine system. Due to shallow nature of the Persian Gulf, the salinity has been influenced by both wind driven and surface thermohaline fluxes (heat and moisture fluxes). In this study, the seasonal distribution of salinity and its variations due to wind stress and thermohaline forcing are investigated by using a three-dimensional hydrodynamic model, Coupled Hydrodynamical–Ecological Model for Regional and Shelf Seas (COHERENS). The simulation results show that the salinity in the Persian Gulf experiences dramatic spatial and temporal variations. The influence of the thermohaline forcing is considerably more than the wind stress on the salinity. The effect of the surface thermohaline fluxes over the salinity field is generally to increase the salinity for almost all the water column during the year. This effect is high during September–November where the evaporative surface salinity flux dominates over inflow of low-salinity values of Indian Ocean Surface Water. The wind forcing at the most regions of the Persian Gulf, in particular at the United Arab Emirate (UAE) coast and Bahrain–Qatar shelf, freshens the water all the year round. The wind and thermohaline forcing in March–June have strong potential to generate stratification in salinity structure. The model predictions, which are successful in simulating many features of observed pattern, indicate that the surface water of the Gulf is saltier in winter than that in spring and early summer. Both heat fluxes and wind stress play an important role for this seasonal cycle of the surface salinity.

S. Hassanzadeh; F. Hosseinibalam; A. Rezaei-Latifi

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

Gradients of soil salinity and moisture, and plant distribution, in a Mediterranean semiarid saline watershed: a model of soil–plant relationships for contributing to the management  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract This study reports the soil–plant relationships within a protected landscape in semiarid SE Spain that includes salt marshes and temporary streams and that is affected by agricultural water leaching. The main objective was to establish a conceptual model in order to use vegetation as bioindicator of soil conditions. With this model, environmental changes – based on the observation of vegetation – could be detectable, allowing the prevention of environmental impacts and the improvement of the environmental management of the studied area. Eight sampling stations with a total of 39 plots were established for the sampling of vegetation (floristic composition and species abundance) and soil (moisture, pH, redox potential, electrical conductivity and soluble ions). Multivariate analysis showed that vegetation was closely related to soil moisture and salinity. The soils colonised by steppe grasses (dominated by Lygeum spartum) and halophilus and halonitrophilus shrubs (dominated by Suaeda vera and Limonium spp.) were the driest (moisture saline (EC saline and wettest soils. P. australis reached maximum cover at EC values ~ 40 dS m? 1 and soil moisture ~ 30% and consistently appeared on those soils with lower seasonal contrasts of moisture and salinity. Between 30 and 80 dS m? 1 of soil salinity, S. fruticosa reached maximum cover (~ 100%) while A. macrostachyum did not exceed ~ 80%. Outside this range of salinity S. fruticosa declined (cover  ~ 40%. In addition, A. macrostachyum grew in soils with stronger seasonal changes of moisture and salinity. Based on the model established, if an expansion of P. australis is detected, an increase in soil moisture and a decrease in soil salinity during the year could be inferred. These changes could be due to an increased entry of effluents of fresh and/or brackish water from agricultural areas. In turn, an increase in the cover of A. macrostachyum would indicate higher soil salinity, which could be a consequence of an increase in the evaporation rates (due to rising temperatures) and a decrease in rainfall (predicted consequences of global warming). The expansion of S. fruticosa would be favoured under relatively high soil salinity conditions (which limit P. australis expansion) jointly with high soil moisture, without strong seasonal changes (which limit A. macrostachyum expansion). Our results support the role of vegetation as bioindicator of disturbances and the use of soil–plant relationships models to improve the environmental management of saline ecosystems.

M.N. González-Alcaraz; F.J. Jiménez-Cárceles; Y. Álvarez; J. Álvarez-Rogel

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

194

Theoretical power density from salinity gradients using reverse electrodialysis  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Reverse electrodialysis (RED) is a technology to generate power from mixing waters with different salinity. The net power density (i.e. power per membrane area) is determined by 1) the membrane potential, 2) the ohmic resistance, 3) the resistance due to changing bulk concentrations, 4) the boundary layer resistance and 5) the power required to pump the feed water. Previous power density estimations often neglected the latter three terms. This paper provides a set of analytical equations to estimate the net power density obtainable from RED stacks with spacers and RED stacks with profiled membranes. With the current technology, the obtained maximum net power density is calculated at 2.7 W/m2. Higher power densities could be obtained by changing the cell design, in particular the membrane resistance and the cell length. Changing these parameters one and two orders of magnitude respectively, the calculated net power density is close to 20 W/m2.

David A. Vermaas; Enver Guler; Michel Saakes; Kitty Nijmeijer

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Salinity gradient solar pond technology applied to potash solution mining  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

A solution mining facility at the Eddy Potash Mine, Eddy County, New Mexico has been proposed that will utilize salinity gradient solar pond (SGSP) technology to supply industrial process thermal energy. The process will include underground dissolution of potassium chloride (KCl) from pillars and other reserves remaining after completion of primary room and pillar mining using recirculating solutions heated in the SGSP. Production of KCl will involve cold crystallization followed by a cooling pond stage, with the spent brine being recirculated in a closed loop back to the SGSP for reheating. This research uses SGSP as a renewable, clean energy source to optimize the entire mining process, minimize environmental wastes, provide a safe, more economical extraction process and reduce the need for conventional processing by crushing, grinding and flotation. The applications of SGSP technology will not only save energy in the extraction and beneficiation processes, but also will produce excess energy available for power generation, desalination, and auxiliary structure heating.

Martell, J.A.; Aimone-Martin, C.T.

2000-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

196

Spontaneous Imbibition of Aqueous Surfactant Solutions into Neutral to Oil-Wet Carbonate Cores:? Effects of Brine Salinity and Composition  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Knowing that the brine salinity of carbonate reservoirs can vary in the range of salinity range than what was done in the previous experiments (salinities of 1?5 g/L). ... Thus, the increase in temperature seemed to make the effect of the salinity gradient observed at 40 °C vanish. ... Even though the increase in temperature from 40 °C to 70 °C make the effect of the salinity gradient of 1.0?10 wt % vanish, the final oil recovery was significantly lower (?45%, from Figure 3), compared to brine that contains sulfate at similar salinities (?70%, from Figure 6). ...

Skule Strand; Dag C. Standnes; Tor Austad

2003-07-10T23:59:59.000Z

197

MINERALOGY AND GENESIS OF SMECTITES IN AN ALKALINE-SALINE ENVIRONMENT OF PANTANAL WETLAND, BRAZIL  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

MINERALOGY AND GENESIS OF SMECTITES IN AN ALKALINE-SALINE ENVIRONMENT OF PANTANAL WETLAND, BRAZIL, Universidade de Sa~o Paulo (USP), Av. Prof. Dr. Lineu Prestes, 338, 05508-900, Sa~o Paulo, Brazil 2 Soil-saline lake of Nhecola^ndia, a sub-region of the Pantanal wetland, Brazil, and then to identify the mechanisms

Ahmad, Sajjad

198

Global relationships of total alkalinity with salinity and temperature in surface waters of the world's oceans  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Global relationships of total alkalinity with salinity and temperature in surface waters, R. A. Feely, and R. M. Key (2006), Global relationships of total alkalinity with salinity 35)2 + d (SST Ã? 20) + e (SST Ã? 20)2 fits surface total alkalinity (AT) data for each of five

199

Regional patterns and controls of ecosystem salinization with grassland afforestation along a rainfall gradient  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

salinization with grassland afforestation along a rainfall gradient, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 22, GB2015, doiRegional patterns and controls of ecosystem salinization with grassland afforestation along a rainfall gradient M. D. Nosetto,1,2 E. G. Jobba´gy,1 T. To´th,3 and R. B. Jackson4,5 Received 25 April 2007

Jackson, Robert B.

200

Effects of Salinity and Specific Ions on Seedling Emergence and Growth of Onions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

cultivars ‘BR-1’ and ‘Chaco’. Harkey silt loam had three levels of initial soil salinity (3.9, 2.2 and 0.6 dS m-1). They were placed in pots, seeded and irrigated for 4 ½ months using nine types of saline solutions. The first four solutions had four levels...

Miyamoto, S.; Martinez, I.; Niu, G.

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


201

Impact of salinity on cathode catalyst performance in microbial fuel cells (MFCs)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

not been previously examined. Three different types of cathode materials were tested here with increasingly of catalyst used with more saline wastewaters. While Pt oxygen reduction activity is reduced, CoTMPP cathodeImpact of salinity on cathode catalyst performance in microbial fuel cells (MFCs) Xi Wang

202

Polyphasic origin of salinity in the Senegal delta and middle valley  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, preliminary studies in the middle valley showed that saline areas form roughly E-W strips >10 km long and 100- 1 - Polyphasic origin of salinity in the Senegal delta and middle valley Laurent Barbiéroa agriculture in the Senegal valley. They have been attributed to the incorporation of marine salts

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

203

Short-term effects of salinity declines on juvenile hard clams, Mercenaria mercenaria.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

be compounded or mitigated by other factors, such as other environmental conditions or handling effects. #12Short-term effects of salinity declines on juvenile hard clams, Mercenaria mercenaria. Final report to Florida Sea Grant, for a Program Development Award Project title: Short-term effects of rapid salinity

Florida, University of

204

Saline tracer visualized with three-dimensional electrical resistivity tomography: Field-scale spatial moment analysis  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Saline tracer visualized with three-dimensional electrical resistivity tomography: Field; accepted 14 February 2005; published 24 May 2005. [1] Cross-well electrical resistivity tomography (ERT., and S. M. Gorelick (2005), Saline tracer visualized with three-dimensional electrical resistivity

Singha, Kamini

205

Hurricane-induced failure of low salinity wetlands Nick C. Howesa,1  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Hurricane-induced failure of low salinity wetlands Nick C. Howesa,1 , Duncan M. FitzGeralda , Zoe J States Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Environmental Laboratory, Wetlands Environmental of wetlands within the Louisiana coastal plain. Low salinity wetlands were preferentially eroded, while higher

Kulp, Mark

206

Importance of Speciation in Understanding Mercury Bioaccumulation in Tilapia Controlled by Salinity and Dissolved Organic Matter  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

As we expected, the changes in Hg(II) uptake rates were consistent with the HgCl2 speciation (Figure 2), i.e., initially increased and then decreased with the salinity gradient (0, 2, and 6 psu) and topped out at 2 psu, again indicating the important role of the neutral species. ... MeHgCl and MeHgOH are the most important MeHg species, with MeHgCl dominating in all saline waters (pCl salinity higher than 0.06 psu; (13)). ... The water uptake of gills after 2-h exposure was significantly higher at lower salinities, and exhibited a good negative correlation with salinity (r2 = 92%). ...

Rui Wang; Wen-Xiong Wang

2010-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

207

Urban Geochemistry:  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...index.html With the rise in the use of diesel fuels, sulfate deposition was accompanied...in private gardens, and the mechanical wear of automobile parts (tires, brakes...polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the marine sediments of the Gulf of Naples estuary...

Stefano Albanese; Domenico Cicchella

208

Urban Geochemistry:  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...per capita lead consumption in the United...coal-fired steam engine. The steam engine...burning of fossil fuels and the local...use of diesel fuels, sulfate deposition...tires, brakes, engine belts, mufflers...and fossil-fuel combustion...and material consumption, utilizing sensible...

Stefano Albanese; Domenico Cicchella

209

Arhodomonas sp. Strain Seminole and Its Genetic Potential To Degrade Aromatic Compounds under High-Salinity Conditions  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...decaying plant material and environmental pollution in high-salinity environments. The...Moletta. 2006. Treatment of organic pollution in industrial saline wastewater: a literature...isolated from camalt Saltern, Turkey. Water Air Soil Pollut. 224 :1449. doi: 10...

Sonal Dalvi; Carla Nicholson; Fares Najar; Bruce A. Roe; Patricia Canaan; Steven D. Hartson; Babu Z. Fathepure

2014-08-22T23:59:59.000Z

210

Temperature and Salinity Effects on the Growth and Survival of Juvenile Penaeid Shrimps: Implications for the Influence of River  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

along a salinity gradient in an estuary. In addition, we will look for a relationship between shrimpTemperature and Salinity Effects on the Growth and Survival of Juvenile Penaeid Shrimps estuaries for wetland restoration. These freshwater flows directly alter the temperature and salinity

211

Optimal Surface Salinity Perturbations of the Meridional Overturning and Heat Transport in a Global Ocean General Circulation Model  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

anomaly. This initial optimal perturbation corresponds to a zonal salinity gradient around 24°NOptimal Surface Salinity Perturbations of the Meridional Overturning and Heat Transport in a Global of surface salinity perturbations on the North Atlantic circulation over the past few decades. As a step

Huck, Thierry

212

Brine clarity maintenance in salinity-gradient solar ponds  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Brine transparency is an important part of the maintenance of a salinity-gradient solar pond as it affects the amount of solar radiation reaching the storage zone and hence has an influence on the thermal performance. There is a wide range of factors that can hinder the transmission of light in a solar pond. Algal and microbial growths are the most common problems encountered in working solar ponds and control of their densities is essential to maintain transparency. Two different chemical treatment methods for algae growth prevention are described in this paper: chlorine and a novel chemical product – copper ethylamine complex. The latter method has never been implemented previously in a working pond. This paper discusses the theory of the algae control methods used and presents the experimental results of the chemical treatments. The results showed that Cupricide is more effective than chlorine and is therefore the recommended chemical for algae control in solar ponds; it improves the water transparency especially in the upper convective zone and lower convective zone with all measurement values less than 1 NTU. Chlorine was found to be more corrosive than Cupricide due to the acidic effect it has on the pH. The preliminary cost analysis showed that granular chlorine is the cheapest chemical. A more detailed financial analysis is nevertheless required to refine these costs.

Neus Gasulla; Yusli Yaakob; Jimmy Leblanc; Aliakbar Akbarzadeh; Jose Luis Cortina

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

Mesoporous Carbon for Capacitive Deionization of Saline Water  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Self-assembled mesoporous carbon (MC) materials have been synthesized and tested for application in capacitive deionization (CDI) of saline water. MC was prepared by self-assembly of a triblock copolymer with hydrogen-bonded chains via a phenolic resin, such as resorcinol or phloroglucinol in acidic conditions, followed by carbonization and, in some cases, activation by KOH. Carbon synthesized in this way was ground into powder, from which activated MC sheets were produced. In a variation of this process, after the reaction of triblock copolymer with resorcinol or phloroglucinol, the gel that was formed was used to coat a graphite plate and then carbonized. The coated graphite plate in this case was not activated and was tested to serve as current collector during the CDI process. The performance of these MC materials was compared to that of carbon aerogel for salt concentrations ranging between 1000 ppm and 35,000 ppm. Resorcinol-based MC removed up to 15.2 mg salt per gram of carbon, while carbon aerogel removed 5.8 mg salt per gram of carbon. Phloroglucinol-based MC-coated graphite exhibited the highest ion removal capacity at 21 mg of salt per gram of carbon for 35,000 ppm salt concentration.

Tsouris, Costas [ORNL; Mayes, Richard T [ORNL; Kiggans, Jim [ORNL; Sharma, Ms. Ketki [Georgia Institute of Technology; Yiacoumi, Sotira [Georgia Institute of Technology; DePaoli, David W [ORNL; Dai, Sheng [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

214

Ash limitation of physical coal beneficiation for medium–high ash coal—A geochemistry perspective  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Nowadays the industrial coal beneficiation in China could only reduce the ash yield to about 10%, which could not meet the requirement or standard of environment protection. In this work, the possibility of reducing the ash yield was studied from the aspect of geochemistry. The channel samples were collected from two coal seams in Guizhou and Shanxi province, China and then conducted analysis by combining data from coals worldwide. The result reveals that the same coal seam or the coals deposited in the same peat swamp show a significantly positive correlation between ash yield and Al2O3 + SiO2 content, and the intercept of regression equation on the ash axis is always less than 5% (generally 2–5%). Overall, the coal from China is featured with a higher intercept compared with that in the other countries. The intercept of 2–5% on the ash axis indicates an original inorganic component in coal-forming peat. The research result also presents a theoretical limitation of coal ash by coal cleaning, because 2–5% of inorganic components in medium–high quality ash coal could hardly be separated by traditional physical coal beneficiation.

Wenfeng Wang; Weiduo Hao; Simon Xu; Fuchang Qian; Shuxun Sang; Yong Qin

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

Investigating the Role of Respiration in Plant Salinity Tolerance by Analyzing Mitochondrial Proteomes from Wheat and a Salinity-Tolerant Amphiploid (Wheat × Lophopyrum elongatum)  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

For instance, a plant’s capacity to exclude Na+ ions is strongly linked to its rate of root respiration,(8, 9) due to the energetic costs associated with actively transporting Na+ and Cl– ions against concentration gradients. ... This could suggest that root tissue was undergoing a more severe salinity scenario due to direct physical contact between root tissue and the saline nutrient solution or that root mitochondria are endowed with a greater flexibility at the protein level. ... Mitochondria from pea leaves were purified by centrifugation on a self-generated Percoll gradient which contained a linear gradient of polyvinylpyrrolidone (0-10%, wt./vol.). ...

Richard P. Jacoby; A. Harvey Millar; Nicolas L. Taylor

2013-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

216

Large-Scale Utilization of Saline Groundwater for Irrigation of Pistachios Interplanted with Cotton  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of saline drainage in a tomato-cotton rotation. J. Environ.of Pistachios Interplanted with Cotton 2007-08 TechnicalHutmacher – UCCE/AES Cotton Specialist, Shafter Research &

Sanden, Blake; Ferguson, Louise; Kallsen, Craig E.; Marsh, Brian; Hutmacher, Robert B.; Corwin, Dennis

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Integrated Remediation Process for a High Salinity Industrial Soil Sample Contaminated with Heavy Oil and Metals  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A highly saline industrial soil sample contaminated with heavy oils and several heavy metals, was tested for remediation using NRC’s Solvent Extraction Soil Remediation (SESR) process. The sample was provided ...

Abdul Majid; Bryan D. Sparks

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

Morphophysiological adaptation aspects of different Haloxylon aphyllum (Chenopodiaceae) genotypes along a salinity gradient  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The seedlings of Haloxylon aphyllum...from seeds with different genetic characteristics, which were collected in three natural subpopulations along a soil salinity gradient, were investigated. The plants grown un...

E. V. Shuyskaya; E. V. Li; Z. F. Rahmankulova…

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

219

Macroalgal diversity along the Baltic Sea salinity gradient challenges Remane’s species-minimum concept  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Remane’s species-minimum concept, which states that the lowest number of taxa occurs at the horohalinicum (5–8 psu), was tested by investigating macroalgal diversity on hard substrates along the natural salinity gradient in the Baltic Sea. Field data on species occurrence and abundance were collected by SCUBA diving along 10 transects of the Finnish, Swedish and German coasts, covering a salinity range from 3.9 to 27 psu. Macroalgal species numbers declined steadily with salinity, decreasing until 7.2 psu was reached, but in the horohalinicum, a marked reduction of species number and a change in diversity were indicated by the Shannon index and evenness values. The non-linear decrease in macroalgal diversity at 5–8 psu and the lack of increase in species numbers at salinities below 5 psu imply a restricted applicability of Remane’s species-minimum concept to macroalgae.

Hendrik Schubert; Peter Feuerpfeil; Ronny Marquardt; Irena Telesh; Sergei Skarlato

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

Distributions of picophytoplankton and phytoplankton pigments along a salinity gradient in the Changjiang River Estuary, China  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We investigated the abundance of different picophytoplankton groups and the phytoplankton pigment ratio in relation to environmental factors such as nutrients and suspended solids along a salinity gradient in the...

Baoli Wang; Congqiang Liu; Fushun Wang; Siliang Li…

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


221

Mass–density relationship changes along salinity gradient in Suaeda salsa L.  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Whether and why the biomass–density (M–N) scaling relationship varies along environmental gradients were continuously debated in theoretical ecology. In this study, how soil salinity stress affects on the M–N sca...

Hao Zhang; Genxuan Wang; Kefeng Zheng; Weiping Zhang

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

Eco-physiological properties of Pontogammarus maeoticus (Amphipoda) in a salinity gradient  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Quantitative indices of feeding, food assimilation, energy metabolism and growth in Pontogammarus maeoticus (Sow.) from the Azov Sea (12‰S) were studied from the salinity levels. Juveniles and males of different ...

I. N. Soldatova

1986-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

Thermodynamic and Energy Efficiency Analysis of Power Generation from Natural Salinity Gradients by Pressure Retarded Osmosis  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The Gibbs free energy of mixing dissipated when fresh river water flows into the sea can be harnessed for sustainable power generation. Pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) is one of the methods proposed to generate power from natural salinity gradients. In ...

Ngai Yin Yip; Menachem Elimelech

2012-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

224

Plasma homeostasis and cloacal urine composition inCrocodylus porosus caught along a salinity gradient  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Juveniles of the Estuarine or Saltwater Crocodile,Crocodylus porosus..., maintain both osmotic pressure and plasma electrolyte homeostasis along a salinity gradient from fresh water to the sea. In...C. porosus in...

Gordon C. Grigg

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

Double-Diffusive Intrusions in a Stable Salinity Gradient “Heated from Below”  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Two-dimensional direct numerical simulations (DNS) are used to investigate the growth and nonlinear equilibration of spatially periodic double-diffusive intrusion for negative vertical temperature Tz salinity Sz gradients, which are ...

Julian Simeonov; Melvin E. Stern

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

Competition between Salicornia europaea and Atriplex prostrata (Chenopodiaceae) along an experimental salinity gradient  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Salicornia europaea L. is a halophyte that often occupies the lowestand most saline (>3.5% total salt) areas of salt marshes. Atriplexprostrata Boucher is less salt tolerant than S. europaea and ...

Todd P. Egan; Irwin A. Ungar

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

227

An innovative approach to heat extraction from a salinity gradient solar pond to enhance overall efficiency.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??A solar pond is a simple and low-cost solar collector with long-term thermal storage. It utilizes a large body of salinity gradient water to absorb… (more)

Yaakob, Y

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

228

Biodiversity and Structure of Macroinvertebrate Communities Along a Small Permanent Salinity Gradient (Meurthe River, France)  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Changes in the macroinvertebrate community were investigated over 10 months at four sites along a 19 km salinity gradient (0.21–2.60 g l?1...) in a sixth-order stream, the Meurthe River, northeastern France. Abio...

Christophe Piscart; Jean-Claude Moreteau; Jean-Nicolas Beisel

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

The Dissipation of Energy in Permanent Ocean Currents, with Some Relations between Salinities, Temperatures and Currents  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

6 April 1921 research-article The Dissipation of Energy in Permanent Ocean Currents, with Some Relations between Salinities, Temperatures and Currents R. O. Street The Royal Society is collaborating with JSTOR to digitize, preserve...

1921-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

230

Energy Recovery from Solutions with Different Salinities Based on Swelling and Shrinking of Hydrogels  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

), reverse electrodialysis (RED), and capacitive mixing (CapMix), are being developed to recover energy from salinity- gradient energy, including pressure-retarded osmosis (PRO),6-8 reverse electrodialysis (RED),9

231

Hybrid electrodialysis reverse osmosis system design and its optimization for treatment of highly saline brines  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The demand is rising for desalination technologies to treat highly saline brines arising from hydraulic fracturing processes and inland desalination. Interest is growing in the use of electrical desalination technologies ...

McGovern, Ronan Killian

232

Numerical modeling of Persian Gulf salinity variations due to tidal effects  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Numerical modeling of salinity changes in marine environment of Persian Gulf is investigated in this paper. Computer simulation ... in arbitrary and complex geometries, such as Persian Gulf domain. The results of...

S. R. Sabbagh Yazdi

2004-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

Physiological Effects of Saline Water on Two Economically Important Horticultural Crops in South Texas  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Grande Valley where they are commonly produced. As Texas increases the percentage of irrigated agriculture each year, and in turn the amount of land potentially exposed to salinization through this practice, grafting salt sensitive plants to tolerant...

Simpson, Catherine Ross

2013-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

234

The response of New Guinea impatiens to varying salinity levels in a subirrigation system  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Subirrigation is an alternative irrigation method for greenhouse crops. Lack of leaching poses the problem of high salt buildup in the root zone. The objective of this study was to determine the effects of saline irrigation water on a greenhouse...

Todd, Nancy Morgan

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

235

The influence of long-term storage on the salinity of bottled seawater samples  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

An investigation is described which examines the influence of long-term storage on the salinity of bottled seawater samples in common soft glass bottles. Two ... months. The results show that long-term storage in...

S Alexander; Hans-Harald Hinrichsen

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

236

Spatial patterns of soil salinities in old embanked marshlands in western France  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The spatial pattern of soil salinity was studied in commonly owned grazing meadows, embanked in the distant past (10th century), situated on the Atlantic coast of western France. The meadows were characterized...

Bernard Amiaud; Jan-Bernard Bouzillé; Frédéric Tournade; Anne Bonis

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

237

The redox and iron-sulfide geochemistry of Salt Pond and the thermodynamic constraints on native magnetotactic bacteria  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Salt pond is a meromictic system with an outlet to the sea allowing denser seawater to occupy the monimolimnion while the mixolimnion has relatively low salinity and is the site of greater mixing and microbial activity. ...

Canovas, Peter A

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

238

The effect of environmental salinity on the flavor characteristics of penaeid shrimp  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

for levels of free amino acids (FAA). Selected samples were frozen and later analyzed for specific amino acid canposition. Shrimp subjected to decreasing salinities showed corresponding decreases in free amino acid concentration, with minimum values being... reached in 24 to 48 hours. Likewise, with increasing salinities there was a corresponding increase in the free amino acid concentration, with maximum values reached in 24 hours. Glycine, proline, arginine, serine/threonine, and alanine made the most...

McCoid, Valerie Zullo

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

239

Effects of Salinity Stress on Carotenoids, Anthocyanins, and Color of Diverse Tomato Genotypes  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The gradient elution was as follows: 95% A and 5% B for 6 min; 80% A and 5% B until 32 min; 30% A and 5% B until 56 min; and 95% A and 5% B until 62 min. ... On the other hand, the fact that high salinity can lead to a clear enhancement in the antioxidant levels of tomato could be harnessed to exploit saline soils. ...

Eva Borghesi; M. Lourdes González-Miret; M. Luisa Escudero-Gilete; Fernando Malorgio; Francisco J. Heredia; Antonio J. Meléndez-Martínez

2011-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

240

The effects of an ambient salinity gradient on the dilution of dense brine jets  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

THE EFFECTS OF AN AMBIENT SALINITY GRADIENT ON THE DILUTION OF DENSE BRINE JETS A Thesis by GARY WAYNE MCCULLOUGH Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER... OF SCIENCE December 1986 Major Subject: Ocean Engineering THE EFFECTS OF AN AMBIENT SALINITY GRADIENT ON THE DILUTION OF DENSE BRINE JETS A Thesis by GARY NAYNE MCCULLOUGH Approved as to style and content by: Robert E. Randall (Chair of Committee...

McCullough, Gary Wayne

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


241

Growing Hardier Crops for Better Health: Salinity Tolerance and the Nutritional Value of Broccoli  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Growing Hardier Crops for Better Health: Salinity Tolerance and the Nutritional Value of Broccoli ... To evaluate the variations in the nutritional components of a broccoli cultivar under saline stress, two different NaCl concentrations (40 and 80 mM) were assayed. ... The flow rate was 1 mL min?1 in a linear gradient, starting with 1% B and reaching 20% B in 30 min and 1% B at 40 min. ...

Carmen López-Berenguer; María del Carmen Martínez-Ballesta; Diego A. Moreno; Micaela Carvajal; Cristina García-Viguera

2009-01-05T23:59:59.000Z

242

The influence of copper and bicarbonate ions on the corrosion of aluminum alloys saline solutions  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

THE INFLUENCE OF COPPER AND BICARBONATE IONS ON THE CORROSION OF ALUMINUM ALLOYS IN SALINE SOLUTIONS A Thesis by ALCIBIADES BECERRA-DIAZ Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirement... for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1972 Major Subject: Mechanical Engineerinq THE INFLUENCE OF COPPER AND BICARBONATE IONS ON THE CORROSION OF ALUMINUM ALLOYS IN SALINE SOLUTIONS A Thesis by ALCIBIADES BECERRA-DIAZ Approved as to sty1e...

Becerra-Diaz, Alcibiades

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

243

Tolerant Turf: Collaborators work to improve turfgrasses' response to drought and salinity  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

genetics at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Dallas, and researchers from #18;ve other universities have partnered with three objectives in mind#30;to develop, improve, and commercialize drought- and salinity-tolerant turfgrass. #29... Chandra, who is the project?s director. ?#29;is project is really going to impact the overall productivity and economic gain of the turfgrass industry in the South. Turfgrasses with improved drought and salinity tolerance will help conserve potable...

Smith, Courtney

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

244

Water Balance, Salt Loading, and Salinity Control Options of Red Bluff Reservoir, Texas  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

TR- 298 2007 Water Balance, Salt Loading, and Salinity Control Options of Red Bluff Reservoir, Texas by S. Miyamoto, Fasong Yuan, and Shilpa Anand Agricultural Research and Extension Center at El Paso Texas... Agricultural Experiment Station The Texas A&M University System Texas Water Resources Institute Texas A&M University WATER BALANCE, SALT LOADING, AND SALINITY CONTROL OPTIONS OF RED BLUFF RESERVOIR, TEXAS S. Miyamoto, Fasong...

