Solubililty in energy and waste issues of environmental concern  

  • About 

Solubility and greenhouse gases (carbon capture and storage, methane clathrates), emerging energy technologies (fracking; geothermal energy) and long-term behaviour of waste disposal sites. 

  • When  

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 

  • Invited speakers 

Rosemary Capo

Department of Geology and Planetary Science, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Talk: "Fluid-rock interactions related to unconventional shale gas produced water and drilling waste"


Alexander Gysi

Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, USA


Title: "Numerical simulations of CO2 sequestration in basaltic rock formations: Challenges for optimizing mineral-fluid reactions"


Wolfgang Hummel

Geochemical Modelling Group, PSI, Switzerland

Talking on: Long-term behaviour of waste disposal sites


Julia Scheiber

GEIE Exploitation Minière de la Chaleur, Kutzenhausen, France

Title: "The effect of solubility decrease on geothermal power plant operation"