STUDY OF THE MIGRATION OF RADIONUCLIDES IN CLAY
Reports studies on the migration of Cs, Sr and I in clay formations, which are presently considered for the geological disposal of radioactive wastes. The distribution and diffusion coefficients were evaluated by means of experimental techniques and computer procedures, which are presented in the report. The natural clays tested in the laboratory experiments were sampled from the most representative Italian basins and from the zone of Mol (Belgium). In addition tests were performed on monomineral clays artificially remade in edometer. The experimental results are in accordance with data found in the literature and show the existence of a good correlation between the observed migration properties and the granulometric and mineralogic characteristics of the natural clays.
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 9881 IT (1985) MF, 39 P., BFR 150 BLOW-UP COPY BFR 195, EUROFFICE, LUXEMBOURG, POB 1003
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Record Number: 1989123112100 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
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