Behavior and Effects of Radionuclides in Soils and Plants: Land Burial of Radioactive WasteEntry ID: USDA0575
Abstract: The purpose of "Behavior and Effects of Radionuclides in Soils and Plants: Land
Burial of Radioactive Waste" is to determine the efficacy of existing and
proposed procedures used for burial of radioactive waste, and to devise and
investigate more effective procedure for land burial or radioactive waste.
Collection Organization: University of California, Berkeley, Plant and Soil
Collection Methodology: Field studies carried out at existing low-level
radioactive burial sites and demonstration sites. Site hydrology and
radionuclide migration studied. Both arid and humid region sites used in the
study to give an overall perspective.
Collection Frequency: Experiment Station work terminated, work may continue
under DOE or NRC.
Update Characteristics: N/A
Data Center: University of California, Berkeley
Dissemination Media: Paper-based publications.
Access Instructions: Contact the data center
Access Restrictions: None
Start Date: 1990-01-01
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS > NUCLEAR RADIATION EXPOSURE
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT > LAND MANAGEMENT
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > GROUND WATER > GROUNDWATER CHEMISTRY
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY > CONTAMINANTS
LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL CHEMISTRY
ISO Topic Category
Quality Bureau of Standards
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (510) 642-0341
Fax: (510) 643-5098
University of California Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management 151 Hilgard Hall
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94720-3110
Smiles, D.E., Gardner, W.R. and Schulz, R.K. 1993. Spherical
diffusion of trivium from a point of release in a uniform
unsaturated soil: A deterministic model for tritium migration
from an arid disposal site. NUREG/CR6108 U.S. Nuclear.
O'Donnell, E., Ridky, R.W., and Schulz, R.K. 1993. Control of
water infiltration into near surface LLW disposal units. In
"Waste Management 92." Proc. on Waste Management at Tucson, AZ,
Feb. 28 - March 4, 1993.
O'Donnell, E., Duckart, E.C., and Schulz, R.K. 1993. Anion
retention in soil: Possible application to reduce migration of
buried technetium and iodine. In "Waste Management 93." Proc.
on Waste Management at Tucson, AZ, Feb. 28 - Mar. 4, 1993.
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Last DIF Revision Date: 2004-11-19