Masters Theses

Title

Synthesis of uranium phosphate phases and potential retardation effects on spent fuel radionuclides

Abstract

"The goal of this project is to design a chemical barrier that may inhibit the migration of harmful actinides, fission products, and uranium before they are able to migrate out of the immediate area of the spent fuel waste package. This would serve as another barrier to limit radionuclide migration if the other barriers fail, and would basically serve as a transition barrier to slow radionuclide migration into the natural barrier system after breaching of the engineered barrier system occurs.--Introduction, page 22.

Department(s)

Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering

Degree Name

M.S. in Geology

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Summer 2003

Pagination

xii, 129 leaves

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references.

Geographic Coverage

Yucca Mountain (Nev.)

Rights

© 2003 Andrew S. Turner, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Citation

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Radioactive waste disposal -- Environmental aspects -- Nevada -- Yucca Mountain
Radioactive waste disposal in the ground -- Nevada -- Yucca Mountain
Radioactive waste sites -- Environmental aspects -- Nevada -- Yucca Mountain

Thesis Number

T 8332

Print OCLC #

54908598

Link to Catalog Record

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http://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/record=b5073834~S5

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