Dynamic multiphase flow model of hydrate formation in marine sediments

  title={Dynamic multiphase flow model of hydrate formation in marine sediments},
  author={Xiaoli Liu and Peter B. Flemings},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
[1] We developed a multicomponent, multiphase, fluid and heat flow model to describe hydrate formation in marine sediments; the one- and two-dimensional model accounts for the dynamic effects of hydrate formation on salinity, temperature, pressure, and hydraulic properties. Free gas supplied from depth forms hydrate, depletes water, and elevates salinity until pore water is too saline for further hydrate formation: Salinity and hydrate concentration increase upward from the base of the regional… 

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