Development and sensitivity analysis of a model for assessing stratification and safety of Lake Nyos during artificial degassing

@article{Schmid2003DevelopmentAS,
  title={Development and sensitivity analysis of a model for assessing stratification and safety of Lake Nyos during artificial degassing},
  author={M. Schmid and A. Lorke and A. W{\"u}est and M. Halbwachs and G. Tanyileke},
  journal={Ocean Dynamics},
  year={2003},
  volume={53},
  pages={288-301}
}
  • M. Schmid, A. Lorke, +2 authors G. Tanyileke
  • Published 2003
  • Geology
  • Ocean Dynamics
  • To prevent the recurrence of a disastrous eruption of carbon dioxide (CO2) from Lake Nyos, a degassing plan has been set up for the lake. Since there are concerns that the degassing of the lake may reduce the stability of the density stratification, there is an urgent need for a simulation tool to predict the evolution of the lake stratification in different scenarios. This paper describes the development of a numerical model to predict the CO2 and dissolved solids concentrations, and the… CONTINUE READING
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