Pore Space Geometry (PSG) - In-situ Experiment - Location and Setup

The in-situ test took place in the WT tunnel at the Grimsel Test Site.

Location of the WT tunnel in the Grimsel Test Site

 View the tunnel with the PSG experiment in our Virtual Tour of the GTS section

Planned borehole layout

The planned stages are shown in the computer animation below

PSG animation
Drilling of injection borehole.
Drilling of observation boreholes
Resin injection
Polymerisation of resin
Overcoring - removal of core.



Pore Space Geometry (PSG) Experiment

The GTS underground facilities are also available to interested 3rd parties for underground testing and research. The GTS offers cost-effective access to a fully developed, well characterised underground research facility with round the year logistical support - please contact Dr. Ingo Blechschmidt, Head of the Grimsel Test Site, for further details.