Analysis of Base-Case Particle Tracking Results of the Base-Case Flow Fields (ID:U0160)

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The purpose of this analysis is to provide insight into the unsaturated-zone (UZ) subsystem performance through particle tracking analyses of the base-case flow fields. The particle tracking analyses will not be used directly in total-system performance-assessment (TSPA) calculations per se. The objective of this activity is to evaluate the transport of radionuclides through the unsaturated zone and to determine how different system parameters such as matrix diffusion, sorption, water-table rise, and perched water influence the transport to the water table. Plots will be generated to determine normalized cumulative breakthrough curves for selected radionuclides. The scope of this work is limited ... continued below

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Ho, C. K. January 19, 2000.

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The purpose of this analysis is to provide insight into the unsaturated-zone (UZ) subsystem performance through particle tracking analyses of the base-case flow fields. The particle tracking analyses will not be used directly in total-system performance-assessment (TSPA) calculations per se. The objective of this activity is to evaluate the transport of radionuclides through the unsaturated zone and to determine how different system parameters such as matrix diffusion, sorption, water-table rise, and perched water influence the transport to the water table. Plots will be generated to determine normalized cumulative breakthrough curves for selected radionuclides. The scope of this work is limited to the particle tracking analyses of ''base-case'' flow fields that are to be used by the code FEHM (Finite Element Heat and Mass; Zyvoloski 1997) for particle tracking simulations in ''Total System Performance Assessment-Site Recommendation Report'' (TSPA-SR).

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  • Report No.: ANL-NBS-HS-000024 REV 00
  • Grant Number: NA
  • DOI: 10.2172/859058 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 859058
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc782434

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Ho, C. K. Analysis of Base-Case Particle Tracking Results of the Base-Case Flow Fields (ID:U0160), report, January 19, 2000; Las Vegas, Nevada. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc782434/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.