Quantitative assessment of in situ microbial communities affecting nuclear waste disposal

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Microbes in the environments surrounding nuclear waste depositories pose several questions regarding the protection of the surrounding communities. microbes can facilitate microbially influenced corrosion (MIC), mobilize and facilitate the transport of nuclides as well as produce gaseous emissions which can compromise containment. We have developed an analysis of the extant microbiota that is independent of quantitative recovery and subsequent growth, based on signature biomarkers analysis (SBA).

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White, D.C. May 1, 1996.

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Microbes in the environments surrounding nuclear waste depositories pose several questions regarding the protection of the surrounding communities. microbes can facilitate microbially influenced corrosion (MIC), mobilize and facilitate the transport of nuclides as well as produce gaseous emissions which can compromise containment. We have developed an analysis of the extant microbiota that is independent of quantitative recovery and subsequent growth, based on signature biomarkers analysis (SBA).

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8 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96009875

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  • Waste management `96: HLW, LLW, mixed wastes and environmental restoration - working towards a cleaner environment, Tucson, AZ (United States), 25-29 Feb 1996

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  • Other: DE96009875
  • Report No.: CONF-960212--82
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464;FG05-90ER60988
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 231900
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc669530

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White, D.C. Quantitative assessment of in situ microbial communities affecting nuclear waste disposal, article, May 1, 1996; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc669530/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.