Dr.  Fabian Nitschke

Dr. Fabian Nitschke

  • Adenauerring 20b
    76131 Karlsruhe

Profil

Research topics: Thermal water exploration

  • Geothermometry (MulT_predict)
  • Geochemical modeling
  • Fluid genesis / Rock-water interaction
  • Scalings
  • Flow on rough fracture surfaces

Projects:

  • F4aT Hydraulics Lab (Forced Fracture Fluid Flow and Transport)

Responsibilities:

  • Laboratory management
    • Hydraulics Lab
    • Hydrochemistry Lab

Teaching:

  • Energy resources
  • Geothermal Reservoir Engineering

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Referenced publications


2021
The potential of raw material extraction from thermal brines – Successful milestones of the BrineMine project
Goldberg, V.; Winter, D.; Nitschke, F.; Rath, M.; Held, S.; Spitzmüller, L.; Budach, I.; Pavez, M.; Morata, D.; Koschikowski, J.; Kohl, T.
2021. Oil gas, (01), 26–33. doi:10.19225/210306
2020
Development of thermo-reporting nanoparticles for accurate sensing of geothermal reservoir conditions
Rudolph, B.; Berson, J.; Held, S.; Nitschke, F.; Wenzel, F.; Kohl, T.; Schimmel, T.
2020. Scientific reports, 10 (1), Article: 11422. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-68122-yFull textFull text of the publication as PDF document
A Stochastic Study of Flow Anisotropy and Channelling in Open Rough Fractures
Marchand, S.; Mersch, O.; Selzer, M.; Nitschke, F.; Schoenball, M.; Schmittbuhl, J.; Nestler, B.; Kohl, T.
2020. Rock mechanics and rock engineering, 53, 233–249. doi:10.1007/s00603-019-01907-4
2019
Temperature log simulations in high-enthalpy boreholes
Wang, J.; Nitschke, F.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Kohl, T.
2019. Geothermal Energy, 7 (1), 32. doi:10.1186/s40517-019-0149-0Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
2017
Effect of flow and physical parameters on the mineral deposition of geothermal wellbores: WellboreKit development
Nusiaputra, Y.; Dimier, A. D.; Nitschke, F. N.; Gaucher, E. G.; Kohl, T. K.
2017. 79th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2017: Energy, Technology, Sustainability - Time to Open a New Chapter; Paris; France; 12 June 2017 through 15 June 2017, EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers). doi:10.3997/2214-4609.201701326
Integrated Research as Key to the Development of a Sustainable Geothermal Energy Technology
Meller, C.; Bremer, J.; Ankit, K.; Baur, S.; Bergfeldt, T.; Blum, P.; Canic, T.; Eiche, E.; Gaucher, E.; Hagenmeyer, V.; Heberling, F.; Held, S.; Herfurth, S.; Isele, J.; Kling, T.; Kuhn, D.; Mayer, D.; Müller, B.; Nestler, B.; Neumann, T.; Nitschke, F.; Nothstein, A.; Nusiaputra, Y.; Orywall, P.; Peters, M.; Sahara, D.; Schäfer, T.; Schill, E.; Schilling, F.; Schröder, E.; Selzer, M.; Stoll, M.; Wiemer, H.-J.; Wolf, S.; Zimmermann, M.; Kohl, T.
2017. Energy technology, 5 (7), 965–1006. doi:10.1002/ente.201600579
THC simulation of halite scaling in deep geothermal single well production
Nitschke, F.; Held, S.; Himmelsbach, T.; Kohl, T.
2017. Geothermics, 65, 234–243. doi:10.1016/j.geothermics.2016.09.009
2014
Formation of alternating layered Ba-Sr-sulfate and Pb-sulfide scaling in the geothermal plant of Soultz-sous-Forêts
Nitschke, F.; Scheiber, J.; Kramar, U.; Neumann, T.
2014. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie / Abhandlungen, 191 (2), 145–156. doi:10.1127/0077-7757/2014/0253

