Information session and discussion on the Spent Fuel State-of-Knowledge document

Online
EURAD WP13
Language: English
Sub type: Distance learning, Webinar

During this online lecture, Kastriot Spahiu, the author of the Spent Fuel State-of-Knowledge (SoK) document, will discuss the SoK document, which focusses on the release of radionuclides from the spent fuel during disposal. He will focus on the highlights from the document and will dive deeper into issues related to spent fuel which are not […]

Lunch & Learn | Guidance on Cost Assessment and Financing Schemes of Radioactive Waste Management Programmes

Online
EURAD WP13
Language: English
Sub type: Webinar

A reliable assessment of future costs for radioactive waste management (RWM) up to its disposal and adequate mechanisms for providing financial resources for these activities form fundamental prerequisites for responsible management of radioactive waste, in line with the requirements of the Council Directive 2011/70/Euratom of 19 July 2011. Although there are many technical documents dealing […]

Geochemical and Reactive Transport Modelling for Geological Disposal

University of Bern
Hochschulstrasse 4
Bern, 3012 Switzerland
EURAD WP13
Language: English
Sub type: Classroom-based training (face-to-face), Practical training session

Background information The geochemical evolution of the near field barrier system of a geological disposal is important in view of the safety and performance analyses of the repository as it will influence (i) the durability of the different materials, and (ii) speciation and mobility of radionuclides. Given the time scales involved (ten thousand to hundred […]

Lunch & Learn | Mission (almost) completed. The Swiss proposal for a combined repository in clay rocks.

Online
EURAD WP13
Language: English
Sub type: Webinar

In September Nagra has reached a major milestone. 15 years after the re-start of the nationwide search process we have communicated our proposal for the site of the Swiss repository for radioactive waste. While a formal review is still to be done. The announcement has received supporting comments from cantonal stakeholderes as well as expert […]