Sustaining native microbial growth with endogenous nutrients at Yucca Mountain

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The integrity of candidate waste package materials for the proposed Yucca Mountain (YM) repository may be compromised by the corrosive activities of microorganisms. Bacterial activities will be dependent on the abilities of deleterious bacteria to grow and multiply in the repository environment. Therefore, preliminary to assessing microbial induced corrosion, experiments were undertaken to determine the growth of native YM bacterial communities in modified YM pore water. Specifically, we sought to define nutrients that limit bacterial growth in Yucca Mountain and determine growth rates under aerobic, saturated conditions.

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Davis, M.A.; Martin, S.; Miranda, A. & Horn, J.M. February 1, 1998.

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The integrity of candidate waste package materials for the proposed Yucca Mountain (YM) repository may be compromised by the corrosive activities of microorganisms. Bacterial activities will be dependent on the abilities of deleterious bacteria to grow and multiply in the repository environment. Therefore, preliminary to assessing microbial induced corrosion, experiments were undertaken to determine the growth of native YM bacterial communities in modified YM pore water. Specifically, we sought to define nutrients that limit bacterial growth in Yucca Mountain and determine growth rates under aerobic, saturated conditions.

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  • 1998 international high-level radioactive waste management conference, Las Vegas, NV (United States), 11-14 May 1998

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  • Other: DE98056045
  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--129185
  • Report No.: CONF-980516--
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 651579
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Davis, M.A.; Martin, S.; Miranda, A. & Horn, J.M. Sustaining native microbial growth with endogenous nutrients at Yucca Mountain, article, February 1, 1998; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc709651/: accessed June 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.