Conference contributions


2021
Entwicklung einer Aufbereitungsstrategie zur kombinierten Rohstoff- und Frischwassergewinnung aus geothermalen Fluiden
Goldberg, V.; Winter, D.; Nitschke, F.; Morata, D.; Koschikowski, J.; Kohl, T.
2021, December 1. Der Geothermiekongress (DGK 2021), Essen, Germany, November 30–December 2, 2021
Reservoirtemperaturbestimmung mittels künstlicher neuronaler Netze (KNN)
Ystroem, L.; Vollmer, M.; Nitschke, F.; Kohl, T.
2021, November 30. Der Geothermiekongress (DGK 2021), Essen, Germany, November 30–December 2, 2021 Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Development of a fluid treatment strategy to enable combined raw material and freshwater recovery from geothermal fluids
Goldberg, V.; Winter, D.; Nitschke, F.; Morata, D.; Koschikowski, J.; Kohl, T.
2021, September 20. GeoKarlsruhe (DGGV 2021), Karlsruhe, Germany, September 19–24, 2021
Development of a brine treatment strategy for enhancing geothermal energy production and associated raw material extraction
Goldberg, V.; Winter, D.; Nitschke, F.; Morata, D.; Koschikowski, J.; Kohl, T.
2021, July 9. Goldschmidt (2021), Online, July 4–9, 2021
An Integrated Sensitivity Analysis for Multicomponent Geothermometer for High Temperature Settings
Ystroem, L. H.; Nitschke, F.; Kohl, T.
2021, May 12. World Geothermal Congress (WGC 2021), Reykjavik, Iceland, May 21–26, 2021 Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
2020
Numerische und experimentelle Untersuchungen der Hydraulik auf gescherten rauen Klüften bei hohen Geothermie-typischen Fließraten
Nitschke, F.; Egert, R.; Marchand, S.; Kohl, T.
2020, November 13. Der digital Geothermiekongress (DGK 2020), Essen, Germany, November 9–13, 2020
Nachhaltige Rohstoffgewinnung aus Thermalwässern: das BrineMine Projekt
Goldberg, V.; Held, S.; Winter, D.; Spitzmüller, L.; Nitschke, F.; Morata, D.; Kohl, T.; Budach, I.; Koschikowski, J.
2020, November 12. Der digital Geothermiekongress (DGK 2020), Essen, Germany, November 9–13, 2020
Zeitliche und tiefenabhängige Effekte auf die Fluidchemie - Untersuchung granitischer Reservoire im Oberrheingraben mittels Multikomponentengeothermometrie
Ystroem, L. H.; Nitschke, F.; Held, S.; Kohl, T.
2020, November 11. Der digital Geothermiekongress (DGK 2020), Essen, Germany, November 9–13, 2020 Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Statistische Evaluierung von nichtlinearen Effekten auf rauen und gescherten Kluftoberflächen
Egert, R.; Nitschke, F.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Kohl, T.
2020, November 11. Der digital Geothermiekongress (DGK 2020), Essen, Germany, November 9–13, 2020
MulT_predict - An optimised multicomponent geothermometer
Ystroem, L. H.; Nitschke, F.; Held, S.; Kohl, T.
2020, November 4. Student Technical Congress - German Section (STC 2020), Online, November 4–6, 2020 Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Flow regime in self-affine fractures inferred from field observations and statistical analysis
Kohl, T.; Egert, R.; Nitschke, F.
2020, October 27. GSA 2020 Connects Online (2020), Online, October 26–30, 2020. doi:10.1130/abs/2020AM-358827
Stochastic evaluation of the flow regime on rough and sheared fractures
Egert, R.; Nitschke, F.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Kohl, T.
2020, October 7. 8th European Geothermal Workshop (EGW 2020), Online, October 7–8, 2020
A Fully-Coupled Implicit Transient Two-Phase Wellbore Simulator
Nitschke, F.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Held, S.; Kohl, T.
2020. World Geothermal Congress 2020 Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
2019
MulT_predict - Entwicklung & Validierung eines Tools zur Reservoirtemperaturabschätzung basierend auf Multikomponentengeothermometrie
Ystroem, L. H.; Nitschke, F.; Held, S.; Kohl, T.
2019, November 21. Der Geothermiekongress (DGK 2019), Munich, Germany, November 19–21, 2019 Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
The Development of a Fully Coupled Wellbore-Reservoir Simulator for Geothermal Application
Gholami Korzani, M.; Held, S.; Nitschke, F.; Kohl, T.
2019, November. 1st DEEPEGS-Symposium “How to enhance deep geothermal well productivity?” (2019), Orléans, France, November 6–7, 2019
MulT_predict - A multicomponent geothermometer with integrated sensitivity analyses
Ystroem, L. H.; Nitschke, F.; Held, S.; Kohl, T.
2019, October 9. 7th European Geothermal Workshop (EGW 2019), Karlsruhe, Germany, October 9–10, 2019 Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Fully Transient Geothermal Wellbore Simulator (MOSKITO)
Gholami Korzani, M.; Held, S.; Nitschke, F.; Kohl, T.