Miyamoto, S.; Yuan, Fasong; Anand, Shilpa

245

A Simple Model for Estimating Water Balance and Salinity of Reservoirs and Outflow  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of floodplains in the presence of a high water table. This was accompanied by the spread of salt-tolerant riparian species, especially saltcedar (Tamarisk sp.). This scenario is repeated in many river systems in the Southwest. There are considerable... on flow and salinity of the stream and the floodplains. The first part deals with water and salt balance in reservoirs. The primary purpose of the model is to predict outflow salinity from the reservoir storage and inflow information in advance...

Miyamoto, S; Yuan, F; Anand, Shilpa

2010-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

246

Supplement to Diagnosis and Management of Salinity Problems in Irrigated Pecan Production: Salt Leaching  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND LIFE SCIENCES TR-387A 2010 Supplement to Diagnosis and Management of Salinity Problems in Irrigated Pecan Production: Salt Leaching By: S. Miyamoto Professor and Soil Scientist, Texas A... TWRI TR-287-A July 2010 Supplement to Diagnosis and Management of Salinity Problems in Irrigated Pecan Production: Salt Leaching S. Miyamoto Professor and Soil Scientist Texas A&M University Agricultural Research Center at El Paso (s...

Miyamoto, S.

247

The effect of NaCl salinity on bell pepper photosynthesis  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

THE EFFECT OF NACL SALINITY ON BELL PEPPER PHOTOSYNTHESIS A Thesis by PAUL CARL BETHKE Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas ARM University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August... 1989 Major Sub]ect& Plant Physiology THE EFFECT OF NACL SALINITY ON BELL PEPPER PHOTOSYNTHESIS A Thesis by PAUL CARL BETHKE Approved as to style and content by: co m rew ( Chair of Committee) ona ewton ( Member) war un ouser ( Member...

Bethke, Paul Carl

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

248

Applications of salinity gradient solar technologies in the Southwest -- An overview  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This paper is an overview of recent applications of salinity gradient solar technologies (SGST) in the Southwest and especially in the State of Texas. SGST is a generic title for using a salinity gradient in a body of water to suppress convection and collect solar energy for a desired application, for example, salinity gradient solar ponds. Following initial work in the early 1980s at the El Paso Solar Pond project and funding of the Texas Solar Pond Consortium by the State of Texas and the Bureau of Reclamation, several applications involving the use of salinity gradient solar technologies have emerged. These applications include a biomass waste to energy project using heat from a solar pond at Bruce Foods Corporation; an industrial process heat application for sodium sulfate mining near Seagraves, Texas; overwintering thermal refuges for mariculture in Palacios, Texas; a potential salt management project on the Brazos River near Abilene, Texas; and use of solar ponds for brine disposal at a water desalting project in a small colonia east of El Paso. This paper discusses salinity gradient solar technology requirements and the abundance of resources available in Texas and the Southwest which makes this an attractive location for the commercial development of salinity gradient projects. Barriers to development as well as catalysts are discussed before a brief overview of the projects listed above is provided.

Swift, A.H.P.; Lu, H. [Univ. of Texas, El Paso, TX (United States)

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

249

Modeling soil salinity distribution along topographic gradients in tidal salt marshes in Atlantic and Gulf coastal regions  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Soil salinity plays a very important role in determining the distribution of vegetation, plant productivity, and biogeochemical processes in coastal marsh ecosystems. Salinity gradients and salinity–vegetation associations in salt marshes have often been observed but rarely explained. A quantitative and systematic study on the soil salinity distribution in salt marshes is not only important to the understanding of coastal marsh ecosystems but also to the development of a potentially useful ecological and environmental indicator. In this research, we developed a salt marsh soil salinity model based on an existing salt and water balance model with modifications to several key features to examine the impacts of tidal forcing, climate, soil, vegetation, and topography on soil salinity distributions of the Atlantic and Gulf coastal marshes. This model was calibrated and validated using field observations from the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) of northwestern Florida, USA. The results showed that the model had good agreement (r2 = 0.84, n = 15, P salinity maximum in a coastal salt marsh. Simulations indicate that tidal irregularity primarily controls the width of the salinity maximum band. Evapotranspiration, temperature, hydraulic conductivity, and incoming tidal salinity significantly affect the salinity maximum band, which may lead to the formation of salt barrens/flats when reaching a threshold level.

Hongqing Wang; Y. Ping Hsieh; Mark A. Harwell; Wenrui Huang

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

The lithology, environment of deposition, and di[a]genesis of the Shattuck Member of the Queen Formation (Guadalupian, Permian) at Central Corbin Queen Field, Lea County, New Mexico  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

). Salt ridges form from the concentration of halite or gypsum at the air sand interface due to the evaporation of saline capillary water. The resulting excess material at the surface causes expansion, forcing portions of the cemented layer to rise... with the sand that fills in the broken ridges or with areas between salt ridges. If the halite is covered by a permeable sediment such as sand, the upward flow of less saline water from below causes dissolution of 30 the salt and its recrystallisation...

Siegel, Joel Dore

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

251

Petrography and geochemistry of the Artesia Group, Palo Duro Basin, Texas Panhandle: Final report  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Artesia Group of the Texas Panhandle is an evaporite red-bed sequence which has been intensely altered by interaction of evaporites with ground water. Comparison of the upper, most altered part of the sequence with the lower, least altered part allows identification of the diagenetic sequence. The least altered lower part of the Artesia Group includes anhydrite beds, anhydritic halite, mudstone-halite mixtures, mudstone, claystone, siltstone, and sandstone. Diagenetic processes include cementation by halite, replacement of gypsum by anhydrite and minor polyhalite, and minor replacement of halite by dolomite and anhydrite. Halite is present throughout the lower part of the Artesia Group as bedded halite, as isolated halite crystals and veins, and as halite cement in clastic beds. The altered interval in the upper part of the Artesia Group is characterized by mudstone-anhydrite-dolomite breccias, thin, wavy laminae of anhydrite and dolomite, and abundant fractures filled with fibrous anhydrite and gypsum in mudstone, claystone, siltstone, and thin anhydrite beds. Halite is absent, and removal of halite is interpreted as the principal cause of the alteration, either directly, by dissolution and collapse, or indirectly, by increasing porosity and allowing increased ground-water penetration. At the top of the Artesia Group, anhydrite has been hydrated to gypsum, and minor amounts of gypsum have been replaced by calcite. The geochemistry of preserved halite in the lower part of the Artesia Group shows that meteoric waters have been included in halite and that halite has been recycled by dissolution and reprecipitation. The occurrence of this type of alteration might indicate that the halite of the Artesia Group was invaded by waters from the overlying aquifers. However, the stratigraphic and textural relationships in the halite indicate that the alteration reflects continental influences in the clastic-dominated depositional environment. 32 refs., 45 figs., 1 tab.

Havorka, S.D.; Fisher, R.S.; Nance, H.S.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Trace Element Geochemistry of Magnetite and Its Relationship to Cu-Bi-Co-Au-Ag-U-W Mineralization in the Great Bear Magmatic Zone, NWT, Canada  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...14 p., doi: 10.1029/1999GC000026 . Li Y.H. , 2000, A compendium of geochemistry: From solar nebula to the human brain: Princeton, Princeton University Press, 475 p. Liu W. , Borg S.J., Testemale D., Etschmann B., Hazemann J.L...

P. Acosta-Góngora; S. A. Gleeson; I. M. Samson; L. Ootes; L. Corriveau

253

TTG magmatism in the Congo craton; a view from major and trace element geochemistry, RbSr and SmNd systematics: case  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

TTG magmatism in the Congo craton; a view from major and trace element geochemistry, Rb­Sr and Sm of the Sangmelima region (Ntem complex, Congo craton) in southern Cameroon range in modal composition from rocks. TTG intrusions in the Sangmelima region represent a major Archaean accretion event in the Congo craton

Siebel, Wolfgang

254

Low-Salinity Waterflooding to Improve Oil Recovery - Historical Field Evidence  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Waterflooding is by far the most widely applied method of improved oil recovery. Crude oil/brine/rock interactions can lead to large variations in the displacement efficiency of wa-terfloods. Laboratory water-flood tests and single-well tracer tests have shown that injection of dilute brine can increase oil recovery, but work designed to test the method on a field scale has not yet been undertaken. Historical waterflood records could unintentionally provide some evidence of improved recovery from waterflooding with lower salinity brine. Nu-merous fields in the Powder River basin of Wyoming have been waterflooded using low salinity brine (about 500 ppm) obtained from the Madison limestone or Fox Hills sandstone. Three Minnelusa formation fields in the basin were identified as potential candidates for waterflood comparisons based on the salinity of the connate and injection water. Historical pro-duction and injection data for these fields were obtained from the public record. Field waterflood data were manipulated to be displayed in the same format as laboratory coreflood re-sults. Recovery from fields using lower salinity injection wa-ter was greater than that using higher salinity injection wa-ter—matching recovery trends for laboratory and single-well tests.

Eric P. Robertson

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

Water salinity of the First Eocene reservoir: Its unique behaviour and influence on reservoir engineering calculations  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The salinity of the produced water from First Eocene reservoir of Wafra field was studied through its past history. The change in the salinity of the initially produced water (from about 500 to 20,000 ppm NaCl) was attributed to the meteoric water which might have entered the reservoir through its outcrops to the west of the field. The correct value of the connate water salinity (23,000 ppm) that should be used in estimating the original oil in place by the volumetric method was determined by three different approaches. In addition, a technique to be followed in calculating the volumetric original oil in place for the First Eocene reservoir is outlined to overcome the complex behaviour of aquifer salinity. The change in the produced water salinity of the First Eocene reservoir with time was studied and proved that water is dumping from an upper water bearing zone into First Eocene reservoir. Upper water dumping, which apparently has supported the reservoir pressure, was confirmed to occur behind casing in many deeper wells penetrating the First Eocene reservoir by the analysis of their temperature and noise logs.

Ghoniem, S.A.A.; Al-Zanki, F.H.

1985-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

256

Water salinity of First Eocene reservoir: Unique behavior and influence on reservoir engineering calculations  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The salinity of the produced water from the First Eocene reservoir of the Wafra field was studied through its history. The change in the salinity of the initially produced water (from about 500 to 20,000 ppm NaCl) was attributed to meteoric water that might have entered the reservoir through outcrops west of the field. The correct value of the interstitial water salinity (23,000ppm) that should be used in estimating the original oil in place (OOIP) by the volumetric method was determined by three different approaches. In addition, a technique to overcome the complex behavior of aquifer salinity in calculating the volumetric OOIP for the First Eocene reservoir is outlined. A study of the change in the produced water salinity of the First Eocene reservoir with time proved that water is dumping from an upper water-bearing zone into the reservoir. Analysis of temperature and noise logs confirmed that this upper water dumping, which apparently has supported the reservoir pressure, occurred behind casing in many deeper wells penetrating the First Eocene reservoir.

Ghoniem, S.A.; Al-Zanki, F.H.

1987-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

Blue energy: Current technologies for sustainable power generation from water salinity gradient  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract “Salinity energy” stored as the salinity difference between seawater and freshwater is a large-scale renewable resource that can be harvested and converted to electricity, but extracting it efficiently as a form of useful energy remains a challenge. With the development of membrane science and technology, membrane-based techniques for energy extraction from water salinity, such as pressure-retarded osmosis and reverse electro-dialysis, have seen tremendous development in recent years. Meanwhile, many other novel methods for harvesting exergy from water mixing processes, such as electrochemical capacitor and nano-fluidic energy harvesting systems, have been proposed. In this work, an overview and state-of-the-art of the current technologies for sustainable power generation from the water salinity gradient are presented. Characteristics of these technologies are analyzed and compared for this particular application. Based on these entropic energy extracting methods, the water salinity, as the “blue energy”, will be another source of renewable energy to satisfy the ever-growing energy demand of human society.

Zhijun Jia; Baoguo Wang; Shiqiang Song; Yongsheng Fan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

Solar energy storage by salinity gradient solar pond: Pilot plant construction and gradient control  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

An experimental solar pond pilot plant was constructed in Solvay-Martorell, facilities, Catalonia (NE part of the Iberian Peninsula) to capture and store solar energy. The body of the pond is a cylindrical reinforced concrete tank, 3 m height, 8 m diameter and total area of 50 m2. Salinity and thermal gradient were properly established by using the salinity distribution methodology. The gradient in the pond was maintained by feeding salt (NaCl) through a cylindrical salt charger to the bottom at a height of 80 cm from the pond floor. Continuous surface washing using tap water supply maintained the salinity of the top convective layer at a low level and compensate loses by evaporation. An acidification method by addition of \\{HCl\\} at different heights was used to control the clarity of the pond. The salinity gradient was fully established on 30 September 2009 and has been maintained until the date. After winter time (February 2010), the pond warms up and the temperature increased continuously until it reached its maximum (55 °C) in August 2010. The salinity gradient observed great stability after one year of continuous control and maintenance and under different weather conditions.

César Valderrama; Oriol Gibert; Jordina Arcal; Pau Solano; Aliakbar Akbarzadeh; Enric Larrotcha; José Luis Cortina

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Transient hydrodynamic, heat and mass transfer in a salinity gradient solar pond: A numerical study  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract The impoverishment of our planet in non-renewable energies has incited researchers to design salinity gradient solar ponds to collect and store solar energy at a lower cost. It is in this context that the present research work lies to focus on the numerical study of the transient hydrodynamic, heat and mass transfer in a salinity gradient solar pond. The problem is tackled using the dimensionless governing equations of Navier–Stokes, thermal energy and mass transfer, which are solved numerically by finite-volume method to provide the temperature, concentration and velocity fields in transient regime. The pond is filled with salty water of various salinities to form three zones of salty water: Upper Convective Zone (UCZ), Non-Convective Zone (NCZ) and Lower Convective Zone (LCZ). To prevent convective movements induced by the internal heating of salty water due to solar radiation absorption, a salinity gradient is used in the solar pond. Representative results illustrating the influence of internal Rayleigh number on the thermal performance of the pond and the effect of the aspect ratio on the distribution of temperature and velocity fields in the salinity gradient solar pond (SGSP) are discussed. In addition, results for the transient average temperature of UCZ and LCZ are presented and discussed for various parametric conditions.

Ridha Boudhiaf; Mounir Baccar

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

260

Life in the salinity gradient: Discovering mechanisms behind a new biodiversity pattern  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract A recently discovered paradoxical maximum of planktonic protistan species in the salinity gradient of the Baltic Sea revealed an inverse trend of species number/salinity relation in comparison to the previously accepted species-minimum model for macrozoobenthos. Here, we review long-term data on organisms of different size classes and ecological groups to show that eukaryotic and prokaryotic microbes in plankton demonstrate a maximum species richness in the challenging zone of the critical salinity 5–8, where the large-bodied bottom dwellers (macrozoobenthos, macroalgae and aquatic higher plants) experience large-scale salinity stress which leads to an impoverished diversity. We propose a new conceptual model to explain why the diversity of small, fast-developing, rapidly evolving unicellular plankton organisms benefits from relative vacancy of brackish-water ecological niches and impaired competitiveness therein. The ecotone theory, Hutchinson's Ecological Niche Concept, species–area relationships and the Intermediate Disturbance Hypothesis are considered as a theoretical framework for understanding extinctions, speciation and variations in the evolution rates of different aquatic species in ecosystems with the pronounced salinity gradient.

Irena Telesh; Hendrik Schubert; Sergei Skarlato

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


261

Influence of Natural Organic Matter Fouling and Osmotic Backwash on Pressure Retarded Osmosis Energy Production from Natural Salinity Gradients  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Influence of Natural Organic Matter Fouling and Osmotic Backwash on Pressure Retarded Osmosis Energy Production from Natural Salinity Gradients ... Therefore, SRNOM fouling of porous support in PRO detrimentally constrains the ability of the membrane to convert salinity gradient energy into useful work. ... Other unique areas of forward osmosis research include pressure-retarded osmosis for generation of electricity from saline and fresh water and implantable osmotic pumps for controlled drug release. ...

Ngai Yin Yip; Menachem Elimelech

2013-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

262

ECO2N - A New TOUGH2 Fluid Property Module for Studies of CO2 Storage in Saline Aquifers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

bar; salinity up to full halite saturation). Flow processes1190 kg/m3 for full halite saturation. According to Eq. (2),

Pruess, Karsten; Spycher, Nicholas

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

Saline Valley Hot Springs Pool & Spa Low Temperature Geothermal Facility |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Saline Valley Hot Springs Pool & Spa Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Saline Valley Hot Springs Pool & Spa Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Facility Saline Valley Hot Springs Sector Geothermal energy Type Pool and Spa Location Inyo County, California Coordinates 36.3091865°, -117.5495846° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[]}

264

Regional ground-water mixing and the origin of saline fluids: Midcontinent, United States  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Ground waters in three adjacent regional flow systems in the midcontinent exhibit extreme chemical and isotopic variations that delineate large-scale fluid flow and mixing processes and two distinct mechanisms for the generation of saline fluids. Systematic spatial variations of major ion concentrations, H, O, and Sr isotopic compositions, and ground-water migration pathways indicate that each flow system contains water of markedly different origin. Mixing of the three separate ground waters exerts a fundamental control on ground-water composition. The three ground waters are: (i) dilute meteoric water recharged in southern Missouri; (ii) saline Na-Ca-Cl water in southeastern Kansas of far-traveled meteoric origin that acquired its salinity by halite dissolution; and (iii) Na-Ca-Cl brines in north-central Oklahoma that may have originated as Paleozoic seawater. 45 refs., 4 figs., 1 tab.

Musgrove, M.; Banner, J.L. (Univ. of Texas, Austin (United States))

1993-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

265

Diversity and abundance of “Pelagibacterales” (SAR11) in the Baltic Sea salinity gradient  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract The candidate order “Pelagibacterales” (SAR11) is one of the most abundant bacterial orders in ocean surface waters and, periodically, in freshwater lakes. The presence of several stable phylogenetic lineages comprising “Pelagibacterales” correlates with the physico-chemical parameters in aquatic environments. A previous amplicon sequencing study covering the bacterial community in the salinity gradient of the Baltic Sea suggested that pelagibacteral subclade SAR11-I was replaced by SAR11-IIIa in the mesohaline region of the Baltic Sea. In this current study, we investigated the cellular abundances of “Pelagibacterales” subclades along the Baltic Sea salinity gradient using catalyzed reporter deposition fluorescence in situ hybridization (CARD-FISH). The results obtained with a newly designed probe, which exclusively detected SAR11-IIIa, were compared to CARD-FISH abundances of the marine SAR11-I/II subclade and the freshwater lineage SAR11-IIIb (LD12). The results showed that SAR11-IIIa was abundant in oligohaline–mesohaline conditions (salinities 2.7–13.3), with maximal abundances at a salinity of 7 (up to 35% of total Bacteria, quantified with a universal bacterial probe EUB). As expected, SAR11-I/II was abundant (27% of EUB) in the marine parts of the Baltic Sea, whereas counts of the freshwater lineage SAR11-IIIb were below the detection limit at all stations. The shift from SAR11-IIIa to SAR11-I/II was confirmed in the vertical salinity gradient in the deeper basins of the Baltic Sea. These findings were consistent with an overlapping but defined distribution of SAR11-I/II and SAR11-IIIa in the salinity gradient of the Baltic Sea and suggested the adaptation of SAR11-IIIa for growth and survival in mesohaline conditions.

Daniel P.R. Herlemann; Jana Woelk; Matthias Labrenz; Klaus Jürgens

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

In situ experimental study of reed leaf decomposition along a full salinity gradient  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

An experimental study on Phragmites australis leaf litter decomposition was conducted in the estuarine environment, Ria de Aveiro, Western Portugal, using the leaf-bag technique, with fine- (1 mm) and coarse-mesh (5 mm) bags. The leaf bags were placed in the field sites at day 0, covering a complete salinity gradient, and replicates were collected over time, at days 3 (leaching), 7, 15, 30 and 60. The biomass loss through the leaching phase, about 20% of the initial leaf mass, was independent of both the salinity and the bag mesh size. The biomass decay pattern along the salinity gradient varied through time and presented strong similarities between the two mesh sizes, with the remaining biomass always lower in the 5 mm mesh-size bags. At days 7 and 15, the lowest remaining biomass was observed at the head of the estuary, the preferential distribution area of P. australis. At day 30, the remaining biomass was higher in the marine area and diminished under a direct relationship with salinity, reaching the lowest value in the freshwater environment, with values ranging from 66% to 44% of the initial weight in 5 mm bags, and from 79% to 51% in 1 mm bags. The largest heterogeneity in the remaining biomass among the study areas positioned along the salinity gradient was found close to days 30 (5 mm) and 40 (1 mm). The overall results indicate that the relationship between leaf decay rate and salinity depends on the decay time considered (k15, k30 or k60) and, for the later stages (k60), also on the leaf-bag mesh size. This implies that the use of leaf litter decay rates as a functional indicator in transitional waters will need to take into consideration the factor location in the salinity gradient and leaf litter stage at which the decay rate is determined. The differences between the decay rates with the mesh size acted mainly at the level of the absolute k value and not at the level of the pattern along the salinity gradient. Even so, the data obtained at the mouth of the estuary, in the area closest to a fully marine environment, indicated that after the initial biomass loss through leaching, P. australis decayed either very slowly, in the 5 mm, or not at all, in the 1 mm mesh bags.

Victor Quintino; Franca Sangiorgio; Fernando Ricardo; Renato Mamede; Adília Pires; Rosa Freitas; Ana Maria Rodrigues; Alberto Basset

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

Spacial Distribution of Salinity and the Mechanism of Saltwater Intrusion in the Modaomen Water Channel of Pear River Estuary  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Modaomen channel is an important fresh water resource in Pearl River Delta. It has been impacted by saltwater intrusion frequently in the last decade. This has drawn more and more attention from scientists and engineers. The hydrodynamic mechanism of saltwater intrusion is still impercipient. In the present paper hydrographs of velocity and salinity in the channel are analyzed based on field observations of velocity and salinity of upper middle and lower water layers at several stations along the Modaomen channel. It is found that the transport of salinity in Modaomen channel is obviously different from other estuaries. As the tidal range increases from neap to spring tide the salinity in each water layer decreases unexpectedly. This peculiar phenomenon is attributed to the extraordinary flow process in the channel. When salinity value in each layer and vertical salinity gradient are lower during spring tide no matter on rising or ebbing tide the flow velocity monotonously decreases from water surface to the bottom which is suggested by common sense. However when salinity values and vertical salinity gradient are higher during neap tide the flow velocity unexpectedly increases from water surface to the bottom during flood period and flood duration of the bottom current is surprisingly as long as 15?18 hours. In addition an inflexional velocity profile may remain amazingly for about 9 hours. This could be driven by the baroclinic pressure under the condition of tides topography and upstream runoff discharge of this channel.

J. B. Liu; Y. Bao

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

Cey. J. Sci. (Bio. Sci.) 37 (1): 49-59, 2008 SALINITY IMPLICATIONS OF WASTEWATER IRRIGATION IN  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Cey. J. Sci. (Bio. Sci.) 37 (1): 49-59, 2008 SALINITY IMPLICATIONS OF WASTEWATER IRRIGATION and shortage of good quality water, wastewater irrigation is a growing phenomenon in many arid and semi-arid countries. A common characteristic of wastewater is high salinity, with cities typically adding 200 ­ 500 mg

Scott, Christopher

269

A Conceptual Model of the Surface Salinity Distribution in the Oceanic Hadley Cell JOHAN NILSSON AND HEINER KRNICH  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A Conceptual Model of the Surface Salinity Distribution in the Oceanic Hadley Cell JOHAN NILSSON in the oceanic Hadley cell is presented. The model pertains to the region of tropical easterly surface winds of the near-surface air is constant, the salinity variation in the oceanic Hadley cell varies essentially

Nilsson, Johan

270

TOUGH+CO2: A multiphase fluid-flow simulator for CO2 geologic sequestration in saline aquifers  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

TOUGH+CO"2 is a new simulator for modeling of CO"2 geologic sequestration in saline aquifers. It is a member of TOUGH+, the successor to the TOUGH2 family of codes for multicomponent, multiphase fluid and heat flow simulation. The code accounts for heat ... Keywords: CO2 geologic sequestration, Modeling, Multiphase flow, Parallel computing, Saline aquifer, TOUGH+, TOUGH2

Keni Zhang; George Moridis; Karsten Pruess

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

Laboratory measurement of hydrodynamic saline dispersion within a micro-fracture network induced in granite  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Laboratory measurement of hydrodynamic saline dispersion within a micro-fracture network induced plug of Ailsa Craig micro-granite by thermal stressing, to produce an isotropic network of fractures number­dispersion relationship for the micro-fracture network is very similar to that predicted for other

272

Soil mineral genesis and distribution in a saline lake landscape of the Pantanal Wetland, Brazil  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Soil mineral genesis and distribution in a saline lake landscape of the Pantanal Wetland, Brazil S Geografia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil b Soil & Water Sciences Program, Department São Paulo, Piracicaba, Brazil a b s t r a c ta r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 20 August

Ahmad, Sajjad

273

Soil morphological control on saline and freshwater lake hydrogeochemistry in the Pantanal of Nhecolndia, Brazil  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

morphological control on saline and freshwater lake hydrogeochemistry in the Pantanal of Nhecolândia, Brazil L-MS, Brazil 4 ­ Laboratório de Pedologia, Departamento de Geografia, Universidade de São Paulo C.P. 8105, 05508-900, São Paulo, Brazil 5 - UFMS, Departamento de Geografia, Campus de Três Lagoas, Av. Ranulfo

Boyer, Edmond

274

Author's personal copy Effect of fluid salinity on subcritical crack propagation in calcite  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Author's personal copy Effect of fluid salinity on subcritical crack propagation in calcite Fatma Accepted 22 October 2012 Available online 31 October 2012 Keywords: Subcritical crack growth Calcite Salt Damage The slow propagation of cracks, also called subcritical crack growth, is a mechanism of fracturing

275

SALINITY AND TEMPERATURE IN SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO BAY, CALIFORNIA, AT DUMBARTON BRIDGE  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

-mean-square) Tide (height) at Dumbarton Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge during 2000WYSALINITY AND TEMPERATURE IN SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO BAY, CALIFORNIA, AT DUMBARTON BRIDGE: RESULTS FROM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Fig. 10. Time-series plots of daily mean salinity at Dumbarton Bridge for 1990WY-1993WY, 1994WY

276

Effects of biofilms, sunlight, and salinity on corrosion potential and corrosion initiation of stainless alloys  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This phenomenon of corrosion potential ennoblement on stainless alloys is well known for full strength seawater. This report presents data on the extent to which that process occurs as a function of salinity and sunlight level for: stainless steels S30400 and S31600; stainless alloys S44735 (29-4C), S44660 (Seacure), NO8367 (6XN) and N10276 (C-276); and R50250 (Ti-Gr2). The results showed that natural population biofilms formed from all salinity waters under low light level conditions were capable of ennobling the corrosion potentials of all test alloys, although R50250 was consistently ennobled the least. Both the amount of ennoblement and the highest steady potential reached were maximized in fresh water and decreased for all alloys with increasing salinity. The critical pitting potentials for all test alloys were measured in coastal seawater. In addition, the critical pitting potentials for alloys S30400 and S31600 were measured (or estimated from the literature) as a function of salinity. The effect of ennoblement on the initiation and propagation of crevice corrosion are currently under investigation. The effect of sunlight on corrosion potential ennoblement was examined for the super alloy N10276 (C-276). Mechanisms by which ennoblement may be affected by sunlight were discussed, and it was hypothesized that the phenomenon may be at least partially understood in terms of pH fluctuations within the biofilm under the influence of periodic changes in the rates of photosynthesis and respiration.

Dexter, S.C.; Zhang, H.-J. (Delaware Univ., Lewes, DE (USA). Coll. of Marine Studies)

1991-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Predicting the surface tension of aqueous 1-1 electrolyte solutions at high salinity  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Predicting the surface tension of aqueous 1-1 electrolyte solutions at high salinity Philippe Leroy 74, 19 (2010) p. 5427-5442" DOI : 10.1016/j.gca.2010.06.012 #12;2 ABSTRACT The surface tension to predict, under isothermal and isobaric conditions, the surface tension of 1:1 electrolytes at high

Boyer, Edmond

278

Laboratory measurements of acoustic scattering from a temperature and salinity gradient  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Recently developed theoretical scattering models predict that acoustic scattering from temperature and salinity microstructure at high frequencies (10 kHz–1 MHz) can be significant under certain oceanographic conditions. The results of this theoretical work suggest that it may be possible to use acoustic scattering techniques in combination with the scattering models to estimate oceanographic parameters such as the dissipation rate of turbulent kinetic energy. In addition quantification of the scattering contributions from temperature and salinity microstructure can play an important role in correctly interpreting acoustic surveys of marine life since recent field data indicate that the acoustic returns from zooplankton and microstructure can be of similar strength. Acoustic backscatter from a sharp temperature and salinity gradient was measured in a tank capable of generating and sustaining a thin double?diffusive layer (1–2 cm thick) between two water masses (cold fresh residing above warm salty water). Vertical shear temperature and salinity profiles were measured during the experiment to provide input to the acoustic scattering models. Backscatter was measured at frequencies between 24 kHz and 500 kHz and as a function of range from the sharp interface as part of a program to measure the backscattering from microstructure. a)Currently at Southwest Fisheries Science Center La Jolla CA 92037.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Using microbial desalination cells to reduce water salinity prior to reverse Maha Mehanna,a  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

in the middle chamber, the MDC also has characteristics of a reverse electrodialysis (RED) processUsing microbial desalination cells to reduce water salinity prior to reverse osmosis Maha Mehanna the energy efficiency of a downstream reverse osmosis (RO) desalination system. We investigated here the use

280

Capacitive mixing power production from salinity gradient energy enhanced through exoelectrogen-  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to generate electrical power directly from salinity gradient energy using capacitive electrodes have recently generation and wastewater treatment. Introduction Harnessing the entropic energy released when river water with these capacitive electrodes two different ways: either through changes in membrane potentials due to ion

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


281

Manual on Conditional Reliability, Daily Time Step, Flood Control, and Salinity Features of WRAP (Draft)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

SALT Input Files root2.SIN required salinity input file with concentrations or loads of entering flows root2.DAT required main SIM/SIMD input file from which CP records are read root2.OUT required main SIM/SIMD output file with simulation results...

