Detection and impacts of leakage from sub-seafloor deep geological carbon dioxide storage

  title={Detection and impacts of leakage from sub-seafloor deep geological carbon dioxide storage},
  author={Jerry Blackford and Henrik St{\aa}hl and Jonathan M. Bull and Benoît Bergès and Melis Cevatoglu and Anna Lichtschlag and Douglas P. Connelly and Rachael H. James and Jun Kita and D. Long and Mark Naylor and Kiminori Shitashima and Dave Smith and Peter J. Taylor and Ian Wright and Maxine C. Akhurst and Baixin Chen and Thomas M. Gernon and Chris Hauton and Masatoshi Hayashi and Hideshi Kaieda and Timothy G. Leighton and Toru Sato and Martin D J Sayer and Masahiro Suzumura and Karen Tait and Mark E. Vardy and Paul R. White and Stephen Widdicombe},
  journal={Nature Climate Change},
Fossil fuel power generation and other industrial emissions of carbon dioxide are a threat to global climate1, yet many economies will remain reliant on these technologies for several decades2. Carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) in deep geological formations provides an effective option to remove these emissions from the climate system3. In many regions storage reservoirs are located offshore4, 5, over a kilometre or more below societally important shelf seas6. Therefore, concerns about… 

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  • T. LeightonP. White
  • Environmental Science
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
  • 2011
In recent years, because of the importance of leak detection from carbon capture and storage facilities and the need to monitor methane seeps and undersea gas pipelines, there has been an increased