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The Ginninderra CH4 and CO2 release experiment: An evaluation of gas detection and quantification techniques

Andrew Feitz, Ivan Schroder, Frances Phillips, Trevor Coates, Karita Negandhi, Stuart Day, Ashok Luhar, Sangeeta Bhatia, Grant Edwards, Stefan Hrabar, Emili Hernandez, Brett Wood, Travis Naylor, Martin Kennedy, Murray Hamilton, Mike Hatch, John Malos, Mark Kochanek, Peter Reid, Joel Wilson Show all

International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2018

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

We acknowledge funding provided by the Australian Government through the Carbon Capture and Storage - Implementation budget measure to support this research. The authors also acknowledge funding for the research provided by the Australian Government through the CRC program and support from the CO2CRC. The National Geosequestration Laboratory is thanked for making two Picarro instruments available for the study. We would like to thank Phil Dunbar and his staff (CSIRO Plant Industry) for maintaining the site and Dale Hughes (CSIRO) for his assistance with maintenance of the CSIRO EC tower. The authors also wish to acknowledge the assistance of Field Engineering Services at Geoscience Australia, Theo Chiotis for preparing the figures and Jacob Sohn (Geoscience Australia) for the carbon isotope measurements of the methane gas cylinder samples. Geoscience Australia and Western Sydney University team would like to acknowledge Charles Jenkins (CSIRO) for early discussions about the atmospheric tomography line technique and the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute. The Macquarie University/University of Adelaide team wish to acknowledge financial support from the Environment Institute of The University of Adelaide, the Department of State Development of the Government of South Australia, Santos Pty Ltd, and the Australian Research Council (project LP140100460 and LP120200086). CSIRO Energy would like to acknowledge Mihaela Grigore for her assistance in development and calibration of the bench FTIR long path system. The University of Wollongong wishes to acknowledge Maximilien Desservettaz and Ruhi Humphries for their assistance in the site operations. The authors acknowledge the contributions from Andrew Bales and Armin Gembus from Bruker who provided the instrumentation and supported the acquisition of the Bruker HI90 data. AF and IS publish with the permission of the CEO, Geoscience Australia.