Wurbs, Ralph

282

Conditional Reliability, Sub-Monthly Time Step, Flood Control, and Salinity Features of WRAP  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

SALT Input Files root2.SIN required salinity input file with concentrations or loads of entering flows root2.DAT required main SIM/SIMD input file from which CP records are read root2.OUT required main SIM/SIMD output file with simulation results...

Salazar, A.A.; Olmos, H.E.; Hoffpauir, R.J.; Wurbs, R.A.

283

Seasonal dynamics of sea surface salinity off Panama: The far Eastern Pacific Fresh Pool  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Seasonal dynamics of sea surface salinity off Panama: The far Eastern Pacific Fresh Pool Gaël Alory is confined between Panama's west coast and 85 W in December and extends westward to 95 W in April. Strong SSS at the surface, along with hydrographic profiles. The fresh pool appears off Panama due to the strong summer

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

284

An ecological study of the Gulf Menhaden (Brevoortia patronus) in a low salinity estuary in Texas  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of Depar tment Member (Member DECEMBER 1970 ABSTRACT An Ecological Study of the Gulf Mhd(B t'a~t)5aL* Salinity Estuary in Texas. (December, 1970) Hoyt W. Holcomb, Jr. , B. S. , Texas A&M University; Directed by: Dr. R. J. Baldauf An ecological...

Holcomb, Hoyt West

1970-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

Identification of Argentinian saline drylands suitable for growing Salicornia bigelovii for bioenergy  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Salicornia bigelovii is an oilseed halophyte species that can be grown using saltwater in saline and coastal areas where conventional crops cannot be grown. Due to its high oil content, comparable with commercial crops, is a promising feedstock for biodiesel production. To determine the agroclimatic zoning of S. bigelovii in Argentina, thermal and rainfall indexes from its center of origin were taken into account and plotted for the period 1981–2010. The overlapping of the temperature and rainfall maps defined the agroclimatic zoning which determined optimal, very suitable, suitable, marginal and non-suitable areas for cultivation of S. bigelovii in Argentina. Subsequently, the Dryland Salinity classification of FAO was used to identify putative sites of implantation of S. bigelovii in moderately and strongly saline phases where soil electrical conductivity ranges from 12.4 to 22.1 mmhos/cm. Finally, the overlapping of both the agroclimatic suitability and Dryland Salinity maps afforded the agro-ecological suitability map, which showed the same five fitness classes defined in the agroclimatic zoning.

S.L. Falasca; A. Ulberich; A. Acevedo

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

286

Salinization of Irrigated Urban Soils: A Case Study of El Paso, TX  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, the Northwest, and the Upper and Lower Valleys, covering 16 fairways at seven golf courses, 37 city parks, 30 school grounds, and 13 apartment landscapes on the Westside. The highest soil salinity (6 to 11 dS m-1) was found in the clayey soils of the Upper...

Miyamoto, S.

2012-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

287

Using Trends and Geochemical Analysis to Assess Salinity Sources along the Pecos River, Texas  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

in the reservoir rose as much as 10 mg/L per year and often approached the drinking water standard for potable water (1000 mg/L). Since this time, control efforts have focused on reducing the river's salinity, requiring the identification of salt sources...

Hoff, Aaron

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

288

Interaction between shallow groundwater, saline surface water and contaminant discharge at a seasonally  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the behaviour of the hydrocarbon plume at the groundwater/surface water transition zone to be strongly B.V. All rights reserved. Keywords: Ground water; Surface water; Hydrocarbons; Discharge; TidesInteraction between shallow groundwater, saline surface water and contaminant discharge

Clement, Prabhakar

289

GEOLOGY, December 2007 1063 Semi-arid and arid rivers typically exhibit increasing salinity levels  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of subsurface saline waters of connate, diagenetic, or geothermal origin, and anthropogenic sources), and (2-basin scale and must consider geologic as well as anthropogenic solute sources and the processes that may Grande­ Rio Bravo (United States and Mexico), a highly stressed arid-region river in which chronic water

Asmerom, Yemane

290

Re-evaluating the 238 U-salinity relationship in seawater: Implications for the  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

02543, USA c Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming, Dept. 3006, Laramie, WY 82071 form 13 July 2011 Accepted 14 July 2011 Available online 23 July 2011 Keywords: Uranium Salinity for applications of uranium decay- series radionuclides used to understand particle export and cycling in marine

Buesseler, Ken

291

Constitutive expression of a salinity-induced wheat WRKY transcription factor enhances salinity and ionic stress tolerance in transgenic Arabidopsis thaliana  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Highlights: •A class II WRKY transcription factor, TaWRKY79 was isolated and characterized. •TaWRKY79 was induced by NaCl or abscisic acid. •843 bp regulatory segment was sufficient to respond to ABA or NaCl treatment. •TaWRKY79 enhanced salinity and ionic tolerance while reduced sensitivity to ABA. •TaWRKY79 increased salinity and ionic tolerance in an ABA-dependent pathway. -- Abstract: The isolation and characterization of TaWRKY79, a wheat class II WRKY transcription factor, is described. Its 1297 bp coding region includes a 987 bp long open reading frame. TaWRKY79 was induced by stressing seedlings with either NaCl or abscisic acid (ABA). When a fusion between an 843 bp segment upstream of the TaWRKY79 coding sequence and GUS was introduced into Arabidopsis thaliana, GUS staining indicated that this upstream segment captured the sequence(s) required to respond to ABA or NaCl treatment. When TaWRKY79 was constitutively expressed as a transgene in A. thaliana, the transgenic plants showed an improved capacity to extend their primary root in the presence of either 100 mM NaCl, 10 mM LiCl or 2 ?M ABA. The inference was that TaWRKY79 enhanced the level of tolerance to both salinity and ionic stress, while reducing the level of sensitivity to ABA. The ABA-related genes ABA1, ABA2 ABI1 and ABI5 were all up-regulated in the TaWRKY79 transgenic plants, suggesting that the transcription factor operates in an ABA-dependent pathway.

Qin, Yuxiang, E-mail: yuxiangqin@126.com [Department of Biotechnology, University of Jinan, Jinan 250022 (China)] [Department of Biotechnology, University of Jinan, Jinan 250022 (China); Tian, Yanchen [The Key Laboratory of Plant Cell Engineering and Germplasm Innovation, Ministry of Education, School of Life Science, Shandong University, Jinan 250100 (China)] [The Key Laboratory of Plant Cell Engineering and Germplasm Innovation, Ministry of Education, School of Life Science, Shandong University, Jinan 250100 (China); Han, Lu; Yang, Xinchao [Department of Biotechnology, University of Jinan, Jinan 250022 (China)] [Department of Biotechnology, University of Jinan, Jinan 250022 (China)

2013-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

292

Satellite and Argo observed surface salinity variations in the tropical Indian Ocean and their association with the Indian Ocean Dipole mode  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This study investigates sea surface salinity (SSS) variations in the tropical Indian Ocean (IO) using the Aquarius/SAC-D and the Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) satellite data and the Argo observations during July 2010-July 2014. Compared ...

DU Yan; ZHANG Yuhong

293

Understanding Partition Coefficient, Kd, Values Volume II: Review of Geochemistry and Available Kd Values for Cadmium, Cesium, Chromium, Lead, Plutonium, Radon, Strontium, Thorium, Tritium (3H), and Uranium  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Air and Radiation Air and Radiation EPA 402-R-99-004B Environmental Protection August 1999 Agency UNDERSTANDING VARIATION IN PARTITION COEFFICIENT, K d , VALUES Volume II: Review of Geochemistry and Available K d Values for Cadmium, Cesium, Chromium, Lead, Plutonium, Radon, Strontium, Thorium, Tritium ( 3 H), and Uranium UNDERSTANDING VARIATION IN PARTITION COEFFICIENT, K d , VALUES Volume II: Review of Geochemistry and Available K d Values for Cadmium, Cesium, Chromium, Lead, Plutonium, Radon, Strontium, Thorium, Tritium ( 3 H), and Uranium August 1999 A Cooperative Effort By: Office of Radiation and Indoor Air Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington, DC 20460 Office of Environmental Restoration U.S. Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585

294

Highly Robust Thin-Film Composite Pressure Retarded Osmosis (PRO) Hollow Fiber Membranes with High Power Densities for Renewable Salinity-Gradient Energy Generation  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

(1) Salinity-gradient energy (i.e., osmotic power) generated from the mixing of solutions with different salinities via pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) represents a high potential source of renewable energy. ... Thorsen, T.; Holt, T.The potential for power production from salinity gradients by pressure retarded osmosis J. Membr. ... When using saline water as the feed soln., the efficiency of the osmotic pressure decreases with increasing feed concn. ...

Gang Han; Peng Wang; Tai-Shung Chung

2013-06-17T23:59:59.000Z

295

Quantifying saline groundwater flow into a freshwater lake using the Ra isotope quartet: A case study from the Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret), Israel  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

matter in the lake. A mass-balance calculation of the different 226Ra inventories reveals a saline in the lake is estimated as 3­4 yr. The 228Ra : 226Ra ratio of the lake water and a mass-balance calculation. Mass-balance calculations of the expected saline fluxes before the diversion of saline inflows

Paytan, Adina

296

Competition and the response of three plant species to a salinity gradient' N. C. KENKEL,A. L. MCILRAITH,C. A. BURCHILL,AND G. JONES  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Competition and the response of three plant species to a salinity gradient' N. C. KENKEL,A. L. Competition and the response of three plant species to a salinity gradient. Can. J. Bot. 69: 2497-2502. Three-tolerant species toward the high end of the salinity gradient. The species distributions in our experimental

Kenkel, Norm

297

Secondary Succession Dynamics in Estuarine Marshes across Landscape-Scale Salinity Gradients Author(s): Caitlin Mullan Crain, Lindsey K. Albertson, Mark D. Bertness  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Secondary Succession Dynamics in Estuarine Marshes across Landscape-Scale Salinity Gradients AuthorAmerica SECONDARY SUCCESSION DYNAMICS IN ESTUARINE MARSHES ACROSS LANDSCAPE-SCALE SALINITY GRADIENTS Caitlin Mullan differences in the dynamics and assembly of marsh plant communities along estuarine salinity gradients

Bertness, Mark D.

298

A Test for a Trade-Off in Salinity Tolerance in Early Life-History Stages in Lucania goodei and L. parva  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

in abundance along a salinity gradient where L. goodei is found predominantly in freshwater sites, and L. parva a salinity gradient. In order for selection to cause divergence, there must be local adaptation where each species at 0, 10, 20, and 30 ppt salinity, covering the gradient between fresh water and sea water found

Fuller, Rebecca

299

CASTAt'ffiA 62(2): 112-118. J1JNE 1997 Plant Diversity Along a Salinity Gradient of Four  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

CASTAt'ffiA 62(2): 112-118. J1JNE 1997 Plant Diversity Along a Salinity Gradient of Four Marshes east coast along salinity gradients. They noted a large increase in species diversity of tidal and freshwater salinity gradient on the Mattaponi River, Virginia. However, these studies did not measure

Newman, Michael C.

300

Genomic scans detect signatures of selection along a salinity gradient in populations of the intertidal seaweed Fucus serratus on a 12 km scale  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Genomic scans detect signatures of selection along a salinity gradient in populations of the seaweed Fucus serratus spaced along a 12 km intertidal shore with a steep salinity gradient. Under Outlier loci Salinity stress Detecting natural selection in wild populations is a central challenge

Teixeira, Sara

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


301

Issues Related to Seismic Activity Induced by the Injection of CO2 in Deep Saline Aquifiers  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

ISSUES RELATED TO SEISMIC ACTIVITY INDUCED BY THE INJECTION ISSUES RELATED TO SEISMIC ACTIVITY INDUCED BY THE INJECTION OF CO 2 IN DEEP SALINE AQUIFERS Joel Sminchak (sminchak@battelle.org; 614-424-7392) Neeraj Gupta (gupta@battelle.org; 614-424-3820) Battelle Memorial Institute 505 King Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43201 Charles Byrer (a) and Perry Bergman (b) National Energy Technology Laboratory (a) P.O. Box 880, Morgantown, WV, 26507-0880 (b) P.O. Box 10940, Pittsburgh, PA, 15236-0940 Abstract Case studies, theory, regulation, and special considerations regarding the disposal of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) into deep saline aquifers were investigated to assess the potential for induced seismic activity. Formations capable of accepting large volumes of CO 2 make deep well injection of CO 2 an attractive option. While seismic implications must be considered for injection

302

Process for producing modified microorganisms for oil treatment at high temperatures, pressures and salinity  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

This invention relates to the preparation of new, modified organisms, through challenge growth processes, that are viable in the extreme temperature, pressure and pH conditions and salt concentrations of an oil reservoir and that are suitable for use in microbial enhanced oil recovery. The modified microorganisms of the present invention are used to enhance oil recovery and remove sulfur compounds and metals from the crude oil. The processes are comprised of steps which successively limit the carbon sources and increase the temperature, pressure and salinity of the media. This is done until microbial strains are obtained that are capable of growing in essentially crude oil as a carbon source and at a temperature range from about 70 C to 90 C, at a pressure range from about 2,000 to 2,500 psi and at a salinity range from about 1.3 to 35%. 68 figs.

Premuzic, E.T.; Lin, M.

1996-02-20T23:59:59.000Z

303

The effects of salinity on the growth and survival of the postlarval stages of Gambusia affinis  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Characteristics of Sites of Capture of Gravid Female Gambusis 37 II llla- Iilb- IVa- Salinity Agustments for 25 Liters of %ster Temperature Record - Replication I (1961) Temperature Record - Replication II $962) Measurements of Specimens of Replication I... f961) 37 38 39 IVb - Measurements of Specimens of Replication II f962) LIST OF FIGURES AND TABLES FIGURE I TABLE I TABLE ll TABLE III TABLE IVa TABLE IV b Experimental Design Summary Table of Results of Repllcatlon I (l961) 20 Summary...

Omundson, Glenn Erwin

1963-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Corrosion behavior of newly developed TiAgFe dental alloys in neutral saline solution  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Corrosion behavior of newly developed Ti­Ag­Fe dental alloys in neutral saline solution B. B. Zhang, B. L. Wang, L. Li and Y. F. Zheng* The corrosion behavior of Ti­5Ag­xFe alloys (x ¼ 1, 2.5, 5 wt) Ti,Ti­ 5Ag­xFe alloys exhibited higher corrosion potentials, lower current densities, and larger

Zheng, Yufeng

305

Don Juan Pond, Antarctica: Near-surface CaCl2-brine feeding Earth's most saline  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Don Juan Pond, Antarctica: Near-surface CaCl2-brine feeding Earth's most saline lake for RSL formation, CaCl2 brines and chloride deposits in basins may provide clues to the origin of ancient,2,10­14 , the composition of the brine is unlike any other body of water in the world, as ,90% of the salt is CaCl2 1

Marchant, David R.

306

Application of robust MFI-type zeolite membrane for desalination of saline wastewater  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Zeolites are potentially a more robust desalination alternative as they are chemically stable and possess the essential properties needed to reject ions. This work proposes to use zeolite membranes for desalination of saline recycled wastewater for the possibility of avoiding the costly pre-treatment needed for polymeric reverse osmosis membranes. The MFI-type zeolite membrane was developed on a tubular ?-alumina substrate by a combined rubbing and secondary hydrothermal growth method. The prepared membrane was characterised by scanning electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) and single gas (He or N2) permeation, and underwent desalination tests with saline wastewater under different conditions. When saline wastewater was fed at 7 MPa to the zeolite membrane it showed a salt rejection of 80% based on electrical conductivity (EC) and a flux of 4 L m?2 h?1. A254 (organics absorption at the wavelength of 254 nm measured by a HACH DR5000 spectrophotometer) removal exceeded 90%. Slightly lower salt removal and A254 results were observed when operating at a lower pressure of 3 MPa. During batch concentration runs on the saline wastewater, the EC of the feed water increased from the initial value of 1770 µS cm?1 to 3100 µS cm?1 over the 48 h test time which indicates that a 43% water recovery was achieved. EC reduction remained >70% and flux was maintained at around 2 L m?2 h?1 throughout the test period, indicating that the membrane resisted organic fouling. Chlorine stability studies showed that a long-term (7 days) strong hypochlorite clean did not significantly alter the flux or rejection confirming the chemical stability of zeolite membranes. Overall, the zeolite membrane showed excellent chemical resilience and produced a desalinated product suitable for reuse applications (e.g. irrigation, residential or industrial). Fluxes, however, need to be improved to be competitive with current polymeric membranes as do rejections for higher purity water applications.

Bo Zhu; Darli T. Myat; Jin-Wook Shin; Yong-Han Na; Il-Shik Moon; Greg Connor; Shuichi Maeda; Gayle Morris; Stephen Gray; Mikel Duke

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

Steric sea level variations during 19571994: Importance of salinity John I. Antonov  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

­3000 m layer during the 1957­1994 period resulted in a sea level rise at a mean rate of about 0.55 mm per sea level rise at a rate of 1.3 ± 0.5 mm/yr if the added water comes from sources other than floating and salinity variability, steric sea level, sea level rise, climate change, Labrador sea Citation: Antonov, J

308

Salinity variations and chemical compositions of waters in the Frio Formation, Texas Gulf Coast. Annual report  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Waters produced from sandstone reservoirs of the deep Frio Formation exhibit spatial variations in chemical composition that roughly coincide with the major tectonic elements (Houston and Rio Grande Embayments, San Marcos Arch) and corresponding depositional systems (Houston and Norias deltas, Greta-Carancahua barrier/strandplain system) that were respectively active along the upper, lower, and middle Texas Coast during Frio deposition. Within an area, salinities are usually depth dependent, and primary trends closely correspond to pore pressure gradients and thermal gradients. Where data are available (mainly in Brazoria County) the increases in TDS and calcium with depth coincide with the zone of albitization, smectite-illite transition, and calcite decrease in shales. Waters have fairly uniform salinities when produced from the same sandstone reservoir within a fault block or adjacent fault blocks with minor displacement. In contrast, stratigraphically equivalent sandstones separated by faults with large displacement usually yield waters with substantially different salinities owing to the markedly different thermal and pressure gradients across the faults that act as barriers to fluid movement.

Morton, R.A.; Garrett, C.M. Jr.; Posey, J.S.; Han, J.H.; Jirik, L.A.

1981-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

Comparison of methods for geologic storage of carbon dioxide in saline formations  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Preliminary estimates of CO{sub 2} storage potential in geologic formations provide critical information related to Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) technologies to mitigate CO{sub 2} emissions. Currently multiple methods to estimate CO{sub 2} storage and multiple storage estimates for saline formations have been published, leading to potential uncertainty when comparing estimates from different studies. In this work, carbon dioxide storage estimates are compared by applying several commonly used methods to general saline formation data sets to assess the impact that the choice of method has on the results. Specifically, six CO{sub 2} storage methods were applied to thirteen saline formation data sets which were based on formations across the United States with adaptations to provide the geologic inputs required by each method. Methods applied include those by (1) international efforts – the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (Bachu et al., 2007); (2) United States government agencies – U.S. Department of Energy – National Energy Technology Laboratory (US-DOE-NETL, 2012) and United States Geological Survey (Brennan et al., 2010); and (3) the peer-reviewed scientific community – Szulczewski et al. (2012) and Zhou et al. (2008). A statistical analysis of the estimates generated by multiple methods revealed that assessments of CO{sub 2} storage potential made at the prospective level were often statistically indistinguishable from each other, implying that the differences in methodologies are small with respect to the uncertainties in the geologic properties of storage rock in the absence of detailed site-specific characterization.

Goodman, Angela L. [U.S. DOE; Bromhal, Grant S. [U.S. DOE; Strazisar, Brian [U.S. DOE; Rodosta, Traci D. [U.S. DOE; Guthrie, William J. [U.S. DOE; Allen, Douglas E. [ORISE; Guthrie, George D. [U.S. DOE

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Potential Impacts of Desalination Concentrate on Salinity of Irrigation Water: A Case Study in the El Paso Valley  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

shown that salinity and ionic composition of riverflow can be described by a simple power function as related to the momentary riverflow rate when water samples were taken for chemical analyses. This method provides more accurate estimates of monthly...

Miyamoto, S.

311

PII S00167037(99)00407-X Chlorine isotopes in fluid inclusions: Determination of the origins of salinity  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

inclusions are low, indicative of halite dissolution, and are comparable to local high salinity waters. They are particularly useful, as, in the absence of halite, they are conservative in solution. In low temperature

Banks, David

312

Formation dry-out from CO2 injection into saline aquifers: Part 1, Effects of solids precipitation and their mitigation  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and W. Müller. Modelling of Halite Formation in Natural Gasgas storage systems, where halite (NaCl) is the most common600 bar, and salinity to full halite saturation (Pruess and

Pruess, Karsten

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

Cathodic reduction of hexavalent chromium coupled with electricity generation achieved by reverse-electrodialysis processes using salinity gradients  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract A new approach for the simultaneous generation of electric energy and the treatment of waters contaminated by recalcitrant pollutants using salinity gradients was proposed. Reverse electrodialysis allows for the generation of electric energy from salinity gradients. Indeed, the utilization of different salt concentrations gives a potential difference between the electrodes which allows the generation of electric energy by using suitable electrolytes and an external circuit. The simultaneous generation of electric energy and the treatment of waters contaminated by Cr(VI) was successfully achieved for the first time by reverse electrodialysis processes using salinity gradients and proper redox processes. The effect on the process of many operative parameters, such as the extent of the salinity gradient, the number of membrane pairs in the stack, the initial concentration of Cr(VI), the concentration of the supporting electrolyte and the flow rates of the solutions fed in the stack, was also investigated.

O. Scialdone; A. D’Angelo; E. De Lumè; A. Galia

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Prokaryotic aminopeptidase activity along a continuous salinity gradient in a hypersaline coastal lagoon (the Coorong, South Australia)  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The distribution and aminopeptidase activity of prokaryotes were investigated along a natural continuous salinity gradient in a hypersaline coastal lagoon, the Coorong ... by flow cytometry, were observed along t...

Thomas Pollet; Mathilde Schapira; Marie-Jeanne Buscot; Sophie C Leterme…

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Chlorophyll a biomass and growth of sea-ice microalgae along a salinity gradient (southeastern Hudson Bay, Canadian Arctic)  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The biomass of microalgae at the bottom of first-year sea ice, in southeastern Hudson Bay (Canadian Arctic), parallels an inshore-offshore salinity gradient caused by the under-ice plume of ... ice-algal biomass ...

Louis Legendre; Marie-Josée Martineau; Jean-Claude Therriault…

1992-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Enhanced CO2 Storage and Sequestration in Deep Saline Aquifers by Nanoparticles: Commingled Disposal of Depleted Uranium and CO2  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Geological storage of anthropogenic CO2 emissions in deep saline aquifers has recently received tremendous attention in the scientific literature. Injected buoyant CO2 accumulates at the top part of the aquifer u...

Farzam Javadpour; Jean-Philippe Nicot

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Avicennia germinans (black mangrove) vessel architecture is linked to chilling and salinity tolerance in the Gulf of Mexico  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

architecture may influence mangrove chilling and salinity tolerance. We surveyed populations of A. germinans throughout the Gulf to determine if vessel architecture was linked to field environmental conditions. We measured vessel density, hydraulically weighted...

Madrid, Eric N.; Armitage, Anna R.; Lopez-Portillo, Jorge

2014-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

318

Evaluation of Low-Salinity Enhanced Oil Recovery Effects in Sandstone: Effects of the Temperature and pH Gradient  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Evaluation of Low-Salinity Enhanced Oil Recovery Effects in Sandstone: Effects of the Temperature and pH Gradient ... (1-4) It was very interesting to see that the model compound, quinoline, and an asphaltenic crude oil responded similarly regarding adsorption/desorption from clays at different salinities and pH values. ... (3) Can the slopes of the pH gradients give information about the rate of desorption and adsorption of cations? ...

Hakan Aksulu; Dagny Håmsø; Skule Strand; Tina Puntervold; Tor Austad

2012-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

319

Storing carbon dioxide in saline formations : analyzing extracted water treatment and use for power plant cooling.  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

In an effort to address the potential to scale up of carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) capture and sequestration in the United States saline formations, an assessment model is being developed using a national database and modeling tool. This tool builds upon the existing NatCarb database as well as supplemental geological information to address scale up potential for carbon dioxide storage within these formations. The focus of the assessment model is to specifically address the question, 'Where are opportunities to couple CO{sub 2} storage and extracted water use for existing and expanding power plants, and what are the economic impacts of these systems relative to traditional power systems?' Initial findings indicate that approximately less than 20% of all the existing complete saline formation well data points meet the working criteria for combined CO{sub 2} storage and extracted water treatment systems. The initial results of the analysis indicate that less than 20% of all the existing complete saline formation well data may meet the working depth, salinity and formation intersecting criteria. These results were taken from examining updated NatCarb data. This finding, while just an initial result, suggests that the combined use of saline formations for CO{sub 2} storage and extracted water use may be limited by the selection criteria chosen. A second preliminary finding of the analysis suggests that some of the necessary data required for this analysis is not present in all of the NatCarb records. This type of analysis represents the beginning of the larger, in depth study for all existing coal and natural gas power plants and saline formations in the U.S. for the purpose of potential CO{sub 2} storage and water reuse for supplemental cooling. Additionally, this allows for potential policy insight when understanding the difficult nature of combined potential institutional (regulatory) and physical (engineered geological sequestration and extracted water system) constraints across the United States. Finally, a representative scenario for a 1,800 MW subcritical coal fired power plant (amongst other types including supercritical coal, integrated gasification combined cycle, natural gas turbine and natural gas combined cycle) can look to existing and new carbon capture, transportation, compression and sequestration technologies along with a suite of extracting and treating technologies for water to assess the system's overall physical and economic viability. Thus, this particular plant, with 90% capture, will reduce the net emissions of CO{sub 2} (original less the amount of energy and hence CO{sub 2} emissions required to power the carbon capture water treatment systems) less than 90%, and its water demands will increase by approximately 50%. These systems may increase the plant's LCOE by approximately 50% or more. This representative example suggests that scaling up these CO{sub 2} capture and sequestration technologies to many plants throughout the country could increase the water demands substantially at the regional, and possibly national level. These scenarios for all power plants and saline formations throughout U.S. can incorporate new information as it becomes available for potential new plant build out planning.

Dwyer, Brian P.; Heath, Jason E.; Borns, David James; Dewers, Thomas A.; Kobos, Peter Holmes; Roach, Jesse D.; McNemar, Andrea; Krumhansl, James Lee; Klise, Geoffrey T.

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

Geochemistry of organic-rich black shales overlying the natural nuclear fission reactors of Oklo, Republic of Gabon  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The organic-rich black shales of the Franceville Series` FB Formation overlying the uranium ores, and natural nuclear fission reactors of Oklo, Gabon, are not notably metalliferous. Chromium, gold, silver, and barium are slightly enriched in average Oklo black shale (AOK) relative to black shale standard SDO-1. Geochemical variations among the black shale samples of the sedimentary sequence include enrichment in potassium, barium, chromium, and silver in the four lowermost samples, the presence of a bleached zone depleted in organic carbon lowermost in the sequence, and elevated rare earth element (REE) content in samples closest to the Oklo reactor zones. Hydrothermal activity has influenced the geochemistry of the black shale but is evidently not linked to reactor-driven processes. Chondrite-normalized REE patterns of Oklo black shale samples show slight enrichment in light REE and slight depletion in heavy REE, especially in the sample closest to the reactor zone. However, comparison of REE content with various petrographic facies in and near the Oklo reactors shows no apparent enrichment in fission product (intermediate) REE. With few exceptions, reactor facies all contain more REE than AOK. The chondrite-normalized REE pattern of AOK resembles that of greywacke-shale turbidites of Archean greenstone belts. The paucity of uranium and manganese in AOK is a curious anomaly in an area of world class uranium and manganese deposits.

