Geohydromodellierung

Dr. Christof Beyer

Ludewig-Meyn-Straße 10, R.310
Telefon: +49 431 880-3172
Telefax: +49 431 880-7606
christof.beyer@ifg.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

Li, D., Beyer, C., & Bauer, S. (2018). A unified phase equilibrium model for hydrogen solubility and solution density. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 43(1): 512-529. doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2017.07.228. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360319917331427
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. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-016-6319-5
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. Geoscientific Model Development, 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, 134–135: 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. (2012). Numerical simulation of bench-scale tank experiments to quantify transverse dispersion (pp. 12–17). In Models – Repositories of Knowledge (Proceedings ModelCARE2011), Leipzig, Germany. 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 (pp. 157–162). In Models – Repositories of Knowledge (Proceedings ModelCARE2011), Leipzig, Germany. 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 (pp. 261–266). In Models – Repositories of Knowledge (Proceedings ModelCARE2011) , Leipzig, Germany. 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 (pp. 255–258). In Proceedings 7th International Groundwater Quality Conference, Zürich, Switzerland. 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 (pp. 140–143). In Proceedings 7th International Groundwater Quality Conference, Zürich, Switzerland. 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 (pp. 271–274). In Proceedings 7th International Groundwater Quality Conference, Zürich, Switzerland. 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 (pp. 210–217). In Proceedings 6th International Groundwater Quality Conference, Fremantle, Western Australia. Available at: http://iahs.info
Bauer, S., Beyer, C., & Kolditz, O. (2005). Assessing measurements of first-order degradation rates through the virtual aquifer approach (pp. 274–281). In Proceedings 4th International Groundwater Quality Conference, Waterloo, Canada. 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 (pp. 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 (pp. 213–219). Springer International Publishing. 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 (pp. 201–231). Springer International Publishing. 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 (pp. 15–30). CRC Press. Available at: http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9780415476904