Applied Geosciences - Geohydromodelling

Dr. Christof Beyer

Ludewig-Meyn-Straße 10, R.310
Phone: +49 431 880-3172
Telefax: +49 431 880-7606
christof.beyer@gpi.uni-kiel.de

Field of work

  • Biogeochemical reactive transport modeling in saturated/unsaturated porous media
  • Development and coupling of numerical models for prognosis of contaminant behavior in the subsurface
  • Simulation of shallow geothermal heat storage and extraction and its effects on groundwater quality
  • Propagation of variability and uncertainty through models

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 07/ 2008
    PostDoc, Institute of Geosciences, Kiel University
  • 02/ 2007 - 06/ 2008
    PostDoc, Center for Applied Geoscience, University of Tübingen
  • 05/ 2003 - 01/ 2007
    PhD student, Center for Applied Geoscience, University of Tübingen
  • 10/ 1995 - 09/ 2002
    Diploma in Geoecology, Institute for Geoecology, TU Braunschweig

Publications

 

Journal articles

Kabuth, A., Dahmke, A., Beyer, C., Bilke, L., Dethlefsen, F., Dietrich, P., … Bauer, S. (2017). Energy storage in the geological subsurface: dimensioning, risk analysis and spatial planning: the ANGUS+ project. Environmental Earth Sciences, 76(1), 23. doi:10.1007/s12665-016-6319-5. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-016-6319-5
Li, D., Beyer, C., & Bauer, S. (2017). A unified phase equilibrium model for hydrogen solubility and solution density. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2017.07.228. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360319917331427
Pfeiffer, W. T., Beyer, C., & Bauer, S. (2017). Hydrogen storage in a heterogeneous sandstone formation: dimensioning and induced hydraulic effects. Petroleum Geoscience, doi:10.1144/petgeo2016-050. Available at: http://pg.lyellcollection.org/content/early/2017/03/07/petgeo2016-050
Beyer, C., Popp, S., & Bauer, S. (2016). Simulation of temperature effects on groundwater flow, contaminant dissolution, transport and biodegradation due to shallow geothermal use. Environmental Earth Sciences, 75(18), 1244 doi:10.1007/s12665-016-5976-8. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-016-5976-8
Dethlefsen, F., Beyer, C., Feeser, V., & Köber, R. (2016). Parameterizability of processes in subsurface energy and mass storage. Environmental Earth Sciences, 75(10), 1–25 doi:10.1007/s12665-016-5626-1. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-016-5626-1
Miao, X.-Y., Beyer, C., Görke, U.-J., Kolditz, O., Hailemariam, H., & Nagel, T. (2016). Thermo-hydro-mechanical analysis of cement-based sensible heat stores for domestic applications. Environmental Earth Sciences, 75(18), 1293 doi:10.1007/s12665-016-6094-3. Available at: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-016-6094-3
Popp, S., Beyer, C., Dahmke, A., Koproch, N., Köber, R., & Bauer, S. (2016). Temperature-dependent dissolution of residual non-aqueous phase liquids: model development and verification. Environmental Earth Sciences, 75(11), 1–13 doi:10.1007/s12665-016-5743-x. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-016-5743-x
Bauer, S., Pfeiffer, T., Boockmeyer, A., Dahmke, A., & Beyer, C. (2015). Quantifying Induced Effects of Subsurface Renewable Energy Storage. Energy Procedia, 76, 633–641 doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2015.07.885. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1876610215016616
He, W., Beyer, C., Fleckenstein, J. H., Jang, E., Kolditz, O., Naumov, D., & Kalbacher, T. (2015). A parallelization scheme to simulate reactive transport in the  subsurface environment with OGS#IPhreeqc 5.5.7-3.1.2. Geosci. Model Dev., 8(10), 3333–3348 doi:10.5194/gmd-8-3333-2015. Available at: https://www.geosci-model-dev.net/8/3333/2015/
Popp, S., Beyer, C., Dahmke, A., & Bauer, S. (2015). Model Development and Numerical Simulation of a Seasonal Heat Storage in a Contaminated Shallow Aquifer. Energy Procedia, 76, 361–370 doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2015.07.842. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1876610215016185