2019, October. 7th European Geothermal Workshop (EGW 2019), Karlsruhe, Germany, October 9–10, 2019
Estimating the Static Formation Temperature Using the Drilling and Logging Data of the RN-15/IDDP-2 Well in Iceland [in press]
Wang, J.; Nitschke, F.; Gaucher, E.; Kohl, T.
2019. DEEPEGS Symposium: How to enhance deep geothermal well productivity? - Orléans, France, 6-7 November 2019
2018
Numerical quantification of Scaling Processes in Boreholes -Case study: Well Groß Buchholz Gt1 (GeneSys-Project)
Nitschke, F.; Held, S.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Wang, J.; Himmelsbach, T.; Kohl, T.
2018, November 27. Der Geothermiekongress (DGK 2018), Essen, Germany, November 27–29, 2018
Calculation of CO2 solubility in thermal waters in the context of geothermal utilization
Goldberg, V.; Held, S.; Nitschke, F.; Siefert, D.; Kölbel, T.; Kohl, T.
2018, November. Student Technical Conference (STC 2018), Freiberg, Germany, November 8–9, 2018
Hydraulic anisotropy in simulated sheared fractures: a statistical analysis with comparison of aperture determination methods
Marchand, S.; Selzer, M.; Mersch, O.; Schoenball, M.; Nitschke, F.; Schmittbuhl, J.; Nestler, B.; Gaucher, E.; Kohl, T.
2018. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Vienna, Austria, April 8–13, 2018
2017
Advances in geochemical exploration - From dilution determination to improvements of geothermometers;
Held, S.; Nitschke, F.; Schneider, J.; Kohl, T.
2017, September 13. Der Geothermiekongress (DGK 2017), Munich, Germany, September 12–14, 2017
Advanced geochemical techniques to characterize geothermal fluid circulation patterns
Held, S.; Nitschke, F.; Schill, E.; Kohl, T.; Neumann, T.
2017, August 15. Goldschmidt Conference (2017), Paris, France, August 13–18, 2017
In-situ Temperature Determination at the Villarrica Geothermal System, Southern Chile : Implications from Laboratory Experiments for Geothermometry
Nitschke, F.; Held, S.; Villalon, I.; Neumann, T.; Kohl, T.
2017. 42nd Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering 2017 : Stanford, California, USA, 13-15 February 2017, 1–8, Red Hook
Effect of flow and physical parameters on the mineral deposition of geothermal wellbores: WellboreKit development
Nusiaputra, Y.; Dimier, A. D.; Nitschke, F. N.; Gaucher, E. G.; Kohl, T. K.
2017. 79th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2017: Energy, Technology, Sustainability - Time to Open a New Chapter; Paris; France; 12 June 2017 through 15 June 2017, EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers). doi:10.3997/2214-4609.201701326
In-situ Temperature Determination at the Villarrica Geothermal System, Southern Chile : Implications from Laboratory Experiments for Geothermometry
Nitschke, F.; Held, S.; Villalon, I.; Neumann, T.; Kohl, T.
2017. 42nd Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering (2017), San Jose, CA, USA, February 13–15, 2017
Hydrochemistry and genesis of the hot spring fluids of Villarrica Geothermal system in the Andes of Southern Chile
Held, S.; Nitschke, F.; Schill, E.; Eiche, E.; Morata, D.; Kohl, T.
2017. 41st Geothermal Research Council Annual Meeting (GRC) & GEA GeoExpo+ 2017, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 1st - 4th October 2017
2016
Geochemical Reservoir Exploration and Temperature Determination at the Mt. Villarrica Geothermal System, Chile
Nitschke, F.; Held, S.; Villalon, I.; Mundhenk, N.; Kohl, T.; Neumann, T.
2016. European Geothermal Congress (EGC 2016), Strasbourg, France, September 19–26, 2016
2015
Lithological controls influencing the geochemistry of geothermal systems in the vicinity of Villarrica volcano : an experimental approach
Villalon, I.; Nitschke, F.; Held, S.; Morata, D.
2015. XIV Chilean Geological Congress, Chile 2015, La Serena, Chile, 4th - 8th October 2015
The application of THC Code TOUGHREACT-Pitzer on Failure Conditions of Geothermal project GeneSys
Nitschke, F.; Held, S.; Himmelsbach, T.; Kohl, T.
2015. 4th European Geothermal Workshop (EGW 2015), Strasbourg, France, October 19–20, 2015
Reactivity of Chilean Reservoir Rocks and the Use of Geochemical Tools for Reservoir Characterization
Nitschke, F.; Held, S.; Mundhenk, N.; Villalon, I.; Kohl, T.; Neumann, T.
2015. 4th European Geothermal Workshop (EGW 2015), Strasbourg, France, October 19–20, 2015
2013
Formation Mechanisms of Sulfate and Sulfide Scalings in the Geothermal Power Plant of Soultz-sous-Forêts : Insights from Sulfur Isotope Analyses
Nitschke, F.; Scheiber, J.; Neumann, T.; Kramar, U.
2013. Joint Annual Meeting DMG and GV : Sediment. Geofluids: Lubricants of the Dynamic Earth, Tübingen, Germany, 16th - 20th September 2013