2015 Projects

WG1 Seismology

Detailed analysis of induced seismicity at Soultz-sous-Forêts during the 2000 stimulation : Insight into the mechanical processes occurring in the geothermal reservoir (PI: Sophie Lambotte)

Downhole seismic monitoring (PI: Ulrich Achauer)

Improvement of methods for the analysis of induced seismicity and its geomechanical interpretation, application to GRT1 (PI: Olivier Lengliné)

Passive noise-based seismic imaging and monitoring of Soultz-sous-Forêts and Rittershoffen geothermal sites (PI: Jérôme Vergne)

WG2 Geodesy

High precision levelling network around Soultz-sous-Forêts and Rittershoffen geothermal sites (PI: Gilbert Ferhat)

A geodetic study of the Soultz-sous-Forêts and Rittershoffen geothermal sites (PI: Frédéric Masson)

WG3 Magnetotellurics and gravimetry

VSP seismic imaging of Soultz-sous-Forêts geothermal site (PI: Jean-François Girard)

Magneto-Telluric monitoring of geothermal reservoir (SMT-geothermie) (PI: Pascal Sailhac)

Monitoring of a geothermal reservoir by hybrid gravimetry
(PI: Jacques Hinderer)

WG5 Hydro-geochemistry

Numerical modeling of the reactive transport of the geothermal fluid reinjected in the EGS reservoir at Soultz-sous-Forêts : chemical and isotopical evolution of the fluid and mineralogical transformations (PI: Yann Lucas)

Feldspar reactivity in the context of Soultz-sous-Forêts : From microstructural characterizations to numerical modeling (PI: Damien Daval)

WG6 Geology

Geological, mineralogical, structural and petrophysics study of deep sedimentary cover-basement interface within the Upper Rhine Graben : Application to ongoing geothermal projects from Soultz and Rittershoffen (Alsace) (PI: Albert Genter)

WG9 Modelling

2D and 3D THM modelling of hydrothermal circulation in deep geothermal reservoirs (PI: Vincent Magnenet)

To learn more about these projects, please see the 2015 Activity report (pages 15 to 30, in French)