2016 Projects

WG2 Geodesy

Geodetic studies of geothermal sites (PI: Frédéric Masson)

WG3 Magnetotellurics and Gravimetry

EM via-casing: Passive Electrical Monitoring and Controlled Source EM (PI: Jean-François Girard)

Magneto-Telluric Monitoring of geothermal reservoir (“SMT-Géothermie”) (PI: Pascal Sailhac)

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

WG4 Rock physics

Evolution of the petrophysical and mechanical parameters at the sedimentary cover-basement interface within a geothermal system (PI: Patrick Baud)

Hydrothermal precipitation in a geothermal reservoir (PIs: Michael Heap and Damien Daval)

WG5 Hydro-geochemistry

Numerical modelling of the transport of the geothermal fluid reinjected in the EGS reservoir at Soultz-sous-Forêts : chemical/isotopical evolution of the fluid and complementary hydrodynamical approach (PI: Yann Lucas)

Feldspar reactivity in the context of Soultz-sous-Forêts: ultimate characterizations, simulations and wrap-up (PI: Damien Daval)

Probing water-rock interactions with isotopes – Experimental approach (PI: Damien Lemarchand)

WG6 Geology

Geological, stratigraphical, mineralogical, and structural study of deep sedimentary cover-basement interface within the Upper Rhine Graben: Application to ongoing geothermal projects from Soultz-sous-Forêts, Rittershoffen and Illkirch (Alsace) (PI: Hubert Whitechurch)

WG7 Social sciences

Geothermalenergyand urban environment: opportunities or incompatibilities? Opinions of local residents and deep geothermal project stakeholders in the Eurometropolisof Strasbourg (ORA-Géo 2) (PI: Philippe Chavot)


CDGP SDI Infrastructure (PI: Marc Schaming)

To learn more about these projects, please see the 2016 Activity report (pages 20 to 30, in French)