Source Release Modeling for the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory's Subsurface Disposal Area

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A source release model was developed to determine the release of contaminants into the shallow subsurface, as part of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) evaluation at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory's (INEEL) Subsurface Disposal Area (SDA). The output of the source release model is used as input to the subsurface transport and biotic uptake models. The model allowed separating the waste into areas that match the actual disposal units. This allows quantitative evaluation of the relative contribution to the total risk and allows evaluation of selective remediation of the disposal units within the SDA.

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Becker, B.H. May 13, 2002.

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A source release model was developed to determine the release of contaminants into the shallow subsurface, as part of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) evaluation at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory's (INEEL) Subsurface Disposal Area (SDA). The output of the source release model is used as input to the subsurface transport and biotic uptake models. The model allowed separating the waste into areas that match the actual disposal units. This allows quantitative evaluation of the relative contribution to the total risk and allows evaluation of selective remediation of the disposal units within the SDA.

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522 Kilobytes pages

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  • Spectrum 2002, Reno, NV (US), 08/04/2002--08/08/2002

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  • Report No.: INEEL/CON-02-00159
  • Grant Number: AC07-99ID13727
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 795182
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc735491

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Becker, B.H. Source Release Modeling for the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory's Subsurface Disposal Area, article, May 13, 2002; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc735491/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.