Project

Integrated characterisation on a (sub)micron scale of petrophysical characteristics of natural stone and fluid transport through natural stone by fusion of data obtained through non-destructive techniques

Duration
01 October 2007 → 30 September 2010
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Geology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Medical imaging and therapy
    • Medical imaging and therapy
    • Other paramedical sciences
    • Medical imaging and therapy
Keywords
non-destructive techniques natural stone fluid transport
 
Project description

Transport of fluids containing dissolved components influences the original properties of pore networks. It is essential to monitor simultaneously the petrophysical characteristics of natural stone as well as their fluid migration, allowing to study their mutual influence. Besides data fusion, non-destructive techniques should be used, enabling simultaneous research on the interaction of both petrophysical properties and fluid migration.