The Complex Relationship between Groundwater Velocity and Concentration of Radioactive Contaminants
The program for Assessment of the Effectiveness of Geological Isolation Systems (AEGIS) is concerned with investigating methods and techniques of using geologic formations to store high level radioactive wastes and/or spent fuel from commercial nuclear power reactors. One task under AEGIS is to develop and implement hydrologic and transport models to predict the groundwater transport of radioactive contaminants. A subtask under model development and implementation is to perform a sensitivity analysis of the model results.
KeywordsTransport Time Radioactive Contaminant Retardation Factor Groundwater Velocity Leach Rate
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