Monitoring of microbially mediated corrosion and scaling processes using redox potential measurements

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Monitoring of microbially mediated corrosion and scaling processes using redox potential measurements. / Opel, Oliver; Eggerichs, Tanja; Otte, Tobias; Ruck, Wolfgang.

in: Bioelectrochemistry, Jahrgang 97, Nr. Special Issue, 06.2014, S. 137-144.

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title = "Monitoring of microbially mediated corrosion and scaling processes using redox potential measurements",
abstract = "The use of redox potential measurements for corrosion and scaling monitoring, including microbially mediated processes, is demonstrated. As a case study, monitoring data from 10. years of operation of an aquifer thermal energy storage (ATES) site located in Berlin, Germany, were examined.(Fe 2+)-activities as well as [Fe 3+]-build up rates were calculated from redox potential, pH, conductivity, temperature and dissolved oxygen measurements. Calculations are based on assuming (Fe 3+)-activity being controlled by Fe(OH) 3-solubility, the primary iron(III)-precipitate. This approach was tested using a simple log-linear model including dissolved oxygen besides major Fe 2+-ligands. Measured redox potential values in groundwater used for thermal storage are met within ±8mV. In other systems comprising natural groundwater and in heating and cooling systems in buildings, quantitatively interpretable values are obtained also.It was possible to calculate particulate [Fe 3+]-loads in the storage fluids in the order of 2μM and correlate a decrease in filter lifetimes to [Fe 3+]-build up rates, although observations show clear signs of microbially mediated scaling processes involving iron and sulphur cycling.",
keywords = "Chemistry, Aquifer, Corrosion, Redox potential, Scaling, Thermal systems, Energy research",
author = "Oliver Opel and Tanja Eggerichs and Tobias Otte and Wolfgang Ruck",
year = "2014",
month = jun,
doi = "10.1016/j.bioelechem.2013.11.004",
language = "English",
volume = "97",
pages = "137--144",
journal = "Bioelectrochemistry",
issn = "1567-5394",
publisher = "Elsevier B.V.",
number = "Special Issue",

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T1 - Monitoring of microbially mediated corrosion and scaling processes using redox potential measurements

AU - Opel, Oliver

AU - Eggerichs, Tanja

AU - Otte, Tobias

AU - Ruck, Wolfgang

PY - 2014/6

Y1 - 2014/6

N2 - The use of redox potential measurements for corrosion and scaling monitoring, including microbially mediated processes, is demonstrated. As a case study, monitoring data from 10. years of operation of an aquifer thermal energy storage (ATES) site located in Berlin, Germany, were examined.(Fe 2+)-activities as well as [Fe 3+]-build up rates were calculated from redox potential, pH, conductivity, temperature and dissolved oxygen measurements. Calculations are based on assuming (Fe 3+)-activity being controlled by Fe(OH) 3-solubility, the primary iron(III)-precipitate. This approach was tested using a simple log-linear model including dissolved oxygen besides major Fe 2+-ligands. Measured redox potential values in groundwater used for thermal storage are met within ±8mV. In other systems comprising natural groundwater and in heating and cooling systems in buildings, quantitatively interpretable values are obtained also.It was possible to calculate particulate [Fe 3+]-loads in the storage fluids in the order of 2μM and correlate a decrease in filter lifetimes to [Fe 3+]-build up rates, although observations show clear signs of microbially mediated scaling processes involving iron and sulphur cycling.

AB - The use of redox potential measurements for corrosion and scaling monitoring, including microbially mediated processes, is demonstrated. As a case study, monitoring data from 10. years of operation of an aquifer thermal energy storage (ATES) site located in Berlin, Germany, were examined.(Fe 2+)-activities as well as [Fe 3+]-build up rates were calculated from redox potential, pH, conductivity, temperature and dissolved oxygen measurements. Calculations are based on assuming (Fe 3+)-activity being controlled by Fe(OH) 3-solubility, the primary iron(III)-precipitate. This approach was tested using a simple log-linear model including dissolved oxygen besides major Fe 2+-ligands. Measured redox potential values in groundwater used for thermal storage are met within ±8mV. In other systems comprising natural groundwater and in heating and cooling systems in buildings, quantitatively interpretable values are obtained also.It was possible to calculate particulate [Fe 3+]-loads in the storage fluids in the order of 2μM and correlate a decrease in filter lifetimes to [Fe 3+]-build up rates, although observations show clear signs of microbially mediated scaling processes involving iron and sulphur cycling.

KW - Chemistry

KW - Aquifer

KW - Corrosion

KW - Redox potential

KW - Scaling

KW - Thermal systems

KW - Energy research

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U2 - 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2013.11.004

DO - 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2013.11.004

M3 - Journal articles

C2 - 24411307

VL - 97

SP - 137

EP - 144

JO - Bioelectrochemistry

JF - Bioelectrochemistry

SN - 1567-5394

IS - Special Issue

ER -

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