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- 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...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 33.00
One of the challenges facing the continued availability of nuclear energy is that of ensuring the safe, environmentally acceptable and economic management of the waste generated during its production. There is a broad scientific and technical consensus that disposal of high-level, long-lived radioactive waste in deep geologic formations is an appropriate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 159.95
Mineral scale deposits, corrosion, suspended matter, and microbiological growth are factors that must be controlled in industrial water systems. Research on understanding the mechanisms of these problems has attracted considerable attention in the past three decades as has progress concerning water treatment additives to ameliorate these concerns.... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 63.00
National radioactive waste management programmes are in various phases of siting facilities and rely on distinct technical approaches for different categories of waste. In all cases, it is necessary for institutional actors and the potential or actual host community to build a meaningful, workable relationship. Partnership approaches are effective... more...
- Elsevier 2000; US$ 98.95
Many countries are currently exploring the option to dispose of highly radioactive solid wastes deep underground in purpose built, engineered repositories. A number of surface and shallow repositories for less radioactive wastes are already in operation. One of the challenges facing the nuclear industry is to demonstrate confidently that a repository... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95
Why do some economies seem to excel at effective pollution management while others miss the mark when responding to deteriorating urban environments? These studies of pollution management in East Asia's newly industrialized economies (NIEs) include successful government responses in Singapore and Taiwan, qualified results in China and Indonesia, and... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 149.00
The primary focus in this book is to identify the ecotoxicological impacts related to the tanning industry on terrestrial and aquatic systems. The research incorporated both field related and laboratory based techniques in the experimental design to address the underlying environmental problems in the tanning sector. First, the study aimed to investigate... more...
- The Institute of Materials. Minerals and Mining 2011; US$ 192.00
This publication represents the proceedings of the international workshop on Sulphur-Assisted Corrosion in Nuclear Waste Disposal Systems (SACNUC2008) which aimed to provide an exchange of information on the influence of sulphur species on the corrosion of metallic barriers. more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 1997; US$ 180.00
The rubber industry faces increasingly stringent requirements for the control of nitrosamines, whilst environmentalists probe ever deeper seemingly to find these carcinogens almost anywhere. In accepting that nitrosamines can be by-products of its manufacturing chemistry, the rubber industry has already started to address the possibilities for... more...