Mossman, D.J. [Mount Allison Univ., Sackville, New Brunswick (Canada). Dept. of Physics, Engineering and Geoscience; Gauthier-Lafaye, F. [Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Strasbourg (France). Centre de Geochimie de la Surface; Nagy, B.; Rigali, M.J. [Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (United States)

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


321

Anisotropy and spatial variation of relative permeability and lithologic character of Tensleep Sandstone reservoirs in the Bighorn and Wind River basins, Wyoming. Quarterly report, January 1, 1996--March 31, 1996  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Work in conjunction with Marathon Oil Company in the Oregon Basin field utilizing Formation MicroImager and Formation MicroScanner logs has been completed. Tensleep outcrops on the western side of the Bighorn Basin are not of the quality necessary to do detailed study of stratification. This made the use of borehole imaging logs, in which stratification can be recognized, particularly attractive for the western side of the Bighorn Basin. The borehole imaging logs were used to determine the dip angle and dip direction of stratification as well as to distinguish different lithologies. It is also possible to recognize erosional bounding surfaces and classify them according to a process-oriented hierarchy. Foreset and bounding surface orientation data was utilized to create bedform reconstructions in order to simulate the distribution of flow-units bounded by erosional surfaces. The bedform reconstructions indicate that the bedforms on the western side of the basin are somewhat different from those on the eastern side of the Bighorn Basin. A report has been submitted to Marathon Oil Company, the principal cost-share subcontractor. Marine dolomitic units initially identified and correlated in the Bighorn Basin have been correlated into the Wind River Basin. Gross and net sand maps have been produced for the entire upper Tensleep in the Bighorn and Wind River Basins, as well as for each of the eolian units identified in the study. These maps indicate an overall thickening of the Tensleep to the west and south. This thickening is a result of both greater subsidence to the west and south and greater differential erosion to the north and east. An article documenting the North Oregon Basin field study will appear in the Gulf Coast Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists Foundation Conference volume entitled {open_quotes}Stratigraphic Analysis Utilizing Advanced Geophysical, Wireline and Borehole Technology for Petroleum Exploration and Production{close_quotes}.

Dunn, T.L.

1996-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

322

Laboratory corrosion studies in low- and high-salinity geobrines of the Imperial Valley, California  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Corrosion research is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Mines to determine suitable construction materials for geothermal resource recovery plants. As part of this research, the corrosion resistance of 31 iron-, nickel-, aluminum-, copper-, titanium-, and molybdenum-base alloys was characterized and evaluated in laboratory corrosion studies in low- and high-salinity geobrines representative of those found in the Imperial Valley, California. General, crevice, pitting, weld, and stress corrosion were measured at 105/sup 0/ and 232/sup 0/C in deaerated brines and brines containing dissolved O/sub 2/, CO/sub 2/, and CH/sub 4/.

Cramer, S.D.; Carter, J.P.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

The influence of irrigation water salinity on optimal nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium liquid fertilizer rates  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of nitrogen fertilizer to compensate for leaching losses (Miyamoto, 1984). The effect of salt stress on mineral status of plants has been studied extensively for many agronomic and horticultural crops (Al-Saidi and Alawi, 1984; Al-Saidi et al. , 1985... cultivars (Al-Saidi and Alawi, 1984; Al- Saidi et al. , 1985). Ten flowering annuals were grown in saline water with electrical conductivities of 0. 8, 1. 5, 3. 0, or 4. 5 dS m from a 2:1 equivalent weight basis of CaCI2 and NaCI in tap water (Devitt...

Campos Nu?n?ez, Ricardo

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

324

Physical and Economic Potential of Geological CO2 Storage in Saline Aquifers  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Physical and Economic Potential of Geological CO2 Storage in Saline Aquifers ... To put this result in context, a minimum of approximately 0.7 km3 of reservoir volume at the optimal depth would be required to store the emissions from a typical 500 MW coal plant capturing 7389 tons of CO2 per day for 20 years with an 80% capacity factor (2). ... Since our analysis is performed on a single-well basis, though, we do not account for possible economies of scale in a multiwell system. ...

Jordan K. Eccles; Lincoln Pratson; Richard G. Newell; Robert B. Jackson

2009-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

325

Neutron reflectometry studies of aluminum–saline water interface under hydrostatic pressure  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract The structural stability of Al layers in contact with 3.5 wt.% NaCl water solution was investigated at a temperature of 25 °C and hydrostatic pressures from 1 to 600 atm using neutron reflectometry. A pressure–temperature (P–T) Neutron Reflectometry (NR) cell developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) was used to understand the behavior of thin (?900 Å) aluminum layers in contact with saline liquid. Experimental results suggest that in the preliminary stages of corrosion the influence of pressure accelerates the mechanism of interactions of the oxide film with Cl? and H2O with lower speed compared to results found in the literature.

A. Junghans; R. Chellappa; P. Wang; J. Majewski; G. Luciano; R. Marcelli; E. Proietti

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Nanocomposite reverse electrodialysis (RED) ion-exchange membranes for salinity gradient power generation  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Despite the important role of ion-exchange membranes (IEMs) in reverse electrodialysis (RED) systems, the current absence of proper ion-exchange membranes delays the sustainable development of the RED process for salinity gradient power generation. This research presents the preparation of a new type of organic–inorganic nanocomposite cation exchange membrane and its performance characteristics. The combination of functionalized iron (III) oxide ( Fe 2 O 3 - SO 4 2 ? ) as an inorganic filler with the sulfonated poly (2,6-dimethyl-1,4-phenylene oxide) (sPPO) polymer matrix proved to have great potential for power generation by RED. The results showed that an optimal amount of Fe 2 O 3 - SO 4 2 ? (0.5–0.7 wt%) enhanced the key electrochemical properties of the ion-exchange membranes including a permselectivity up to 87.65% and an area resistance of 0.87 ? cm2. The nanocomposite membrane containing 0.7 wt% ( Fe 2 O 3 - SO 4 2 ? ) achieved a maximum power density (amount of power per unit membrane area) of 1.3 W m?2, which is relatively higher than that of the commercially available CSO (SelemionTM, Japan) membranes. The goal of the present work is to maximize the salinity gradient power generation by developing RED-specific nanocomposite IEMs. The results show the potential of the new design of the nanocomposite \\{IEMs\\} for viable energy generation by RED.

Jin Gi Hong; Yongsheng Chen

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Bottom-up and top-down effects on insects herbivores along a natural salinity gradient in a florida salt marsh.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??I compared the strength of bottom- up and top-down effects on insect herbivores along a natural salinity gradient in salt marsh communities in West -… (more)

Albarracin, Maria Teresa

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Application of a Kinetic Model of Bioaccumulation Across a pH and Salinity Gradient for the Prediction of Cadmium Uptake by the Sediment Dwelling Chironomidae  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Cadmium concentrations were determined in Chironomidae sampled along two distinct environmental gradients:? (1) an acidity gradient (from pH 5.0?6.5) and (2) a salinity gradient (from 0 to 9.6 ppt). ... Figure 2 Location of the study lakes used for the saline gradient. ... Of note, the shape of the curve for the relative importance of food versus water which is driven mostly by the change in cadmium Iw as a function of salinity (16) suggests that at salinities greater than 1 ppt the majority of metal uptake by the chironomid will be from food rather than from dissolved sources. ...

Leah I. Bendell-Young

1999-03-24T23:59:59.000Z

329

Monitoring of saline tracer movement with vertically distributed self-potential measurements at the HOBE agricultural test site, Voulund, Denmark  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The self-potential (SP) method is sensitive to water fluxes in saturated and partially saturated porous media, such as those associated with rainwater infiltration and groundwater recharge. We present a field-based study at the Voulund agricultural test site, Denmark, that is, to the best of our knowledge, the first to focus on the vertical self-potential distribution prior to and during a saline tracer test. A coupled hydrogeophysical modeling framework is used to simulate the SP response to precipitation and saline tracer infiltration. A layered hydrological model is first obtained by inverting dielectric and matric potential data. The resulting model that compares favorably with electrical resistance tomography models is subsequently used to predict the SP response. The electrokinetic contribution (caused by water fluxes in a charged porous soil) is modeled by an effective excess charge approach that considers both water saturation and pore water salinity. Our results suggest that the effective excess char...

Jougnot, Damien; Haarder, Eline B; Looms, Majken C

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

Geochemistry of the Banded Iron Formations and their Host Rocks in the Eastern Desert of Egypt BACKUS, Ethan L.1, GAGNON, Kelli E.1, EL-SHAZLY, Aley K.1, and KHALIL, Khalil Isaac2  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Geochemistry of the Banded Iron Formations and their Host Rocks in the Eastern Desert of Egypt University, Egypt Sponsored by NSF-OISE-1004021 Session 92:T3. Sigma Gamma Epsilon Undergraduate Research over 30,000 km2 in the central Eastern Desert of Egypt. The deposits most resemble Algoma-type iron

El-Shazly, Aley

331

Simulation of Coupled Processes of Flow, Transport, and Storage of CO2 in Saline Aquifers  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report is the final scientific one for the award DE- FE0000988 entitled “Simulation of Coupled Processes of Flow, Transport, and Storage of CO2 in Saline Aquifers.” The work has been divided into six tasks. In task, “Development of a Three-Phase Non-Isothermal CO2 Flow Module,” we developed a fluid property module for brine-CO2 mixtures designed to handle all possible phase combinations of aqueous phase, sub-critical liquid and gaseous CO2, supercritical CO2, and solid salt. The thermodynamic and thermophysical properties of brine-CO2 mixtures (density, viscosity, and specific enthalpy of fluid phases; partitioning of mass components among the different phases) use the same correlations as an earlier fluid property module that does not distinguish between gaseous and liquid CO2-rich phases. We verified the fluid property module using two leakage scenarios, one that involves CO2 migration up a blind fault and subsequent accumulation in a secondary “parasitic” reservoir at shallower depth, and another investigating leakage of CO2 from a deep storage reservoir along a vertical fault zone. In task, “Development of a Rock Mechanical Module,” we developed a massively parallel reservoir simulator for modeling THM processes in porous media brine aquifers. We derived, from the fundamental equations describing deformation of porous elastic media, a momentum conservation equation relating mean stress, pressure, and temperature, and incorporated it alongside the mass and energy conservation equations from the TOUGH2 formulation, the starting point for the simulator. In addition, rock properties, namely permeability and porosity, are functions of effective stress and other variables that are obtained from the literature. We verified the simulator formulation and numerical implementation using analytical solutions and example problems from the literature. For the former, we matched a one-dimensional consolidation problem and a two-dimensional simulation of the Mandel-Cryer effect. For the latter, we obtained a good match of temperature and gas saturation profiles, and surface uplift, after injection of hot fluid into a model of a caldera structure. In task, “Incorporation of Geochemical Reactions of Selected Important Species,” we developed a novel mathematical model of THMC processes in porous and fractured saline aquifers, simulating geo-chemical reactions associated with CO2 sequestration in saline aquifers. Two computational frameworks, sequentially coupled and fully coupled, were used to simulate the reactions and transport. We verified capabilities of the THMC model to treat complex THMC processes during CO2 sequestration by analytical solutions and we constructed reactive transport models to analyze the THMC process quantitatively. Three of these are 1D reactive transport under chemical equilibrium, a batch reaction model with equilibrium chemical reactions, and a THMC model with CO2 dissolution. In task “Study of Instability in CO2 Dissolution-Diffusion-Convection Processes,” We reviewed literature related to the study of density driven convective flows and on the instability of CO2 dissolution-diffusion-convection processes. We ran simulations that model the density-driven flow instability that would occur during CO2 sequestration. CO2 diffused through the top of the system and dissolved in the aqueous phase there, increasing its density. Density fingers formed along the top boundary, and coalesced into a few prominent ones, causing convective flow that forced the fluid to the system bottom. These simulations were in two and three dimensions. We ran additional simulations of convective mixing with density contrast caused by variable dissolved CO2 concentration in saline water, modeled after laboratory experiments in which supercritical CO2 was circulated in the headspace above a brine saturated packed sand in a pressure vessel. As CO2 dissolved into the upper part of the saturated sand, liquid phase density increases causing instability and setting off convective mixing. We obtained good agreement

Wu, Yu-Shu; Chen, Zizhong; Kazemi, Hossein; Yin, Xiaolong; Pruess, Karsten; Oldenburg, Curt; Winterfeld, Philip; Zhang, Ronglei

2014-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

332

Engineering and Economic Assessment of Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Saline Formations  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

and Economic Assessment of and Economic Assessment of Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Saline Formations Lawrence A. Smith (smithla@battelle.org; 614-424-3169) Neeraj Gupta (gupta@battelle.org; 614-424-3820)* Bruce M. Sass and Thomas A. Bubenik Battelle Memorial Institute, 505 King Avenue, Columbus, OH 43201 *Corresponding Author Charles Byrer (a) and Perry Bergman (b) National Energy Technology Laboratory (a) P.O. Box 880, Morgantown, WV, 26507-0880 (b) P.O. Box 10940, Pittsburgh, PA, 15236-0940 ABSTRACT Concern over the potential effects of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) on global climate has triggered research about ways to mitigate the release of these gases to the atmosphere. A project to study the engineering feasibility and costs of sequestering CO

333

Feasibility of Geophysical Monitoring of Carbon-Sequestrated Deep Saline Aquifers  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

As carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) is sequestered from the bottom of a brine reservoir and allowed to migrate upward, the effects of the relative permeability hysteresis due to capillary trapping and buoyancy driven migration tend to make the reservoir patchy saturated with different fluid phases over time. Seismically, such a patchy saturated reservoir induces an effective anisotropic behavior whose properties are primarily dictated by the nature of the saturation of different fluid phases in the pores and the elastic properties of the rock matrix. By combining reservoir flow simulation and modeling with seismic modeling, it is possible to derive these effective anisotropic properties, which, in turn, could be related to the saturation of CO{sub 2} within the reservoir volume any time during the post-injection scenario. Therefore, if time-lapse seismic data are available and could be inverted for the effective anisotropic properties of the reservoir, they, in combination with reservoir simulation could potentially predict the CO{sub 2} saturation directly from the time-lapse seismic data. It is therefore concluded that the time-lapse seismic data could be used to monitor the carbon sequestrated saline reservoirs. But for its successful implementation, seismic modeling and inversion methods must be integrated with the reservoir simulations. In addition, because CO{sub 2} sequestration induces an effective anisotropy in the sequestered reservoir and anisotropy is best detected using multicomponent seismic data compared to single component (P-wave) data, acquisition, processing, and analysis is multicomponent seismic data is recommended for these time-lapse studies. Finally, a successful implementation of using time-lapse seismic data for monitoring the carbon sequestrated saline reservoirs will require development of a robust methodology for inverting multicomponent seismic data for subsurface anisotropic properties.

Mallick, Subhashis; Alvarado, Vladimir

2013-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

334

Sediments in marsh ponds of the Gulf Coast Chenier Plain: effects of structural marsh management and salinity  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Sediments in marsh ponds of the Gulf Coast Chenier Plain: effects of structural marsh management: impoundments, marsh sediments, ponds, salinity Abstract Physical characteristics of sediments in coastal marsh compositions of waterbird communities. Sediments in marsh ponds of the Gulf Coast Chenier Plain potentially

Afton, Alan D.

335

High Resolution Simulation and Characterization of Density-Driven Flow in CO2 Storage in Saline Aquifers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

at which CO2 gas dissolves into a negatively buoyant aqueous phase, will reach a stabilized state the immiscible CO2 gas that forms on top of the brine from leaking to the surface. However, on geological timeHigh Resolution Simulation and Characterization of Density-Driven Flow in CO2 Storage in Saline

336

Inverse relationship between salinity and n-alkane dD values in the mangrove Avicennia marina  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

ratios in lipids derived from mangroves have the potential to be used for paleohydrologic reconstructions incorporated in leaf waxes, and/or (iii) increased secretion of salty brine by leaves at high salinity ratios of mangrove lipid biomarkers can be developed as a paleosalinity indicator. They also imply

Sachs, Julian P.

337

Changes in the resistance to water movement through the soil/plant pathway in salinized sunflower (Helianthus giganteus)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of transpiration values, resistance to water flow across the roots, and between roots and leaves could be calculated. By 5 and 6 days of salinization, there were increases in the resistance to water flow across roots at the 75 mM and higher salt levels...

Balint, Donna Elizabeth

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

338

9 - Climate Change and Sea Level Rise in the Mekong Delta: Flood, Tidal Inundation, Salinity Intrusion, and Irrigation Adaptation Methods  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The Mekong Delta of Vietnam extends over an extensive, low-lying flat area, with an average elevation of only about 1 m above mean sea level. It is considered the country’s main rice bowl, as it contributes 48% of national food production and more than 85% of annual rice exports. However, the Mekong Delta currently faces a number of challenges, as it is affected by annual floods, drought, and salinity intrusion. In the context of climate change and sea water level rise, these natural problems may become more severe, with inundation and salinity intrusion eventually becoming the norm under severe scenarios of sea level rise. In the future, salinity intrusion is expected to gradually start earlier in the dry season, posing a threat to the sustainable agricultural development of the Mekong Delta and food security in Vietnam. Through an in-depth analysis of different scenarios of sea level rise, this chapter proposes several measures for flood, tidal inundation, and salinity intrusion protection, while considering the sustainable development of the Mekong Delta in the context of climate change.

To Quang Toan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

Environmental sensor networks and continuous data quality assurance to manage salinity within a highly regulated river basin  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This paper describes a new approach to environmental decision support for salinity management in the San Joaquin Basin of California that focuses on web-based data sharing using YSI Econet technology and continuous data quality management using a novel software tool, Aquarius.

Quinn, N.W.T.; Ortega, R.; Holm, L.

2010-01-05T23:59:59.000Z

340

USING RECENT ADVANCES IN 2D SEISMIC TECHNOLOGY AND SURFACE GEOCHEMISTRY TO ECONOMICALLY REDEVELOP A SHALLOW SHELF CARBONATE RESERVOIR: VERNON FIELD, ISABELLA COUNTY, MI  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

One of the main objectives of this demonstration project is to test surface geochemical techniques for detecting trace amounts of light hydrocarbons in pore gases as a means of reducing risk in hydrocarbon exploration and production. As part of the project, several field demonstrations were undertaken to assess the validity and usefulness of the microbial surface geochemical technique. The important observations from each of these field demonstrations are briefly reviewed in this annual report. These demonstrations have been successful in identifying the presence or lack of hydrocarbons in the subsurface and can be summarized as follows: (1) The surface geochemistry data showed a fair-to-good microbial anomaly that may indicate the presence of a fault or stratigraphic facies change across the drilling path of the State Springdale & O'Driscoll No.16-16 horizontal demonstration well in Manistee County, Michigan. The well was put on production in December 2003. To date, the well is flowing nearly 100 barrels of liquid hydrocarbons per day plus gas, which is a good well in Michigan. Reserves have not been established yet. Two successful follow-up horizontal wells have also been drilled in the Springdale area. Additional geochemistry data will be collected in the Springdale area in 2004. (2) The surface geochemistry sampling in the Bear Lake demonstration site in Manistee County, Michigan was updated after the prospect was confirmed and production begun; the original subsurface and seismic interpretation used to guide the location of the geochemical survey for the Charlich Fauble re-entry was different than the interpretation used by the operator who ultimately drilled the well. As expected, the anomaly appears to be diminishing as the positive (apical) microbial anomaly is replaced by a negative (edge) anomaly, probably due to the pressure draw-down in the reservoir. (3) The geochemical sampling program over the Vernon Field, Isabella County, Michigan is now interpreted as a large negative anomaly associated with the entire field. The results of the State Smock horizontal well and the Bowers 4-25 well confirmed the lack of additional recoverable hydrocarbons in the Vernon Field. (4) The surface geochemistry data showed a strong anomaly in the Myrtle Beach, Burke County, North Dakota area that would justify drilling by itself and even more so in conjunction with the structural interpretation from the geological and geophysical data; the microbial values here were the highest we have observed. The Myrtle Beach geochemical survey indicated a good to excellent prospect which was confirmed by drilling, however, a pipeline has not yet been completed that would allow the wells to be placed into production. We also present in this annual report the results of recent efforts to map carbonate facies tracts in the middle Devonian Dundee and Rogers City Limestones using gamma ray, bulk density, and photoelectric effect geophysical well log amplitudes. This work was undertaken to identify fairways for exploration in the Dundee and Rogers City where surface geochemical techniques could then be used to screen potential leads.

James R. Wood; A. Wylie; W. Quinlan

2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


341

Radioactive waste isolation in salt: geochemistry of brine in rock salt in temperature gradients and gamma-radiation fields - a selective annotated bibliography  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Evaluation of the extensive research concerning brine geochemistry and transport is critically important to successful exploitation of a salt formation for isolating high-level radioactive waste. This annotated bibliography has been compiled from documents considered to provide classic background material on the interactions between brine and rock salt, as well as the most important results from more recent research. Each summary elucidates the information or data most pertinent to situations encountered in siting, constructing, and operating a mined repository in salt for high-level radioactive waste. The research topics covered include the basic geology, depositional environment, mineralogy, and structure of evaporite and domal salts, as well as fluid inclusions, brine chemistry, thermal and gamma-radiation effects, radionuclide migration, and thermodynamic properties of salts and brines. 4 figs., 6 tabs.

Hull, A.B.; Williams, L.B.

1985-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

USING RECENT ADVANCES IN 2D SEISMIC TECHNOLOGY AND SURFACE GEOCHEMISTRY TO ECONOMICALLY REDEVELOP A SHALLOW SHELF CARBONATE RESERVOIR: VERNON FIELD, ISABELLA COUNTY, MI.  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

In this reporting period, we extended the fault study to include more faults and developed new techniques to visualize the faults. We now have used data from the Dundee Formation to document 11 major faults in the Michigan Basin and are in the process of reviewing data from other horizons. These faults appear to control the locations of many of the large anticlinal structures in the Michigan Basin and likely controlled fluid movements as well. The surface geochemistry program is also moving along well with emphasis on measuring samples collected last sampling season. The new laboratory is now functional and has been fully staffed as of December. The annual project review has been set for March 7-9 in Tampa, Florida. Contracts are being prepared for drilling the Bower's prospects in Isabella County, Michigan, this spring or summer.

James R. Wood; T.J. Bornhorst; S.D. Chittick; William B. Harrison; W. Quinlan

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN APPLICATIONS FOR MODELING AND ASSESSING CARBON DIOXIDE SEQUESTRATION IN SALINE AQUIFERS  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This project was a computer modeling effort to couple reservoir simulation and ED/RSM using Sensitivity Analysis, Uncertainty Analysis, and Optimization Methods, to assess geologic, geochemical, geomechanical, and rock-fluid effects and factors on CO2 injectivity, capacity, and plume migration. The project objective was to develop proxy models to simplify the highly complex coupled geochemical and geomechanical models in the utilization and storage of CO2 in the subsurface. The goals were to investigate and prove the feasibility of the ED/RSM processes and engineering development, and bridge the gaps regarding the uncertainty and unknowns of the many geochemical and geomechanical interacting parameters in the development and operation of anthropogenic CO2 sequestration and storage sites. The bottleneck in this workflow is the high computational effort of reactive transport simulation models and large number of input variables to optimize with ED/RSM techniques. The project was not to develop the reactive transport, geomechanical, or ED/RSM software, but was to use what was commercially and/or publically available as a proof of concept to generate proxy or surrogate models. A detailed geologic and petrographic mineral assemblage and geologic structure of the doubly plunging anticline was defined using the USDOE RMOTC formations of interest data (e.g., Lower Sundance, Crow Mountain, Alcova Limestone, and Red Peak). The assemblage of 23 minerals was primarily developed from literature data and petrophysical (well log) analysis. The assemblage and structure was input into a commercial reactive transport simulator to predict the effects of CO2 injection and complex reactions with the reservoir rock. Significant impediments were encountered during the execution phase of the project. The only known commercial reactive transport simulator was incapable of simulating complex geochemistry modeled in this project. Significant effort and project funding was expended to determine the limitations of both the commercial simulator and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) R&D simulator, TOUGHREACT available to the project. A simplified layer cake model approximating the volume of the RMOTC targeted reservoirs was defined with 1-3 minerals eventually modeled with limited success. Modeling reactive transport in porous media requires significant computational power. In this project, up to 24 processors were used to model a limited mineral set of 1-3 minerals. In addition, geomechanical aspects of injecting CO2 into closed, semi-open, and open systems in various well completion methods was simulated. Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) as a storage method was not modeled. A robust and stable simulation dataset or base case was developed and used to create a master dataset with embedded instructions for input to the ED/RSM software. Little success was achieved toward the objective of the project using the commercial simulator or the LBNL simulator versions available during the time of this project. Several hundred realizations were run with the commercial simulator and ED/RSM software, most having convergence problems and terminating prematurely. A proxy model for full field CO2 injection sequestration utilization and storage was not capable of being developed with software available for this project. Though the chemistry is reasonably known and understood, based on the amount of effort and huge computational time required, predicting CO2 sequestration storage capacity in geologic formations to within the program goals of ±30% proved unsuccessful.

Rogers, John

2014-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

344

Laboratory measurements of large-scale carbon sequestration flows in saline reservoirs  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Brine saturated with CO{sub 2} is slightly denser than the original brine causing it to sink to the bottom of a saline reservoir where the CO{sub 2} is safely sequestered. However, the buoyancy of pure CO{sub 2} relative to brine drives it to the top of the reservoir where it collects underneath the cap rock as a separate phase of supercritical fluid. Without additional processes to mix the brine and CO{sub 2}, diffusion in this geometry is slow and would require an unacceptably long time to consume the pure CO{sub 2}. However, gravity and diffusion-driven convective instabilities have been hypothesized that generate enhanced CO{sub 2}-brine mixing promoting dissolution of CO{sub 2} into the brine on time scale of a hundred years. These flows involve a class of hydrodynamic problems that are notoriously difficult to simulate; the simultaneous flow of mUltiple fluids (CO{sub 2} and brine) in porous media (rock or sediment). The hope for direct experimental confirmation of simulations is dim due to the difficulty of obtaining high resolution data from the subsurface and the high pressures ({approx}100 bar), long length scales ({approx}100 meters), and long time scales ({approx}100 years) that are characteristic of these flows. We have performed imaging and mass transfer measurements in similitude-scaled laboratory experiments that provide benchmarks to test reservoir simulation codes and enhance their predictive power.

Backhaus, Scott N [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

Membrane resistance: The effect of salinity gradients over a cation exchange membrane  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Ion exchange membranes (IEMs) are used for selective transport of ions between two solutions. These solutions are often different in concentration or composition. The membrane resistance (RM) is an important parameter affecting power consumption or power production in electrodialytic processes. In contrast to real applications, often RM is determined while using a standard 0.5 M NaCl external solution. It is known that RM increases with decreasing concentration. However, the detailed effect of a salinity gradient present over an IEM on RM was not known, and is studied here using alternating and direct current. NaCl solution concentrations varied from 0.01 to 1.1 M. The results show that RM is mainly determined by the lowest external concentration. RM can be considered as two resistors in series i.e. a gel phase (concentration independent) and an ionic solution phase (concentration dependent). The membrane conductivity is limited by the conductivity of the ionic solution when the external concentration, cext<0.3 M. The membrane conductivity is limited by the conductivity of the gel phase when cext?0.3 M, then differences of RM are small. A good approximation of experimentally determined RM can be obtained. The internal ion concentration profile is a key factor in modeling RM.

A.H. Galama; D.A. Vermaas; J. Veerman; M. Saakes; H.H.M. Rijnaarts; J.W. Post; K. Nijmeijer

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

Electrochemical characterization of a supercapacitor flow cell for power production from salinity gradients  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Salinity gradients could be a great source of energy in the future. Capacitive energy extraction based on Donnan Potential (CDP) is a new technique to directly convert this energy into electricity. CDP uses a supercapacitor-like device combining ion exchange membranes and capacitive materials to adsorb and desorb ions with the Donnan Potential of the membranes as only driving force. The resulting current can be extracted through an external load. In this study, traditional electrochemical techniques: galvanostatic charge–discharge and cyclic voltammetry were used to investigate intrinsic properties of this open system. This study demonstrates the feasibility to characterize the capacitive behavior of the cell in low concentration (0.5 M). Presence of membranes, as well as the possibility of having the electrolyte flowing through the cell was investigated. In the studied cell, the presence of membranes showed a limitation by the anion exchange membrane at low current densities but no effect at high current densities. The flow rate did not influence the capacitance of the system either.

Bruno B. Sales; Fei Liu; Olivier Schaetzle; Cees J.N. Buisman; Hubertus V.M. Hamelers

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Volumetrics of CO{sub 2} Storage in Deep Saline Formations  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Concern about the role of greenhouse gases in global climate change has generated interest in sequestering CO{sub 2} from fossil-fuel combustion in deep saline formations. Pore space in these formations is initially filled with brine, and space to accommodate injected CO{sub 2} must be generated by displacing brine, and to a lesser extent by compression of brine and rock. The formation volume required to store a given mass of CO{sub 2} depends on the storage mechanism. We compare the equilibrium volumetric requirements of three end-member processes: CO{sub 2} stored as a supercritical fluid (structural or stratigraphic trapping); CO{sub 2} dissolved in pre-existing brine (solubility trapping); and CO{sub 2} solubility enhanced by dissolution of calcite. For typical storage conditions, storing CO{sub 2} by solubility trapping reduces the volume required to store the same amount of CO{sub 2} by structural or stratigraphic trapping by about 50%. Accessibility of CO{sub 2} to brine determines which storage mechanism (structural/stratigraphic versus solubility) dominates at a given time, which is a critical factor in evaluating CO{sub 2} volumetric requirements and long-term storage security.

