Hanford single-shell tank grouping study

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A tank grouping study has been conducted to find Hanford single-shell tanks with similar waste properties. The limited sampling resources of the characterization program could be allocated more effectively by having a better understanding of the groups of tanks that have similar waste types. If meaningful groups of tanks can be identified, tank sampling requirements may be reduced, and the uncertainty of the characterization estimates may be narrowed. This tank grouping study considers the analytical sampling information and the historical information that is available for all single-shell tanks. The two primary sources of historical characterization estimates and information come from ... continued below

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Remund, K.M.; Anderson, C.M. & Simpson, B.C. October 1, 1995.

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    Publisher Info: Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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A tank grouping study has been conducted to find Hanford single-shell tanks with similar waste properties. The limited sampling resources of the characterization program could be allocated more effectively by having a better understanding of the groups of tanks that have similar waste types. If meaningful groups of tanks can be identified, tank sampling requirements may be reduced, and the uncertainty of the characterization estimates may be narrowed. This tank grouping study considers the analytical sampling information and the historical information that is available for all single-shell tanks. The two primary sources of historical characterization estimates and information come from the Historical Tank Content Estimate (HTCE) Model and the Sort on Radioactive Waste Tanks (SORWT) Model. The sampling and historical information are used together to come up with meaningful groups of similar tanks. Based on the results of analyses presented in this report, credible tank grouping looks very promising. Some groups defined using historical information (HTCE and SORWT) correspond well with those based on analytical data alone.

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48 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96001887

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  • Other Information: PBD: Oct 1995

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  • Other: DE96001887
  • Report No.: PNL--10749
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/123215 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 123215
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc624331

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Remund, K.M.; Anderson, C.M. & Simpson, B.C. Hanford single-shell tank grouping study, report, October 1, 1995; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc624331/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.