Transparency demonstration of underground radiation and environmental monitoring

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One of the legacies of the nuclear weapon and nuclear power cycles has been the generation of large quantities of nuclear waste and fissile materials. As citizens of this planet, it is everyone's responsibility to provide for safe, secure, transparent, disposal of these waste nuclear materials. The Sandia Cooperative Monitoring Center sponsored a Transparency Monitoring Workshop where the use of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) was identified as a possible transparency demonstration test bed. Three experiments were conceived as jumpstart activities to showcase the effective use of the WIPP infrastructure as a Transparency Demonstration Test Bed. The three experiments ... continued below

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SCHOENEMAN,BARRY D. & HOFER,DENNIS January 27, 2000.

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

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One of the legacies of the nuclear weapon and nuclear power cycles has been the generation of large quantities of nuclear waste and fissile materials. As citizens of this planet, it is everyone's responsibility to provide for safe, secure, transparent, disposal of these waste nuclear materials. The Sandia Cooperative Monitoring Center sponsored a Transparency Monitoring Workshop where the use of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) was identified as a possible transparency demonstration test bed. Three experiments were conceived as jumpstart activities to showcase the effective use of the WIPP infrastructure as a Transparency Demonstration Test Bed. The three experiments were successfully completed and demonstrated at the International Atomic Energy Association sponsored International Conference on Geological Repositories held in Denver Colorado November 1999. The design and coordination of these efforts is the subject of this paper.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00751080

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  • Waste Management 2000 Symposium, Tucson, AZ (US), 02/27/2000--03/02/2000

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  • Report No.: SAND2000-0224C
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 751080
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc703297

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SCHOENEMAN,BARRY D. & HOFER,DENNIS. Transparency demonstration of underground radiation and environmental monitoring, article, January 27, 2000; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc703297/: accessed May 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.