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Centre for Innovation in Carbon Capture and Storage

An interdisciplinary, innovative, and international leading centre for research at the interface between science and engineering.

Environmental effects of CO2

Caramanna G., Espa S., Bouche’ V., 2010. Study of the environmental effects of submarine CO2 rich emissions by means of scientific diving techniques (Panarea Island – Italy) International Journal of the Society for Underwater Technology, 29/2, 79-85

Caramanna G., Voltattorni N., Maroto-Valer M., 2011. Is Panarea Island a valid and cost-effective natural-laboratory for the development of detection and monitoring techniques for submarine CO2 seepage? Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology 1: 200-210

Caramanna G., Wei Y., Maroto-Valer M. M., Nathanail P., Steven M., 2012. Design and use of a laboratory rig for the study of the chemical-physical effects on aquatic environments of potential seepage from CO2 storage sites. Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology 2: 136-143

Caramanna G., Wei Y., Maroto-Valer M. M., Nathanail P., Steven M., 2012. Laboratory experiments and field study for the detection and monitoring of potential seepage from CO2 storage sites. Applied Geochemistry, in press

Caramanna G., Fietzek P., Maroto-Valer M. M., 2010. Monitoring techniques of a natural analogue for sub-seabed CO2 leakages. Energy Procedia, 4, 3262-3268

Caramanna G., Maroto-Valer M. M. 2012. Laboratory simulations and field-study of CO2 seepage in aquatic environments. Energy Procedia, submitted

Espa S., Caramanna G., Bouche’ V., 2010. Field study and laboratory experiments of bubble plumes in shallow seas as analogues of sub-seabed CO2 leakages. Applied Geochemistry, 25, 696-704

Voltattorni N., Sicarra A., Caramanna G., Cinti D., Pizzino L., Quattrocchi F., 2009. Gas geochemistry of natural analogues for the studies of geologcial CO2 sequestration. Applied Geochemistry 24: 1339-1346

Tassi F., Capaccioni B., Caramanna G., Cinti D., Montegrossi G., Pizzino L., Quattrocchi F., Vaselli O., 2009. Low-pH waters discharging from submarine vents at Panarea Island (Aeolian Islands, southern Italy) after the 2002 gas blast: Origin of hydrothermal fluidsand implications for volcanic surveillance. Applied Geochemistry 24: 246-254

Aliani S., Bortoluzi G., Caramanna G., Raffa F., 2010. Seawater dynamics and environmental settings after November 2002 gas eruption off Bottaro (Panarea, Aeolian Islands, Mediterranean Sea). Continental Shelf Research 30: 1338-1348