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Method for the continuous recovery of carbon dioxide from acidified seawater

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A method for recovering carbon dioxide from acidified seawater using a membrane contactor and passing seawater with a pH less than or equal to 6 over the outside of a hollow fiber membrane tube while applying vacuum or a hydrogen sweep gas to the inside of the hollow fiber membrane tube, wherein up to 92% of the re-equilibrated [CO2]T is removed from the natural seawater.

Inventors: 
Willauer, Heather D.; Barile, John; Dimascio, Felice; Hardy, Dennis R.; Williams, Frederick
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Environmental Technology
FIle Date: 
2012-08-10
Grant Date: 
2014-03-04
Grant time: 
571 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
10
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY