Laboratory Determined Suction Potential of Topopah Spring Tuff at High Temperatures

by William Daily, Lawrence Livermore Natl Lab, Livermore, United States,
Wunan Lin, Lawrence Livermore Natl Lab, Livermore, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: High Level Radioactive Waste Management 1991

Abstract: The purpose of this work is to experimentally determine the capillary suction potential of Topopah Spring tuff from Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada. This data can be used to help characterize the unsaturated hydraulic properties of the densely welded tuff at this site.

Subject Headings: Suction | Temperature effects | Hydraulic properties | Radioactive wastes | Welding | Waste sites | Recycling | Industrial wastes | Hydrologic data | Nevada | North America | United States

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