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Title: CO2 Sequestration short course

Given the public’s interest and concern over the impact of atmospheric greenhouse gases (GHGs) on global warming and related climate change patterns, the course is a timely discussion of the underlying geochemical and mineralogical processes associated with gas-water-mineral-interactions encountered during geological sequestration of CO2. The geochemical and mineralogical processes encountered in the subsurface during storage of CO2 will play an important role in facilitating the isolation of anthropogenic CO2 in the subsurface for thousands of years, thus moderating rapid increases in concentrations of atmospheric CO2 and mitigating global warming. Successful implementation of a variety of geological sequestration scenarios will be dependent on our ability to accurately predict, monitor and verify the behavior of CO2 in the subsurface. The course was proposed to and accepted by the Mineralogical Society of America (MSA) and The Geochemical Society (GS).
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  1. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  2. The Ohio State University
  3. University of California-Davis
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Journal Name: Reviews in Mineralogy & Geochemistry; Journal Volume: 77; Conference: GEOCHEMISTRY OF GEOLOGIC CO2 SEQUESTRATION, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Berkeley, CA; Friday and Saturday, 9-13 December 2013
Research Org:
Mineralogical Society of America
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Contributing Orgs:
Mineralogical Society of America (MSA) and The Geochemical Society (GS); Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (lead institution, D. DePaolo - PI), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, The Ohio State University, the University of California Davis, Pacifi c Northwest National Laboratory, and Washington University, St. Louis
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United States
58 GEOSCIENCES; 02 PETROLEUM; 03 NATURAL GAS geological sequestration of CO2