Designing a database for performance assessment: Lessons learned from WIPP

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The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Compliance Certification Application (CCA) Performance Assessment (PA) used a relational database that was originally designed only to supply the input parameters required for implementation of the PA codes. Reviewers used the database as a point of entry to audit quality assurance measures for control, traceability, and retrievability of input information used for analysis, and output/work products. During these audits it became apparent that modifications to the architecture and scope of the database would benefit the EPA regulator and other stakeholders when reviewing the recertification application. This paper contains a discussion of the WPP PA ... continued below

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Martell, M.A. & Schenker, A. December 1, 1997.

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The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Compliance Certification Application (CCA) Performance Assessment (PA) used a relational database that was originally designed only to supply the input parameters required for implementation of the PA codes. Reviewers used the database as a point of entry to audit quality assurance measures for control, traceability, and retrievability of input information used for analysis, and output/work products. During these audits it became apparent that modifications to the architecture and scope of the database would benefit the EPA regulator and other stakeholders when reviewing the recertification application. This paper contains a discussion of the WPP PA CCA database and lessons learned for designing a database.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00645521

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  • 1998 international high-level radioactive waste management conference, Las Vegas, NV (US), 05/11/1998--05/14/1998; Other Information: Supercedes report DE98001679

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  • Report No.: SAND--97-2777C
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Martell, M.A. & Schenker, A. Designing a database for performance assessment: Lessons learned from WIPP, article, December 1, 1997; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc691961/: accessed September 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.