Radwaste management:?Deep boreholes

Deep boreholes - references

25 March 2010

References for articles on deep boreholes

[1] National Academy of Sciences (1957). The Disposal of Radioactive Waste on Land.

[2] O’Brien, M.T, L.H. Cohen, T.N. Narasimhan, T.L. Simkin, H.A. Wollenberg, W.F. Brace, S. Green, H.P. Platt, (1979), The Very Deep Hole Concept: Evaluation of an Alternative for Nuclear Waste Disposal, Berkeley, CA, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, LBL-7089.

[3] Woodward-Clyde Consultants (1983). Very Deep Hole Systems Engineering Studies. Columbus, OH, ONWI.

[4] Juhlin, C. and H. Sandstedt (1989). Storage of Nuclear Waste in Very Deep Boreholes: Feasibility Study and Assessment of Economic Potential. Part I: Geological Considerations. Part II: Overall Facility Plan and Cost Analysis., Svensk Karnbranslehantering AB.

[5] Heiken, G., G. Woldegabriel, R. Morley, H. Plannerer, and J. Rowley (1996). Disposition of excess weapon plutonium in deep boreholes – site selection handbook. Los Alamos, NM, Los Alamos National Laboratory.

[6] Nirex (2004). A Review of the Deep Borehole Disposal Concept, Report N/108, United Kingdom Nirex Limited.

[7] Gibb, F. G. F., N. A. McTaggart, et al. (2008). "High-density support matrices: Key to the deep borehole disposal of spent nuclear fuel." J. of Nuclear Materials 374: 370-377.

[8] Brady, P. V., B. W. Arnold, G. A. Freeze, P. N. Swift, S. J. Bauer, J. L. Kanney, R. P. Rechard, and J. S. Stein (2009). Deep Borehole Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste, SAND2009-4401, Albuquerque, NM, Sandia National Laboratories.

[9] Hoag, C. I. (2006). Canister design for deep borehole disposal of nuclear waste. Dept of Nuclear Engineering. Cambridge, MA, MIT.

[10] Anderson, V. K. (2004). An Evaluation of the Feasibility of Disposal of Nuclear Waste in Very Deep Boreholes. Dept. of Nuclear Engineering. Cambridge, MA, MIT.

[11] IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) (2006), “Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste: Safety Requirements,” IAEA Safety Standards Series No.WS-R-4, Jointly sponsored by the International Atomic Energy Agency and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Nuclear Energy Agency, Vienna.

[11] F.G.F. Gibb, K.P. Travis, N.A.McTaggart, D. Burley & K.W. Hesketh. 2008. Modelling temperature distribution around very deep borehole disposals of HLW. Nuclear Technology, 163, 62-73.

[13] F.G.F. Gibb, K.P. Travis, N.A.McTaggart & D. Burley. 2008. A model for heat flow in deep borehole disposals of high-level nuclear waste. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, BO5201. doi:10.1029/2007JB005081.

[14] L. Birgersson, K. Skagius, M. Wiborgh & H. Widen. 1992. SKB Technical Report 92-43.

[15] F.G.F. Gibb. 1999. High-temperature, very deep, geological disposal: A safer alternative for high-level radioactive waste. Waste Management, 19, 207-211.

[16] F.G.F. Gibb, K.J. Taylor & B.E. Burakov. 2008. The ‘granite encapsulation’ route to the safe disposal of Pu and other actinides. Journal of Nuclear Materials, 374, 364-369.

[17] J. Beswick. 2008. . Status of technology for deep borehole disposal. Report for NDA by EPS International, Contract No. NP 01185.

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