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|Study effects of enhanced weathering using an 'olivine reactor' in tidal waters.
|Use the sea as a huge sink for CO2
|Maasvlakte Rotterdam, the Netherlands
|Manpower 0.7 fte
Material 170,000 €
|"Het groene schouwpad"
|Olivine on Inspection paths along Railways
|Compensation of CO2 emissions of construction projects
|2010, evaluated in 2012,
|Railways in the Netherlands
|Capture CO2 in Cities
|Study the olivine application options (part of Rotterdam Climate Initiative)
|Insight and commitment of a.o. local authorities
|2012, Final Report published
|City of Rotterdam, the Netherlands
|Application & export opportunities
|Export of cheap and abundant olivine material.
Increase of local CO2 capturing rate under ideal circumstances (temperature and beaches!)
|Development of national olivine opportunities
Ecological and biochemical aspects
|Abstract discussed with authorities.
Read the Thesis by Elise Droste
|Sultanate of Oman
|Dept. Earth Sciences
|Demonstration of using Nickel hyperaccumulators (Alyssum family)
|Proof of "alternative" Ni-mining with
limited experiments of phytomining and Ni-extraction
|Nickel mining, or .... nickel farming?
Pilot started in 2015.
|Amiandos Asbestos Mine,
|Reducing emissions in rice fields
|Measurement methods, rates and agronomic effects
|Demonstration for local authorities and universities
|Testing by IRRI in collaboration with Can Tho
2015 Proposal ready
Can Tho University,
Vietnam Fertiliser Association
|Various subsidy source investigation