Methodology for Risk Assessment of an SNF Repository in Sweden

  • Allan Hedin


The Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co., SKB, is currently pursuing investigations at two candidate sites for a spent nuclear fuel repository. An application to build a repository at one of the sites is planned for 2008, if the geologic conditions are found suitable. A methodology for the risk based assessment of post closure safety for the application is being developed [1]. This paper presents some aspects of the methodology related to the quantification of risk.


Epistemic Uncertainty Spend Nuclear Fuel Scenario Probability Peak Dose Dose Conversion Factor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Allan Hedin
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  1. 1.Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co., SKBStockholmSweden

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