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appraisal of underground radioactive waste disposal in argillaceous and crystalline rocks

J. A Apps

appraisal of underground radioactive waste disposal in argillaceous and crystalline rocks

some geochemical, geomechanical, and hydrogeological questions

by J. A Apps

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Earth Sciences Division, for sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Berkeley, Calif, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive waste disposal in the ground,
  • Rocks, Crystalline,
  • Argillite

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by J. A. Apps, N. G. W. Cooks, and P. A. Witherspoon, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
    SeriesLBL ; 7047
    ContributionsCook, Neville G. W., joint author, Witherspoon, Paul Adams, 1919- joint author, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Invitational Symposium on Geotechnical Assessment and Instrumentation Needs in Crystalline and Argillaceous Rocks for Radioactive Waster Storage (1978)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 50 p. :
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14880597M

    @article{osti_, title = {Generic Argillite/Shale Disposal Reference Case}, author = {Zheng, Liange and Colon, Carlos Jové and Bianchi, Marco and Birkholzer, Jens}, abstractNote = {Radioactive waste disposal in a deep subsurface repository hosted in clay/shale/argillite is a subject of widespread interest given the desirable isolation properties, geochemically reduced conditions, and. PERMEABILITY OF CRYSTALLINE AND ARGILLACEOUS ROCKS. Readily available laboratory, in situ and inferred values of permeability, k, of crystalline and argillaceous rocks have been compared. For crystalline rocks, in situ k ranged from about 1 mu D to Md: for argillaceous rocks it .

    nuclear waste in very deep boreholes. With the report MKG wants to broaden the discussion as Sweden approaches its choice of method for disposal of high-level nuclear waste. Since the s the Swedish nuclear industry has advocated a method, KBS, for final disposal of nuclear waste where the spent nuclear fuel is placed in tunnels at. Handling and processing of radioactive waste from nuclear applications. — Vienna: International Atomic Energy Agency, p. ; 24 cm. — (Technical reports series, ISSN – ; no. ) STI/DOC// ISBN 92–0––5 Includes bibliographical references. 1. Radioactive waste disposal. I. International Atomic Energy Agency. II.

      PART 63—DISPOSAL OF HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES IN A GEOLOGIC REPOSITORY AT YUCCA MOUNTAIN, NEVADA. Part Index. Subpart A—General Provisions. Sec. Retrieval means the act of permanently removing radioactive waste from the underground location at which the waste had been previously emplaced for disposal. Among the concepts suggested for the deep disposal of high-level radioactive wastes from nuclear power reactors is the excavation of a repository in suitable crystalline rocks overlain by a thick sequence of sedimentary strata in a hydrogeologic environment that would effectively impede waste transport. To determine the occurrence of such environments in the Eastern United States, a review was.


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Appraisal of underground radioactive waste disposal in argillaceous and crystalline rocks by J. A Apps Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. An appraisal of underground radioactive waste disposal in argillaceous and crystalline rocks: some geochemical, geomechanical, and hydrogeological questions. [J A Apps; Neville G W Cook; P A Witherspoon, Jr.; Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Earth Sciences Division.]. Argillaceous Rocks for Geochemical Characterisation The definition of the chemical and isotopic composition of the groundwater present in argillaceous formations, which are considered as potential host rocks for radioactive waste disposal, is crucial for establishing their barrier properties.

For crystalline rocks, in situ k ranged from about 1 mu d ( cm2) to md; for argillaceous rocks it was about to 1 mu d. -from Author View Show abstract. RADIOACTIVE WASTE STORAGE IN ARGILLACEOUS AND CRYSTALLINE ROCK MASSES P.A. Witherspoon, J.E. Gale and N.G.W. Cook University of California, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.

Alternative geological formations with potential for terminal storage of radioactive waste in mined caverns may be argillaceous and crystalline rock by: 1.

The German disposal concept envisages the concentration and isolation of radioactive waste in deep underground geological formations. The safe long-term sealing off of the argillaceous rocks and crystalline rocks Nuclear Waste Disposal in Germany.

