Energy and Climate

Carbon Management

Carbon Management Systems

On April 5, 2012, in

Models Publications Questions WECSsim Model   The Water, Energy and Carbon Sequestration Model (WECSsim): A Collaborative Systems Model The Water, Energy and Carbon Sequestration Model (WECSsim) is an integrated assessment software tool developed to calculate the potential performance, location and cost characteristics with a national CO2 storage program utilizing geologic saline formations. Users can run […]

Molecular Geochemistry

On June 17, 2011, in

Research Capabilities Project Funding Facilities Publications Contact Us Research Geochemistry, mineralogy, and materials science specializing in application of chemical kinetics, mineral equilibria, molecular spectroscopy, and molecular simulation to complex multicomponent and multiphase systems; particular emphasis on the use of molecular simulation and various spectroscopies to understand material behavior. Capabilities Atomistic simulation with applications to geochemistry, […]

Clean Coal

On May 5, 2011, in

The term clean coal refers to a number of initiatives that seek to reduce or eliminate the hazardous emission or byproducts that result from using coal to generate electrical power. Burning raw, pulverized coal emits sulfur dioxide (SO2), nitrous oxides (NOx), mercury, and fine particulate matter. Carbon dioxide (CO2) is always a byproduct of combustion. […]

Geomechanics Laboratory

On April 7, 2011, in

Making predictions of rock mass response and fluid flow through rock masses requires quantitative models of the governing deformation and fracture processes. Building these models, and performing analytic and numerical design calculations from the models requires information about specific rock properties. The Geomechanics Laboratory enables you to measure rock properties under a wide range of […]

Carbon Management

On January 27, 2011, in

A growing consensus exists among climate scientists, economists, and policy makers that the link between man-made emissions of greenhouse gasses (GHGs) and climate instability is sufficiently likely to motivate global actions. Energy use and energy generation are at the heart of the problem, with the International Energy Agency (IEA) forecasting that global electricity generation will […]

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