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dc.contributor.authorReeve, KD-
dc.date.accessioned2020-12-01T00:27:08Z-
dc.date.available2020-12-01T00:27:08Z-
dc.date.issued1982-01-18-
dc.identifier.citationReeve, K. D. (1982). Disposal options for high level nuclear waste. Paper presented at the Australian Drilling Association's Symposium on 'Drilling and the Environment', Newcastle, New South Wales, 18-20 January, 1982.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://apo.ansto.gov.au/dspace/handle/10238/10035-
dc.description.abstractThe options for the management/disposal of high level nuclear waste are discussed; it is concluded that irretrievable disposal of solidified waste is a likely end step in all disposal schemes. Disposal will probably be either in mined repositories or in deep drill holes. Two solidified waste forms - borosilicate glass and SYNROC - are considered in some detail. It is concluded that SYNROC would provide a higher level of assurance of radionuclide retention in both disposal concepts. Deep drill-hole disposal using SYNROC is an attractive concept which should be given increased attention.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherAustralian Atomic Energy Commissionen_US
dc.subjectRadioactive wastesen_US
dc.subjectRadioactive waste disposalen_US
dc.subjectRadioactive waste managementen_US
dc.subjectWaste formsen_US
dc.subjectSolid wastesen_US
dc.subjectSynthetic rocksen_US
dc.subjectUnderground disposalen_US
dc.subjectBoreholesen_US
dc.titleDisposal options for high level nuclear wasteen_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
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