Predicting the Future at Yucca Mountain

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This paper summarizes a climate-prediction model funded by the DOE for the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository. Several articles in the open literature attest to the effects of the Global Ocean Conveyor upon paleoclimate, specifically entrance and exit from the ice age. The data shows that these millennial-scale effects are duplicated on the microscale of years to decades. This work also identifies how man may have influenced the Conveyor, affecting global cooling and warming for 2,000 years.

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Wilson, J. R. July 1, 1999.

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This paper summarizes a climate-prediction model funded by the DOE for the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository. Several articles in the open literature attest to the effects of the Global Ocean Conveyor upon paleoclimate, specifically entrance and exit from the ice age. The data shows that these millennial-scale effects are duplicated on the microscale of years to decades. This work also identifies how man may have influenced the Conveyor, affecting global cooling and warming for 2,000 years.

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18 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00012459

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  • Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM), Phoenix, AZ (US), 07/26/1999

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  • Report No.: INEEL/CON-99-00679
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 12459
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Wilson, J. R. Predicting the Future at Yucca Mountain, article, July 1, 1999; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc621374/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.