Steele-MacInnis, Matthew; Capobianco, Ryan M.; Dilmore, Robert; Goodman, Angela; Guthrie, George; Rimstidt, J. Donald; Bodnar, Robert J.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

Geology, isotope geochemistry and ore genesis of the Shanshulin carbonate-hosted Pb–Zn deposit, southwest China  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract The Shanshulin Pb–Zn deposit occurs in Upper Carboniferous Huanglong Formation dolomitic limestone and dolostone, and is located in the western Yangtze Block, about 270 km west of Guiyang city in southwest China. Ore bodies occur along high angle thrust faults affiliated to the Weishui regional fault zone and within the northwestern part of the Guanyinshan anticline. Sulfide ores are composed of sphalerite, pyrite, and galena that are accompanied by calcite and subordinate dolomite. Twenty-two ore bodies have been found in the Shanshulin deposit area, with a combined 2.7 million tonnes of sulfide ores grading 0.54 to 8.94 wt.% Pb and 1.09 to 26.64 wt.% Zn. Calcite samples have ?13CPDB and ?18OSMOW values ranging from ? 3.1 to + 2.5‰ and + 18.8 to + 26.5‰, respectively. These values are higher than mantle and sedimentary organic matter, but are similar to marine carbonate rocks in a ?13CPDB vs. ?18OSMOW diagram, suggesting that carbon in the hydrothermal fluid was most likely derived from the carbonate country rocks. The ?34SCDT values of sphalerite and galena samples range from + 18.9 to + 20.3‰ and + 15.6 to + 17.1‰, respectively. These values suggest that evaporites are the most probable source of sulfur. The ?34SCDT values of symbiotic sphalerite–galena mineral pairs indicate that deposition of sulfides took place under chemical equilibrium conditions. Calculated temperatures of S isotope thermodynamic equilibrium fractionation based on sphalerite–galena mineral pairs range from 135 to 292 °C, consistent with previous fluid inclusion studies. Temperatures above 100 °C preclude derivation of sulfur through bacterial sulfate reduction (BSR) and suggest that reduced sulfur in the hydrothermal fluid was most likely supplied through thermo-chemical sulfate reduction (TSR). Twelve sphalerite samples have ?66Zn values ranging from 0.00 to + 0.55‰ (mean + 0.25‰) relative to the JMC 3-0749L zinc isotope standard. Stages I to III sphalerite samples have ?66Zn values ranging from 0.00 to + 0.07‰, + 0.12 to + 0.23‰, and + 0.29 to + 0.55‰, respectively, showing the relatively heavier Zn isotopic compositions in later versus earlier sphalerite. The variations of Zn isotope values are likely due to kinetic Raleigh fractional crystallization. The 206Pb/204Pb, 207Pb/204Pb and 208Pb/204Pb ratios of the sulfide samples fall in the range of 18.362 to 18.573, 15.505 to 15.769 and 38.302 to 39.223, respectively. The Pb isotopic ratios of the studied deposit plot in the field that covers the upper crust, orogenic belt and mantle Pb evolution curves and overlaps with the age-corrected Proterozoic folded basement rocks, Devonian to Lower Permian sedimentary rocks and Middle Permian Emeishan flood basalts in a 207Pb/204Pb vs. 206Pb/204Pb diagram. This observation points to the derivation of Pb metal from mixed sources. Sphalerite samples have 87Sr/86Sr200 Ma ratios ranging from 0.7107 to 0.7115 similar to the age-corrected Devonian to Lower Permian sedimentary rocks (0.7073 to 0.7111), higher than the age-corrected Middle Permian basalts (0.7039 to 0.7078), and lower than the age-corrected Proterozoic folded basement (0.7243 to 0.7288). Therefore, the Sr isotope data support a mixed source. Studies on the geology and isotope geochemistry suggest that the Shanshulin deposit is a carbonate-hosted, thrust fault-controlled, strata-bound, epigenetic, high grade deposit formed by fluids and metals of mixed origin.

Jia-Xi Zhou; Zhi-Long Huang; Zhi-Cheng Lv; Xiang-Kun Zhu; Jian-Guo Gao; Hassan Mirnejad

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Effects of Salinity Changes and the Formation of Dissolved Organic Matter Coatings on the Sorption of Phenanthrene:? Implications for Pollutant Trapping in Estuaries  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Large horizontal concentration gradients led Bates et al. (2) to conclude that vertical transport dominated PAH distribution. ... The turbidity maximum is a location of high salinity gradient where alluvial particles are hypothesized to coagulate and settle; hence, it is likely to be a prime location for pollutant trapping within an estuary. ... For the sorption paradigm to explain pollutant trapping, large increases in pollutant binding in response to elevated salinities are needed; however, the aggregated experimental evidence obtained for extracellular polymer, alginic acid, and tannic acid sorption to kaolinite and bentonite indicate that increases in salinity do not cause a sufficient increase in DOM sorption. ...

Brett K. Brunk; Gerhard H. Jirka; Leonard W. Lion

1996-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

350

European Association of Geochemistry  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...the Ha y-Lacroix Prize rewarded the PhD work of Aur lie Violette and Johan Villeneuve (see Elements, volume 7, number 4...its vibrational spectra Jakub Matusik, Eva Scholtzov , and Daniel Tunega Clay mineralogy of the Zhada sediments: Evidence for...

351

Medical Mineralogy and Geochemistry:  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...nanoparticles generated by new nanotechnologies has recently been strongly...Journal of Industrial Medicine 44: 291-297 Donaldson...Radical Biology and Medicine 34: 1507-1516 Fubini...Occupational Environmental Medicine 64: 616-625 Hetland...Safe handling of nanotechnology. Nature 444: 267-269...

Bice Fubini; Ivana Fenoglio

352

Environmental Inorganic Geochemistry Group  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and innovative testing and is able to characterise waste and provide a comprehensive picture of current, offering avoidance and remediation strategies. http://geology.curtin.edu.au/research/eigg/eigg.cfm Curtin discussion 1430 Control and remediation 1500 Afternoon break 1530 Chemical time bombs 1600 Summary

Tobar, Michael

353

European Association of Geochemistry  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...copper-silicate gels, an ana- logue compound for natural chrysocolla Tsuyoshi HARIU, Hiroshi ARIMA, and Kazumasa SUGIYAMA Talmessite from the Uriya deposit at the Kiura mining area, Oita Prefecture, Japan Masayuki OHNISHI, Norimasa SHIMOBAYASHI, Shigetomo...

354

ECO2N - A New TOUGH2 Fluid Property Module for Studies of CO2Storage in Saline Aquifers  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

ECO2N is a fluid property module for the TOUGH2 simulator (Version 2.0) that was designed for applications to geologic storage of CO{sub 2} in saline aquifers. It includes a comprehensive description of the thermodynamics and thermophysical properties of H{sub 2}O-NaCl-CO{sub 2} mixtures, that reproduces fluid properties largely within experimental error for the temperature, pressure and salinity conditions of interest(10 C {le} T {le} 110 C; P {le} 600 bar; salinity up to full halite saturation). Flow processes can be modeled isothermally or non-isothermally, and phase conditions represented may include a single (aqueous or CO{sub 2}-rich) phase, as well as two-phase mixtures. Fluid phases may appear or disappear in the course of a simulation, and solid salt may precipitate or dissolve. ECO2N can model super- as well as sub-critical conditions, but it does not make a distinction between liquid and gaseous CO{sub 2}. This paper highlights significant features of ECO2N, and presents illustrative applications.

Pruess, Karsten; Spycher, Nicholas

2006-04-17T23:59:59.000Z

355

Estimating Plume Volume for Geologic Storage of CO2 in Saline Aquifers  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Typically, when a new subsurface flow and transport problem is first being considered, very simple models with a minimal number of parameters are used to get a rough idea of how the system will evolve. For a hydrogeologist considering the spreading of a contaminant plume in an aquifer, the aquifer thickness, porosity, and permeability might be enough to get started. If the plume is buoyant, aquifer dip comes into play. If regional groundwater flow is significant or there are nearby wells pumping, these features need to be included. Generally, the required parameters tend to be known from pre-existing studies, are parameters that people working in the field are familiar with, and represent features that are easy to explain to potential funding agencies, regulators, stakeholders, and the public. The situation for geologic storage of carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) in saline aquifers is quite different. It is certainly desirable to do preliminary modeling in advance of any field work since geologic storage of CO{sub 2} is a novel concept that few people have much experience with or intuition about. But the parameters that control CO{sub 2} plume behavior are a little more daunting to assemble and explain than those for a groundwater flow problem. Even the most basic question of how much volume a given mass of injected CO{sub 2} will occupy in the subsurface is non-trivial. However, with a number of simplifying assumptions, some preliminary estimates can be made, as described below. To make efficient use of the subsurface storage volume available, CO{sub 2} density should be large, which means choosing a storage formation at depths below about 800 m, where pressure and temperature conditions are above the critical point of CO{sub 2} (P = 73.8 bars, T = 31 C). Then CO{sub 2} will exist primarily as a free-phase supercritical fluid, while some CO{sub 2} will dissolve into the aqueous phase.

Doughty, Christine

2008-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

356

Species richness and selenium accumulation of plants in soils with elevated concentration of selenium and salinity  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Field studies were conducted in soils with elevated concentrations of Se and salinity at Kesterson, California. Biomass distribution, species richness, and selenium accumulation of plants were examined for two sites where 15 cm of surface soil was removed and replaced with fill dirt in the fall of 1989, and two sites were native soil cover. The Se concentrations in the top 15 cm of fill dirt ranged from undetectable to 36 ng g-1. For the native soil sites, Se levels ranged from 75 to 550 ng g-1. Soil Se concentrations below 15 cm ranged from 300 to 700 ng g-1 and were comparable between the fill dirt and the native soil sites. At least 20 different plant species were brought into the two fill dirt sites with the top soil. Avena fatua L., Bassia hyssopifolia Kuntze Rev. Gen. Pl., Centaurea solstitialis L., Erysimum officianale L., Franseria acanthicarpa Cav. Icon., and Melilotus indica (L.) All. contributed over 60% of the total biomass. Only 5 species were found in the native soil sites, and salt grass (Distichlis spicata L.) was the predominant species and accounted for over 80% of the total biomass. Between 1989 and 1990, two years after the surface soil replacement, the two fill dirt sites had a 70% reduction in species richness. Plant tissue selenium concentrations were found to be quite variable between plant species and between sites of sampling. At the fill dirt sites, the plant species with deep root systems accumulated greater amounts of selenium than the shallow-rooted species. The soil selenium concentration of the field soil had no negative effect on pollen fertility, seed set, and seed germination for the plant species examined. However, seedling growth was impaired by the soil selenium concentrations. This suggests that a selection pressure of soil Se concentration may have been imposed on plant species such as M. indica in an early stage of its life cycle.

Huang, Z.Z.; Wu, L. (Department of Environmental Horticulture, University of California, Davis (United States))

1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Modeling The Effects Of Salt Precipitation And Kinetic Mineral Reaction On Well Injectivity Due To Carbon Dioxide Injection In Deep Saline Aquifers.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??Little is known about the complex processes taking place between CO2, the host formation, and in-situ brine at the conditions found within deep saline aquifers… (more)

Yeboa, Kojo

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Use of a reciprocal transplant study to measure the rate of plant community change in a tidal marsh along a salinity gradient  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In a tidal marsh on the Savannah River (Georgia, USA), rate of plant community change along a salinity gradient was measured using a reciprocal transplant study. ... the direction and level of displacement along ...

Paul R. Wetzel; Wiley M. Kitchens; Janell M. Brush; Marsha L. Dusek

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

The effect of temperature gradient on the transport phenomenon in roots of maize plants grown under salinity conditions. conductivity and filtration properties  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

An analysis of flows through primary root and first node root tissues of plants grown under conditions of salinity and nutrient deficiency induced by temperature gradients was carried out using. a mathematical mo...

J. Michalov

1989-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Abundance and diversity of tidal marsh plants along the salinity gradient of the San Francisco Estuary: implications for global change ecology  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

From 2003 through 2005, tidal marsh plant species diversity and abundance on historically surveyed vegetation transects along the salinity gradient of the San Francisco Estuary were investigated ... This study su...

Elizabeth Burke Watson; Roger Byrne

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


361

Size-dependent, spatial and temporal genetic variation at a leucine aminopeptidase (LAP) locus among blue mussel (Mytilus galloprovincialis) populations along a salinity gradient  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Biochemical genetic variation at a leucine aminopeptidase (LAP) locus is related to salinity variation in several marine bivalve molluscs. This...Mytilus edulis mussels) carried out in 1997 among three M. gall...

J. P. A. Gardner; N. L. Palmer

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Simplified 1-D Hydrodynamic and Salinity Transport Modeling of the Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta: Sea Level Rise and Water Diversion Effects  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

salinity simulations of sea level rise scenarios. AppendixSan Joaquin Delta: Sea Level Rise and Water Diversiona 1-D model of sea level rise in an estuary must account for

Fleenor, William E.; Bombardelli, Fabian

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Microbial Impacts to the Near-Field Environment Geochemistry (MING): A Model for Estimating Microbial Communities in Repository Drifts at Yucca Mountain  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Geochemical and microbiological modeling was performed to evaluate the potential quantities and impact of microorganisms on the geochemistry of the area adjacent to and within nuclear waste packages in the proposed repository drifts at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. The microbial growth results from the introduction of water, ground support, and waste package materials into the deep unsaturated rock. The simulations, which spanned one million years, were accomplished using a newly developed computer code, Microbial Impacts to the Near-Field Environment Geochemistry (MING). MING uses environmental thresholds for limiting microbial growth to temperatures below 120 C and above relative humidities of 90 percent in repository drifts. Once these thresholds are met, MING expands upon a mass balance and thermodynamic approach proposed by McKinley and others (1997), by using kinetic rates to supply constituents from design materials and constituent fluxes including solubilized rock components into the drift, to perform two separate mass-balance calculations as a function of time. The first (nutrient limit) assesses the available nutrients (C, N, P and S) and calculates how many microorganisms can be produced based on a microorganism stoichiometry of C{sub 160}(H{sub 280}O{sub 80})N{sub 30}P{sub 2}S. The second (energy limit) calculates the energy available from optimally combined redox couples for the temperature, and pH at that time. This optimization maximizes those reactions that produce > 15kJ/mol (limit on useable energy) using an iterative linear optimization technique. The final available energy value is converted to microbial mass at a rate of 1 kg of biomass (dry weight) for every 64 MJ of energy. These two values (nutrient limit and energy limit) are then compared and the smaller value represents the number of microorganisms that can be produced over a specified time. MING can also be adapted to investigate other problems of interest as the model can be used in saturated and unsaturated environments and in laboratory situations to establish microbial growth limitations. Other projected uses include investigations of contaminated locations where monitored natural attenuation or engineered bioremediation could be employed.

D.M. Jolley; T.F. Ehrhorn; J. Horn

2002-03-19T23:59:59.000Z

364

Timing and tectonic setting of the Sijiaying banded iron deposit in the eastern Hebei province, North China Craton: Constraints from geochemistry and SIMS zircon U–Pb dating  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract The North China Craton (NCC), one of the oldest continental blocks in Asia, has a complicated evolutionary history with the age of the old crust up to 3.8 Ga and records the important geological events of the Earth. The Sijiaying BIF, the largest banded iron formation located in eastern Hebei province, in the east part of NCC, records an important thermo-tectonic event; Previous studies focused on the geological description, but the timing and tectonic setting have been unclear so far. The Sijiaying BIF is hosted in Neoarchean metamorphic rocks, which includes biotite-leptynite, hornblende plagioclase-gneiss and biotite plagioclase-gneiss. Using major element contents and ratios of the host rocks, the protoliths of the hornblende plagioclase-gneiss and biotite plagioclase-gneiss are shown to be dacite, whereas those of the biotite-leptynites are sedimentary rocks. Based on geology and geochemistry of the host rocks, we infer that the Sijiaying BIF is an Algoma type deposit. SIMS zircon U–Pb dating shows: igneous zircons from the biotite plagioclase-gneiss and hornblende plagioclase-gneiss have U–Pb ages of 2535 ± 8 Ma and 2543 ± 14 Ma, respectively; zircons from the biotite-leptynite have an age of 2537 ± 13 Ma. We infer that the ages of 2543–2535 Ma represent the time of the Sijiaying BIF. PAAS-normalized REY profiles of the ore samples are characterized by LREE depletion and HREE enrichment, positive La and Eu anomalies and an average Y/Ho weight ratio of 32, indicating a mixture of submarine hydrothermal fluids and deep seawater. REE data was combined with the ?18O analyzed by previous researcher of the ore from individual magnetite bands to infer that the Sijiaying BIF precipitated from hydrothermal fluids discharging on the sea floor. The hornblende plagioclase-gneiss and biotite plagioclase-gneiss that are enriched in LILE and LREE and depleted in high field strength elements (HFSE) Nb, Ta and Ti, have geochemical signatures that are similar to those of island-arc volcanic rocks. The biotite-leptynite shows the characteristics of continental island-arc. Based on the geology and geochemistry of associated wall-rocks and ore samples, we suggest that the Sijiaying BIF formed in a back-arc basin in Neoarchean.

Minli Cui; Lianchang Zhang; Huaying Wu; Yingxia Xu; Wenjun Li

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

Subtask 2.17 - CO{sub 2} Storage Efficiency in Deep Saline Formations  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

As the field of carbon capture and storage (CCS) continues to advance, and large-scale implementation of geologic carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) storage progresses, it will be important to understand the potential of geologic formations to store meaningful amounts of CO{sub 2}. Geologic CO{sub 2} storage in deep saline formations (DSFs) has been suggested as one of the best potential methods for reducing anthropogenic CO{sub 2} emission to the atmosphere, and as such, updated storage resource estimation methods will continue to be an important component for the widespread deployment of CCS around the world. While there have been several methodologies suggested in the literature, most of these methods are based on a volumetric calculation of the pore volume of the DSF multiplied by a storage efficiency term and do not consider the effect of site-specific dynamic factors such as injection rate, injection pattern, timing of injection, pressure interference between injection locations, and overall formation pressure buildup. These volumetric methods may be excellent for comparing the potential between particular formations or basins, but they have not been validated through real-world experience or full-formation injection simulations. Several studies have also suggested that the dynamic components of geologic storage may play the most important role in storing CO{sub 2} in DSFs but until now have not directly compared CO{sub 2} storage resource estimates made with volumetric methodologies to estimates made using dynamic CO{sub 2} storage methodologies. In this study, two DSFs, in geographically separate areas with geologically diverse properties, were evaluated with both volumetric and dynamic CO{sub 2} storage resource estimation methodologies to compare the results and determine the applicability of both approaches. In the end, it was determined that the dynamic CO{sub 2} storage resource potential is timedependent and it asymptotically approaches the volumetric CO{sub 2} storage resource potential over very long periods of time in the two systems that were evaluated. These results indicate that the volumetric assessments can be used as long as the appropriate storage efficiency terms are used and it is understood that it will take many wells over very long periods of time to fully realize the storage potential of a target formation. This subtask was funded through the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC)– U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Joint Program on Research and Development for Fossil Energy-Related Resources Cooperative Agreement No. DE-FC26-08NT43291. Nonfederal funding was provided by the IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme.

Gorecki, Charles; Liu, Guoxiang; Braunberger, Jason; Klenner, Robert; Ayash, Scott; Dotzenrod, Neil; Steadman, Edward; Harju, John

2014-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Changes in Hepatic Blood Flow During Transcatheter Arterial Infusion with Heated Saline in Hepatic VX2 Tumor  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Purpose. This study evaluates the influence of transcatheter arterial infusion with heated saline on hepatic arterial and portal venous blood flows to tumor and normal hepatic tissues in a rabbit VX2 tumor model. Methods. All animal experiments were approved by the institutional animal care and use committee. Twenty rabbits with VX2 liver tumors were divided into the following two groups: (a) the treated group (n = 10), which received a 60 mL transarterial injection of 60 Degree-Sign C saline via the hepatic artery; (b) the control group (n = 10), which received a 60 mL injection of 37 Degree-Sign C saline via the hepatic artery. Using ultrasonography, the blood flows in both the portal vein and hepatic artery were measured, and the changes in the hemodynamic indices were recorded before and immediately after the injection. The changes in the tumor and normal liver tissues of the two groups were histopathologically examined by hematoxylin and eosin staining after the injection. Results. After the transcatheter arterial heated infusion, there was a decrease in the hepatic arterial blood flow to the tumor tissue, a significant decrease in the hepatic artery mean velocity (P < 0.05), and a significant increase in the resistance index (P < 0.05). On hematoxylin and eosin staining, there were no obvious signs of tissue destruction in the normal liver tissue or the tumor tissue after heated perfusion, and coagulated blood plasma was observed in the cavities of intratumoral blood vessels in the treated group. Conclusions. The changes in tumor blood flow in the rabbit VX2 tumor model were presumably caused by microthrombi in the tumor vessels, and the portal vein likely mediated the heat loss in normal liver tissue during the transarterial heated infusion.

Cao Wei, E-mail: cawe-001@163.com [Tangdu Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, Department of Interventional Radiology (China); Li Jing, E-mail: lijing02@fmmu.edu.cn [Tangdu Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, Department of Burn and Plastic Surgery (China); Wu Zhiqun, E-mail: zhiqunwu@fmmu.edu.cn [Tangdu Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, Department of Interventional Radiology (China); Zhou Changxi, E-mail: changxizhou@163.com [Chinese PLA General Hospital, Department of Respiratory Disease (China); Liu Xi, E-mail: xiliu@fmmu.edu.cn [Tangdu Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, Department of Ultrasound Diagnostics (China); Wan Yi, E-mail: yiwan@163.com [The Fourth Military Medical University, Department of Health Statistics, Institute for Health Informatics (China); Duan Yunyou, E-mail: yunyouduan@fmmu.edu.cn [Tangdu Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, Department of Ultrasound Diagnostics (China)

2013-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

367

Kinetic model for predicting the concentrations of active halogens species in chlorinated saline cooling waters. Final report  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

A kinetic model has been developed for describing the speciation of chlorine-produced oxidants in seawater as a function of time. The model is applicable under a broad variety of conditions, including all pH range, salinities, temperatures, ammonia concentrations, organic amine concentrations, and chlorine doses likely to be encountered during power plant cooling water chlorination. However, the effects of sunlight are not considered. The model can also be applied to freshwater and recirculating water systems with cooling towers. The results of the model agree with expectation, however, complete verification is not feasible at the present because analytical methods for some of the predicted species are lacking.

Haag, W.R.; Lietzke, M.H.

1981-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

USING RECENT ADVANCES IN 2D SEISMIC TECHNOLOGY AND SURFACE GEOCHEMISTRY TO ECONOMICALLY REDEVELOP A SHALLOW SHELF CARBONATE RESERVOIR: VERNON FIELD, ISABELLA COUNTY, MI  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Presented in this quarterly report is the Case History and Well Summary for the Vernon Field demonstration project in Isabella County, Michigan. This new case history and well summary format organizes and presents the technical and historical details of the Vernon Field demonstration, as well as the field demonstration results and the applicability of these results to other demonstration projects. This format could be duplicated for other demonstration projects and will be used on all subsequent field demonstrations as they near completion. Planning for the annual project meeting in Tampa, Florida has begun. This meeting will be held March 7-9, 2003 at the same site as the last three meetings. The goals of this project were to: (1) test the use of multi-lateral wells to recover bypassed hydrocarbons and (2) to access the potential of using surface geochemistry to reduce drilling risk. Two new demonstration wells, the State-Smock and the Bowers 4-25, were drilled to test the Dundee Formation at Vernon Field for bypassed oil. Neither well was commercial, although both produced hydrocarbon shows. An extensive geochemical survey in the vicinity of Vernon Field, covering much of Isabella County, has produced a base map for interpretation of anomalies in Michigan. Several potential new anomalies were discovered that could be further investigated.

James R. Wood; W. Quinlan

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

FASTCHEM/trademark/ (Fly Ash and Flue Gas Desulfurization Sludge Transport and Geochemistry) package: Volume 2, User's guide to the EFLOW groundwater flow code  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report documents a two-dimensional finite element code, EFLOW, developed to simulate water flow in fully or variably saturated porous media. This code is one component in the FASTCHEM/trademark/ (Fly Ash and Flue Gas Desulfurization Sludge Transport and Geochemistry) package. The formulation of the governing equations and the numerical procedures used in the code are presented. The flow equation is approximated using the Galerkin finite element method. For variably saturated flow problems, nonlinearities caused by unsaturated soil properties, atmospheric boundary conditions (e.g., infiltration, evaporation and seepage faces), and water uptake by plant roots are treated using Picard or Newton-Raphson methods. For fully saturated unconfined flow problems, the governing equations are formulated in an areal plane, and nonlinear water-table boundary conditions are treated using the Picard method. Several test problems are presented to verify the code and demonstrate its utility. These problems range from simple one-dimensional to complex two-dimensional and axisymmetric problems. 24 refs., 39 figs., 27 tabs.

Not Available

1988-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Bisulfite reductase and nitrogenase genes retrieved from biocorrosive bacteria in saline produced waters of offshore oil recovery facilities  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Water-flooding is a common strategy to enhance oil recovery in reservoirs. Maintaining quality and standards of produced water avoids oil biodegradation, biogenic souring and biocorrosion during operations, which are influenced by sulfate-reducing (SRB) and Fe (III) reducing bacteria. The aim of this work was to increase our knowledge of corrosive bacterial communities inhabiting saline produced waters of offshore oil exploitation facilities through retrieving sequences of functional genes, for instance, dsrAB and nifD of Desulfovibrionales, Desulfobacterales and Desulfuromonadales taxonomical orders. Five clone libraries were generated with retrieved sequences acquired from different saline produced waters, with and without biocide dosing. The dsrAB phylogenetic analyses showed Desulfomicrobium, Desulfovibrio, and Desulfohalobium as well as Desulfococcus, Desulfosarcina, Desulfobacter, Desulfobacterium and Desulfobulbus. The retrieved nifD genes displayed the Fe (III) reducing bacteria (Desulfuromonadales) such as Desulfuromusa, Pelobacter, Malonomonas, and Desulfuromonas. The relative abundance in all waters was: the Desulfovibrionales were represented by 55.28% of analyzed clones; the Desulfobacterales by 26.83% and 17.89% for the Desulfuromonadales. Diversity measures were calculated by the Shannon index (H?), which showed that there was a high degree of diversity between all produced waters; however, dominance in produced water with biocide was detected by a Desulfovibrio taxon.

I. Zapata-Peñasco; L. Salazar-Coria; M. Saucedo-García; L. Villa-Tanaka; C. Hernández-Rodríguez

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

Organic geochemistry of Mississippian shales (Bowland Shale Formation) in central Britain: Implications for depositional environment, source rock and gas shale potential  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Marine Carboniferous shales are proven hydrocarbon source rocks in central Britain. In this contribution the depositional environment and shale gas/liquid potential of the lower Namurian part of the Bowland Shale Formation is studied using 77 thermally immature samples from the Duffield borehole. The Bowland Shale Formation comprises mudstone and turibidite lithofacies reflecting a pronounced sea level controlled cyclicity. The total organic carbon (TOC) content of the mudstones lithofacies (including marine bands) and of fine-grained rocks within the turibidite lithofacies varies between 1.3 and 9.1%. Hydrogen index (HI) values imply the presence of kerogen type III-II. According to biomarker ratios and bulk geochemical parameters, marine bands (maximum flooding surfaces, mfs) were deposited in deep water with slightly enhanced, normal, or slightly reduced salinity. Mudstones of the highstand systems tract (HST) were deposited in environments with normal to reduced salinity, whereas photic zone anoxia favoured the preservation of marine organic matter during deposition of the mfs and the HST. The supply of landplant debris increased during the HST. Turbidites and their non-calcareous mudstone equivalents represent lowstand systems tracts deposited in low salinity environments. Terrestrial organic matter dominates in turbiditic sediments, marine organisms prevail in time-equivalent mudstones. Mudstone beneath marine bands represents transgressive systems tracts when normal marine conditions and photic zone anoxia were re-established. The mudstone lithofacies exhibits a very good to excellent potential to generate conventional mixed oil and gas. TOC content of fine-grained rocks in the turbidite lithofacies depends on the amount of detrital minerals supplied from the south. Moreover, their organic matter is gas-prone. High TOC contents and large thicknesses of the mudstone lithofacies show that the Bowland Shale Formation holds a significant shale gas/liquid potential in areas with appropriate maturity. A relatively low average HI and high clay contents may have negative effects on the shale gas potential.

D. Gross; R.F. Sachsenhofer; A. Bechtel; L. Pytlak; B. Rupprecht; E. Wegerer

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

A GIS Cost Model to Assess the Availability of Freshwater, Seawater, and Saline Groundwater for Algal Biofuel Production in the United States  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

As a whole, the barren and scrub lands of the southwestern U.S. have limited freshwater supplies, and large net evaporation rates greatly increase the cost of saline alternatives due to the added makeup water required to maintain pond salinity. ... Water consumption in Wigmosta et al.(2) was limited to evaporation; with the addition of saline resources we model the added water demand required to maintain salt concentrations in the pond (“blowdown”). ... However, the land use implications of this analysis need further exploration, as from a water perspective the use of arid sagebrush and desert lands for algae cultivation at energy scales is challenging, and our analysis suggests that presently occupied lands in the southeastern U.S. may have more favorable economic potential. ...

