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TitleInduced Seismicity Research Project: a brief summary of 2019-20 accomplishments / Projet de recherche sur la sismicité induite : un bref résumé des réalisations de 2019-2020
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AuthorKao, HORCID logo
SourcePublic presentations of May 19, 2020: Environmental Geoscience Program, current status of research projects for the 2019-2024 program cycle; by Jacob, N; Outridge, P MORCID logo; Lintern, GORCID logo; Bringué, MORCID logo; Ahad, J M EORCID logo; Gammon, P R; Rivard, CORCID logo; Kao, HORCID logo; White, DORCID logo; Desbarats, A JORCID logo; Galloway, J MORCID logo; Duchesne, M JORCID logo; Geological Survey of Canada, Scientific Presentation 118, 2020 p. 73-79, https://doi.org/10.4095/326974 Open Access logo Open Access
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Year2020
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
MeetingPublic presentations of May 19, 2020: Environmental Geoscience Program; CA; May 19, 2020
Documentserial
Lang.English; French
Mediaon-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is contained in Public presentations of May 19, 2020: Environmental Geoscience Program, current status of research projects for the 2019-2024 program cycle
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ProvinceCanada; British Columbia; Alberta; Saskatchewan; Quebec; New Brunswick; Northwest Territories; Yukon
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Subjectsenvironmental geology; geophysics; tectonics; fossil fuels; Nature and Environment; Science and Technology; Economics and Industry; Health and Safety; environmental studies; environmental impacts; seismology; seismicity; seismic risk; earthquakes; earthquake magnitudes; aftershocks; earthquake risk; petroleum resources; petroleum industry; hydrocarbons; gas; hydrocarbon recovery; sedimentary basins; hydraulic fracturing; seismological network; seismographs; tectonic interpretations; stress analyses; Environmental Geoscience Program (EGP); Liard Basin; Horn River Basin; Montney Play; Duvernay Play; environmental impact assessment; anthropogenic impacts; induced seismicity; regulation; resource development; unconventional hydrocarbon resources; shale gas; fluid injection; monitoring; methodology; algorithms; injection-induced earthquakes; collaborative research; seismogenic characteristics; cumulative effects
Illustrationslocation maps; photographs
ProgramEnvironmental Geoscience, Program Management
Released2020 09 15
AbstractThe Induced Seismicity Research (ISR) project has a national scope with team members from NRCan offices in Sidney, Vancouver, Ottawa, and Quebec City. The Project establishes close collaboration with both public and private sectors, including provincial and local governments, crown corporations, professional organizations, and research universities, to address critical knowledge gaps in the understanding of induced earthquakes and to provide observation-based science to improve regulations on the development of unconventional hydrocarbon resources. Accomplishments during 2019-2020 include:
Development of innovative methodologiesfor detection and location of small-magnitude injection-induced earthquakes (IIE);
Delineation of source characteristics of significant IIEin BC and AB;
Enhanced IIE monitoring for major shale gas basins in Canada;
2019 NRCanDepartmental Achievement Award.
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
This is the fifth year for the project leaders of the Environmental Geoscience Program (EGP) from the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) within Natural Resources Canada to present their annual scientific updates. Twelve power point presentations illustrate all the project status of all research going on within EGP. Subjects are connected to the following key words: Volcanoes, mercury, dredge disposal at sea, oil spills, diluted bitumen, oil sands, aquifer impacts, induced seismicity, geological storage of carbon, cobalt, climate change, Mackenzie River Basin, permafrost thaw, permafrost geochemistry, and cumulative effects.
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