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Director
Scott M. Frailey
SFrailey@Illinois.edu

Associate Director
Steve Whittaker
sgwhit@illinois.edu

Theme Leaders
Charles Werth
Geochemical Reactions
werth@utexas.edu

John Popovics
Geomechanical Measurements

johnpop@illinois.edu

Volker Oye
Microseismicity

volker@norsar.no

Albert Valocchi
Pore-scale Pressure Transmission

valocchi@illinois.edu

Dustin Sweet
Reservoir-scale Geology

dustin.sweet@ttu.edu

USDOE Program Manager
P. Thiyagarajan P.Thiyagarajan@science.doe.gov


<b>Annual review meeting strengthens research efforts to understand microseismicity</b><br>
Eighty-seven members of the GSCO2 spent March 29–30 in Champaign, IL, engaged in discussions on how to better understand and predict the mechanisms controlling injection-induced... <b>GSCO2 collaborates with Stanford University on PET training</b><br>
Gabriela Dávila, a GSCO2 postdoctoral researcher at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is using positron emission tomography (PET) scanning to measure and record a unique and novel... <b>Chicago Tribune and Peoria Journal Star discuss meteorite impacts with Charles Monson</b><br>
The meteor sighting over the Midwest in February prompted the Chicago Tribune and Peoria Journal Star to speak with Charles Monson about two meteorite impact structures in Illinois... <b>Charles Werth gives plenary talk at US DOE basic research 
needs workshop</b><br>
The US Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science, sponsored a basic research needs workshop where scientists representing universities, national research laboratories, and private... <b>Issue 2 of the GSCO2 in Focus is Now Available</b><br>
This issue describes the focus of the Center on mechanical properties of rocks and microseismicity, including the research questions and plans and new researchers. You can find a copy on the...





GSCO2 in Focus Newsletter


Issue 3 of the GSCO2 in Focus is now available

This issue of the GSCO2 in Focus highlights advances in imaging CO2-rock interactions, research published in a special issue of the Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, an innovative mechanical test on a cubic meter block of sandstone, and more. You can find a copy on the Newsletter page or by clicking here.

 

GSCO2 in Focus Newsletter


Annual review meeting strengthens research efforts to understand microseismicity

Eighty-seven members of the GSCO2 spent March 29–30 in Champaign, IL, engaged in discussions on how to better understand and predict the mechanisms controlling injection-induced microseismicity. Researchers shared their results and plans with >Full Story


GSCO2 in Focus Newsletter


GSCO2 collaborates with Stanford University on PET training

Gabriela Dávila, a GSCO2 postdoctoral researcher at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is using positron emission tomography (PET) scanning to measure and record a unique and novel data set, based on a collaboration between the GSCO2 and Stanford >Full Story

 

Charles Monson


Chicago Tribune and Peoria Journal Star discuss meteorite impact structures with Charles Monson

The meteor sighting over the Midwest in February prompted the Chicago Tribune and Peoria Journal Star to speak with Charles Monson about two meteorite impact structures in Illinois, the Des Plaines Disturbance and the Glasford Structure >Full Story

 

Charles Werth gives plenary talk at US DOE basic research needs workshop


Charles Werth gives plenary talk at US DOE basic research
needs workshop


The US Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science, sponsored a basic research needs workshop where scientists representing universities, national research laboratories, and private companies or download a copy by clicking >Full Story

 
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