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Ocean release of fossil fuel CO2: A case study

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Show simple item record Drange, Helge Alendal, Guttorm Johannessen, Ola M. 2005-04-26T13:04:29Z 2005-04-26T13:04:29Z 2001-07-01
dc.identifier.citation Geophysical Research Letters 28(13): 2637-2640
dc.identifier.issn 0094-8276
dc.description.abstract The natural ocean uptake of the greenhouse gas CO2 can be accelerated by collecting and liquefying the gas from point sources, and by pumping it into the ocean at appropriate locations and at sufficient depths. Results from a numerical modelling system indicate that injection sites located at about 1,000 m depth in the eastern Norwegian Sea lead to efficient and long term sequestration in the abyss Atlantic. For a release rate corresponding to the CO2 emissions from a 220 MW gas power plant, it is found that the volume of the near-source water with a pH-reduction ≥ 0.1 is ~0.5 km³. These findings, together with available technology and feasible economics, indicate that the Norwegian Sea represents a possible location for large scale demonstration of operational ocean release of CO2. en
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher American Geophysical Union en
dc.rights Copyright 2001 by the American Geophysical Union
dc.subject Global Change: General or miscellaneous en
dc.subject Oceanography: Biological and chemical en
dc.subject Carbon cycling en
dc.subject Modeling en
dc.title Ocean release of fossil fuel CO2: A case study en
dc.type Journal article en
dc.type Peer reviewed
dc.type.version publishedVersion
bora.peerreviewed Peer reviewed
bora.journalTitle Geophysical Research Letters
bibo.volume 28
bibo.issue 13
bibo.pageStart 2637
bibo.pageEnd 2640

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