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ERE2.3

Modelling and upscaling of CO2 storage sites
Convener: Holger Class  | Co-Conveners: Thomas Kempka , Auli Niemi , Marco Dentz , Jesús Carrera 
Orals
 / Wed, 10 Apr, 08:30–12:00 / Room G12
Posters
 / Attendance Wed, 10 Apr, 17:30–19:00 / Blue Posters
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD2.1 / Wed, 10 Apr, 12:15–13:00 / Room R5 
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Modelling of CO2 storage sites is required for the efficient and secure operation as well as the assessment of site-specific risks. This session aims at the discussion of CO2 storage site modelling considering:
• Implementation of static geological/structural models.
• Determination of the relevant model scales depending on the simulated scenario (plume evolution, pressure propagation, brine displacement, etc.).
• Model and parameter upscaling techniques for multi-phase CO2 flow problems (also related to geochemistry and geomechanics).
• Development and/or employment of (semi-)analytical and numerical modelling tools.
• Model coupling addressing the interaction of thermal, multi-phase flow, geochemical and geomechanical processes.
• Methods for risk assessment.
• Tools for operational support.
• Benchmarks of models against operational site data and laboratory data.