AUTHORKrauskopf, Konrad B.
TITLERadioactive Waste Disposal and Geology
PUBLISHERChapman and Hall
CITYNew York, NY
DATE PUBLISHED1988
ISBN0-412-286300


This book addresses the problem of how and where to dispose of radioactive wastes produced by power generation, laboratory experiments, and medical work. It examines waste disposal procedures, containers, and locations, with an emphasis on geological disposal sites. The book also explains radioactivity, half-lives, and different types of radioactive wastes. Additionally, it discusses heat and radiation effects and possible human error or intrusion at disposal sites. The book is the first volume in a series Topics in the Earth Sciences. The author, a university professor, wrote several popular geochemical textbooks.


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