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Document ID (ISN)110460
CIS number 10-0115
ISSN - Serial title 0020-6067 - IAEA Bulletin
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Louvat D., Matcalf P.
Title Closing the cycle
Bibliographic information Apr. 2010, Vol.51, No.2, p.20-23. Illus.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This article reviews methods for the geological disposal of spent fuel and radioactive waste implemented or being developed in several IAEA member states. Topics addressed: Global Safety Regime; Global Inventory of Radioactive Waste; options for the disposal of radioactive waste; geological disposal of high-level radioactive waste; safety standards and international projects.
Descriptors (primary) IAEA; disposal of radioactive waste
Descriptors (secondary) geological factors; handling and storage; neighbourhood protection
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Environmental pollution
Ionizing radiation
Pollution control