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U.S. Geological Survey research in radioactive waste disposal

U.S. Geological Survey research in radioactive waste disposal

fiscal year 1980

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Published by The Survey in Reston, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive waste disposal in the ground -- United States,
  • Radioactive waste disposal in the ocean

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Schneider and N.J. Trask ; United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 80-509, Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 80-509
    ContributionsTrask, N. J., Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13564991M

    His research interests included field work on granites and metamorphic rocks and laboratory study on applications of chemistry to geologic problems, especially the formation of ore deposits. In recent years, Professor Krauskopf had spent time working with various government agencies on the problem of radioactive waste disposal.5/5(1). EPA / ATLANTIC METER RADIOACTIVE WASTE DISPOSAl SITE SURVEY' SEDIMENTARY, MICROMORPHOLOGIC AND GEOPHYSICAL ANALYSES David H. Hanselman and William B. F. Ryan Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory of Columbia University Palisades, New York Prepared June Revised June This report .

    Nimmo, J.R. and Perkins, K.S., , Episodic master recession evaluation of groundwater and streamflow hydrographs for water-resource estimation, Vadose Zone Journal. Proposed procedure for radioactive waste disposal: The applicant (Principal User named in item 1), hereby certifies that this application is prepared in conformity with the procedures ofthe U.S. Geological Survey, and Ti Chapter 1, ofthe Code of .

    Radioactive waste is a type of hazardous waste that contains radioactive ctive waste is a by-product of various nuclear technology processes. Industries generating radioactive waste include nuclear medicine, nuclear research, nuclear power, manufacturing, construction, coal and rare-earth mining and nuclear weapons reprocessing. Radioactive waste is regulated . Historical Manuscripts Home Alphabetical List of All Collections | Collections Listed By Subject: Collection Title: Nuclear Waste Disposal Research Collection Collection Number: M Dates: ca. Volume: cu. ft. Provenance: The collection was donated by Mrs. Carolyn Blackman in August It was transferred to the Archives from the Mississippiana Collection by .


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Geological Survey research in radioactive waste disposal book near Sheffield, Illinois, Author: B. Ryan. Fischer, J.M.,Sediment properties and water movement through shallow unsaturated alluvium at an arid site for disposal of low-level radioactive waste near Beatty, Nye County, Nevada: U.S.

Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report48 p. Fischer, J.M.,Geohydrology of the near-surface unsaturated zone adjacent to the disposal site. USGS Environmental Health Mission Area Bibliography, Mixed, Low-Level Radioactive and Other Wastes--Amargosa Desert Research Site, Nevada eds., U.S.

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Sandoval. Currently a senior scientist of more than 40 years experience with the U.S. Geological Survey, Dr. Kirk Nordstrom is recognized internationally for his research on acid mine drainage, radioactive waste disposal, geothermal chemistry, geomicrobiology, arsenic geochemistry, thermodynamics, and geochemical modeling.

I Subsurface Waste Disposal By Means of Wells A Selective Annotated Bibliography By DONALD R. RIMA, EDITH B.

CHASE, and BEVERLY M. MYERS GEOLOGICAL SURVEY WATER-SUPPLY PAPER UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON: Cited by: 5. But the full title of the book dispels any notion of pop culture or my feeble attempt at being a smart-ass: 'Too Hot To Touch: The Problem of High-Level Nuclear Waste'.

1) Well-written, well-organized, even-handed, and extremely well-documented/5(20). Geologic Problems at Low-Level Radioactive Waste-Disposal Sites INTRODUCTION JOHN B.

ROBERTSON U.S. Geological Survey AB STRACT Less-than-desirable geohydrologic containment has occurred at three commercially operated and three De- partment of Energy-operated low-level radioactive waste-disposal sites in the United States.

Unlike the disposal of any ocher type of waste, the hazard related to radioactive waste is so- great that no element of doubt should be allowed to exist regarding safety. Stringent rules must be set up ~d a system of inspection Id monitoring instituted.

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The presentation tackles the subject in a detailed and integrated manner while making the information accessible both to those involved in the field and to the.

The Road to Yucca Mountain: The Development of Radioactive Waste Policy in the United States. The last resource within this trilogy by the same author, J.S. Walker, historian at the United States Regulatory Commission, traces the efforts of policy makers to find solutions to complex issues relating to waste management from commercial applications of nuclear energy that have.

The authors of a recent U.S. Geological Survey study of the Yucca Mountain site, proposed as the first permanent high-level radwaste repository in both the United States and the world, warned that site “data are not sufficient to predict accurately rates of [ground]-water movement and travel times.”¹ One question raised by the USGS warning.

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Studies at the U.S. Geological Survey's Amargosa Desert Research Site (ADRS) in southern Nevada have documented long-distance (>m) tritium (3H) transport adjacent to a. A deep geological repository is a radioactive waste repository excavated deep within a stable geologic environment (typically below m or feet).

It entails a combination of waste form, waste package, engineered seals and geology that is suited to provide a high level of long-term isolation and containment without future maintenance. Worldwide, there has been a long-standing scientific consensus that the best method for permanent disposal of high-level radioactive waste is in deep geologic repositories (e.g., see National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council report,and Nuclear Energy Agency report, ).There are many analogues that support this conclusion, e.g., ore.

Unearthed articles from the s detail how nuclear waste was buried beneath the Earth’s surface by Halliburton & Co. for decades as a means of disposing the by-products of post-World War II atomic energy production.

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Planning for suitable facilities in the U.S., Europe, and Asia has been based mainly on knowledge from the geological and physical sciences. However, recent studies have shown that microbial life can proliferate in the inhospitable environments associated with radioactive waste disposal, and can control the long-term fate of nuclear Edition: 1.

Inthe U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) began studies of unsaturated zone hydrology at a site in the Amargosa Desert near Beatty, Nevada, as part of the USGS Low-Level Radioactive Waste Program. The site is near disposal trenches for civilian waste.In andthe U.S.

Geological Survey (USGS), conducted frequency-domain electromagnetic (FDEM) surveys at the USGS Amargosa Desert Research Site (ADRS), approximately 17 kilometers (km) south of Beatty, Nevada.

The FDEM surveys were conducted within and adjacent to a closed low-level radioactive waste disposal site located at the : Eric A. White, Frederick D. Day-Lewis, Carole D. Johnson, John W. Lane.In the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) began studies of unsaturated zone hydrology next to the Nation’s first commercial disposal facility for low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) near Beatty, NV.

Recognizing the need for long-term data collection, the USGS in established research management areas in the vicinity of the waste-burial facility through agreements with the Author: Brian J. Andraski, David A. Stonestrom.