An Application of Geometric Probability to the Existence of Faults in Anisotropic Media
When considering the possibility of release of radioactive waste from the confines of a repository in layered geologic media, it is generally accepted that faulting presents a potential threat to the long term isolation of this waste from circulating groundwater. A fault can penetrate either the isolating barrier media or the waste repository itself to form a potential conduit for groundwater to make contact with the radioactive waste.
KeywordsFault Plane Radioactive Waste Maximum Principal Stress Fault Surface Geometric Probability
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