American Society of Civil Engineers


High Level Radioactive Waste Management 1990


by High Level Radioactive Waste Management Program Committee, Dillard B. Shipler, (committee chairman)
New York, NY: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-87262-751-2 / 0-87262-751-9, 1990, 1505 pp., 2 vols.     (Barcode: RMI MK31508)

Conference information: International Topical Meeting; April 8-12, 1990, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

ASCE sponsor: Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI)

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings
Abstract: The proceedings of the first annual Conference on High Level Radioactive Waste Management, held on April 8-12, 1990, Las Vegas, Nevada, provides information on the current technical issues related to international high level radioactive waste management activities and how they relate to society as a whole. Besides discussing such technical topics as intraplate seismotectonics, transport processes, geochemistry, and rock mass characterization, the broader social aspects of these issues are explored in papers on such subjects as public involvement, institutional impacts, regulations, and environmental and health effects. By providing this wider perspective of high level waste management, it becomes apparent that the various disciplines involved in this field are interrelated and that they should work to integrate their waste management activities.


ASCE Subject Headings:
Waste disposal
Radioactive wastes
Regulations
Social factors
Environmental issues
Rock masses
Transport phenomena