Popp, S., Beyer, C., Köber, R., Koproch, N., Dahmke, A., & Bauer, S. (2015). Untersuchung der Auswirkungen von unterirdischen, saisonal betriebenen Wärmespeichern auf das Verhalten einer TCE-Grundwasserkontamination durch numerische Szenariensimulatione. bbr Leitungsbau Brunnenbau Geothermie, 3, 54–61. Available at: http://www.bbr-online.de/archiv/03-l-2015/
Ballarini, E., Bauer, S., Eberhardt, C., & Beyer, C. (2014). Evaluation of the Role of Heterogeneities on Transverse Mixing in Bench-Scale Tank Experiments by Numerical Modeling. Groundwater, 52(3), 368–377 doi:10.1111/gwat.12066. Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gwat.12066/abstract
Ballarini, E., Beyer, C., Bauer, R. D., Griebler, C., & Bauer, S. (2014). Model based evaluation of a contaminant plume development under aerobic and anaerobic conditions in 2D bench-scale tank experiments. Biodegradation, 25(3), 351–371 doi:10.1007/s10532-013-9665-y. Available at: http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10532-013-9665-y
Li, D., Bauer, S., Benisch, K., Graupner, B., & Beyer, C. (2014). OpenGeoSys-ChemApp: a coupled simulator for reactive transport in multiphase systems and application to CO2 storage formation in Northern Germany. Acta Geotechnica, 9(1), 67–79 doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0234-7. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11440-013-0234-7
Bauer, S., Beyer, C., Dethlefsen, F., Dietrich, P., Duttmann, R., Ebert, M., … Dahmke, A. (2013). Impacts of the use of the geological subsurface for energy storage: an investigation concept. Environmental Earth Sciences, 70(8), 3935–3943 doi:10.1007/s12665-013-2883-0. Available at: http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12665-013-2883-0
Li, D., Beyer, C., & Bauer, S. (2013). CO2-brine-mineral Interfacial Reactions Coupled with Fluid Phase Flow. Energy Procedia, 37, 3816–3824 doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2013.06.278. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1876610213005213
Mitiku, A. B., Li, D., Bauer, S., & Beyer, C. (2013). Geochemical modelling of CO2–water–rock interactions in a potential storage formation of the North German sedimentary basin. Applied Geochemistry, 36, 168–186 doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2013.06.008. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S088329271300156X
Ballarini, E., Bauer, S., Eberhardt, C., & Beyer, C. (2012a). Evaluation of transverse dispersion effects in tank experiments by numerical modeling: Parameter estimation, sensitivity analysis and revision of experimental design. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 134135, 22–36 doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2012.04.001. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169772212000526
Beyer, C., Li, D., Lucia, M. D., Kühn, M., & Bauer, S. (2012). Modelling CO2-induced fluid–rock interactions in the Altensalzwedel gas reservoir. Part II: coupled reactive transport simulation. Environmental Earth Sciences, 67(2), 573–588 doi:10.1007/s12665-012-1684-1. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-012-1684-1
Kolditz, O., Bauer, S., Beyer, C., Böttcher, N., Dietrich, P., Görke, U.-J., … Watanabe, N. (2012). A systematic benchmarking approach for geologic CO2 injection and storage. Environmental Earth Sciences, 67(2), 613–632 doi:10.1007/s12665-012-1656-5. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-012-1656-5
Lucia, M. D., Bauer, S., Beyer, C., Kühn, M., Nowak, T., Pudlo, D., … Stadler, S. (2012). Modelling CO2-induced fluid–rock interactions in the Altensalzwedel gas reservoir. Part I: from experimental data to a reference geochemical model. Environmental Earth Sciences, 67(2), 563–572 doi:10.1007/s12665-012-1725-9. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-012-1725-9
Beyer, C., Altfelder, S., Duijnisveld, W. H. M., & Streck, T. (2009). Modelling spatial variability and uncertainty of cadmium leaching to groundwater in an urban region. Journal of Hydrology, 369(3–4), 274–283 doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2009.02.022. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022169409001012
