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Scientific and Regulatory Basis for the Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste

Scientific and Regulatory Basis for the Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste - 95 edition

Scientific and Regulatory Basis for the Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste - 95 edition

ISBN13: 9780471960904

ISBN10: 047196090X

Scientific and Regulatory Basis for the Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste by David N. Savage - ISBN 9780471960904
Edition: 95
Copyright: 1995
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1995
International: No
Scientific and Regulatory Basis for the Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste by David N. Savage - ISBN 9780471960904

ISBN13: 9780471960904

ISBN10: 047196090X

Edition: 95

Summary

The disposal of radioactive waste is a central issue in the future of nuclear power and poses considerable technical, political, and social issues. The book addresses these topics in an integrated fashion using performance assessment of the disposal concept as a unifying theme, while providing an up-to-date picture of radioactive waste disposal issues.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Waste Characteristics.

Repository and Barrier Concepts.

The Near-Field.

The Far-Field.

The Biosphere and Radiological Effects.

Selection of Waste Disposal Sites.

Site Characterization and URLs.

Performance Assessment.

Uncertainty and Confidence Building.

Where Next.


Index

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