publication . Conference object . 2012

Comparison of temperature estimates from heat transport model and electrical resistivity tomography during a shallow heat injection and storage experiment

Hermans, Thomas; Daoudi, Moubarak; Vandenbohede, Alexander; Robert, Tanguy; Caterina, David; Nguyen, Frédéric;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2012
  • Country: Belgium
Groundwater resources are increasingly used around the world as geothermal systems. Understanding physical processes and quantification of parameters determining heat transport in porous media is therefore important. Geophysical methods may be useful in order to yield additional information with greater coverage than conventional wells. We report a heat transport study during a shallow heat injection and storage field test. Heated water (about 50°C) was injected for 6 days at the rate of 80 l/h in a 10.5°C aquifer. Since bulk electric resistivity variations can bring important information on temperature changes in aquifers (water electric conductivity increases ...
free text keywords: Electrical resistivity tomography, time-lapse monitoring, thermal properties, hydrogeological modeling, thermal test, : Geological, petroleum & mining engineering [Engineering, computing & technology], : Géologie, ingénierie du pétrole & des mines [Ingénierie, informatique & technologie]
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