Erik R. Venteris; Richard L. Skaggs; Andre M. Coleman; Mark S. Wigmosta

2013-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

373

USING RECENT ADVANCES IN 2D SEISMIC TECHNOLOGY AND SURFACE GEOCHEMISTRY TO ECONOMICALLY REDEVELOP A SHALLOW SHELF CARBONATE RESERVOIR: VERNON FIELD, ISABELLA COUNTRY, MI  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The principal objective of this demonstration project is to test surface geochemical techniques for detecting trace amounts of light hydrocarbons in pore gases as a means of reducing risk in hydrocarbon exploration and production. A major part of the remaining project will focus on using surface geochemistry to delineate prospects. A Niagaran reef field geochemical survey, the Bagley Prospect area in Otsego County, Michigan is scheduled to take place this summer. Previous wells drilled in Bagley Prospect area in the early 1970's and in place in late 2002 and early 2003 resulted in discoveries and numerous hydrocarbon shows in the Brown Niagaran reservoir interval. The Bagley region is still considered an area of interest by the industry and appears ripe for a geochemical survey. Our industry partner is interested in a possible test in the Bagley prospect because subsurface geophysical and geological interpretation indicates the presence of structures. Anomalous production and pressure data further suggest the region is not yet well understood and should not be considered mature. The most recent well, the Bagley 1-22A sidetrack, was unsuccessful at locating a new reef culmination to the south of the original vertical well and did not encounter hydrocarbon shows. The sidetrack and well were plugged and abandoned. The proposed geochemical survey will concentrate on areas away from the Bagley 1-22A to the north and west but will include the entire prospect so that the existing data can be used in interpretations. Bagley appears to offer a unique combination of potential and data for a geochemical study that focuses on looking for new oil in an area that has exhausted traditional geologic and geophysical methods. The Bear Lake pinnacle reef trend in Manistee County, Michigan, is also scheduled for further geochemical work this summer. Industry interest, mostly by small companies, is picking up in this area and it is also ripe for targeted geochemical surveys for the same reasons cited above.

James R. Wood; A. Wylie; W. Quinlan

2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

Hydrogeological restrictions to saline ground-water discharge in the Red River of the North drainage basin, North Dakota  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Discharge of saline water from bedrock aquifers along the eastern margin of the Williston basin is restricted by surficial glacial till and lacustrine deposits in the Red River of the North drainage basin. Water from these aquifers reaches the surface by (1) diffusion; (2) slow, upward seepage along zones of relatively larger hydraulic conductivity in the till and lacustrine deposits; or (3) flow from artesian wells. Ground-water quality varies near the surface because of mixing of water being discharged from bedrock aquifers with shallower ground water in the surficial deposits. Ground-water quality, hydraulic-gradient, and hydraulic-conductivity data obtained from pumped-well and slug tests indicate that flow in the surficial deposits is eastward, but at slow rates because of small hydraulic conductivities. Base-flow and specific-conductance measurements of water in tributaries to the Red River of the North indicate that focused points of ground-water discharge result in substantial increases in salinity in surface water in the northern part of the basin in North Dakota. Core analyses and drillers' logs were used to generalize hydrogeologic characteristics of the deposits in the basin, and a two-dimensional ground-water-flow model was used to simulate the basin's geohydrologic processes. Model results indicate that the ground-water flow paths in the bedrock aquifers and surficial deposits converge, and that water from the bedrock aquifers contributes to the overall increase in ground-water discharge toward the east. Model results are supported by water-quality data collected along an east-west hydrogeologic section.

Strobel, M.L. (Geological Survey, Grand Forks, ND (United States) Univ. of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND (United States))

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Mechanical properties and modeling of seal-forming lithologies  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Specific goals and accomplishments of this research include: (1) The evaluation of models of salt diaper ascent that involve either power law, dislocation creep as determined experimentally by Horseman et al. (1993) or linear, fluid-assisted creep as reported by Spiers et al. (1988, 1990, 1992). We have compared models assuming these two, experimentally evaluated flow laws and examined the predictions they make regarding diaper incubation periods, ascent velocities, deviatoric stresses and strain rates. (2) The evaluation of the effects of differential loading on the initiation an of salt structures. (3) Examination of the role of basement faults on the initiation and morphologic evolution of salt structures. (4) Evaluation of the mechanical properties of shale as a function of pressure and determination of the nature of its brittle-ductile transition. (5) Evaluation of the mechanical anisotropies of shales with varying concentrations, distributions and preferred orientations of clay. (6) The determination of temperature and ratedependencies of strength for a shale constitutive model that can be used in numerical models that depend on viscous formulations. (7) Determination of the mechanisms of deformation for argillaceous rocks over awide range of conditions. (8) Evaluation of the effects of H[sub 2]O within clay interlayers, as adsorbed surface layers.

Kronenberg, A.K.; Russell, J.E.; Carter, N.L.; Mazariegos, R.; Ibanez, W.

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Core Lithology From the State of Hawaii Scientific Observation...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

for SOH-1 test hole Authors Frank A. Trusdell, Elizabeth A. Novak, Rene' S. Evans and Kelly Okano Published U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, The date "unknown"...

377

The determination of lithology from core physical properties measurements  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

that these experiments are noninvasive also allows for further post-cruise studies. For the study I chose Leg 162 (July-September 1995 in the North Atlantic) for the density of data, the experiments performed, the quantity and quality of post-cruise publications...

Clark, Paula Ann

2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

378

Core Lithology, Valles Caldera No. 1, New Mexico | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

obtaining structural and stratigraphic information near the intersection of the ring-fracture zone and the pre-caldera Jemez fault zone; and penetrating a high-temperature...

379

Lithological control on the deformation mechanism and the  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

., 2012; Hsu et al., 2009a; Kaneko et al., 2010; Noda and Lapusta, 2010; Perfettini et al., 2010; Harris and Segall, 1987; Hashimoto et al., 2009; Loveless and Meade, 2011; Chlieh et al., 2008; Moreno et al., 2010

Winfree, Erik

380

Anthropogenic versus lithological influences on soil geochemical patterns in Cyprus  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...studies on the trace element composition of the TOC geology or associated...agricultural areas but the use of other agrochemicals, such as soil enhancers, pesticides...drainage Asia bedrock chemical composition copper ores Cyprus cyprus-type...

David R. Cohen; Neil F. Rutherford; Eleni Morisseau; Irene Christoforou; Andreas M. Zissimos

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


381

Training Students to Analyze Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneities in Reservoir and Seal Petrology, Mineralogy, and Geochemistry: Implications for CO{sub 2} Sequestration Prediction, Simulation, and Monitoring  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The objective of this project was to expose and train multiple students in geological tools that are essential to reservoir characterization and geologic sequestration including but not limited to advanced petrological methods, mineralogical methods, and geochemical methods; core analysis, and geophysical well-log interpretation. These efforts have included training of multiple students through geologically based curriculum and research using advanced petrological, mineralogical, and geochemical methods. In whole, over the last 3+ years, this award has supported 5,828 hours of student research, supporting the work of several graduate and undergraduate students. They have all received training directly related to ongoing CO{sub 2} sequestration demonstrations. The students have all conducted original scientific research on topics related to understanding the importance of lithological, textural, and compositional variability in formations that are being targeted as CO{sub 2} sequestration reservoirs and seals. This research was linked to the Mount Simon Sandstone reservoir and overlying Eau Claire Formation seal in the Illinois Basin- a system where over one million tons of CO{sub 2} are actively being injected with the first large-scale demonstration of anthropogenic CO{sub 2} storage in the U.S. Student projects focused specifically on 1) reservoir porosity characterization and evaluation, 2) petrographic, mineralogical, and geochemical evidence of fluid-related diagenesis in the caprock, 3) textural changes in reservoir samples exposed to experimental CO{sub 2} + brine conditions, 4) controls on spatial heterogeneity in composition and texture in both the reservoir and seal, 5) the implications of small-scale fractures within the reservoir, and 6) petrographic and stable isotope analyses of carbonates in the seal to understand the burial history of the system. The student-led research associated with this project provided real-time and hands-on experience with a relevant CO{sub 2} system, provided relevant information to the regional partnerships who are working within these formations, and provides more broadly applicable understanding and method development for other carbon capture and storage systems.

Bowen, Brenda

2013-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

382

Population dynamics and antimicrobial susceptibility of Aeromonas spp. along a salinity gradient in an urban estuary in Northeastern Brazil  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract The main objective of this study was to quantify population and identify culturable species of Aeromonas in sediment and surface water collected along a salinity gradient in an urban estuary in Northeastern Brazil. Thirty sediment samples and 30 water samples were collected from 3 sampling locations (A, B and C) between October 2007 and April 2008. The Aeromonas count was 10–7050 CFU/mL (A), 25–38,500 CFU/mL (B) and <10 CFU/mL (C) for water samples, and ?100–37,500 CFU/g (A), 1200–43,500 CFU/g (B) and <10 CFU/g (C) for sediment samples. Five species (Aeromonas caviae, A. sobria, A. trota, A. salmonicida and A. allosaccharophila) were identified among 41 isolates. All strains were sensitive to chloramphenicol and ceftriaxone, whereas 33 (80, 4%) strains were resistant to at least 2 of the 9 antibiotics tested. Resistance to erythromycin was mostly plasmidial. In conclusion, due to pollution, the Cocó River is contaminated by pathogenic strains of Aeromonas spp. with a high incidence of antibacterial resistance, posing a serious risk to human health.

Camila Magalhães Silva; Norma Suely Evangelista-Barreto; Regine Helena Silva dos Fernandes Vieira; Kamila Vieira Mendonça; Oscarina Viana de Sousa

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

Boosting the voltage of a salinity-gradient-power electrochemical cell by means of complex-forming solutions  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We report experiments on a concentration cell with zinc electrodes and ZnCl2 solutions at different concentrations separated by a porous diaphragm. The cell is aimed at the conversion of the free energy associated to the concentration difference into electrical energy for renewable and clean energy applications. Usually the diffusion of the solute across the diaphragm constitutes a waste of free energy which impairs the voltage generation of the concentration cell with respect to other well-known techniques that work quasi-reversibly such as reverse electrodialysis or the “mixing entropy battery.” Quite surprisingly we find that the voltage produced by our concentration cell is significantly higher than the voltage obtained with the other quasi-reversible techniques. We show that the surplus voltage comes from the active transformation of the mixing free energy into electrical energy performed by the liquid junction and we show the connection with the negative apparent transference number of the zinc ion. This fortunate consequence of using ZnCl2 solution is ultimately related to the formation of complexes. We present the results of a cell for power production which has excellent performances with respect to known salinity-difference-power methods.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

Assessing the impacts of future demand for saline groundwater on commercial deployment of CCS in the United States  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This paper provides a preliminary assessment of the potential impact that future demand for groundwater might have on the commercial deployment of carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) technologies within the United States. A number of regions within the U.S. have populations, agriculture and industries that are particularly dependent upon groundwater. Moreover, some key freshwater aquifers are already over-utilized or depleted, and others are likely to be moving toward depletion as demand grows. The need to meet future water demands may lead some parts of the nation to consider supplementing existing supplies with lower quality groundwater resources, including brackish waters that are currently not considered sources of drinking water but which could provide supplemental water via desalination. In some areas, these same deep saline-filled geologic formations also represent possible candidate carbon dioxide (CO2) storage reservoirs. The analysis presented here suggests that future constraints on CCS deployment due to potential needs to supplement conventional water supplies by desalinating deeper and more brackish waters are likely to be necessary only in limited regions across the country, particularly in areas that are already experiencing water stress.

Davidson, Casie L.; Dooley, James J.; Dahowski, Robert T.

2009-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

385

QSPR treatment of rat blood:air, saline:air and olive oil:air partition coefficients using theoretical molecular descriptors  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A QSPR treatment has been applied to a data set that consists of 100 diverse organic compounds to relate the logarithmic function of rat blood:air, saline:air and olive oil:air partition coefficients (denoted by log K(b:a), log K(s:a), and log K(o:a), respectively) with theoretical molecular and fragment descriptors. Three QSPR models with squared correlation coefficients of 0.881, 0.926, and 0.922, respectively, were obtained. The verification of the predictive power of these models on a test set of 33 organic chemicals that were not included in the training set gave satisfactory squared correlation coefficients: 0.791 for rat blood:air, 0.794 for saline:air and 0.846 for olive oil:air.

Alan R. Katritzky; Minati Kuanar; Dan C. Fara; Mati Karelson; William E. Acree Jr.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

Examining potential benefits of combining a chimney with a salinity gradient solar pond for production of power in salt affected areas  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The concept of combining a salinity gradient solar pond with a chimney to produce power in salt affected areas is examined. Firstly the causes of salinity in salt affected areas of northern Victoria, Australia are discussed. Existing salinity mitigation schemes are introduced and the integration of solar ponds with those schemes is discussed. Later it is shown how a solar pond can be combined with a chimney incorporating an air turbine for the production of power. Following the introduction of this concept the preliminary design is presented for a demonstration power plant incorporating a solar pond of area 6 hectares and depth 3 m with a 200 m tall chimney of 10 m diameter. The performance, including output power and efficiency of the proposed plant operating in northern Victoria is analysed and the results are discussed. The paper also discusses the overall advantages of using a solar pond with a chimney for production of power including the use of the large thermal mass of a solar pond as a practical and efficient method of storing collected solar energy.

Aliakbar Akbarzadeh; Peter Johnson; Randeep Singh

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

A method for quick assessment of CO2 storage capacity in closedand semi-closed saline formations  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Saline aquifers of high permeability bounded by overlying/underlying seals may be surrounded laterally by low-permeability zones, possibly caused by natural heterogeneity and/or faulting. Carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) injection into and storage in such 'closed' systems with impervious seals, or 'semi-closed' systems with nonideal (low-permeability) seals, is different from that in 'open' systems, from which the displaced brine can easily escape laterally. In closed or semi-closed systems, the pressure buildup caused by continuous industrial-scale CO{sub 2} injection may have a limiting effect on CO{sub 2} storage capacity, because geomechanical damage caused by overpressure needs to be avoided. In this research, a simple analytical method was developed for the quick assessment of the CO{sub 2} storage capacity in such closed and semi-closed systems. This quick-assessment method is based on the fact that native brine (of an equivalent volume) displaced by the cumulative injected CO{sub 2} occupies additional pore volume within the storage formation and the seals, provided by pore and brine compressibility in response to pressure buildup. With nonideal seals, brine may also leak through the seals into overlying/underlying formations. The quick-assessment method calculates these brine displacement contributions in response to an estimated average pressure buildup in the storage reservoir. The CO{sub 2} storage capacity and the transient domain-averaged pressure buildup estimated through the quick-assessment method were compared with the 'true' values obtained using detailed numerical simulations of CO{sub 2} and brine transport in a two-dimensional radial system. The good agreement indicates that the proposed method can produce reasonable approximations for storage-formation-seal systems of various geometric and hydrogeological properties.

Zhou, Q.; Birkholzer, J.; Tsang, C.F.; Rutqvist, J.

2008-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

388

Spatial variations in size, weight and condition factor of the females of Acartia clausi (Copepoda: Calanoida) along a salinity gradient in two contrasting estuaries of the Basque coast (Bay of Biscay)  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Variations in prosome length and width, dry weight and condition factor of female Acartia clausi copepods were studied at three salinities (35, 34 and 33 psu) in the euhaline region of two estuaries (Bilbao and U...

Ibon Uriarte; Fernando Villate

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Organic geochemistry and organic petrography  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Vermillion Creek coals and shales contain dominantly humic organic matter originating from woody plant tissues except for one shale unit above the coals, which contains hydrogen-rich kerogen that is mostly remains of filamentous algae, of likely lacustrine origin. The coals have two unusual features - very low inertinite content and high sulfur content compared to mined western coals. However, neither of these features points to the limnic setting reported for the Vermillion Creek sequence. The vitrinite reflectance of Vermillion Creek shales is markedly lower than that of the coals and is inversely proportional to the H/C ratio of the shales. Rock-Eval pyrolysis results, analyses of H, C, and N, petrographic observations, isotope composition of organic carbon, and amounts and compositions of the CHCl/sub 3/-extractable organic matter all suggest mixtures of two types of organic matter in the Vermillion Creek coals and clay shales: (1) isotopically heavy, hydrogen-deficient, terrestrial organic matter, as was found in the coals, and (2) isotopically light, hydrogen-rich organic matter similar to that found in one of the clay-shale samples. The different compositions of the Vermillion Creek coal, the unnamed Williams Fork Formation coals, and coals from the Middle Pennsylvanian Marmaton and Cherokee Groups are apparently caused by differences in original plant composition, alteration of organic matter related to different pH conditions of the peat swamps, and slightly different organic maturation levels.

Bostick, N.H.; Hatch, J.R.; Daws, T.A.; Love, A.H.; Lubeck, S.C.M.; Threlkeld, C.N.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Bromine function in halite geochemistry  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Of the halogens or salt formers, bromine is the only nonmetal which occurs naturally as a poisonous liquid much denser than water. The power of its atoms, expressed by a valence of 1 and 5, makes it unite directly with a large number of metallic elements to form salts. As a rare and strongly electronegative element of group VII in the periodic table, bromine exists in seawater and evaporitic brines as bromide with a ratio to chlorinity of 0.00348. Most water detains only about 1 ppm bromide for each 300 ppm of chloride. The most abundant source of bromine is ocean water (65 ppm Br), but richer peps occur in salt deposits and primarily in mineral brines. Atomic absorption spectrophotometric resolutions of Permian Castile halites exposed low values of bromine compared with its higher quantities in modern oceans like the Mediterranean. Bromine analyses of the two petrographically distinct forms of halite that characterize many ancient evaporite deposits, as in the Elk Point basin fields of Alberta, imply they crystallized from brines of noticeably different concentrations. Bromine in halite has been used as a paleosalinity indicator and a stratigraphic marker. Bromine liquid, with an atomic weight of 79.904 and atomic number 35, is used in producing gasoline antiknock mixtures, fumigants, photographic chemicals, drilling fluids, and fire retardants. It is also highly toxic and corrosive as bromine gas. Bromine contents greater than 1 ppm may be unsafe in the atmosphere, and a dose of 500 ppm can lead to death in less than an hour.

Billo, S.M. (King Saud Univ., Riyadh (Saudi Arabia))

1991-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

Geochemistry Atomic Force Microscopy | EMSL  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

imaging modes: contact, intermittent contact, phase imaging, magnetic force microscopy, electric force microscopy, surface potential microscopy, scanning capacitance microscopy,...

392

Numerical Modeling Studies of The Dissolution-Diffusion-Convection ProcessDuring CO2 Storage in Saline Aquifers  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

For purposes of geologic storage, CO2 would be injected into saline formations at supercritical temperature and pressure conditions, and would form a separate phase that is immiscible with the aqueous phase (brine). At typical subsurface temperature and pressure conditions, supercritical CO2 (scCO2) has lower density than the aqueous phase and would experience an upward buoyancy force. Accordingly, the CO2 is expected to accumulate beneath the caprock at the top of the permeable interval, and could escape from the storage formation wherever (sub-)vertical pathways are available, such as fractures or faults through the caprock, or improperly abandoned wells. Over time, an increasing fraction of CO2 may dissolve in the aqueous phase, and eventually some of the aqueous CO2 may react with rock minerals to form poorly soluble carbonates. Dissolution into the aqueous phase and eventual sequestration as carbonates are highly desirable processes as they would increase permanence and security of storage. Dissolution of CO2 will establish phase equilibrium locally between the overlying CO2 plume and the aqueous phase beneath. If the aqueous phase were immobile, CO2 dissolution would be limited by the rate at which molecular diffusion can remove dissolved CO2 from the interface between CO2-rich and aqueous phases. This is a slow process. However, dissolution of CO2 is accompanied by a small increase in the density of the aqueous phase, creating a negative buoyancy force that can give rise to downward convection of CO2-rich brine, which in turn can greatly accelerate CO2 dissolution. This study explores the process of dissolution-diffusion-convection (DDC), using high-resolution numerical simulation. We find that geometric features of convection patterns are very sensitive to small changes in problem specifications, reflecting self-enhancing feedbacks and the chaotic nature of the process. Total CO2 dissolution rates on the other hand are found to be quite robust against modest changes in problem parameters, and are essentially constant as long as no dissolved CO2 reaches the lower boundary of the system.

Pruess, Karsten; Zhang, Keni

2008-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

393

Tectonic history and setting of a seismogenic intraplate fault system that lacks microseismicity: The Saline River fault system, southern United States  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Although the northwest-striking Saline River fault system of southeastern Arkansas is not defined by microseismicity, it is associated with sand blows and shows evidence of Pleistocene and Holocene surface ruptures, suggesting a significant seismogenic potential. This fault system is within the northern Gulf of Mexico interior coastal plain, a region only recently recognized as containing seismogenic faults. To better characterize this active fault system, we reconstructed its post-Paleozoic history using petroleum and coal industry wire-line well log and seismic reflection subsurface data. The Saline river fault system initiated as a series of northwest-striking grabens during Triassic/Jurassic uplift and incipient Gulf of Mexico rifting along the basement Alabama–Oklahoma transform margin of the North American Proterozoic craton. During post-rift subsidence, these grabens were buried by Gulf sediments until mid-Cretaceous uplift and igneous activity resulted in minor extensional reactivation of graben faults. Faulting style changed from extension to transpression during the Late Cretaceous due to compression of eastern North America as the North Atlantic rapidly widened and due to thermal weakening of the Alabama–Oklahoma transform lithospheric discontinuity as it obliquely crossed a mantle hot spot. In the Late Cretaceous, graben faults experienced contractional reactivation and steep, deeply-rooted transpressional faults developed within and parallel to the graben system. These transpressional faults locally displace Eocene, Pleistocene, and Holocene sediments. Fault activity continues on the Saline River fault system due to thin crust along the Alabama–Oklahoma transform and to high heat flow, which act together to weaken the crust and promote seismogenic tectonism. The fault system may lack appreciable microseismicity because the aftershock sequence of the last large earthquake has had time to dissipate.

Randel Tom Cox; J. Luke Hall; Chris S. Gardner

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

An investigation of a method of determining the salinity of sea water by the electrical conduction method without the use of electrodes  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

method was in 1916. The suggest1on was macle that two 1dentical electolytic cells 1n two of the arms of a Wheatstone bridge circuit be placed in a water bath to bring them to the same temperature. One of the cells contained a standard solution while... measurements are described in the 11terature. ' These instrumer ts employed. Wheatstone bridge cir- 4, 5 cuits by which the conductivity of a batch, or flowing sample, of sea water was co:spared with a standard of known salinity contained in a sealed cell...

Adams, William Floyd

1954-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

A finite difference model describing the dynamic effects of horizontal salinity gradients on the mean circulation of a shallow rectangular basin  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

is the bar-built estuary. It is formed by the development of an offshore barrier beach partly or wholly en- closing a sound. It has large horizontal dimensions and very shallow depths. There are usually several sources of freshwater inflow along... terms dominate the secondary effects. If its value is greater than one then the salinity (density) effects dominate. As examples he stated that in the Thames (D = . 8) the non-linear convective terms A would dominate, whereas in the Hersey estuary (D...

Elliott, Brady Allen

1973-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Small Scale Field Test Demonstrating CO2 sequestration in Arbuckle Saline Aquifer and by CO2-EOR at Wellington field, Sumner County, Kansas  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Scale Field Test Demonstrating CO Scale Field Test Demonstrating CO 2 sequestration in Arbuckle Saline Aquifer and by CO 2 -EOR at Wellington field, Sumner County, Kansas -- W. Lynn Watney and Jason Rush Kansas Geological Survey Lawrence, KS 66047 Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnerships Annual Review Meeting October 15-17, 2011 Pittsburgh, PA Funding Opportunity Number: DE-FOA-0000441 Contract #FE0006821 $11,484,499 DOE $3.236 million cost share KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY 12/2/2011 1 Outline * Background * The Participants * The Plan * Leveraging Current Research at Wellington Field * Inject, Monitor, Verification, and Accounting of CO 2 2 ORGANIZATION CHART Kansas Geological Survey Name Project Job Title Primary Responsibility Lynn Watney Project Leader, Joint Principal Investigator

397

DOE/EA-1482: Environmental Assessment for Pilot Experiment for Geological Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide in Saline Aquifer Brine Formations (October 2003)  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

82 82 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT PILOT EXPERIMENT FOR GEOLOGICAL SEQUESTRATION OF CARBON DIOXIDE IN SALINE AQUIFER BRINE FORMATIONS FRIO FORMATION, LIBERTY COUNTY, TEXAS OCTOBER 2003 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY NATIONAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY ii iii National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Compliance Cover Sheet Proposed Action: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposes to provide funds for a field test of the geological sequestration of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ). The Bureau of Economic Geology (BEG) at The University of Texas at Austin, under contract with DOE, has studied the potential for sequestration of CO 2 in geologic formations of the United States as part of a broader series of DOE-sponsored research projects to

398

Predictions of long-term behavior of a large-volume pilot test for CO2 geological storage in a saline formation in the Central Valley, California  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The long-term behavior of a CO{sub 2} plume injected into a deep saline formation is investigated, focusing on mechanisms that lead to plume stabilization. Key measures are plume migration distance and the time evolution of CO{sub 2} phase-partitioning, which are examined by developing a numerical model of the subsurface at a proposed power plant with CO{sub 2} capture in the San Joaquin Valley, California, where a large-volume pilot test of CO{sub 2} injection will be conducted. The numerical model simulates a four-year CO{sub 2} injection period and the subsequent evolution of the CO{sub 2} plume until it stabilizes. Sensitivity studies are carried out to investigate the effect of poorly constrained model parameters permeability, permeability anisotropy, and residual gas saturation.

Doughty, Christine; Myer, Larry R.; Oldenburg, Curtis M.

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Use of environmental sensors and sensor networks to develop water and salinity budgets for seasonal wetland real-time water quality management  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Successful management of river salt loads in complex and highly regulated river basins such as the San Joaquin of California presents significant challenges to Information Technology. Models are used as means of simulating major hydrologic processes in the basin which affect water quality and can be useful as tools for organizing basin information in a structured and readily accessible manner. Models can also be used to extrapolate the results of system monitoring since it is impossible to collect data for every point and non-point source of a pollutant in the Basin. Fundamental to every model is the concept of mass balance. This paper describes the use of state-of-the-art sensor technologies deployed in concert to obtain the first water and salinity budgets for a 60,000 hectare tract of seasonally managed wetlands in the San Joaquin Basin of California.

Quinn, N.W.T.; Ortega, R.; Rahilly, P.J.A,; Royer, C.W.

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Long-term Variations of CO2 Trapped in Different Mechanisms in Deep Saline Formations: A Case Study of the Songliao Basin, China  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The geological storage of CO{sub 2} in deep saline formations is increasing seen as a viable strategy to reduce the release of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. There are numerous sedimentary basins in China, in which a number of suitable CO{sub 2} geologic reservoirs are potentially available. To identify the multi-phase processes, geochemical changes and mineral alteration, and CO{sub 2} trapping mechanisms after CO{sub 2} injection, reactive geochemical transport simulations using a simple 2D model were performed. Mineralogical composition and water chemistry from a deep saline formation of Songliao Basin were used. Results indicate that different storage forms of CO{sub 2} vary with time. In the CO{sub 2} injection period, a large amount of CO{sub 2} remains as a free supercritical phase (gas trapping), and the amount dissolved in the formation water (solubility trapping) gradually increases. Later, gas trapping decreases, solubility trapping increases significantly due to migration and diffusion of the CO{sub 2} plume, and the amount trapped by carbonate minerals increases gradually with time. The residual CO{sub 2} gas keeps dissolving into groundwater and precipitating carbonate minerals. For the Songliao Basin sandstone, variations in the reaction rate and abundance of chlorite, and plagioclase composition affect significantly the estimates of mineral alteration and CO{sub 2} storage in different trapping mechanisms. The effect of vertical permeability and residual gas saturation on the overall storage is smaller compared to the geochemical factors. However, they can affect the spatial distribution of the injected CO{sub 2} in the formations. The CO{sub 2} mineral trapping capacity could be in the order of ten kilogram per cubic meter medium for the Songliao Basin sandstone, and may be higher depending on the composition of primary aluminosilicate minerals especially the content of Ca, Mg, and Fe.

Zhang, Wei; Li, Yilian; Xu, Tianfu; Cheng, Huilin; Zheng, Yan; Xiong, Peng

2008-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


401

Distribution, mixing behavior, and transformation of dissolved inorganic phosphorus and suspended particulate phosphorus along a salinity gradient in the Changjiang Estuary  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Surface water and suspended particulate matter (SPM) samples were collected along a salinity gradient in the Changjiang Estuary in June, 2011 to examine the distribution, mixing behavior and transformation of dissolved and particulate phosphorus (P) species. Particulate P was fractionated into five size fractions using a water elutriation method, followed by a sequential extraction procedure (SEDEX). Dissolved inorganic P (DIP) concentrations ranged from 0.53 to 3.02 ?mol L? 1 with a mean of 1.44 ?mol L? 1, while total particulate P (TPP) concentrations ranged from 20.56 to 26.90 ?mol L? 1 (24.21 ?mol L? 1). The variation of DIP and P species in both bulk and size fractionated particles along the salinity gradient indicated a significant transformation between different P phases, especially for labile P such as exchangeable P (Ex-P), organic P (Or-P) and Fe-bound P (Fe-P) in a particulate P pool. Among all P forms, detrital P (De-P) and Or-P in SPM were the most abundant, accounting for 43.9% and 26.1% of TPP in bulk particles. De-P increased with increasing particle grain size, with an average concentration of 8.92 ± 2.20 ?mol g? 1 in the clay fraction ( 63 ?m), whereas Or-P and other P forms decreased gradually with increasing grain size. The average concentration of Or-P in clay fraction was 6.93 ± 1.92 ?mol g? 1 and it decreased to 1.59 ± 0.61 ?mol g? 1 in the sand fraction. The flux of bioavailable P (BAP, sum of Ex-P, Or-P and Fe-P) in clay fraction (< 8 ?m), defined as “truly” suspended particles, was estimated to be 0.21 × 104 t P yr? 1 and accounted for 29% of the bulk BAP flux. The particulate P to specific surface area ratios (P/SSA) was lower in fine suspended particles than in coarse particles, indicating lower preservation of P in these particles. When compared with the bed sediments of the Changjiang Estuary, the P/SSA loadings in fractionated suspended particles were maintained at the same level for De-P and Fe-P, slightly higher for authigenic P (Au-P) and refractory P (Re-P) and obviously higher for labile P such as Ex-P and Or-P, further indicating the differential behavior of P forms during particle settlement in this dynamic estuary.

