Design and implementation of the site and engineering properties database; Yucca Mountain Site Characterzation Project

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The Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project (YMP) is conducting studies to determine whether the Yucca Mountain site in southern Nevada will meet regulatory criteria for a potential mined geologic disposal system for high-level radioactive waste. Data gathered as part of these studies must be compiled and tabulated in a controlled manner for use in design and performance analyses. An integrated data management system has been developed to facilitate this process; this system relies on YMP participants to share in the development of the database and to ensure the integrity of the data. The site and Engineering Properties Database (SEPDB) is ... continued below

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Krebs-Jespersen, M.L. February 1, 1992.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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The Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project (YMP) is conducting studies to determine whether the Yucca Mountain site in southern Nevada will meet regulatory criteria for a potential mined geologic disposal system for high-level radioactive waste. Data gathered as part of these studies must be compiled and tabulated in a controlled manner for use in design and performance analyses. An integrated data management system has been developed to facilitate this process; this system relies on YMP participants to share in the development of the database and to ensure the integrity of the data. The site and Engineering Properties Database (SEPDB) is unique in that, unlike most databases where one data set is stored for use by one defined user, the SEPDB stores different sets of data which must be structured so that a variety of users can be given access to the information. All individuals responsible for activities supporting the license application should, to the extent possible,work with the same data and the same assumptions. For this reason, it is important that these data sets are readily accessible, comprehensive, and current. The SEPDB contains scientific and engineering data for use in performance assessment and design activities. These data sets currently consist of geologic, hydrologic, and rock properties information from drill holes and field measurements. The users of the SEPDB include engineers and scientists from several government research laboratories (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Sandia National Laboratories), the US Geological Survey, and several government contractors. This manuscript describes the detailed requirements, contents, design, and status of the SEPDB, the procedures for submitting data to and/or requesting data from the SEPDB, and a SEPDB data dictionary (Appendix A) for defining the present contents.

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  • Other: DE92010762
  • Report No.: SAND--89-1871
  • Grant Number: AC04-76DP00789
  • DOI: 10.2172/138376 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 138376
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc627822

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Krebs-Jespersen, M.L. Design and implementation of the site and engineering properties database; Yucca Mountain Site Characterzation Project, report, February 1, 1992; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc627822/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.