Characterize your site and manage seismic risk

The permanent underground storage of CO2 for Carbon Capture and Sequestration includes a number of seismic risks and regulatory requirements throughout the project lifecycle. Nanometrics can expertly and cost-effectively meet your seismic site characterization and monitoring needs so you can effectively understand and manage your risk while focussing on your core business.


Built on the foundation of our industry-leading seismic monitoring services and instrumentation, our range of offerings provide a scalable, turnkey monitoring solution for all areas of CCS operations.


Our Services

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Seismic Hazard Assessment

In the pre-permitting phase of your project we can perform comprehensive Seismic Hazard Assessment and Site Response Characterization studies to ensure the seismic risk is well understood for site selection and permitting requirements. 


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Induced Seismic Monitoring

One of the potential risks associated with CCS projects is the risk of inducing seismic activity as a result of injection activity. In order to understand and manage this risk, a customized local passive seismic monitoring (PSM) network is required.

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Structural Health Monitoring

As a natural extension to induced seismic monitoring for your project, our Structural Health Monitoring services provide real time monitoring for the structural integrity of nearby critical infrastructure (plants, facilities, buildings) or nearby residential areas. 

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Our Expertise

Nanometrics is the market leader in passive seismic monitoring with years of experience and knowledge to draw on. We offer services to manage network design, installation, commissioning, data acquisition and processing enabling you to satisfy your technical requirements and exceed regulatory and monitoring requirements.


Our fully autonomous turnkey monitoring solution uses our proprietary broadband arrays with the latest state-of-the-art event detection, communication and data processing technology including access to our Athena data management system.


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