Jia Meng; Zhigang Yu; Qingzhen Yao; Thomas S. Bianchi; Adina Paytan; Bin Zhao; Huihui Pan; Peng Yao

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

SIMS zircon U–Pb and molybdenite Re–Os geochronology, Hf isotope, and whole-rock geochemistry of the Wunugetushan porphyry Cu–Mo deposit and granitoids in NE China and their geological significance  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract The geodynamic setting of magmatic rocks and geodynamic mechanism of Cu–Mo–Fe–Sn–Pb–Zn–Ag polymetallic mineralization in northeastern (NE) China are attracting increasing attention. This study explores these issues by providing SIMS zircon U–Pb dating, whole-rock geochemical, Hf isotopic data of magmatic rocks, and molybdenite Re–Os dating exposed in the Wunugetushan porphyry Cu–Mo deposit, NE China. This deposit is located in the western part of the Great Xing'an Range, on the southeastern margin of the Mongol–Okhotsk Orogenic Belt. Molybdenite Re–Os and SIMS zircon U–Pb dating of the host monzogranitic porphyry and the wall rock of biotite granite in the Wunugetushan porphyry Cu–Mo deposit indicate that the ore-formation, host porphyry, and wall rock-emplacement occurred at 180.5 ± 2.0 Ma, 180.4 ± 1.4 Ma, and 203.5 ± 1.6 Ma, respectively, and the mineralization of the Wunugetushan porphyry Cu–Mo deposit occurred during the same period as that of the host monzogranitic porphyry. Geochemically, the Wunugetushan granitoids are characterized by strong LREE/HREE fractionation, and pronounced negative Nb, Ta, and Ti anomalies, with slightly negative Eu anomalies (Eu/Eu* = 0.71–0.97) of the host monzogranitic porphyry and pronounced negative Eu anomalies (Eu/Eu* = 0.29–0.32) of the wall rock of biotite granite. In situ Hf isotopic analyses of zircons from the host monzogranitic porphyry and the wall rock of biotite granite yielded ?Hf(t) values ranging from 0.5 to 8.2, and from ? 6.9 to 5.9, respectively. The geochemical and isotopic data for the Wunugetushan granitoids imply that the primary magmas of the host monzogranitic porphyry could have originated by partial melting of a thickened lower crust, with input of mantle components, while the primary magmas of the wall rock of biotite granite could have been derived by partial melting of a thickened lower crust that mixed with ancient crustal materials. Based on the regional geological history, geochemistry of the Wunugetushan granitoids, and new isotopic age data, we suggest that the formation of the Wunugetushan porphyry Cu–Mo deposit was possibly induced in the Early Jurassic during the period of the southeastward subduction of the Mongol–Okhotsk oceanic plate beneath the Erguna Massif.

Yinhong Wang; Chunbo Zhao; Fangfang Zhang; Jiajun Liu; Jianping Wang; Runmin Peng; Bin Liu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

Role of crude-oil components in surfactant interaction. [Effect of acids, bases and heavy ends hydrocarbons (alkanes) on the solubilization, optimal salinity and interfacial tension of surfactant systems  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Three crude oils from Bell Creek, Bradford, and Delaware-Childers fields were separated into distillates, acids, bases and heavy ends hydrocarbon. The effect of these components on the solubilization, optimal salinity, and bases shifted the optimal salinity significantly; their effects on the solubilization and interfacial tension are smaller. The bases appear to interact with the sulfonates, causing desorption from the interface, phase separation, and higher interfacial tension. The hydrocarbons, as expected have the strongest influence on the properties studied, due to their high concentration. The importance of the chemical nature and molecular weights of these components was also apparent. Even though the product sigma*/sup 2/..gamma.. is not constant, it was found that there is a definite relation between the solubilization (sigma*) and the interfacial tension (..gamma..). This is true even for such complex compounds as acids and bases. 41 references, 6 figures, 14 tables.

Tham, M.K.; Lorenz, P.B.

1983-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Investigation of CO2 plume behavior for a large-scale pilot test of geologic carbon storage in a saline formation  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The hydrodynamic behavior of carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) injected into a deep saline formation is investigated, focusing on trapping mechanisms that lead to CO{sub 2} plume stabilization. A numerical model of the subsurface at a proposed power plant with CO{sub 2} capture is developed to simulate a planned pilot test, in which 1,000,000 metric tons of CO{sub 2} is injected over a four-year period, and the subsequent evolution of the CO{sub 2} plume for hundreds of years. Key measures are plume migration distance and the time evolution of the partitioning of CO{sub 2} between dissolved, immobile free-phase, and mobile free-phase forms. Model results indicate that the injected CO{sub 2} plume is effectively immobilized at 25 years. At that time, 38% of the CO{sub 2} is in dissolved form, 59% is immobile free phase, and 3% is mobile free phase. The plume footprint is roughly elliptical, and extends much farther up-dip of the injection well than down-dip. The pressure increase extends far beyond the plume footprint, but the pressure response decreases rapidly with distance from the injection well, and decays rapidly in time once injection ceases. Sensitivity studies that were carried out to investigate the effect of poorly constrained model parameters permeability, permeability anisotropy, and residual CO{sub 2} saturation indicate that small changes in properties can have a large impact on plume evolution, causing significant trade-offs between different trapping mechanisms.

Doughty, C.

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

Effects of altering motivation for food in rats trained with food reinforcement to discriminate between d-amphetamine and saline injections  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Previous studies have shown that altering motivation typically affects stimulus generalization in animals trained to discriminate exteroceptive stimuli, but few studies have evaluated the effects of manipulating motivation on drug stimuli. In the few published studies, motivation levels were manipulated by arranging different feeding conditions prior to stimulus generalization tests with rats trained to discriminate morphine from vehicle and in pigeons trained to discriminate phencyclidine or pentobarbital from vehicle. In the present study, rats maintained at 80% of free-feeding weights were trained to discriminate between injections of 1.0 mg/kg d-amphetamine and saline in a two-lever food-reinforced operant procedure. Generalization tests were then conducted with a range of d-amphetamine doses (0, 0.03, 0.1, and 0.3, 1.0 mg/kg) when the rats were not fed before experimental sessions (high motivation) and when they were pre-fed 1 g of food (moderate motivation) or their daily ration of food (low motivation) 1 h before test sessions. Changing the motivation level significantly affected response rate and latency to the first response in generalizations tests, but did not significantly affect mean percentage of drug-appropriate responding (a continuous measure) or percentage of animals that selected the drug-appropriate lever (a quantal measure). The present findings indicate that manipulating motivation for food minimally impacts d-amphetamine discrimination, however, the range of conditions used to examine the effects of motivating operations on stimulus control by d-amphetamine drugs and other drugs is limited and the topic may warrant further investigation.

Amin D. Lotfizadeh; Ryan Redner; Timothy L. Edwards; Amanda J. Quisenberry; Lisa E. Baker; Alan Poling

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

Irrigation Water Quality Salinity Management  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Na2SO4 Moderate to large Calcium chloride CaCl2 Moderate Calcium sulfate (gypsum) CaSO4 2H2O Moderate

407

Crops for a Salinized World  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...agrobiotechnology might speed up the process of achieving conventional...high yields. Such a process can begin by screening...energy (biofuel and biodiesel) and raw materials for industrial...bioenergy and biofuel—a process that would not compete...supply—requires evaluation. A further advantage...

Jelte Rozema; Timothy Flowers

2008-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

408

National High Magnetic Field Laboratory: Geochemistry Publications  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Marcus, M.A.; Stroud, R.M. and Tamura, N., Simeio: An Ultra Ni-Poor Metal Particle From Comet 81pWild2, Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 47, A408 (2012) 16 Zhang, C.; Wang, Y.;...

409

International Association of GeoChemistry  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...the Ha y-Lacroix Prize rewarded the PhD work of Aur lie Violette and Johan Villeneuve (see Elements, volume 7, number 4...its vibrational spectra Jakub Matusik, Eva Scholtzov , and Daniel Tunega Clay mineralogy of the Zhada sediments: Evidence for...

410

National High Magnetic Field Laboratory: Geochemistry Facilities  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

section equipment. Laboratory for light isotope sample preparation Including two vacuum lines for preparation of various samples for carbon, oxygen and hydrogen isotopic analyses....

411

Environmental Geochemistry of Rads | Environmental Radiation...  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

& H-Area seepage basins, the deactivated pump-and-treat remediation system, the in situ pH adjustment remediation system, and the contaminated seepage outcrops (i.e., F- and...

412

Selected bibliography of the Southern Appalachian basin area: Alabama-Georgia-Kentucky-North Carolina-South Carolina-Tennessee-Virginia-West Virginia  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This bibliography contains 2972 records related to the geology of the Southern Appalachian basin. Specific topics include, but are not limited to: coal, petroleum, oil shale, and natural gas deposits; mineralogy; lithology; petrology; stratigraphy; tectonics; drilling; geochemistry; geophysics; geologic structures; and uranium deposits. The subject index provides listings of records related to each state and the geologic ages covered by this area. Some of the items (24) are themselves bibliographies.

Lindh, L.; McLaughlin, J.E.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Development of Science-Based Permitting Guidance for Geological Sequestration of CO2 in Deep Saline Aquifers Based on Modeling and Risk Assessment  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Underground carbon storage may become one of the solutions to address global warming. However, to have an impact, carbon storage must be done at a much larger scale than current CO{sub 2} injection operations for enhanced oil recovery. It must also include injection into saline aquifers. An important characteristic of CO{sub 2} is its strong buoyancy--storage must be guaranteed to be sufficiently permanent to satisfy the very reason that CO{sub 2} is injected. This long-term aspect (hundreds to thousands of years) is not currently captured in legislation, even if the U.S. has a relatively well-developed regulatory framework to handle carbon storage, especially in the operational short term. This report proposes a hierarchical approach to permitting in which the State/Federal Government is responsible for developing regional assessments, ranking potential sites (''General Permit'') and lessening the applicant's burden if the general area of the chosen site has been ranked more favorably. The general permit would involve determining in the regional sense structural (closed structures), stratigraphic (heterogeneity), and petrophysical (flow parameters such as residual saturation) controls on the long-term fate of geologically sequestered CO{sub 2}. The state-sponsored regional studies and the subsequent local study performed by the applicant will address the long-term risk of the particular site. It is felt that a performance-based approach rather than a prescriptive approach is the most appropriate framework in which to address public concerns. However, operational issues for each well (equivalent to the current underground injection control-UIC-program) could follow regulations currently in place. Area ranking will include an understanding of trapping modes. Capillary (due to residual saturation) and structural (due to local geological configuration) trappings are two of the four mechanisms (the other two are solubility and mineral trappings), which are the most relevant to the time scale of interest. The most likely pathways for leakage, if any, are wells and faults. We favor a defense-in-depth approach, in which storage permanence does not rely upon a primary seal only but assumes that any leak can be contained by geologic processes before impacting mineral resources, fresh ground water, or ground surface. We examined the Texas Gulf Coast as an example of an attractive target for carbon storage. Stacked sand-shale layers provide large potential storage volumes and defense-in-depth leakage protection. In the Texas Gulf Coast, the best way to achieve this goal is to establish the primary injection level below the total depth of most wells (>2,400 m-8,000 ft). In addition, most faults, particularly growth faults, present at the primary injection level do not reach the surface. A potential methodology, which includes an integrated approach comprising the whole chain of potential events from leakage from the primary site to atmospheric impacts, is also presented. It could be followed by the State/Federal Government, as well as by the operators.

Jean-Philippe Nicot; Renaud Bouroullec; Hugo Castellanos; Susan Hovorka; Srivatsan Lakshminarasimhan; Jeffrey Paine

2006-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

414

Inference of lithologic distributions in an alluvial aquifer using airborne transient electromagnetic surveys  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...well database from the ADWR and geophysical logs obtained from Daniel Weber of Montgomery and Associates Inc. in Tucson, Arizona...264.. d'Ozouville, N. , Auken, E., Sorensen, K., Violette, S., de Marsily, G., Deffontaines, B., and Merlen...

Jesse E. Dickinson; D. R. Pool; R. W. Groom; L. J. Davis

415

The foraminiferal and lithologic characteristics of the Reklaw formation of Leon, Robertson and Milam counties, Texas  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

with corresponding Wentworth grades, U. S. sieves, I/2 scale, and Phi scale i7 Oepth and time of sampi lng according to Wadeli/s law of settling velocities 17 Size comparison of the Marquez Foramini fera to the holotypes 23 Sedimentary par'ameters of the strata..., Rusk, Cherokee, Smith, and Robertson counties, Texas, John- son proved that the C'laiborne group extended into Texas. Penrose (1889) combined all of the Claiborne and part of the Wilcox into a single unit called uTlraber Be)t or Sabine River beds...

Davis, Kenneth Eugene

1961-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Lithology and well log study of Campbell E-2 geothermal test...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

well log study of Campbell E-2 geothermal test well, Humboldt House geothermal prospect, Pershing County, Nevada Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library...

417

Hydraulic Fracture Optimization with a Pseudo-3D Model in Multi-layered Lithology  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Hydraulic Fracturing is a technique to accelerate production and enhance ultimate recovery of oil and gas while fracture geometry is an important aspect in hydraulic fracturing design and optimization. Systematic design procedures are available...

Yang, Mei

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

418

The effects of lithology and initial fault angle in physical models of fault-propagation folds  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

(1998). . . . 12 10 Principal stress directions within a layer moving through a ramp region of a thrust by Wiltschko (1979). . 14 Potential secondary fault trajectories interpreted from maximum shear stresses in theoretical models by Rodgers... Sandstone Data: Lead Configuration B. . 10 Layer Thickness Measurements ? Clay Configuration A . . . 91 11 Limb Dips: Configuration A Clay Models. . . 113 12 Fold Measurements: Configuration A Clay Models . . . 113 13 Sandstone Data: Clay Configuration...

McLain, Christopher Thomas

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

419

A 9-C, 2-D land seismic experiment for lithology estimation of a Permian clastic reservoir  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...processing. We also thank Constantine Tsingas (PGS) for his contribution at the initial stage of the project, as well as Martin Rademakers, Chris Heine, and James Tung (Saudi Aramco) for vital geological insight and interpretations. The comments of the two...

Costas G. Macrides; Panos G. Kelamis

420

Mass-transport deposits on the Algerian margin (Algiers area): morphology, lithology and sedimentary  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Abstract: On 21st May 2003, a damaging earthquake of Mw: 6.9 struck the region of Boumerdès 40 km east. Keywords: Algeria, mass-transport deposit, morphology, triggering mechanism. 1. Introduction The Algerian-25Mar2010 Author manuscript, published in "4th International Symposium, Austin : United States (2009

Boyer, Edmond

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


421

Modeling CO2 Sequestration in a Saline Reservoir and Depleted Oil Reservoir to Evaluate The Regional CO2 Sequestration Potential of The Ozark Plateau Aquifer System, South-Central Kansas  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

CO CO 2 Sequestration in a Saline Reservoir and Depleted Oil Reservoir to Evaluate The Regional CO 2 Sequestration Potential of The Ozark Plateau Aquifer System, South-Central Kansas Background Carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) technologies offer the potential for reducing CO 2 emissions without adversely influencing energy use or hindering economic growth. Deploying these technologies in commercial-scale applications requires adequate geologic formations capable of (1) storing large volumes of CO 2 , (2) receiving injected CO 2 at efficient and economic rates, and (3) retaining CO 2 safely over extended periods. Research efforts are currently focused on conventional and unconventional storage formations within depositional environments such as: deltaic, fluvial, alluvial,

422

Halophiles 2010: Life in Saline Environments  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...based on the insensitivity of the alga to certain otherwise toxic anions...The general trend toward use of algae for biofuel (biodiesel) production is problematic because...fresh water. The use of halophilic algae may overcome such hurdles by means...

Yanhe Ma; Erwin A. Galinski; William D. Grant; Aharon Oren; Antonio Ventosa

2010-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

423

Salinity Gradient Power: Utilizing Vapor Pressure Differences  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...for re-verse electrodialysis (6). The difficulties...desalination, salt water is evaporated in...for their reverse electrodialysis model, in which...dissolved in the water: power is needed...chamber. Chemical treatment for sus-pended...reversing the fresh water and the brine in...

MARK OLSSON; GERALD L. WICK; JOHN D. ISAACS

1979-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

424

Halophiles 2010: Life in Saline Environments  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...antenna, transferring the absorbed light energy to the xanthorhodopsin proton pump. Such an energy transfer phenomenon appears to be unique...Halobacterium and related genera. The efficiency of the energy transfer is about 50. The three-dimensional...

Yanhe Ma; Erwin A. Galinski; William D. Grant; Aharon Oren; Antonio Ventosa

2010-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

425

Halophiles 2010: Life in Saline Environments  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Cheng, D. Bruce, L. Goodwin, S. Pitluck, I. J. Anderson, A. Pati, N. Ivanova...Bruce, L. Goodwin, P. Chain, S. Pitluck, A. Pati, N. Ivanova, K. Mavromatis...Saunders, D. Bruce, L. Goodwin, S. Pitluck, N. Mikhailova, A. Pati, K. Mavromatis...

Yanhe Ma; Erwin A. Galinski; William D. Grant; Aharon Oren; Antonio Ventosa

2010-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

426

Ses Salines > UIB (en transport pblic)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Durada: 51 min. Cost mitjà del viatge1 : 9'42 Emissions addicionals (CO2): 10,54 Kg Emissions addicionals (SO2): 0,006 Kg Durada: 100 min. Cost mitjà del viatge2 : 1,21 Emissions addicionals (CO2): 0 kg 1 any Temps acumulat3 : 12,47 dies Despesa per any3 : 3.317'25 Emissions addicionals (CO2): 3

Oro, Daniel

427

Soil Salinity Abatement Following Hurricane Ike  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. The initial salt levels in November 2008 had an electrical conductivity (ECe) of the inundated soils as high as 26.7 dS/m. Fifty-four percent of the soils sampled in the 0-15 cm horizons and 9% in the 15-30 cm horizons of the edge area had an ECe >= 4 dS/m...

Mueller, Ryan

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

428

Salinity routing in reservoir system modeling  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

.......................39 Figure 3.6 Sulfate concentration at Seymour gauge observed by USGS..........................39 Figure 3.7 TDS concentration at Richmond gauge observed by USGS............................40 Figure 3.8 Chloride concentration at Richmond... and three major upper reservoirs in the Brazos River Basin.......36 Figure 3.4 TDS concentration at Seymour gauge observed by USGS..............................38 Figure 3.5 Chloride concentration at Seymour gauge observed by USGS...

Ha, Mi Ae

2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

429

Calcite Reaction Kinetics in Saline Waters  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

with the calcite surface than K^ or that water is less available in NaCl solutions. Rates increased with increasing pCO2 and temperature, and their influence diminished at high I. Arrhenius plots yielded a relatively high activation energy (Ea ? 20 ± 2 kJ mol-1...

Finneran, David

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

430

Incorporating salinity considerations in water availability modeling  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

generalized simulation model called WRAP-SALT was developed. The Brazos River Basin served as a case study to test the simulation approach adopted by the model. The simulation model adopts a generalized modeling approach applicable to any river basin system...

Krishnamurthy, Ganesh

2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

431

Rock Sampling | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Rock Sampling Rock Sampling Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Rock Sampling Details Activities (13) Areas (13) Regions (1) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Field Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Field Sampling Parent Exploration Technique: Field Sampling Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Rock samples are used to define lithology. Field and lab analyses can be used to measure the chemical and isotopic constituents of rock samples. Stratigraphic/Structural: Provides information about the time and environment which formed a particular geologic unit. Microscopic rock textures can be used to estimate the history of stress and strain, and/or faulting. Hydrological: Isotope geochemistry can reveal fluid circulation of a geothermal system.

432

Hydroprobe | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Hydroprobe Hydroprobe Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Hydroprobe Details Activities (2) Areas (2) Regions (0) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Drilling Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Exploration Drilling Parent Exploration Technique: Exploration Drilling Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Stratigraphic/Structural: Hydrological: Collection of ground water samples for geochemistry and geothermometry Thermal: Temperature measurements down to 50 m Dictionary.png Hydroprobe: An exploratory drilling technique focused on collecting geothermal fluid samples from shallow depths at relatively inexpensive costs and low environmental impact. Other definitions:Wikipedia Reegle Introduction A hydroprobe is a relitively inexpensive and easily portable truck mounted

433

Mechanical properties and modeling of seal-forming lithologies. Technical progress report No. 3, March 15, 1992--June 14, 1993  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Specific goals and accomplishments of this research include: (1) The evaluation of models of salt diaper ascent that involve either power law, dislocation creep as determined experimentally by Horseman et al. (1993) or linear, fluid-assisted creep as reported by Spiers et al. (1988, 1990, 1992). We have compared models assuming these two, experimentally evaluated flow laws and examined the predictions they make regarding diaper incubation periods, ascent velocities, deviatoric stresses and strain rates. (2) The evaluation of the effects of differential loading on the initiation an of salt structures. (3) Examination of the role of basement faults on the initiation and morphologic evolution of salt structures. (4) Evaluation of the mechanical properties of shale as a function of pressure and determination of the nature of its brittle-ductile transition. (5) Evaluation of the mechanical anisotropies of shales with varying concentrations, distributions and preferred orientations of clay. (6) The determination of temperature and ratedependencies of strength for a shale constitutive model that can be used in numerical models that depend on viscous formulations. (7) Determination of the mechanisms of deformation for argillaceous rocks over awide range of conditions. (8) Evaluation of the effects of H{sub 2}O within clay interlayers, as adsorbed surface layers.

Kronenberg, A.K.; Russell, J.E.; Carter, N.L.; Mazariegos, R.; Ibanez, W.

1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

An AVO method toward direct detection of lithologies combining P-P and P-S reflection data  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 5.1.2 Forward Problem in Elastic Media . . . . . . . . 62 5.1.3 Inversion for fAV O . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 5.2 Implementation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 5.2.1 Model Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 5.1.2 Forward Problem in Elastic Media . . . . . . . . 62 5.1.3 Inversion for fAV O . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 5.2 Implementation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 5.2.1 Model Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67...

Carcuz Jerez, Juan Ramon de Jesus

2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

435

Foraminiferal and lithologic characteristics through the zone of the Midway-Wilcox contact in Bastrop, Williamson, and Milam counties, Texas  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to deterniae tho sedincntcry parsactors of qccrtilc deviatioa, qaartile shewacss, and qacrtile hartesis. The perceatages of sca, silt, snd clay~ the coefficient of sorting~ sad the ne4isa 4isnetor were nsefal ia iaterpreting the eaviroancatal coaditioas... (1807, p. 62) ia a revised versioa ef the Eoceae ca4 Gretaceoas ef iiabswa. peeress (1050, p. 10?20) aced the ease "Wills peiat" or "Easel Clays" te 4esigaate the Midway Creep ef Texas. Ia the saae pablicatioa, pcarose applied the tera "Tueler Selt...

Miller, David Irving

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

436

Lithologic, mineralogical, and petrophysical characteristics of the Eau Claire Formation: Complexities of a carbon storage system seal  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Apache Energy, use CO2 from a nearby coal gasification plant, and their project represents...He continues to consult the energy industry on issues related to overpressure development...disposal United States Upper Cambrian waste disposal whole rock X-ray diffraction...

Ryan J. Neufelder; Brenda B. Bowen; Richard W. Lahann; John A. Rupp

437

Lithological control on the deformation mechanism and the mode of fault slip on the Longitudinal Valley Fault, Taiwan  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

; Chlieh et al., 2008; Harris and Segall, 1987; Hashimoto et al., 2009; Hsu et al., 2009a; Kaneko et al., 2010; Loveless and Meade, 2011; Moreno et al., 2010; Noda and Lapusta, 2010; Perfettini et al., 2010

Avouac, Jean-Philippe

438

Lithological control on the deformation mechanism and the mode of fault slip on the Longitudinal Valley Fault, Taiwan  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

ruptures (e.g., Barbot et al., 2012; Chlieh et al., 2008; Harris and Segall, 1987; Hashimoto et al., 2009; Hsu et al., 2009a; Kaneko et al., 2010; Loveless and Meade, 2011; Moreno et al., 2010; Noda

439

The geochemistry of uranium in the Orca Basin  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

inhibit=. vertical mixing between basin brine and overlying seawater. This severely limits the transport of hexa- valent uranium across this boundary. Second, the major depositional process in the basin is mass transport of sediments from... The continuing growth of nuclear power combined with the steady depletion of existing high-grade uranium ore has brought about an increase in the use of and search for lower-grade uranium deposits. According to Lieberman (1976), there is little undiscovered...

Weber, Frederick Fewell

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

440

APPLICATION OF FLUORESCENT X-RAY SPECTROSCOPY IN GEOCHEMISTRY  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...processor, and other accessory equipment. Trailer-mounted motor generators supply 230...discharge than meandering ones. The hydraulic characteristics of channels of different...seepage appears to be precluded by a hydraulic gradient sloping less than the shallow...

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


441

Research Projects of Vincent Salters in the Geochemistry Department...  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

and melt generation at Mid-Ocean Ridges (ed. J. P. Morgan, D. K. Blackman, and J. M. Sinton). AGU. McKenzie D. and O'Nions R. K. (1991) Partial melt distributions from inversion...

442

Problem Set 1 Geochemistry 400-500, Fall 2011  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

by this reaction (per mole). Neglect electron masses. b. You've invented a cold fusion reactor that produces 4 He of significant figures. 1. Assume that all the sun's power comes from the fusion reaction combining four 1 H gas occupies 22.414 liters at STP. 2. Assume that all the sun's radiant power comes from the fusion

Holliday, Vance T.

443

Water geochemistry of hydrothermal systems, Wood River District, Idaho  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Hydrothermal systems of the Wood River District, central Idaho, have been studied by geologic mapping of thermal spring areas and geochemical investigations of thermal and non-thermal waters. This report summarizes the new geochemical data gathered during the study. Integration of the results of geological and geochemical studies has led to development of a target model for hydrothermal resources on the margin of the Idaho Batholith. Warfield Hot Springs, with temperatures up to 58/sup 0/C, flow from a major shear zone along the margin of an apophysis of the batholith. Hailey Hot Springs, with temperatures up to 60/sup 0/C, occur in an area of multiple thrust faults and newly recognized, closely spaced normal faults in the Paleozoic Milligen and Wood River Formations, 2.5 km from a highly brecciated batholith contact. Other Wood River district hydrothermal systems also occur along the margins of batholith apophyses or in adjacent highly fractured Paleozoic rocks, where there are indications of batholith rocks at shallow depths (100 to 300 m) in water wells.

Zeisloft, J.; Foley, D.; Blackett, R.

1983-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Petroleum geochemistry of Atrau region, Pre-Caspian Basin, Kazakhstan  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Pre-Caspian Basin covers an area of approx. 500,000 sq. km. and is characterized mainly by thick (0-5000 m) Kungurian salts. Atrau region occupies 100,000 sq.km. and is located at the southern part of the basin. Oils of this basin are found in the sub-salt (Carboniferous reefs) and supra-salts (Triassic red beds and Jurassic-Cretaceous clastics) reservoirs. Seventeen crude oil samples analyzed from different wells appear to be paraffinic and paraffinic-naphthenic type. Some of the oils hardly contained any n-alkanes, probably owing to biodegradation. Biomarker signatures of saturate and aromatic fractions and stable carbon isotopes of whole oils revealed two genetically different oil families; family I and family II. Family I was generated from clastic supra-salt sediments having immature (%Rc=0.55) terrestrial organic matter. Family II was generated from carbonate rich sub-salt sediments, containing mature (%Rc=0.65-0.80) marine organic matter. Majority of Triassic, Kungurian and Upper Cretaceous successions contained enough organic matter with considerably low total petroleum potential (S1+S2). Upper Carboniferous sediments, on the other hand, contain enough and oil prone organic matter that reached peak oil generation stage (233.1 Ma) and hydrocarbon saturation level for expulsion as a result of high sedimentation rates in the Lower to Middle Triassic succession in Kobyekovskaya-2 well. Maximum paleotemperature reached in the area was not enough for H{sub 2}S formation and cracking of already generated hydrocarbons to natural gas.

Guerge, K. [TPAO dis Projeler Grup Baskanligi, Ankara (Turkey)

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

The geochemistry of phosphate in the Mississippi River delta  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

phase phosphorus content of Mississippi River suspended material (RSM) and deltaic sediments was observed following closely spaced sampl1ng (l. 5-2. 0 cm) of the upper 30 cm of sediment and analys1s of both the solid and dissolved phases.... This procedure allows a more deta1led picture of the early diagenesis of phosphate than previously available in this area. Deltaic sediments show an average loss of sol1d phase phosphorus ' relative to RSM of 22'A. The loss is rap1d but does not take place...

