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Title: The use of noble gases as tracer in carbon dioxide sequestration
Author: Mackintosh, Sarah
ISNI:       0000 0004 2671 6031
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 2009
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Storage of carbon dioxide in geological reservoirs has the potential to greatly reduce the amount of CO₂ being released into the atmosphere and slow global warming until more sustainable power sources can be implemented. However, it is vital before CO₂ is sequestered on a global scale, that tools are developed to both understand how CO₂ behaves in the geologic environment and/or monitor site leakage. Noble gases have been shown to be a powerful tracer of subsurface fluid systems. While there have been many studies addressing natural gas and oil systems, few have dealt directly with CO₂ sequestration.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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