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subsurface migration of radionuclides at the radioactive waste management complex, 1976-1977 by Thomas G Humphrey

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Idaho Operations Office, Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, for sale by the National Technical Information Service] in [Idaho Falls, Idaho], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Radioactive waste disposal in the ground -- Idaho,
  • Radioisotopes

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Statementby Thomas G. Humphrey, Fred H. Tingey, EG&G Idaho, Inc. ; prepared for the Department of Energy, Idaho Operations Office ..
SeriesTREE ; 1171
ContributionsTingey, Fred H., joint author, United States. Dept. of Energy. Idaho Operations Office, Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, EG & G Idaho
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 98 p. :
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14884408M

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  The paper presents the development of an analytical model to estimate the migration of radionuclides through a single fracture with right circular cylinder geometry from a high-level radioactive waste repository in deep geological structures. The processes considered are advection, dispersion, surface sorption and radioactive decay for transport in the fracture; diffusive loss to the host rock Cited by: 5. After the disposal of radioactive waste in the subsurface, H2 may be produced by corrosion of steel and, ultimately, radionuclides will be exposed to the surrounding environment. In the UK, for example, the total amount of radioactive waste (including radioactive waste expected to arise from existing nuclear facilities) is about million m3, or around 5 million tonnes. A further 1 million m3 has already been disposed. Of the UK's total radioactive waste, about 94% (i.e. about million m3) falls into the low-level. Radionuclides in the Interim Risk Assessment for the Radioactive Waste Management Complex, Waste Area Group 7 Operable Unit /14, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, Idaho Volume 1 By Joseph P. Rousseau, Edward R. Landa, .

  Charles W. Forsberg, in Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology (Third Edition), VII.F Public Policy. Radioactive waste management is a complicated technical task and a controversial political issue. The political complexities reflect historical legacies, particularly of World War II and the subsequent cold war, and the long time frames associated with waste management. Microorganisms affect the solubility and stability of the radionuclides in nuclear wastes disposed of in the subsurface and deep geological formations, and contaminated environments. RT through fractured media (mixing enhancement by fractures); and (4) uranium migration (complex of radioactive waste management repositories constitutes a. lived radionuclides refers to half lives usually greater than 30 years. Low and Intermediate Level Waste (LILW) Radioactive Waste Management Facility Facility specifically designed to handle, treat, condition, temporarily store or permanently dispose of radioactive wastes.   conclusion Disposal of radioactive waste is a complex issue, not only because of the nature of the waste, but also because of the stringent regulatory structure for dealing with radioactive waste. India has achieved self-reliance in the management of all type of radioactive waste. An ongoing effort to upgrade technology to minimize radioactive.

Radioactive waste disposal is considered to be the last step (end point) in radioactive waste management systems [1] [2] [3]. The design of both geological and near-surface disposal facilities. Cite this content as: INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, Management of Radioactive Waste from the Use of Radionuclides in Medicine, IAEA-TECDOC, IAEA, Vienna (). The Waste Management Project provides safe, compliant, and cost-effective waste management services for the Hanford Site and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) complex. Part of these services includes safe disposal of low-level waste and mixed low-level waste at the Hanford Low-Level Waste Burial Grounds in accordance with the requirements of. hold true for the nuclear waste generated in other types of reactor fuels. The major consideration in the management of high-level waste is to ensure its isolation from the biosphere and avoid any significant release of radionuclides, at least in concentrations that may be hazardous to man, over the extended time scale during which this possibility.