Thyne, Geoffrey Dickerson

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Neutron and Gamma Ray Scattering Measurements for Subsurface Geochemistry  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...subsurface porous rocks that covers a large...academic definition ofa reservoir is made more precise...areal extent, porosity, hydrocarbon content...possibility for the reservoir to be profitable...the assessment of rock formation properties...analyses ofporosity, permeability, and hydrocarbon...

Darwin V. Ellis

1990-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

447

Barite–Celestine Geochemistry and Environments of Formation  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Disposal of barite drilling muds. Dial and Huff...of an elephant: Boling dome. In Native Sulfur: Developments...strontium-rich cap rock, Tatum Dome, Mississippi, U.S...results from the deep sea drilling project. Geochim Cosmochim...

Jeffrey S. Hanor

448

Revised version Organic Geochemistry 22, 1023-1027, 1994.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. Abstract- A Pliocene oil shale (Pula, Hungary), a C3 plant Triticum aestivum and a C4 plant Zea mays were-alkane, n-alkene, Pula oil shale, Botryococcus braunii, alga, plant, waxes, sediment. INTRODUCTION n-rich, Pliocene deposit from Pula (Hungary). The bulk carbon isotope ratio of this oil shale was also determined

449

Hot springs, geochemistry, and regional heat flow of northcentral Mexico  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

To date we have found, sampled and performed chemical analyses on 21 hot springs (T > 30/sup 0/C), 4 hot wells (T > 30/sup 0/C) and 15 warm springs (T = 25 to 30/sup 0/C) from the states of Chihuahua, Coahuila and Sonora, Mexico. Also in order to establish background chemistry, an additional 250 cold wells and springs (T = 12 to 25/sup 0/C) were sampled and analyzed and several hundred water analyses from the several thousand provided by various Mexican agencies were included. The technique of silica geothermometry was used to estimate the regional heat flow of northcentral Mexico. Both the traditional heat flow and the silica heat flow values are generally high and show considerable scatter as is typical of areas having Tertiary and Quaternary volcanic and tectonic activity. Specific areas of high heat flow (> 2.5 HFU) include the Presidio and Los Muertos Bolsons, the Cuidad Chihuahua-Chuatemoc area, the Delicias area, and the area south of the San Bernardino Bolson of southeast Arizona. Areas of lower heat flow (2.0 to 2.5 HFU) include the Jimenez-Camargo region and the area between the Los Muertos and Presidio Bolsons.

Swanberg, C.A.; Marvin, P.R.; Salazar S., L.; Gutierrez, C.G.

1981-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Revised version Organic Geochemistry 28, 411-415, 1998.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. Abstract A resistant soil organic residue, `humin', has been analysed by solid-state 13 C-NMR and pyrolysis, carbohydrates and phenols. Keywords : 13 C of soil alkanes, NMR, resistant aliphatic biopolymer, pyrolysis biomass decomposition products as well as from root exudates, the new proposed pathway is based upon

451

COAL QUALITY AND GEOCHEMISTRY, POWDER RIVER BASIN, WYOMING AND MONTANA  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming and Montana (fig. PQ-1) is considered to be "clean coal." For the location

452

Terrestrial planetary dynamics: a view from U, Th geochemistry  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The migration of U and Th inside a planet is controlled by its oxidation state imposed by the volatile composition. In the deep interior of a planet, an absence of oxidative volatiles will cause U and Th to stay in a state of metal or low valance compounds with a big density. Consequently, they migrate to the bottom of its mantle first, and then are gradually sequestered to its liquid metal core. Earth is rich in oxidative volatiles including water, therefore, U and Th in the core can be moved up by an internal circulation system consisting of the outer core, hot super plumes, asthenosphere and subduction zone (or cold super plumes). This internal circulation system is the key for the formation of plate tectonics, the geodynamo and the consequent geomagnetic field. Moreover, plentiful oxidative volatiles and water within Earth is the precondition to form such a circulation system. In the early stage (> 4 Ga), Mars developed an Earth-like internal circulation system due to relatively large amount of oxidative volatile compositions coming from its building material. This would have produced a dynamo and correspondingly an Earth-like magnetic field. However, this internal circulation system was destroyed by one or several giant impact events in the early stage, which drove off these volatile compositions. These events also shaped the striking hemispheric dichotomy structure on the Martian surface. The other result is that its dynamo and geomagnetic field have also disappeared. Since then, Mars has been the same as Mercury and Venus in that the heat release from the U and Th in their cores can not be moved by an internal circulation system gently, but by sporadically catastrophic resurfacing events (Venus), or super plumes (Mars) or gradual heat conduction (Mercury).

Xuezhao Bao

2006-06-20T23:59:59.000Z

453

Neutron and Gamma Ray Scattering Measurements for Subsurface Geochemistry  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...subsurface porous rocks that covers...definition ofa reservoir is made more...extent, porosity, hydrocarbon...possibility for the reservoir to be profitable...assessment of rock formation...reservoir quality. The selection...ofporosity, permeability, and hydrocarbon...

Darwin V. Ellis

1990-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

454

Geochemistry of arsenic and antimony in Galveston Bay, Texas  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

as no concentration change in dissolved arsenic or antimony was measured due to adsorption or desorption when river water high in SPM and sea water were mixed over a time period of 72 hours. Though the bulk chemical character of the bayous of Galveston Island.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dissolved arsenic profile for mixing experiment using Brazos River Water. . Data for dissolved arsenic and antimony from mixing experiments using Atchafalaya River Water. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 57 58 59 29. Results of adsorption...

Tripp, Anthony Roy

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

455

1 INTRODUCTION The geochemistry of clayrocks is of current inter-  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of facilities for nuclear waste (radwaste) disposal and greenhouse gas storage. The low permeability and porosity of these rocks allow very good confinement of both radwastes and CO2(g). In both cases, long term of research on the long-term evolution of ma- terials used in the context of nuclear disposal (nu- clear glass

Boyer, Edmond

456

Geochemistry of trench leachates from Maxey Flats disposal site  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The results of the analysis of trench leachates collected at Maxey Flats in October 1981 are presented, and the geochemical factors controlling the trench water chemistry are discussed. In addition, results of laboratory oxidation experiments performed on trench leachates, simulating the behavior of anoxic trench waters as they encounter upon migration an oxidizing environment, are presented.

Dayal, R.; Pietrzak, R.F.; Clinton, J.; Kinsley, M.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Barite–Celestine Geochemistry and Environments of Formation  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...deposits described above. The Chinese and Kazakhstan deposits constitute some of the largest...local areas of elevated radioactivity and radon emission (Fig. 20 ). Disposal of barite...barite deposits in the siliceous units of Kazakhstan. Lith Mineral Res 13:238-247 Von...

Jeffrey S. Hanor

458

3Geochemistry Published by AGU and the Geochemical Society  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

identified by a systematic grid of conductive heat flow measure- 15 ments. An array of conductive heat flow, conductive heat flow data indicate a general crossvalley fluid flow, where 18 seawater enters the shallow occurring within faults that surround the fluid discharge sites. These conductive 23 heat flow data

Johnson, H. Paul

459

A Summary of the Geology, Geochemistry, and Geophysics of the...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Area, Utah Authors S. H. Ward, W. T. Parry, W. P. Nash, W. R. Sill, K. L. Cook, R. B. Smith, D. S. Chapman, F. H. Brown, J. A. Whelan and J. R. Bowman Published Journal...

460

Evaluating mantle and crustal processes using isotope geochemistry  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Geochemical studies are fundamental for understanding how the dynamic Earth works and evolves. These studies place constraints on the composition, formation, age, distribution, evolution and scales of geochemically distinct ...

Saal, Alberto Edgardo

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


461

FLUID GEOCHEMISTRY AT THE RAFT RIVER GEOTHERMAL FIELD, IDAHO...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

deep structural controls on fluid pathways in the field, which has compartmentalized the fluids and limited the degree of mixing between them. Authors Ayling, B.; Molling, P.;...

462

Geochemistry of speleothem records from southern Illinois: Development of (234  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Hackleyb , Brandon Curryb a Department of Geology, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, 1301 W. Green St., 245 NHB, Urbana, IL 61801, United States b Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 E. Peabody 2004; accepted 22 February 2005 Abstract Natural waters universally show fractionation of uranium

Fouke, Bruce W.

463

Salinity Budget and WRAP Salinity Simulation Studies of the Brazos River/Reservoir System  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the Dennis Gage to the Glen Rose Gage ................................................................ 35 Reach from the Glen Rose Gage to the Whitney Gage .............................................................. 37 Chapter 3 Volume and Load Budget... Load for South Bend to Graford Reach ............ 71 Alternative Methods for Distributing Excess Load for Glen Rose to Whitney Reach ............. 80 Chapter 5 Relationships between Concentrations of Reservoir Outflow and Storage ......... 83 Mean...

Wurbs, Ralph; Lee, Chihun

464

Hydrology, Salinity, and Salinity Control Possibilities of the Middle Pecos River: A Reconnaissance Report  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Bend and Bottomless Lakes and a drastic reduction in flow since the late 1930s that does not adequately dilute the intrusion. The amount of salts entering the Pecos River from these two sites is estimated at 450,000 tons/year while freshwater flow...

Miyamoto, S.; Anand, Shilpa; Hatler, Will

465

Saline County, Nebraska: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

179026° 179026° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":40.4930367,"lon":-97.179026,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

466

Saline County, Missouri: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

°, -93.1779659° °, -93.1779659° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":39.1943564,"lon":-93.1779659,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

467

Saline County, Kansas: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

8.8174853°, -97.6982272° 8.8174853°, -97.6982272° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":38.8174853,"lon":-97.6982272,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

468

Saline County, Arkansas: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

°, -92.539603° °, -92.539603° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":34.5708215,"lon":-92.539603,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

469

Increased salinization of fresh water in the northeastern United States  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Term Ecological Research (LTER) project. Samples were collected weekly...sampling stations for tributaries to Liberty Reservoir, a drinking water supply...program in Water and Watersheds (Project No. GAD-R825792), and the A...

Sujay S. Kaushal; Peter M. Groffman; Gene E. Likens; Kenneth T. Belt; William P. Stack; Victoria R. Kelly; Lawrence E. Band; Gary T. Fisher

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

Gulf stream temperature, salinity and transport during the last millennium  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Benthic and planktonic foraminiferal [delta]18O ([delta 18Oc) from a suite of well-dated, high-resolution cores spanning the depth and width of the Straits of Florida reveal significant changes in Gulf Stream cross-current ...

Lund, David Charles

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

Irrigation Water Quality Standards and Salinity Management Strategies  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

.W., R.J. Hanks and J.H. Jurinak. 1982. Modern Irrigated Soils. John Wiley and Sons, NY. Jensen, M.E. (Editor). 1980. Design and Operation of Farm Irrigation Systems. American Society of Agricultural Engineers, St. Joseph MI. 829pp. Longenecker, D....W., R.J. Hanks and J.H. Jurinak. 1982. Modern Irrigated Soils. John Wiley and Sons, NY. Jensen, M.E. (Editor). 1980. Design and Operation of Farm Irrigation Systems. American Society of Agricultural Engineers, St. Joseph MI. 829pp. Longenecker, D...

Fipps, Guy

2003-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

472

An Opto-Electric Micropump for Saline Fluids  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A novel method to pump fluid in lab on chip devices with velocities up to tens of micrometer per second is introduced. A focused laser beam locally heats up an electrolyte. A net charge tends to accumulate in the heat-absorbing area, due to unequal tendencies of positive and negative ions to move in the presence of the temperature gradient. An external electric field then exerts a net force on the accumulated charge and consequently on water. This causes flow of water, with velocities up to tens of micrometer per second, for a simple NaCl+water solution. The method lets us change direction and amount of fluid pumping, simply by replacing the focal area.

Reza Kiani Iranpour; Seyyed Nader Rasuli

2014-05-07T23:59:59.000Z

473

Formation Damage due to CO2 Sequestration in Saline Aquifers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Carbon dioxide (CO2) sequestration is defined as the removal of gas that would be emitted into the atmosphere and its subsequent storage in a safe, sound place. CO2 sequestration in underground formations is currently being considered to reduce...

Mohamed, Ibrahim Mohamed 1984-

2012-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

474

Doubled Power Density from Salinity Gradients at Reduced Intermembrane Distance  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The mixing of sea and river water can be used as a renewable energy source. The Gibbs free energy that is released when salt and fresh water mix can be captured in a process called reverse electrodialysis (RED). This research investigates the effect of ...

David A. Vermaas; Michel Saakes; Kitty Nijmeijer

2011-07-07T23:59:59.000Z

475

Simulating Temperature, Salinity and Currents in the Ocean  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Effective use of scarce resources requires a coherent and rational approach to oceanic system development. Included in this approach is the simulation of the performance of the proposed system, be it oceanogra...

Kim David Saunders; David B. King

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

METABOLIC RESPONSES TO ENVIRONMENTAL SALINITY IN THE CLAM CORBULA AMURENSIS  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

AND SPERM ACTIVATION By: Aiza Cathe A. Go, Bernadette Nera, and Mark Samson Physiology & Cell and Molecular VISUALIZATION, MINING, AND ANALYSIS OF TIME- SERIES MICROARRAY EXPERIMENTS By: Ben Dalziel Computer Science. Tanner USING HOMOLOGY TO DETECT COPY NUMBER VARIATION ASSOCIATED WITH BREAST CANCER RECURRENCE By: Daniel

477

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW: BASIN-SCALE MODELING AND SALINITY MANAGEMENT  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

: The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) (www.iwmi.org) is looking for a person with a PhD in hydrology, hydrogeology, water resources management or a related discipline, which was awarded not more than 5 years ago. The person should have an in-depth understanding of the concepts of basin water resources management

478

The Salinity, Temperature, and O of the Glacial Deep Ocean  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

point of seawater at the ocean's surface. Our chloride data show that the glacial stratification-level change yields a value in excess of 140 meters. However, the storage of fresh water in ice shelves and, a better understanding of the deep circulation of the past requires constraints on the seawater den- sity

Schrag, Daniel

479

A linear, temperature compensated, high frequency salinity measuring device  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

:zsle tube is ohunteLL by n Eeriec con~Lenser-reaisto; cor. bin;. tian, C6, ;:. z'. 0 R3, ta maintop. in a relstively constant load. l. 't . 'On the aecillntor, The 3F ener', 'y trF nef SvrecL tbroujg. the solution and the x eaistor shunt ~asses... deter@in d, by 3ein, Fir se~orn, and. (5) '?loller (1/$5) sho;rs that it h; ?;a cz inverse curvature . . "th concentration (. 'ioure XI). The ainilcrity of these curves and the curves for sodium chlorMa aolu'tiona (. 'iCure 111) led...

Kelly, Minton Jones

1951-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

480

Saline County, Illinois: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

°, -88.556531° °, -88.556531° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":37.7149675,"lon":-88.556531,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "lithology geochemistry salinity" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


481

Paris Basin VSPs: case history establishing combinations of fine-layer (or lithologic) anisotropy and crack anisotropy from modelling shear wavefields near point singularities  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

......from point sources through anisotropic layers as used in ROCPAC software...at least, orthorhombic anisotropic symmetry. It is suggested...flattened grains, particularly in shales (Kaarsberg 1968), leading...other characteristic type of anisotropic symmetry in most rocks, including......

Iain Bush; Stuart Crampin

1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

Lithologic characteristics, depositional environments and geometries of reservoir and nonreservoir facies in the Queen Formation (Guadalupian, Permian) of Moose and Virey Fields, Midland County, Texas  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, mud and anhydrite, or 'chaotic halite'. Both bed types are commonly parted by thin laminae and lenses of mud and anhydrite. 20 The breccias are composed of rare massive assemblages of non-oriented gravel- to boulder-sized clastic and anhydrite.... The primary structures, which were formed during the deposition of the beds, consist of abundant laminated sandstone-mudstone couplets and common massive beds, and less often of rare cryptalgal laminae, deflation lags, ripple-drift cross-strata and current...

Aller, Gregory Shane

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

483

The lithology, environment of deposition, and reservoir properties of sandstones in the Upper Queen Formation (Guadalupian, Permian) at Concho Bluff Queen Field, Crane County, Texas  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

). In summary, since the early 19/0's, these methods discussed previously which analyze of skeletal composition have emerged and become procedures of choice for diagnosing bone disorders. These techniques are performed using either X-rays, gamma rays... INTRODUCTION Determination of bone density dates back to the early 190(ys when attempts were made to measure mineral contutt using X-rays (Hodge et aL 1935). A significant poxtion of today's research relates to the accurate determimuion of bone density...

Newsom, Douglas Floyd

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

Paris Basin VSPs: case history establishing combinations of fine-layer (or lithologic) anisotropy and crack anisotropy from modelling shear wavefields near point singularities  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

......for such wide offsets (large angles of incidence...between the tool and borehole wall, which could affect...that VSP velocities with large errors have a small weighting...immediately surrounding the borehole. This is likely to have been altered during the drilling process (Goetz, Dupal......

Iain Bush; Stuart Crampin

1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

BNL |  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Martin Schoonen Martin Schoonen Department Chair Schoonen's research areas include environmental molecular chemistry, geocatalysis, medical geology, astrobiology, and hydrogeochemistry. An expert in synthesis, surface chemistry, and geochemistry of metal sulfides, in particular iron sulfides, his applied research efforts have included geologic sequestration of hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide (CO2), development of mineral-based photocatalysts, and development of acid mine drainage abatement technology. His current research projects focus on the role of iron minerals in subsurface CO2 sequestration, the use of metal sulfides as catalysts to degrade organic pollutants, and surface chemistry and reactivity of minerals under highly-saline conditions found at some DOE legacy waste sites.

486

Core Analysis For The Development And Constraint Of Physical Models Of  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

For The Development And Constraint Of Physical Models Of For The Development And Constraint Of Physical Models Of Geothermal Reservoirs Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Report: Core Analysis For The Development And Constraint Of Physical Models Of Geothermal Reservoirs Details Activities (2) Areas (2) Regions (0) Abstract: Effective reservoir exploration, characterization, and engineering require a fundamental understanding of the geophysical properties of reservoir rocks and fracture systems. Even in the best of circumstances, spatial variability in porosity, fracture density, salinity, saturation, tectonic stress, fluid pressures, and lithology can all potentially produce and/or contribute to geophysical anomalies. As a result, serious uniqueness problems frequently occur when interpreting

487

Geothermal well log interpretation state of the art. Final report  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

An in-depth study of the state of the art in Geothermal Well Log Interpretation has been made encompassing case histories, technical papers, computerized literature searches, and actual processing of geothermal wells from New Mexico, Idaho, and California. A classification scheme of geothermal reservoir types was defined which distinguishes fluid phase and temperature, lithology, geologic province, pore geometry, salinity, and fluid chemistry. Major deficiencies of Geothermal Well Log Interpretation are defined and discussed with recommendations of possible solutions or research for solutions. The Geothermal Well Log Interpretation study and report has concentrated primarily on Western US reservoirs. Geopressured geothermal reservoirs are not considered.

Sanyal, S.K.; Wells, L.E.; Bickham, R.E.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

Petroleum geochemistry of Texas and Oklahoma oils from the Marathon/Ouachita fold belt  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Marathon uplift of west Texas and the Ouachita Mountains of Oklahoma and Arkansas comprise the surface expressions of a Paleozoic orogenic belt extending across the south-central United States. A century of petroleum exploration in the Marathon and Ouachita exposures has yielded several oil discoveries. In this study, detailed molecular, elemental, and isotopic data are presented for nine Texas oils, five Oklahoma oils, and four Oklahoma solid bitumens, all associated with thrust belt rocks of the Marathons and Ouachitas. Oil-oil and oil-solid bitumen correlations are proposed, and the character of the organic matter in the source rock(s) is deduced from the chemistry of the oils and solid bitumens. All 18 samples are sourced from the same (or very similar) organic matter. This indicates that they are probably cogenetic, despite geographic separations of hundreds of miles. Chemical differences in these samples derive from secondary effects, including biodegradation (e.g., solid bitumens) and differing levels of thermal maturity. The occurrence of unusual chemical compounds (certain bisnor- and trisnor-hopanes) in all samples probably indicates the presence of anaerobic bacteria in the depositional environment. Source deductions from oil chemistry suggest that an Ordovician unit is responsible for these oils and solid bitumens. This conclusion is consistent with previous literature suggesting an Upper Ordovician source for Oklahoma Ouachita oils and supports tectonic reconstructions of the region during Ordovician time.

Curiale, J.A. (Unocal, Inc., Brea, CA (United States))

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Boron isotope geochemistry during diagenesis. Part I. Experimental determination of fractionation during illitization of smectite  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Experiments were performed to measure the isotopic fractionation of boron between illite/smectite (I/S) clay minerals and water as a function of temperature (300° and 350°C) and degree of illitization. Corresponding changes in the oxygen isotopes were monitored as an indication of the approach to equilibrium. The kinetics of the B-isotope exchange follows the mineralogical restructuring of smectite as it recrystallizes to illite. An initial decline in ?11BI/S occurs when the I/S is randomly ordered (RO). The ?11BI/S values reach a plateau during R1 ordering of the I/S, representing a metastable condition. The greatest change in ?11BI/S is observed during long-range (R3) ordering of the I/S when neoformation occurs. Values of ?11BI/S measured on the equilibrium reaction products were used to construct a B-isotope fractionation curve. There is a linear correlation among data from these experiments and 1100°C basaltic melt-fluid fractionation experiments (Hervig and Moore, 2000) that can be extrapolated to include adsorption experiments at 25°C (Palmer et al., 1987). Unlike other stable isotopic systems (e.g., oxygen) there is no mineral-specific fractionation of B-isotopes, but rather a coordination dependence of the fractionation. Under diagenetic conditions B is predominantly in trigonal coordination in fluids but substitutes in tetrahedral sites of silicates. The preference of 10B for tetrahedral bonds is the major fractionating factor of B in silicates.

Lynda B Williams; Richard L Hervig; John R Holloway; Ian Hutcheon

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

490

Geochemistry of reversible hydratable tephra from the Trans Mexican Volcanic Belt  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...of 27Al was recorded using a Varian 300 MHz spectrometer equipped with a 7 mm rotor...equilibria of pyroxenes at pressures 1 atmosphere. In C.T. Prewitt, Ed., Pyroxenes...nuclear magnetic resonance investigation in plasma-facilitated NOx reduction catalysts...

Liberto De Pablo; Mercedes Doval; Angel La Iglesia

491

Geohydrology and groundwater geochemistry at a sub-arctic landfill, Fairbanks, Alaska  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Fairbanks-North Star Borough, Alaska, landfill is located on silt, sand, and gravel deposits of the Tanana River flood plain, about 3 miles south of the city of Fairbanks water supply wells. The landfill has been in operation for about 25 years in this sub-arctic region of discontinuous permafrost. The cold climate limits biological activity within the landfill with corresponding low gas and leachate production. Chloride concentrations, specific conductance, water temperature, and earth conductivity measurements indicate a small plume of leachate flowing to the northwest from the landfill. The leachate remains near the water table as it flows northwestward toward a drainage ditch. Results of computer modeling of this local hydrologic system indicate that some of the leachate may be discharging to the ditch. Chemical data show that higher-than-background concentrations of several ions are present in the plume. However, the concentrations appear to be reduced to background levels within a short distance along the path of groundwater flow from the landfill, and thus the leachate is not expected to affect the water supply wells. 11 refs., 21 figs., 2 tabs.

Downey, J.S.; Sinton, P.O.

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

CENTRAL AMERICA: GEOLOGY, RESOURCES AND HAZARDS; BUNDSCHUH & ALVARADO (EDS) 1 Petrology and geochemistry of lavas  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and the overriding Caribbean plate, whereas, the volcanoes in Panama are the result of Nazca-Caribbean plate convergence (Fig. 22.1). Because the volcanoes of Panama are derived via a different plate convergence process and Quaternary volcanoes of western Panama and provided evidence for active subduction below western Panama

493

Uranium Geochemistry in Vadose Zone and Aquifer Sediments from the 300 Area Uranium Plume  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report documents research conducted by the RCS Project to update the record of decision for the 300-FF-5 Operable Unit on the Hanford Site.

Zachara, John M.; Davis, Jim A.; Liu, Chongxuan; McKinley, James P.; Qafoku, Nik; Wellman, Dawn M.; Yabusaki, Steven B.

2005-07-21T23:59:59.000Z

494

An Overview of Synchrotron Radiation Applications to Low Temperature Geochemistry and Environmental Science  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...efforts to educate the public about the dangers...Savage et al. 2000). XAFS spectroscopy...Siefert S, Botto RE (2000) Crystallization...Speciation of chromium in Hanford Tank Farm SX-108...NC, Bedzyk MJ (2000) Local structure...Chem Soc National Meeting, Orlando, FL...

Gordon E. Brown; Jr.; Neil C. Sturchio

495

APPLICATIONS OF HIGH RESOLUTION NMR TO GEOCHEMISTRY: CRYSTALLINE, GLASS, AND MOLTEN SILICATES  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

tremoll e LIAI[S12°6 ) (spodumene) LI AI[ 5I 20~ ) (spoduemelithium feldspar, jadeite, spodumene, nepheline, cordler-

Schneider, E.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

496

Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Pb, Zn and Ag Mine Tailings Originating From Carbonate-Rich Deposits  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Mining for silver, lead, zinc, and copper in Zimapan, Hidalgo State, Mexico has been ongoing since 1576. Unsecured tailings heaps and associated acid mine drainage have presented problems related to soil quality, water quality, and dust emission...

McClure, Roberta 1981-

2012-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

497

RoBOT: "Rocks Beneath Our Toes" An experiential learning opportunity in mineralogy and geochemistry  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

RoBOT: "Rocks Beneath Our Toes" An experiential learning opportunity in mineralogy Foundation What is RoBOT? The "Rocks Beneath Our Toes" or RoBOT Program began in 2006 with funding from high school RoBOT participants on a weekend field trip to collect and document rock samples

Baxter, Ethan F.

498

Nicolas F. Spycher Staff Geological Scientist Earth Sciences Division, Geochemistry Department ph. 510 495-2388  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

., Pruess, K., 2010. A Phase-partitioning model for CO2-brine mixtures at elevated temperatures geological sequestration on groundwater quality, U(VI) transport and reactive chemistry at contaminated DOE sites, metal cycling in contaminated lake sediments, and the study of coupled thermal, hydrological

Ajo-Franklin, Jonathan

499

Organic geochemistry and correlation of Paleozoic source rocks and Trenton crude oils, Indiana  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Shale samples from four cores of the New Albany and Antrim Shales (Devonian) and from six cores of the Maquoketa Group (Ordovician), representing a broad geographic area of Indiana, have been analyzed for total organic carbon, total sulfur, pyrolysis yield (Rock-Eval), bitumen content, and illite crystallinity data. These data indicate that the New Albany, Antrim, and Maquoketa shales contain a sufficient quantity and quality of organic matter to be good petroleum source rocks. Bitumen ratios, Rock-Eval yields, gas chromatography of saturated hydrocarbons, and illite crystallinity data show that the Maquoketa shales have reached a higher level of thermal maturity than the New Albany and Antrim shales. The level of thermal maturity of the Maquoketa shales suggested a maximum burial depth considerably greater than the present depth.

Guthrie, J. (Indiana Geological Survey, Bloomington (USA))

1989-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

500

Geochemistry and mineralogy of fly-ash from the Mae Moh lignite deposit, Thailand  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The concentration of 21 elements in fly ash from three boilers (75 MW, 150 MW, and 300 MW) at the EGAT power plant, Mae Moh, Thailand, were determined by INAA. The concentration of 10 major elements was determined by XRF. As, Co, Cr, Ni, Mo, and Sb generally increase in concentration going from bottom ash (BA) through the sequence of electrostatic precipitator ashes (ESPA) and reach maxima of As (352 ppm), Co (45 ppm), Cr (105 ppm), Mo (32 ppm), Ni (106 ppm), and Sb (15 ppm) in the ESPA. Ce, Cs, Fe, Hf, La, Sc, Ta, Tb, and Yb did not exhibit concentration trends or are variable except in the case of one boiler, which showed an increase going from BA to ESPA. Only Br decreased in composition going from BA to ESPA. Rb, Sm, U, and Th showed marked variation in trends. The major elements identified by EDS were Al, Si, S, K, Ca, Fe, and Ba, with minor amounts of Mg, Na, Ti, Mn, and Sr. Al, Si, K, and Ca occur together and are present in most of the fly-ash particles. Ba was found as a major component with Ca, Al, and Si. Fe and Ca are usually associated with sulfur. Some small spheres (< 5 {mu}m) are comprised almost entirely of Fe (probably as oxide). Symplectite textures are noted in high-Fe phases. All elements except Br are significantly enriched in the fly ash relative to the coal, which contains 35% ash. Particle chemistry is consistent with the major mineral phases identified by XRD, which include: quartz, magnetite, mullite, gehlenite, anorthite, hematite, anhydrite, and clinopyroxene.

Hart, B.R.; Powell, M.A.; Fyfe, W.S. [Univ. of Western Ontario, London, Ontario (Canada). Dept. of Geology; Ratanasthien, B. [Univ. of Chaing Mai (Thailand). Dept. of Geology

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z