Beyer, C., Konrad, W., Rügner, H., Bauer, S., Liedl, R., & Grathwohl, P. (2009). Model-based prediction of long-term leaching of contaminants from secondary materials in road constructions and noise protection dams. Waste Management, 29(2), 839–850 doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2008.06.025. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0956053X08002067
Blum, P., Hunkeler, D., Weede, M., Beyer, C., Grathwohl, P., & Morasch, B. (2009). Quantification of biodegradation for o-xylene and naphthalene using first order decay models, Michaelis–Menten kinetics and stable carbon isotopes. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 105(3–4), 118–130 doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2008.11.009. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169772208002131
Rein, A., Bauer, S., Dietrich, P., & Beyer, C. (2009). Influence of temporally variable groundwater flow conditions on point measurements and contaminant mass flux estimations. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 108(3–4), 118–133 doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2009.06.005. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169772209000898
Park, C.-H., Beyer, C., Bauer, S., & Kolditz, O. (2008a). A study of preferential flow in heterogeneous media using random walk particle tracking. Geosciences Journal, 12(3), 285–297 doi:10.1007/s12303-008-0029-2. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12303-008-0029-2
Park, C.-H., Beyer, C., Bauer, S., & Kolditz, O. (2008b). Using global node-based velocity in random walk particle tracking in variably saturated porous media: application to contaminant leaching from road constructions. Environmental Geology, 55(8), 1755–1766 doi:10.1007/s00254-007-1126-7. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00254-007-1126-7
Bauer, S., Beyer, C., & Kolditz, O. (2007). Einfluss von Heterogenität und Messfehler auf die Bestimmung von Abbauraten erster Ordnung – eine Virtueller-Aquifer-Szenarioanalyse. Grundwasser, 12(1), 3–14 doi:10.1007/s00767-007-0019-8. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00767-007-0019-8
Beyer, C., Chen, C., Gronewold, J., Kolditz, O., & Bauer, S. (2007). Determination of First-Order Degradation Rate Constants from Monitoring Networks. Ground Water, 45(6), 774–785 doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.2007.00348.x. Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1745-6584.2007.00348.x/abstract
Beyer, C., Konrad, W., Park, C. H., Bauer, S., Grathwohl, P., Rugner, H., & Liedl, R. (2007). Modellbasierte Sickerwasserprognose fur die Verwertung von Recycling-Baustoff in technischen Bauwerken. Grundwasser, 12(2), 94–107 doi:10.1007/s00767-007-0025-x. Available at: http://www.springerlink.com/index/pdf/10.1007/s00767-007-0025-x
Bauer, S., Beyer, C., & Kolditz, O. (2006). Assessing measurement uncertainty of first-order degradation rates in heterogeneous aquifers. Water Resources Research, 42(1), W01420 doi:10.1029/2004WR003878. Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2004WR003878/abstract
Beyer, C., Bauer, S., & Kolditz, O. (2006). Uncertainty assessment of contaminant plume length estimates in heterogeneous aquifers. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 87(1–2), 73–95 doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2006.04.006. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016977220600088X
Beyer, C., Altfelder, S., Duijnisveld, W. H., Ingwersen, J., & Streck, T. (2004). Räumliche Variabilität und statistische Unsicherheit im Kontext der flächenhaften Verlagerung von Schadstoffen mit dem Sickerwasser. Bodenschutz, 3, 92–98. Available at: http://www.esvcampus.de/.download/106689/zbos_20040307.pdf
Altfelder, S., Beyer, C., Duijnisveld, W. H. M., Schneider, J., & Streck, T. (2002). Distribution of Cd in the vicinity of a metal smelter: Interpolation of soil Cd concentrations with regard to regulative limits. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 165(6), 697–705 doi:10.1002/jpln.200290006. Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jpln.200290006/abstract
 

