Biosphere modeling at Yucca Mountain, Nevada

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The objectives of the biosphere modeling efforts are to assess how radionuclides potentially released from the proposed repository could be transported through a variety of environmental media. The study of these transport mechanisms, referred to as pathways, is critical in calculating the potential radiation dose to man. Since most of the existing and pending regulations applicable to the Project are radiation dose based standards, the biosphere modeling effort will provide crucial technical input to support the Viability Assessment (VA), the Working Draft of License Application (WDLA), and the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

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Liu, N.; Tappen, J.J.; Wu, D. & Tung, C.H. May 13, 1998.

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The objectives of the biosphere modeling efforts are to assess how radionuclides potentially released from the proposed repository could be transported through a variety of environmental media. The study of these transport mechanisms, referred to as pathways, is critical in calculating the potential radiation dose to man. Since most of the existing and pending regulations applicable to the Project are radiation dose based standards, the biosphere modeling effort will provide crucial technical input to support the Viability Assessment (VA), the Working Draft of License Application (WDLA), and the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

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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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  • Report No.: CONF-980516--2
  • Grant Number: AC08-91RW00134
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 658210
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc709873

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Liu, N.; Tappen, J.J.; Wu, D. & Tung, C.H. Biosphere modeling at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, article, May 13, 1998; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc709873/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.