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BGS is a research centre of the Natural Environment Research Council and is the national geological survey of the United Kingdom with around 650 staff. BGS co-ordinated the ground-breaking Joule 2 project in the mid-1990s and since then have taken a leading research role in CCS via a number of major projects. BGS also provide advice to DECC in developing the UK legislative framework for CO2 storage. In the last few years BGS has carried out many and varied CO2 storage projects for a range of customers, including the EU, industry and the UK and overseas governments. These include site characterisation and capacity assessment, predictive performance assessment, monitoring data analysis and interpretation, monitoring survey design and regulatory development.

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The University of Edinburgh is the leading research university in Scotland and is amongst the top ten in the United Kingdom. The College of Science and Engineering is one of the largest science and engineering groupings in the UK, with over 1800 staff and over 7000 students.

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The UK Tyndall Centre is an inter-disciplinary research centre dedicated to the identification, promotion and facilitation of sustainable solutions to the climate change problem. It is the UK network of excellence for generating sustainable responses to climate change, based on world-class interdisciplinary analysis and innovative forms of stakeholder dialogue. Tyndall Centre Manchester has substantial expertise in participatory and deliberative social science techniques applied to renewable and low carbon energy systems (including CCS) and the research team are all active members of the UKCCSRC.

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The School of Earth and Environment at Leeds University is a world-class research centre and is continually seeking to strengthen its research base as well as research impact on society and the economy. The School hosts and supports a cross-campus, cross-disciplinary Centre for Integrated Petroleum Geosciences and is part of an EPSRC doctoral training centre focused on low carbon technologies.

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NOC is a research centre of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). Its scientific mission is to deliver scientific excellence and understanding of the earth and its oceans as a dynamic interdisciplinary system, to provide the highest quality teaching and training in ocean and earth science within an active research environment, to develop and exploit new technology for the study of the earth and the oceans, and to provide large scale national facilities for ocean and earth science.

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The DiSECCS project is funded by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

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