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This blog was written by Ponfa Roy Bitrus , a UKCCSRC ECR from the University of Aberdeen, who received funding from the ECR Meeting Fund to attend the UKCCSRC Spring 2015 Biannual in Cranfield, 21-22 April The mid-afternoon session on day one kicked off with an update from CCS projects sponsored by the EPSRC (Environmental and physical Sciences Research Council) and was chaired by Jon Gibbins (UKCCSRC). A total of 9 speakers gave an overview of the exciting CCS projects conducted in Universities and research institutes across the UK. Anna Korre (Imperial College London) gave a brief overview on CO 2 injection and storage with emphasis on the short and long term behaviour at different spatial scales , the project...Read more
This blog was written by Ponfa Roy Bitrus , a UKCCSRC ECR from the University of Aberdeen, who received funding from the ECR Meeting Fund to attend the UKCCSRC Spring 2015 Biannual in Cranfield, 21-22 April On Day two one of three parallel sessions had the theme Surface Monitoring in The Marine System and was chaired by Clair Gough (University of Manchester). The first presentation was given by Jerry Blackford (Plymouth Marine Laboratory) on; Monitoring and baseline requirements for Offshore CCS outcomes from the QICS project with key objectives being to determine the best monitoring techniques and strategy to determine CO 2 leakages from subsea storage or transport, and its significant impact on ecology and the environment. Graham Brown (Sonardyne)...Read more
Written by Ponfa Roy Bitrus , research student at the University of Aberdeen who attended the UKCCSRC Biannual Meeting - CCS in the Bigger Picture - held in Cambridge 2-3 April 2014 with financial support from the UKCCSRC’s ECR Meeting Fund The last plenary session of the biannual meeting was titled Challenges facing CCS and was chaired by Baroness Bryony Worthington . The session kicked off with Prof David Cope from the University of Cambridge who talked about Communicating CCS . With an extensive background and wealth of experience spanning his involvement in CCS, use of fossil fuels and climate change on local levels to a global scale with longer term implications. He made emphasis on the fact that all...Read more