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Title Uncertainty underground : Yucca Mountain and the nation's high-level nuclear waste / edited by Allison M. Macfarlane and Rodney C. Ewing.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2006]
©2006

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  TD898.12.N3 U5226 2006    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  TD898.12.N3 U5226 2006    AVAILABLE  
Subject Radioactive waste disposal in the ground -- Nevada -- Yucca Mountain.
Radioactive waste sites -- Nevada -- Yucca Mountain -- Evaluation.
Geology -- Nevada -- Yucca Mountain Region.
Radioactive waste disposal -- Government policy -- United States.
Alt Name Macfarlane, Allison.
Ewing, Rodney C.
Description xxiii, 431 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Nuclear waste story : setting the stage / Thomas A. Cotton -- Regulating the geologic disposal of high-level nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain / William M. Murphy -- Performance assessment : what is it and why is it done? / Chris Whipple -- Performance assessments : are they necessary or sufficient? / Rodney C. Ewing -- Technical policy decision making in siting a high-level nuclear waste repository / Allison M. Macfarlane -- The mountain matters / David Applegate -- Volcanism : the continuing saga / Bruce M. Crowe ... [et al.] -- Climate change at Yucca Mountain : lessons from earth history / MaryLynn Musgrove and Daniel P. Schrag -- Hot upwelling water : did it really invade Yucca Mountain? / Nicholas S.F. Wilson and Jean S. Cline -- Water and radionuclide transport in the unsaturated zone / June Fabryka-Martin ... [et al.] -- Colloidal transport of radionuclides / Annie B. Kersting -- The importance of mineralogy at Yucca Mountain / David L. Bish ... [et al.] -- Contaminant transport in the saturated zone at Yucca Mountain / Lynn W. Gelhar -- Thermohydrologic effects and interactions / G.S. Bodvarsson -- The near field at Yucca Mountain : effects of coupled processes on nuclear waste isolation / William M. Murphy -- Waste package corrosion / David W. Shoesmith -- Drip shield and backfill / David Stahl -- Zircaloy cladding / Eric R. Siegmann -- Spent fuel / Jordi Bruno and Esther Cera -- Glass / Werner Lutze -- Storing waste in ceramic / William L. Bourcier and Kurt Sickafus -- The path to Yucca Mountain and beyond / Luther J. Carter -- Uncertainty, models, and the way forward in nuclear waste disposal / Allison M. Macfarlane.
ISBN 0262134624 (alk. paper)
9780262134620 (alk. paper)
0262633329 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780262633321 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 62331027
Table of Contents
1Introduction / Allison M. Macfarlane, Rodney C. Ewing1
2Nuclear waste story : setting the stage / Thomas A. Cotton29
3Regulating the geologic disposal of high-level nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain / William M. Murphy45
4Performance assessment : what is it and why is it done? / Chris Whipple57
5Performance assessments : are they necessary or sufficient? / Rodney C. Ewing71
6Technical policy decision making in siting a high-level nuclear waste repository / Allison M. Macfarlane85
7The mountain matters / David Applegate105
8Volcanism : the continuing saga / Bruce M. Crowe, Greg A. Valentine, Frank V. Perry, Paul K. Black131
9Climate change at Yucca Mountain : lessons from Earth history / MaryLynn Musgrove, Daniel P. Schrag149
10Hot upwelling water : did it really invade Yucca Mountain? / Nicholas S. F. Wilson, Jean S. Cline165
11Water and radionuclide transport in the unsaturated zone / June Fabryka-Martin, Alan Flint, Arend Meijer, Gilles Bussod179
12Colloidal transport of radionuclides / Annie B. Kersting199
13The importance of mineralogy at Yucca Mountain / David L. Bish, J. William Carey, Steve J. Chipera, David T. Vaniman217
14Contaminant transport in the saturated zone at Yucca Mountain / Lynn W. Gelhar237
15Thermohydrologic effects and interactions / G. S. Bodvarsson257
16The near field at Yucca Mountain : effects of coupled processes on nuclear waste isolation / William M. Murphy271
17Waste package corrosion / David W. Shoesmith287
18Drip shield and backfill / David Stahl301
19Zircaloy cladding / Eric R. Siegmann317
20Spent fuel / Jordi Bruno, Esther Cera331
21Glass / Werner Lutze353
22Storing waste in ceramic / William L. Bourcier, Kurt Sickafus365
23The path to Yucca Mountain and beyond / Luther J. Carter381
24Uncertainty, models, and the way forward in nuclear waste disposal / Allison M. Macfarlane393


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