Yucca Mountain: The Making of an Underground Laboratory - Video ClipEntry ID: NUCLEARE_YUCCAMTN_VIDEO1
Abstract: "Located about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Yucca Mountain is the most
thoroughly researched site of its kind in the world.
For more than 20 years the project has involved extensive scientific study on
Yucca Mountain's geology, hydrology, biology, and climate.
Experts throughout the world agree that the most feasible and safe method for
disposing of highly radioactive materials is to store them deep underground.
The facilities you see at the surface are only a small fraction of the science
going on deep inside the distinctive ridge..."
You can view this video at: http://www.ocrwm.doe.gov/
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HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS > NUCLEAR RADIATION EXPOSURE
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > INFRASTRUCTURE
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT > LAND MANAGEMENT
LAND SURFACE > GEOMORPHOLOGY
SOLID EARTH > GEOCHEMISTRY
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT > ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS
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DIF Creation Date: 2004-07-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-10-26