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- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 255.00
The first purpose of this book is to provide a comprehensive review of the state of development of natural analogue studies with emphasis on those studies which are relevant to the following repository designs: Nagra (Switzerland) disposal concepts for high-level waste/low and intermediate-level waste; SKB (Sweden) disposal concepts for spent fuel/low... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 195.96
The book assesses current ideas for long-term disposal of highly radioactive waste. Different types of rock are discussed and assessed with respect to practical difficulties in constructing a repository, and the efficiency of isolating radioactive waste. more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 243.00
One of the principal objections to or problems with the use of nuclear fuel is that a proven method for safe disposal of spent nuclear fuel has yet to be established. The central focus of most schemes underway to dispose of these high-level radioactive wastes relies on clay-based buffers and barriers to isolate spent fuel canisters in boreholes deep... more...
- SME 2002; US$ 99.00
This book documents an important case study on the use of deep sea tailing placement at the Island Copper Mine on Canada?s Vancouver Island. It?s the most extensive study on underwater tailing placement ever conducted. Over the course of 30 years, more than 400 million tons of tailing solids were deposited on the ocean floor with minimal environmental... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 160.00 US$ 138.67
In Managing Food Industry Waste: Common Sense Methods for Food Processors , waste management expert Robert Zall shares his philosophy and techniques for monitoring and accounting for food processing wastage. The text shows food processing managers how much of the waste now being generated can become a managed resource for producing economic credits.... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 155.00 US$ 134.33
Production-integrated environmental protection is synonymous with - reducing the amount of potential pollutants at source - reducing the consumption of resources and energy - recycling and utilization of residues and used products, and therefore a topic of considerable current interest. No chemical process exists that produces only the... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2006; US$ 29.95
The most contaminated nuclear weapons plant in the country, Rocky Flats was an environmental disaster and the site of rampant worker unrest. Although estimates projected that cleaning up and closing the facility would take 70 years and $36 billion, the project was completed 60 years ahead of schedule and $30 billion under budget, and most of the site... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 109.00
Analysis of the long-term safety of radioactive waste repositories, using performance assessment and other tools, is required prior to implementation. The initial stage in developing a repository safety assessment is the identification of all factors that may be relevant to the long-term safety of the repository and their combination to form scenarios.... more...
Using Thermodynamic Sorption Models for Guiding Radioelement Distribution Coefficient (Kd) InvestigationsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 84.00
A general consensus has been reached among technical experts that high-level radioactive waste can safely be disposed of in deep geological repositories. Safety studies are carried out to evaluate the overall capacity of a particular disposal site to confine waste and minimise radioactive releases. Since the principal way in which radioactive elements... more...