Discrete Fracture Networks (DFN): Advances in Flow Modeling and Characterization of Fractured Rock I Posters

Friday, 18 December 2015: 08:00-12:20
Poster Hall (Moscone South)
Primary Conveners:  Nataliia Makedonska, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, United States
Conveners:  Thomas Doe, Golder Associates Inc., Redmond, WA, United States, Rishi Parashar, Desert Research Institute Reno, Reno, NV, United States and Satish Karra, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, United States
Chairs:  Nataliia Makedonska, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, United States and Satish Karra, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Nataliia Makedonska, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, United States
Bernstein copula approach to model direction-length dependency for 2D discrete fracture network simulation (58431)
Francisco Mendoza-Torres, UNAM National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico and Martin A. Diaz-Viera, IMP Mexican Institute of Petroleum, Mexico City, Mexico
Improved Discrete Fracture Network Simulations for Flow in Fracture Rock (75687)
Hong Fang, Xiangfeng Chen and Jianting Zhu, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, United States
Determination of the DFN modeling domain size based on ensemble variability of equivalent permeability (77441)
Sung-Hoon Ji and Yong-Kwon Koh, KAERI Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, Daejeon, South Korea
Improved Modeling of Naturally Fractured Reservoirs by Quantitatively Handling Flow Convergence into the Wellbore (79600)
Dustin Crandall, Matthew Stadelman, W Neal Sams and Grant S Bromhal, National Energy Technology Laboratory Morgantown, Morgantown, WV, United States
From Stochastic toward Deterministic Characterization of Discrete Fracture Network via Thermal Tracer Tests (79653)
Mohammadreza Jalali, Peter Bayer, Mark Somogyvari and Santos Jiménez Parras, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Incorporating Discrete Irregular Fracture Zone Networks into 3D Paleohydrogeologic Simulations (81704)
Stefano D Normani, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Modern Workflows for Fracture Rock Hydrogeology (70767)
Thomas Doe, Golder Associates, Inc., Redmond, WA, United States
Periodic Hydraulic Testing for Discerning Fracture Network Connections (75965)
Matthew Becker1, Tanguy Le Borgne2, Olivier Bour3, Nicolas Guihéneuf4 and Matthew Cole1, (1)California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, United States, (2)Geosciences Rennes, Rennes Cedex, France, (3)University of Rennes, Rennes Cedex, France, (4)Géosciences Rennes, Rennes, France
Effect of Internal Aperture Variability on Tracer Transport in Large Discrete Fracture Networks (DFN) (74983)
Nataliia Makedonska1, Scott L Painter2, Jeffrey Hyman3, Satish Karra1, Carl W Gable1 and Hari Selvi Viswanathan1, (1)Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, United States, (2)Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, TN, United States, (3)University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States
Use of Discrete Fracture Network Statistics for Construction of Two-Dimensional Continuous Time Random Walk Model (65545)
Luke Hunter Pickman, Desert Research Institute Reno, Reno, NV, United States
Numerical Simulation Study on the Hydraulic Behavior in Closed Fractures (74361)
Chunyan Zhang, Longcang Shu, Zhonghui Wen, Guangdong Wu and Xiao Zhang, Hohai University, State Key Laboratory of Hydrology-Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering, Nanjing, China
Planning and Analysis of Fractured Rock Injection Tests in the Cerro Brillador Underground Laboratory, Northern Chile (73238)
Jerry Paul Fairley Jr1, Ricardo Oyarzún L.2 and Gabriela Villegas1, (1)University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, United States, (2)Universidad La Serena, Depto. de Ingeniería en Minas, La Serena, Chile
Hydromechanical Normal Deformation Experiments and Coupling to Fracture Surface Geometry (69145)
Johan Thörn and Åsa Fransson, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
Inclusion-Based Effective Medium Models for the Permeability of a 3D Fractured Rock Mass (64331)
Anozie Ebigbo1, Philipp S. Lang2, Adriana Paluszny3 and Robert W. Zimmerman3, (1)Imperial College London, Department of Earth Science and Engineering, London, United Kingdom, (2)Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom, (3)Imperial College London, London, SW7, United Kingdom
Nano-iron Tracer Test for Characterizing Preferential Flow Path in Fractured Rock (71266)
Yeeping Chia and Po-Yu Chuang, NTU National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Terrestrial Laser Scanning of Lava Flows to Constrain Fracture Models in Geothermal Reservoirs; a Case Study from the Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand (59411)
Cecile Massiot1, David Garcia-Sélles2, Andy Nicol Prof3, David D Mcnamara4, John Townend5, Garth Archibald4, Paul August Siratovich3 and Marlene Villeneuve3, (1)Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, (2)University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, (3)University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, (4)GNS Science-Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, (5)Victoria University of Wellington, School of Geography, Environment, and Earth Sciences,, Wellington, New Zealand
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