Use of thermal data to estimate infiltration, Yucca Mountain, Nevada

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Temperature and pressure monitoring in a vertical borehole in Pagany Wash, Yucca Mountain, Nevada, measured disruptions of the natural gradients associated with the February, 1998, El Nino precipitation events. The temperature and pressure disruptions indicated infiltration and percolation through the 12.1 m of Pagany Wash alluvium and deep percolation to greater than 35.2 m into the Yucca Mountain Tuff.

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LeCain, Gary D. & Kurzmack, Mark April 29, 2001.

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Temperature and pressure monitoring in a vertical borehole in Pagany Wash, Yucca Mountain, Nevada, measured disruptions of the natural gradients associated with the February, 1998, El Nino precipitation events. The temperature and pressure disruptions indicated infiltration and percolation through the 12.1 m of Pagany Wash alluvium and deep percolation to greater than 35.2 m into the Yucca Mountain Tuff.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00794108

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  • 2001 International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, Las Vegas, NV (US), 04/29/2001--05/03/2001

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LeCain, Gary D. & Kurzmack, Mark. Use of thermal data to estimate infiltration, Yucca Mountain, Nevada, article, April 29, 2001; Denver, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc733522/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.