Geohydrologic investigations of buried metamorphic rock and mudstone for the storage of radioactive waste

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From 1961 to 1972, a geohydrologic investigation of crystalline metamorphic rock and Triassic mudstone was carried on at the Savannah River Plant in order to evaluate the feasibility of storing radioactive waste in these host rocks. Although this investigation is no longer active, many of the concepts, testing methods, and results developed in this investigation are applicable to investigations currently being conducted at other locations for geologic storage of radioactive waste.

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Marine, I.W. January 1, 1979.

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  • Savannah River Laboratory
    Publisher Info: Du Pont de Nemours (E.I.) and Co., Aiken, SC (USA). Savannah River Lab.
    Place of Publication: Aiken, South Carolina

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From 1961 to 1972, a geohydrologic investigation of crystalline metamorphic rock and Triassic mudstone was carried on at the Savannah River Plant in order to evaluate the feasibility of storing radioactive waste in these host rocks. Although this investigation is no longer active, many of the concepts, testing methods, and results developed in this investigation are applicable to investigations currently being conducted at other locations for geologic storage of radioactive waste.

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Pages: 12

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Dep. NTIS, PC A02/MF A01.

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  • Workshop on Low-Flow Low permeability measurements in Langley Impermeable rocks, Paris, France, 19 Mar 1979

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  • Report No.: DP-MS-79-13
  • Report No.: CONF-790320-1
  • Grant Number: EY-76-C-09-0001
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6274950
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1109635

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Marine, I.W. Geohydrologic investigations of buried metamorphic rock and mudstone for the storage of radioactive waste, article, January 1, 1979; Aiken, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1109635/: accessed November 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.