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Assessment of Operational-Phase Safety of Deep Geological Repositories for Radioactive Waste

  • Ian G. McKinley
  • Kenichi Kaku
  • Fiona B. Neall
  • Hideki Kawamura
  • Hidekazu Asano
Conference paper

Abstract

In the past, safety assessments for deep geological repositories have tended to focus on the post-closure phase. Increasingly, focus is now moving onto the operational phase, which is particularly associated with the reliability of remote-handling technology in a challenging environment.

Keywords

Safety Feature Manual Control System Compact Bentonite Waste Package Deep Geological Repository 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian G. McKinley
    • 1
  • Kenichi Kaku
    • 1
  • Fiona B. Neall
    • 2
  • Hideki Kawamura
    • 3
  • Hidekazu Asano
    • 4
  1. 1.NagraWettingenSwitzerland
  2. 2.Neall ConsultingI — GavirateItaly
  3. 3.Obayashi Corporation Tokyo Head OfficeTokyoJapan
  4. 4.RWMCTokyoJapan

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