Surface markers. [Quarterly report, January 1--June 30, 1995]

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This research examined information on natural phenomena and human activities to ultimately recommend specific sites for surface markers to warn future generations of the potential hazards of disposed waste. Literature pertaining to previous marker designs was reviewed and summarized. This literature primarily addressed the recommendations of a consultant team for developing a marker system to warn future generations about radioactive waste (WIPP, New Mexico). Literature on archeological markers (e.g., Nazca lines in Peru, pyramids) and their durability was also covered. Application to Yucca Mountain is discussed; sites for possible placement of surface markers are considered.

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Andrews, W.B. August 1, 1995.

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This research examined information on natural phenomena and human activities to ultimately recommend specific sites for surface markers to warn future generations of the potential hazards of disposed waste. Literature pertaining to previous marker designs was reviewed and summarized. This literature primarily addressed the recommendations of a consultant team for developing a marker system to warn future generations about radioactive waste (WIPP, New Mexico). Literature on archeological markers (e.g., Nazca lines in Peru, pyramids) and their durability was also covered. Application to Yucca Mountain is discussed; sites for possible placement of surface markers are considered.

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OSTI as DE95016305

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  • Other: DE95016305
  • Report No.: DOE/NV/10872--T213
  • Grant Number: FC08-90NV10872
  • DOI: 10.2172/93970 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 93970
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc792458

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Andrews, W.B. Surface markers. [Quarterly report, January 1--June 30, 1995], report, August 1, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc792458/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.