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ESR 2000-11

Suitability of the Alberta Subsurface for Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Geological Media

Sequestration of anthropogenic CO2 in geological media is a potential solution to the release into the atmosphere of CO2, a greenhouse gas. Basically, there are five ways of sequestering CO2 in geological media: 1) through enhanced oil recovery ... Show Abstract

Bachu, S.  Brulotte, M.  Grobe, M.  Stewart, S.A.  2000-03-01

ESR 1982-03

Springs of Alberta

The first part of this report looks at the spatial distribution of the springs by region, flow rate, water temperature and water chemistry. In the second part, the report describes in detail several springs that were chosen because of the magnitude ... Show Abstract

Borneuf, D.M.  1983-01-01

ESR 1982-02

Groundwater hydrology of the Pine Lake Research Basin, Alberta

Various types of geologic, geophysical, and hydrologic data were used to evaluate the hydrogeology of the research basin.Permeable sandstone, mudstone, and coals of the thick Paskapoo Formation underlie the study area. Natural basin yield was ... Show Abstract

Garven, G.  1982-01-01

ESR 1982-01

Marl Resources of Alberta

Clay minerals generally constitute less than 5 weight percent of the marl.Tufa usually contains greater than 80 percent C.C.E., is well indurated, and consists of micrite and coarser calcite.The formation of the marl and tufa deposits requires a ... Show Abstract

MacDonald, D.E.  1982-01-01

ESR 2003-03

Production Potential of Coalbed Methane Resources in Alberta

Exploration and research are currently underway in the province to quantify gas potential, identify key geological factors that maximize CBM potential, and identify the 'most favourable' areas for CBM production potential.There are four main coal ... Show Abstract

Beaton, A.P.  2003-09-01

ESR 1981-01

Guidebook for use with soil survey reports of Alberta provincial parks and recreation areas

Outdoor recreation areas must be designed for use without undue deterioration of soil, vegetation, and water resources. Pertinent soil and landscape characteristics need to be recognized.Soil surveys provide for the systematic examination of soils ... Show Abstract

Greenlee, G.M.  1983-01-01

ESR 2002-06

Coalbed Methane Potential of Upper Cretaceous-Tertiary Strata, Alberta Plains

The Lea Park, Bearpaw and Whitemud Battle formations consist of relatively fine-grained siliciclastic sediments deposited in a marginal marine or lacustrine environment. There are also some minor coals in the lower Paskapoo Formation.Maps ... Show Abstract

Beaton, A.P.  Pana, C.  Chen, D.  Wynne, D.A.  Langenberg, C.W.  2004-10-30

ESR 1977-03

Index to Geological, bedrock topography, soils, and groundwater maps of Alberta

The Alberta Research Council; the Geological Survey of Canada (Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Ottawa); the Research Branch, Canada Department of Agriculture; and the Resource Capability Group, Alberta Energy and Natural Resources are the ... Show Abstract

Root, J.D.  1978-01-01

ESR 1985-01

Coal quality and rank variation within Upper Cretaceous and Tertiary sediments, Alberta plains region

Near-surface coals in the Alberta plains occur in Upper Cretaceous and Tertiary sediments of the Belly River Group, Horseshoe Canyon, Wapiti and Paskapoo Formations. Statistical techniques were used to document both the distribution of, and the ... Show Abstract

Nurkowski, J.R.  1985-01-01

ESR 1975-03

Gravel Resources of the Red Deer area

The major parts of the counties of Red Deer and Lacombe fall within this study region.The bedrock underlying the entire area belongs to the non-marine Tertiary and Upper Cretaceous Paskapoo Formation which consists of grey to greenish grey, thick ... Show Abstract

Holter, M.E.  1975-01-01