Unit cell modeling in support of interim performance assessment for low level tank waste disposal

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A unit cell model is used to simulate the base analysis case and related sensitivity cases for the interim performance assessment of low level tank waste disposal. Simulation case results are summarized in terms of fractional contaminant release rates to the vadose zone and to the water table at the unconfined aquifer. Results suggest that the crushed glass water conditioning layer at the top of the facility and the chemical retardation pad at the bottom of the facility can be important components of the facility. Results also suggest that the release rates to the water table are dominated by the ... continued below

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Kline, N.W., Westinghouse Hanford August 1, 1996.

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    Publisher Info: Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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A unit cell model is used to simulate the base analysis case and related sensitivity cases for the interim performance assessment of low level tank waste disposal. Simulation case results are summarized in terms of fractional contaminant release rates to the vadose zone and to the water table at the unconfined aquifer. Results suggest that the crushed glass water conditioning layer at the top of the facility and the chemical retardation pad at the bottom of the facility can be important components of the facility. Results also suggest that the release rates to the water table are dominated by the release rate from the waste form.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98058216

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1 Aug 1996

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  • Other: DE98058216
  • Report No.: WHC-SD-WM-RPT--225
  • Grant Number: AC06-96RL13200
  • DOI: 10.2172/670059 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 670059
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc703679

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Kline, N.W., Westinghouse Hanford. Unit cell modeling in support of interim performance assessment for low level tank waste disposal, report, August 1, 1996; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc703679/: accessed April 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.