Investigation and evaluation of regions with potentially suitable host rock formations for. New methods and approaches to studying the permeability of crystalline rocks based on physical and numerical experiments are considered along with the results obtained by them for rock samples taken from the likely sites of HLW and SNF repositories or depositories, including metavolcanites from the area of PA Mayak and granitoids from the Krasnoyarsk MCC area.

National and International Activities in the Field of Underground Disposal of Radioactive Wastes by Dieter K Richter Nuclear power plants and their fuel-cycle facilities generate various types of radioactive wastes, and the disposal of these wastes is an integrated part of the use of nuclear energy.

For waste with a higher activity and/or longer life, i.e. for high-level long-lived waste (HLLW), the concept of geological disposal of radioactive waste emerged in the late s (Hess ;De.

might be worthy of further study for potential disposal of high-level radioactive waste in Precambrian crystalline rocks buried beneath Paleozoic sedimentary rocks. The area of interest occurs where the top of the crystalline rock lies between about 2, feet and 3, feet below sea level or about 2, feet and 4, feet below land surface.

Argillaceous minerals are minerals containing substantial amounts of clay-like components (Greek: ἄργιλλος = clay). Argillaceous components are fine-grained (less than 2 μm) aluminosilicates, and more particularly clay minerals such as kaolinite, montmorillonite-smectite, illite, and chlorite.

Claystone and shales are thus predominantly argillaceous. ELSEVIER Engineering Geology 41 () ENGINEERING G[[OGY Thermal constraints on disposal of heat-emitting waste in argillaceous rocks S.T.

Horseman a., T.J. McEwen b a British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottingham, UK b lntera Information Technologies Ltd., Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, UK Received 28 March ; accepted 23 June Abstract Although the post. Self-sealing of fractured geologic media is of prime importance in the understanding of long-term radionuclide mobility and safety of deep geological repositories for long-lived radioactive waste and spent fuel.

It is often cited as one of the decisive factors favouring the choice of argillaceous formations as host rocks for deep disposals. GEOLOGICAL DISPOSAL OF RADIOACTIVE WASTE Disposing of the radioactive waste products from nuclear sites is one of the most difficult challenges for society in the 21st century.

Internationally, it is now accepted that burying radioactive waste deep underground in a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) is the safest way to achieve this. Reports about the regulatory scrutiny of Radioactive Waste Management's work on the geological disposal of radioactive waste.

Published 1 December. Deep Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste presents a critical review of designing, siting, constructing and demonstrating the safety and environmental impact of deep repositories for radioactive wastes.

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Porewater Extraction from Argillaceous Rocks for Geochemical Characterisation: Methods and Interpretations (Radioactive Waste Management) [Nea] on *FREE* shipping on. Clay Club Catalogue of Characteristics of Argillaceous Rocks () This catalogue gathers in a structured way the key geoscientific characteristics of the various argillaceous formations that are, or were, studied in NEA member countries with regard to radioactive waste disposal.

SUBSURFACE DISPOSAL OF RADIOACTIVE WASTE SOLUTIONS By George W. Colton ABSTRACT The Appalachian basin is an elongate depression in the crystalline basement coupler which contains a great volume of predominantly sedimentary stratified rocks.

As defined in this paper it extends from the Adirondack Mountains in Hew lork to central Alabama. Deep Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste presents a critical review of designing, siting, constructing and demonstrating the safety and environmental impact of deep repositories for radioactive is structured to provide a broad perspective of this multi-faceted, multi-disciplinary topic: providing enough detail for a non-specialist to understand the fundamental principles.

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The Appalachian basin is an elongate depression in the crystalline basement complex which contains a great volume of predominantly sedimentary stratified rocks. As defined in this paper it extends from the Adirondack Mountains in New York to central Alabama.

From east to west it extends from the west flank of the Blue Ridge Mountains to the crest of the Findlay and Cincinnati arches and the.and Technical Criteria for the Underground Disposal of High Level Radioactive Wastes" (IAEA Safety Series No.

99, ) [1]. Its intention is to form a basis for specifying more detailed standards and criteria for use in the subsequent stages of development of underground waste disposal concepts.Buy Mont Terri Rock Laboratory, 20 Years: Two Decades of Research and Experimentation on Claystones for Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste (Swiss Journal of Geosciences Supplement) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified ordersFormat: Hardcover.