Dr. Egbert Jolie

Egbert Jolie
Dr. Egbert Jolie
Wissenschaftler
+49 331 288-28713
egbert.jolie@gfz-potsdam.de

Funktion und Aufgaben:


GEMex Scientific Project Management

Cooperation in Geothermal energy research Europe-Mexico for development of Enhanced Geothermal Systems and Superhot Geothermal Systems (GEMex)

Lab head Mobile soil gas lab for in-situ measurements

Exploration Geologist
Development of geothermal exploration and monitoring concepts for different geological settings (e.g., Basin-and-Range Province, East African Rift System, Taupo Volcanic Zone, Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt, Iceland)

Wissenschaftliche Interessen:


  • Geothermal exploration of medium to high enthalpy systems
  • Monitoring
  • Magmatic volatiles
  • Development of systematic soil gas sampling and monitoring concepts
  • Mapping and sampling in subaquatic environments
  • Supercritical geothermal systems
  • 3D structural-geological modeling
  • Fault zone analysis
  • Fault stress modeling of geothermal reservoirs
  • Conceptual modeling of geothermal systems

Karriere:


  • Since 2020 GFZ Discovery Fellow, Lecturer at FU Berlin
  • 2019 Research associate at Iceland GeoSurvey Ísor, Reykjavík
  • Since 2016 GEMex Scientific Project Management
  • 2014-2016 Research associate at GFZ
    • Development of geothermal exploration methods
  • 2010-2014 Dissertation at GFZ
    • "Detection and characterization of permeable fault zones by surface methods in the Basin-and-Range Province, USA"
  • 2007-2010 Project coordinator, GEOTHERM Programme I+II, BGR, Hanover
    • Geothermal exploration project in Rwanda, Tanzania, Vietnam
  • 2006 Research associate, Iceland GeoSurvey Ísor, Reykjavík
    • Analysis of volcanic gas emissions (Krafla, Hengill, Reykjanes)

Werdegang / Ausbildung:


  • 2010-2014 Doctoral thesis at GFZ (In collaboration with University of Nevada UNR and ORMAT Technologies Inc.)
    • "Detection and characterization of permeable fault zones by surface methods in the Basin-and-Range Province, USA"
  • 2009 Postgraduate Certificate in Geothermal Energy Technology, Institute of Earth Science and Engineering (IESE), University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2001-2007 Study of Geology at TU Bergakademie Freiberg and University of Iceland, Reykjavík (ERASMUS)
    • Diploma thesis: Diffuse CO2 emissions from Hengill Volcanic System, SW Iceland
  • 2001-2006 Training in underground mining (RAG Deutsche Steinkohle AG, K+S KALI GmbH), Saxon Board of Mines, Freiberg, Germany

Projekte:


  • MAGIC - Multidisciplinary imaging and characterization of the magma/fluid reservoir beneath Svartsengi, Reykjanes, SW Iceland
  • ICEGas - Transport of Magmatic Volatiles and Implication for Georesources and Geohazards
  • GECO - Carbon capture and storage
  • COSEISMIQ - Advanced technologies for monitoring and controlling induced seismicity
  • ICDP-EGER - Benchmarking drone-based CO2 flux estimates: a regional–scale snapshot of CO2 flux distribution
  • GEMex - Cooperation in Geothermal energy research Europe-Mexico for development of Enhanced Geothermal Systems and Superhot Geothermal Systems
  • Silica scaling potential associated with exploitation of geothermal energy in Ethiopia – A risk mitigation study (Aluto-Langano, East African Rift System)
  • FaultGas -TVZ, New Zealand - Application of Diffuse Degassing measurements to map permeable fault structures across geothermal systems
  • Structural controls on geothermal systems in the Basin and Range Province, Nevada, USA
  • BRINE - Carbon Dioxide-Storage in Eastern Brandenburg: Implications for Geothermal Potential and Concept for an Early Warning System for Salt Water Intrusions into Groundwater

Wissenschaftliche Gremien:


  • Member of the International Geothermal Association IGA (since 2006)
  • Member of the German Geothermal Association GtV (since 2006)

Auszeichnungen:


GFZ Discovery Fellowship (since 2020): Transport of Magmatic Volatiles and Implication for Georesources and Geohazards

Postdoctoral Fellow, VolkswagenFoundation (2016-2019):
Silica scaling potential associated with exploitation of geothermal energy in Ethiopia - a risk mitigation study

Young Academics Award (2014): German Geothermal Association BVG, Essen, Germany

GRC Best Presentation Award (2012): Geothermal Resource Council 2012, Reno, USA - „Diffuse Degassing Measurements as a Geochemical Exploration Tool: A Case Study from the Brady’s Geothermal System (Nevada, USA)

Publikationen