Articles | Volume 11, issue 3
Research article
08 Jun 2020
Research article |  | 08 Jun 2020

Monitoring crustal CO2 flow: methods and their applications to the mofettes in West Bohemia

Tomáš Fischer, Josef Vlček, and Martin Lanzendörfer

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Data on CO2 degassing help understanding the relations of the gas flow on geodynamic processes. Long-term gas flow measurements in rough field conditions present a challenge due to technical problems. We describe methods used for CO2 flow monitoring in West-Bohemia/Vogtland, which is typical for high CO2 flow, and present a new robust method based on pressure measurements in a water column. The results of 10 years of CO2 flow measurements and their relation to seismic activity are discussed.