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NATCARB Saline v1403 (Archived)

The National Carbon Sequestration Database and Geographic Information System (NATCARB) Saline spatial database is a small-scale (large-area) overview of carbon dioxide (CO2) geologic storage potential in saline formations across the USA and parts of Canada. Saline formations are composed of brine-saturated porous rock and capped by one or more regionally extensive, low-permeability rock formations.Only saline formations containing formation fluid with total dissolved solids (TDS) greater than 10,000 ppm merited evaluation for potential CO2 storage. A saline storage resource can include one named geologic stratigraphic unit or be defined as only a part of a stratigraphic unit.This data layer reflects the best available knowledge regarding the location of carbon sequestration potential in the USA and Canada, both onshore and offshore.

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Maintainer George Hall
Last Updated October 6, 2015, 14:50 (EST)
Created November 3, 2014, 15:16 (EST)
Citation NATCARB, NATCARB Saline v1403, 2014
Data History v1101 - Initial release for Atlas III.v1103 - Metadata revised.v1104 - No changes to Saline layer.v1204 - Initial release for Atlas IV. New data submitted by all regional partnerships.v1302 - No changes to Saline layer. Metadata revised.v1303 - No changes to Saline layer. Metadata revised.v1403 - Initial release for Atlas V. New data submitted by MGSC, PCOR, and the Cambro-Ordovician sitecharacterization project. Missing Medium volumes calculated as natural log mean of Low and High volumes
Ecological Region Terrestrial
Netl Product yes
Organization Acronym NETL
Poc Email andrea.dunn@netl.doe.gov
Point Of Contact Andrea Dunn
Program Or Project NATCARB
Publication Date 2014-10-01
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