Deep Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste (Radioactivity by W. R. Alexander,Linda McKinley

By W. R. Alexander,Linda McKinley

Deep Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste presents a severe evaluate of designing, siting, developing and demonstrating the protection and environmental impression of deep repositories for radioactive wastes. it's established to supply a huge standpoint of this multi-faceted, multi-disciplinary subject: supplying adequate element for a non-specialist to appreciate the elemental ideas concerned and with huge references to resources of extra targeted information.

Emphasis is particularly a lot on “deep” geological disposal – a minimum of a few tens of metres under land floor and, in lots of circumstances, many hundred of metres deep. also, merely radioactive wastes are thought of without delay – although such wastes usually include additionally major chemotoxic or another way dangerous elements. a number of the ideas concerned are as a rule appropriate to different repository concepts (e.g. near-surface or on-surface disposal) and, certainly, to different forms of damaging waste.

  • Presents a present serious overview in designing, siting, developing and demonsrating the security and environmental impression of deep repositories for radwaste
  • Addresses the elemental ideas of radioactive waste with up to date examples and real-world case studies
  • Written for a multi-disciplinary viewers, with a suitable point of aspect to permit a non-specialist to understand

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