Greenhouse gas emissions, energy security and sustainability are three of the greatest contemporary global challenges to mankind today. The Sino-German Group of scientists have composed a special issue, which is a collection of diverse quality scientific works, that will try to elucidate the current developments in CO2 geologic sequestration research to reduce greenhouse emission including measures to monitor surface leakage, groundwater quality and the integrity of caprock, while ensuring a sufficient supply of clean energy.
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Ali L, Bentley RE, Gutierrez AA, Gonzalez Y (2013) Using distribution temperature sensing (DTS) technology in acid gas injection design. Acta Geotech. doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0239-2
Bai B, Li XC, Yuan YP, Zhou D, Li PC (2013) Preliminary assessment of CO2 transport and storage costs of promising source-sink matching scenarios in Guangdong province, China. Acta Geotech. doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0229-4
Bérest P, Brouard B, Djakeun-Djizanne H, Hévin G (2013) Thermo-mechanical effects of a rapid depressurization in a gas cavern. Acta Geotech. doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0233-8
Fang ZM, Li XC (2013) A preliminary evaluation of the carbon dioxide storage capacity in unmineable coal beds in China. Acta Geotech. doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0228-5
Ganzer L, Reitenbach V, Pudlo D, Albrect D, Singhe AT, Awemo KN, Wienand J, Gaupp R (2013) Experimental and numerical investigation on CO2 injection and enhanced gas recovery effects in Altmark gas field (Central Germany). Acta Geotech. doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0226-7
Gou Y, Hou Z, Liu HJ, Zhou L, Were P (2013) Numerical simulation of carbon dioxide injection for enhanced gas recovery (CO2-EGR) in Altmark natural gas field. Acta Geotech. doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0221-z
Harrison B, Falcone G (2013) Carbon capture and sequestration vs. carbon capture storage and utilization for enhanced oil recovery: a critical review of projects’ screening criteria, operational specifics and steps to commercialisation. Acta Geotech. doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0235-6
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Li D, Bauer S, Benisch K, Graupner B, Beyer C (2013) OpenGeoSys-ChemApp a coupled simulator for reactive transport in multiphase systems - Code development and application at a representative CO2 storage formation in Northern Germany. Acta Geotech. doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0234-7
Li J, Chen AM, Yan YF, Li LC, Li MB (2013) Numerical simulation of carbon dioxide migration in a sandstone aquifer considering the fluid-solid coupling. Acta Geotech. doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0232-9
Liu Y, Cheng QL, Wang XX, Xiang XY (2013) Multi-level description and analysis of fields synergy displacement mechanism in the process of heavy oil thermal driving. Acta Geotech. doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0219-6
Liu JF, Xie HP, Hou Z, Yang CH, Chen L (2013) Fatigue damage evolution of rock salt under cyclic loading. Acta Geotech. doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0236-5
Sauer U, Schütze C, Leven C, Schlömer S, Dietrich P (2013) An integrative hierarchic monitoring approach applied at a natural analogue site to monitor CO2 degassing areas. Acta Geotech. doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0224-9
Singh AK, Delfs JO, Görke UJ, Kolditz O (2013) Towards physical aspects affecting a possible leakage of geologically stored CO2 into the shallow subsurface. Acta Geotech. doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0237-4
Tian HL, Xu T, Wang FG, Patil VV, Sun Y, Yue GF (2013) A numerical study of mineral alteration and self-sealing efficiency in the caprock for CO2 geological storage. Acta Geotech. doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0225-8
Xie HP, Li XC, Fang ZM, Wang YF, Li Q, Shi L, Bai B, Wei N, Hou Z (2013) Carbon geological utilization and storage in China: current status and perspectives. Acta Geotech. doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0230-y
Xing W, Zhao J, Düsterloh U, Brückner D, Hou Z, Xie LZ, Liu JF (2013) Experimental study of mechanical and hydraulic properties of bedded rock salt from the Jintan location. Acta Geotech. doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0231-x
Zhang GM, Li YP, Yang CH, Daemen JJK (2013) The stability and tightness evaluation of bedded rock salt formations for underground gas/oil storage: the influence of sedimentary rhythm and mechanical characteristics of the interfaces. Acta Geotech. doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0227-6
Zhou L, Hou Z, Gou Y, Were P (2013) Optimization of the distance between single fractures in multiple hydraulic fracture system along horizontal wellbores in tight gas reservoirs through numerical modeling. Acta Geotech. doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0220-0
We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the Sino-German Centre for Research Promotion in Beijing (a Joint centre of DFG and NSFC) for their financial support of the Sino-German Cooperation Group “Underground Storage of CO2 and Energy”, the 3rd Sino-German Conference and Excursions in May 2013 in Goslar, Germany, and this special issue. We also owe many thanks to all authors and peer reviewers worldwide for these innovative and ingenious contributions assembled as a special issue in this volume for the journal Acta Geotechnica.
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Hou, Z., Xie, H. & Were, P. The special issue “Underground storage of CO2 and energy” in the framework of the 3rd Sino-German conference in May 2013. Acta Geotech. 9, 1–5 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11440-013-0243-6