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Hydrogeological Investigation of Sites for the Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste (Technical Reports Series (International Atomic Energy Agency))

by Iaea

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Published by International Atomic Energy Agency .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear power & engineering,
  • Nuclear power industries,
  • Radioactive Waste Disposal,
  • Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Power Resources - Nuclear,
  • Engineering - Nuclear

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12857423M
    ISBN 109201002998
    ISBN 109789201002990

    resulted in the generation of Disused Sealed Radioactive Sources (DSRS). They represent a significant hazard to human health and the environment. They therefore must be managed in a safe and secure manner. The Radioactive Waste Management Centre (RWMC) was established by Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) to carry out the safe and secureFile Size: 1MB. Deep geological disposal: A hydrogeological assessment of the Sellafield and Yucca Mountain repositories The disposal of high level radioactive waste (HLW) is a contentious issue that can have major environmental consequences. As such, the treatment of such waste is governed by strict guidelines and protocols.

    @article{osti_, title = {Regulatory controls on the hydrogeological characterization of a mixed waste disposal site, Radioactive Waste Management Complex, Idaho National Engineering Laboratory}, author = {Ruebelmann, K L}, abstractNote = {Following the detection of chlorinated volatile organic compounds in the groundwater beneath the SDA in the summer of , hydrogeological. Wastewater Disposal Evaluations- These projects typically include a combination of soils and hydrological assessments to determine the most appropriate land-based wastewater disposal system for domestic wastewater or commercial waste. The projects include the evaluation of available soils and geologic data, on-site testing, evaluation of.

    Preparations for undertaking one of Britain’s largest ever environmental projects are advancing rapidly. Radioactive Waste Management is a public sector delivery body tasked with disposing of Britain’s higher activity radioactive waste. A complex year legacy of waste needs to be managed to protect people and the environment from its harmful properties. The safest and most sustainable. Application of geophysical techniques to characterize nuclear waste disposal sites may differ somewhat from conventional applications of geophysics; however, the techniques used at nuclear waste disposal sites can be generally classified as geological/hydrogeological methodologies.


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Hydrogeological Investigation of Sites for the Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste (Technical Reports Series (International Atomic Energy Agency)) by Iaea Download PDF EPUB FB2

This report, which has been prepared as part of the IAEA programme on radioactive waste disposal, discusses the approaches used in the hydrogeological investigation of repository sites. It is based on experience gained in Member States on those rock types considered as having the potential to host a repository.

Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Hydrogeological investigation of sites for the geological disposal of radioactive waste. Vienna: International Atomic Energy Agency, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: International Atomic.

Hydrogeological Investigation of Sites for the Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, VIENNA, TECHNICAL REPORTS SERIES No.

ISBN 92–0––8 ISSN – The legal framework for nuclear waste management has resulted in a clear division of responsibilities between the reactor owners and the government. The reactor owners are responsible for the safe handling and disposal of spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste, as well as for the decommissioning and dismantling of the facilities.

Further, hydrogeological investigations in fractured rocks are also taken up for the selection of suitable sites for waste disposal including radioactive waste, tapping of geothermal power and in several other geotechnical problems, viz. tunnelling, mining, hill slope stability etc.

characterization of sites for geological disposal of high level radioactive wastes (Section 2). It then discusses the objectives of site selection, and factors to be considered in site selection (Section 3), and the process of site selection (Section 4).

Section 5 discusses considerations. on the geological disposal of high-level long-lived radioactive waste 1 International Atomic Energy Agency > Detailed knowledge of the waste to be managed Andra has compiled an inventory of the waste and assessed its future production by current facilities based on four scenarios defined with waste producers (EDF, AREVA, CEA) and representative ofFile Size: 1MB.

Further, hydrogeological investigations are also taken up for the selection of suitable sites for waste disposal, tapping of geothermal power and in several other geotechnical problems, viz. tunnelling, mining, hill slope stability etc. These include geological, geomorphological, and hydrogeological studies described in this chapter.

Further, hydrogeological investigations in fractured rocks are also taken up for the selection of suitable sites for waste disposal including radioactive waste, tapping of geothermal power and in.

Comprehensive geotechnical investigations of potential repository sites for deep disposal of low- and intermediate-level solid radioactive wastes at Sellafield, Cumbria and Dounreay, Highland Region included drilling and testing cored boreholes up to m deep.

The drilling technology used combines geotechnical site investigation procedures with oil and gas drilling technology and Cited by: 2.

1 The Welsh Government’s policy refers to the adoption of a policy for the disposal of radioactive waste. Disposal is distinct from storage: storage implies the need to intervene further in the management of the waste by e.g.

repackaging or transporting the waste for final disposal. With disposal. An exploratory facility for the deep geologic disposal of heat generating radioactive wastes is located at Gorleben, Lower Saxony.

Related repository design studies continue to progress and specialized full-scale waste handling and emplacement equipment has been designed and tested.

Geological Repository Systems for Safe Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuels and Radioactive Waste, Second Edition, critically reviews state-of-the-art technologies and scientific methods relating to the implementation of the most effective approaches to the long-term, safe disposition of nuclear waste, also discussing regulatory developments and social engagement approaches as major themes.

The aim of the measurements was to explore in detail potential sites for the disposal of radioactive waste in deep geological formations. The seismic investigations provided geological descriptions, which were then transferred to a high-resolution 3D model of the underground strata to clarify the possible suitability of the deeper subsoil (up to m below the ground surface) for the storage of radioactive waste.

INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, Geological Disposal Facilities for Radioactive Waste, IAEA Safety Standards Series No. SSG, IAEA, Vienna ().

This Safety Guide provides guidance on prevailing good practices for meeting and demonstrating compliance with, the Safety Requirements on Disposal. cycle” through radioactive waste management programmes that ultimately aim to emplace long-lived wastes in a geologic disposal facility, i.e.

in a repository deep underground in a suitably chosen rock formation. This approach was selected after considerable debate and discussion. For example. Geological disposal means permanently disposing of the most hazardous types of radioactive waste in a specially designed facility between and 1, metres underground.

Title: Hydrogeological characterization and surveillance of the Asse site The Asse salt mine is located about 20 km southeast of Braunschweig in Northern Germany and the testing of radioactive waste disposal took place in the mine during to The underground repository program for low- and intermediate-level waste was commissioned in the late s.

From the start, the design basis has been geological disposal, the safety of which rests on natural and engineered barriers. The disposal system should isolate the waste for a few hundred years.

Geological, hydrogeological, and hydrological data for the Dessel disposal site of the hydrogeological system of the disposal site, with key uncertainties being resolved to the extent that. A site assessment can guarantee the suitability of waste disposal construction, with procedures that aim to assess the potential of geological and hydrogeological characteristics, geological barriers, geotechnical properties of material for landfill construction and groundwater conditions for future monitoring of such : Rungroj Arjwech, Kittipong Somchat, Potpreecha Pondthai, Mark Everett, Marcia Schulmeister, Sakhon S.With the rapid development of nuclear power in China, the disposal of high-level radioactive waste (HLW) has become an important issue for nuclear safety and environmental protection.

Deep geological disposal is internationally accepted as a feasible and safe way to dispose of HLW, and underground research laboratories (URLs) play an important Cited by: So you might expect the the recent NDA document Geological Disposal.

Steps towards implementation to provide at least an overview of the kinds of geological and hydrogeological regimes in Britain suitable for nuclear waste disposal, even if the document were to avoid discussion of specific regions and sites; but you will be Size: KB.