Geomechanics investigations in support of the large block test at Fran Ridge, Nye County, Nevada.

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The Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project is investigating the Topopah Spring Tuff at Yucca Mountain, Nevada for its suitability as a host rock for the disposal of high level nuclear wastes. The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is planning a large block test (LBT) to investigate coupled thermal-mechanical-hydrological and geochemical processes that may occur in the repository near-field environment.

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Blair, S.C.; Berge, P.; Kansa, E.; Lin, Wunan & Roberts, J. July 21, 1994.

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The Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project is investigating the Topopah Spring Tuff at Yucca Mountain, Nevada for its suitability as a host rock for the disposal of high level nuclear wastes. The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is planning a large block test (LBT) to investigate coupled thermal-mechanical-hydrological and geochemical processes that may occur in the repository near-field environment.

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  • 2. international conference on mechanics of jointed and faulted rock, Vienna (Austria), 10-14 Apr 1995

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  • Other: DE94017413
  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--115341
  • Report No.: CONF-950435--1
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 61005
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc690627

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Blair, S.C.; Berge, P.; Kansa, E.; Lin, Wunan & Roberts, J. Geomechanics investigations in support of the large block test at Fran Ridge, Nye County, Nevada., article, July 21, 1994; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc690627/: accessed June 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.