Conference proceedings (peer-reviewed)

Ballarini, E., Bauer, S., Eberhardt, C., & Beyer, C. (2012b). Numerical simulation of bench-scale tank experiments to quantify transverse dispersion. In Models – Repositories of Knowledge (Proceedings ModelCARE2011) (Bd. 355, S. 12–17). ModelCARE 2011, Leipzig, D. Available at: http://iahs.info
Beyer, C., Ballarini, E., Bauer, R. D., Griebler, C., & Bauer, S. (2012). Interpretation of hydrocarbon plume biodegradation in 2D bench-scale tank experiments by reactive transport modelling. In Models – Repositories of Knowledge (Proceedings ModelCARE2011) (Bd. 355, S. 157–162). ModelCARE 2011, Leipzig, D. Available at: http://iahs.info
Graupner, B. J., Li, D., Benisch, K., Mitiku, A. B., Beyer, C., & Bauer, S. (2012). The coupled multiphase flow and reactive transport simulator OGS-Eclipse for CO2 storage simulations. In Models – Repositories of Knowledge (Proceedings ModelCARE2011) (Bd. 355, S. 261–266). ModelCARE 2011, Leipzig, D. Available at: http://iahs.info
Ballarini, E., Bauer, S., Rolle, M., C., & Beyer, C. (2011). Design and evaluation of bench-scale tank experiments for the quantification of transverse dispersion using numerical simulations. In Proc. 7th International Groundwater Quality Conference held in Zurich, Switzerland, 13–18 June 2010 (Bd. 342, S. 255–258). GQ10: Groundwater Quality Management in a Rapidly Changing World, Zürich. Available at: http://iahs.info
Beyer, C., Schäfer, C., Park, C.-H., Kolditz, O., & Bauer, S. (2011). Evaluation of multi-component NAPL source zone screening models by numerical simulation. In Proc. 7th International Groundwater Quality Conference held in Zurich, Switzerland, 13–18 June 2010 (Bd. 342, S. 140–143). GQ10: Groundwater Quality Management in a Rapidly Changing World, Zürich. Available at: http://iahs.info
Grandel, S., Schäfer, D., Dahmke, A., & Beyer, C. (2011). Design and evaluation of bench-scale tank experiments for the quantification of transverse dispersion using numerical simulations. In Proc. 7th International Groundwater Quality Conference held in Zurich, Switzerland, 13–18 June 2010 (Bd. 342, S. 271–274). GQ10: Groundwater Quality Management in a Rapidly Changing World, Zürich. Available at: http://iahs.info
Beyer, C., Khan, F., Rein, A., Dietrich, P., Kolditz, O., & Bauer, S. (2008). Evaluation of multi-component NAPL source zone screening models by numerical simulation. In Proc. 6th International Groundwater Quality Conference held in Fremantle, Western Australia, 2–7 December 2007 (Bd. 324, S. 210–217). GQ07: Securing Groundwater Quality in Urban and Industrial Environments, Zürich. Available at: http://iahs.info
Bauer, S., Beyer, C., & Kolditz, O. (2005). Assessing measurements of first-order degradation rates through the virtual aquifer approach. In Proceedings of GQ2004, the 4th International Groundwater Quality Conference, held at Waterloo, Canada, July 2004 (Bd. 297, S. 274–281). Groundwater Quality 2004: Bringing Groundwater Quality Research to the Watershed Scale, Waterloo, CA. Available at: http://iahs.info
 

Book chapters

Beyer, C., Nagel, T., & Shao, H. (2015). Reactive Transport. In O. Kolditz, H. Shao, W. Wang, & S. Bauer (Hrsg.), Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical Processes in Fractured Porous Media: Modelling and Benchmarking (S. 255–275). Springer International Publishing. Available at: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-11894-9_12
Pfeiffer, W. T., Beyer, C., Graupner, B., & Bauer, S. (2015). Multiphase Flow and Transport with OGS-ECLIPSE. In O. Kolditz, H. Shao, W. Wang, & S. Bauer (Hrsg.), Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical Processes in Fractured Porous Media: Modelling and Benchmarking (S. 213–219). Springer International Publishing doi:10.1007/978-3-319-11894-9_9. Available at: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-11894-9_9
Bauer, S., Beyer, C., McDermott, C. I., Kosakowski, G., Krug, S., Park, C.-H., … Taron, J. (2012). Mass transport. In O. Kolditz, U.-J. Görke, H. Shao, & W. Wang (Hrsg.), Thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical processes in porous media: benchmarks and examples (Bd. 86, S. 201–231). Heidelberg, D: Springer. Available at: http://www.springer.com/computer/theoretical+computer+science/book/978-3-642-27176-2
Maier, U., Beyer, C., Susset, B., & Grathwohl, P. (2008). Modelling of solute mass transfer across the capillary fringe. In L. Candela, I. Vadillo, & F. J. Elorza (Hrsg.), Advances in Subsurface Pollution of Porous Media: Indicators, Processes and Modelling (Bd. 14, S. 15–30). CRC Press. Available at: http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9780415476904