Geologic and Geophysical Characterization Studies of Yucca Mountain, Nevada, A Potential High-Level Radioactive-Waste Repository
Entry ID: USGS-DDS-058

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Summary
Abstract: The safe disposal of high-level radioactive wastes is one of the most pressing
environmental issues of modern times. At present, most of these materials are
being stored under temporary conditions at many of the individual nuclear power
plants where they were produced. In recognition of the need for permanent
waste storage, Yucca Mountain in southwestern Nevada has been investigated by
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Description: Report on the Geologic and Geophysical Characterization Studies of Yucca
Mountain, Nevada, A Potential High-Level Radioactive-Waste Repository.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.34   S: 34.65   E: -113.69   W: -120.35

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: John W. Whitney and William R. Keefer
Dataset Title: Geologic and Geophysical Characterization Studies of Yucca Mountain, Nevada, A Potential High-Level Radioactive-Waste Repository
Dataset Series Name: USGS Digital Data Series
Dataset Release Date: 2000
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: 1.0
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/dds/dds-058/
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Publications-Western Region,Geological Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: MICHAEL F. DIGGLES
Phone: (650) 329-5404
Email: mdiggles at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
345 Middlefield Road
Mail Stop 531
City: Menlo Park
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94025
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-06-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-06-16
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