Hanford Soil Inventory Model (SIM) Rev. 1 Users Guide

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The focus of the development and application of a soil inventory model as part of the Remediation and Closure Science (RCS) Project managed by PNNL was to develop a probabilistic approach to estimate comprehensive, mass balanced-based contaminant inventories for the Hanford Site post-closure setting. The outcome of this effort was the Hanford Soil Inventory Model (SIM). This document is a user's guide for the Hanford SIM. The principal project requirement for the SIM was to provide comprehensive quantitative estimates of contaminant inventory and its uncertainty for the various liquid waste sites, unplanned releases, and past tank farm leaks as a ... continued below

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Simpson, Brett C.; Corbin, Rob A.; Anderson, Michael J. & Kincaid, Charles T. September 25, 2006.

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The focus of the development and application of a soil inventory model as part of the Remediation and Closure Science (RCS) Project managed by PNNL was to develop a probabilistic approach to estimate comprehensive, mass balanced-based contaminant inventories for the Hanford Site post-closure setting. The outcome of this effort was the Hanford Soil Inventory Model (SIM). This document is a user's guide for the Hanford SIM. The principal project requirement for the SIM was to provide comprehensive quantitative estimates of contaminant inventory and its uncertainty for the various liquid waste sites, unplanned releases, and past tank farm leaks as a function of time and location at Hanford. The majority, but not all of these waste sites are in the 200 Areas of Hanford where chemical processing of spent fuel occurred. A computer model capable of performing these calculations and providing satisfactory quantitative output representing a robust description of contaminant inventory and uncertainty for use in other subsequent models was determined to be satisfactory to address the needs of the RCS Project. The ability to use familiar, commercially available software on high-performance personal computers for data input, modeling, and analysis, rather than custom software on a workstation or mainframe computer for modeling, was desired.

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  • Report No.: PNNL-16099
  • Grant Number: AC05-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/895180 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 895180
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc878674

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Simpson, Brett C.; Corbin, Rob A.; Anderson, Michael J. & Kincaid, Charles T. Hanford Soil Inventory Model (SIM) Rev. 1 Users Guide, report, September 25, 2006; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc878674/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.