JNC/Nagra Radionuclide Migration Programme (RMP) Bibliography

Bibliography for the Radionuclide Retardation Programme (RMP) :


1984
McKinley I.G. & Grogan H. (1984): Specification of an Experimental Study of Geochemistry and Elemental Migration at the Grimsel Rock Laboratory. Unpublished Internal Technical Report, Paul Scherrer Institute, Würenlingen and Villigen, Switzerland.

1988
Frick U., Bärtschi P. & Höhn E. (1988): Migrationsuntersuchungen. Nagra informiert 10/1+2, 23-34.
McKinley I.G., Alexander W.R., Bajo C., Frick U., Hadermann J., Herzog F.A. & Höhn E. (1988): The radionuclide migration experiment at the Grimsel rock laboratory, Switzerland. Sci. Basis Nucl. Waste Manag. XI, ppl79-187.

1989
Bradbury M.H. (ed.) (1989): Grimsel Test Site - Laboratory investigations in support of the Migration Experiments. Nagra Tech. Report NTB 88-23, Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland; PSI Report 28, Paul Scherrer Institute, Würenlingen and Villigen, Switzerland.

Degueldre C., Baeyens B., Goerlich W., Riga J., Verbist J. & Stadelmann P. (1989): Colloids in water from a subsurface fracture in granitic rock, Grimsel Test Site, Switzerland. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 53, 603-610.

Herzog F. (1989): Hydrologic Modelling of the Migration Site in the Grimsel Rock Laboratory - the Steady State. Nagra Tech. Report NTB 89-16, Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland; PSI Report 35, Paul Scherrer Institute, Würenlingen and Villigen, Switzerland.

Keusen H.R.,. Ganguin J., Schuler P. & Buletti M. (1989): Grimsel Test Site - Geology. Nagra Tech. Report NTB 87-14E. Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland.

1990
Alexander W.R., Scott R.D., MacKenzie A.B. & McKinley I.G. (1990): Natural analogue studies in crystalline rock: the influence of water bearing fractures on radionuclide immobilisation in a crystalline rock repository. Nagra Technical Report Series NTB 87-08, Nagra, Wettingen.

Alexander W.R., McKinley I.G., MacKenzie A.B. & Scott R.D. (1990): Verification of matrix diffusion in granite by means of natural decay series disequilibria. Sci. Basis Nucl. Waste Manag. XIII, pp567-576.

Davey A., Karasaki K., Long J.C.S., Landsfeld M., Mensch A. & Martel S.J. (1990): Analysis of hydraulic data from the MI fracture zone at the Grimsel Rock Laboratory, Switzerland. NDC-15, LBL-27864, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, California.

Degueldre C., Longworth G., Moulin V., Vilks P., Ross C., Bidoglio G., Cremers A., Kim J., Pieri J., Ramsay J., Salbu B. & Vuorinen U. (1990): Grimsel Test Site - Grimsel colloid exercises: An international intercomparison exercise on the sampling and characterisation of groundwater colloids. Nagra Tech. Report NTB 90-01. Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland.

Höhn E., Fierz Th. & Thorne P. (1990): Grimsel Test Site - Hydrogeological Characterisation of the Migration Experimental Area. Nagra Tech. Report NTB 89-15, Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland; PSI Report 60, Paul Scherrer Institute, Würenlingen and Villigen, Switzerland.

1991
Aksoyoglu S., Bajo C. & Mantovani M. (1991): Grimsel Test Site - Batch Sorption Experiments with Iodine, Bromine, Strontium, Sodium and Caesium on Grimsel Mylonite. Nagra Technical Report NTB 91-06, Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland; PSI Report 83, Paul Scherrer Institute, Würenlingen and Villigen, Switzerland.

Bossart P. & Mazurek M. (1991): Grimsel Test Site - Structural geology and water flowpaths in the migration shear zone. Nagra Tech. Report NTB 91-12. Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland.

Eikenberg J., Baeyens B. & Bradbury M.H. (1991): Grimsel Test Site - The Grimsel Migration Experiment: A Hydrogeochemical Equilibration Test. Nagra Tech. Report NTB 90-39, Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland; PSI Report 100, Paul Scherrer Institute, Würenlingen and Villigen, Switzerland.

Herzog F. (1991): Grimsel Test Site - A Simple Transport Model for the Grimsel Migration Experiments. Nagra Tech. Report NTB 91-31, Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland; PSI Report 106, Paul Scherrer Institute, Würenlingen and Villigen, Switzerland.

Smith P.A.. (1991): Modelling of Laboratory High-Pressure Infiltration Experiments. Nagra Tech. Report NTB 91-33, Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland; PSI Report 116, Paul Scherrer Institute, Würenlingen and Villigen, Switzerland.

1992
Alexander W.R., Bradbury M.H., McKinley I.G., Heer W., Eikenberg J. & Frick U. (1992): The current status of the radionuclide migration experiment at the Grimsel underground rock laboratory. Sci. Basis Nucl. Waste Manag. XV, pp721-728.

Bradbury M.H. & Baeyens B. (1992): Modelling the Sorption of Cs: Application to the Grimsel Migration Experiment. PSI Annual Report 1992, Annex IV, 59-64. Paul Scherrer Institute, Würenlingen and Villigen, Switzerland.

Eikenberg J., Bühler Ch. & Fierz Th. (1992): On-line detection of stable helium isotopes in migration experiments. Proc. of the 6th International Symposium on Water Tracing, Sept. 21 - 26, Karlsruhe, Germany.

Frick U., Alexander W.R. & Drost W. (1992): The radionuclide migration experiment at Nagra's Grimsel underground test site-a comprehensive programme including field, laboratory and modelling studies. IAEA paper noIAEA-SM-319/27 in Isotope Techniques im Water Resources Development 1991, IAEA, Vienna.

Frick U., Alexander W.R., Baeyens B., Bossart P., Bradbury M.H., Bühler Ch., Eikenberg J., Fierz Th., Heer W., Höhn E., McKinley I.G. & Smith P.A. The radionuclide migration experiment-overview of investigations 1985-1990. Nagra Technical Report Series NTB 91-04, Nagra, Wettingen.

1994
Alexander W.R., Frieg B., Short S.A., Kawamura H. & McKinley I.G. (1994): Model testing in the extreme? Excavation of the site of an in situ radionuclide migration experiment. Proc. "Focus '93" Conf. on Site Characterisation and Model Validation, Las Vegas, September,1993.

Alexander W.R., Hatanaka K., Umeki H. & Frick U. (1994): The Nagra/PNC radionuclide migration experiment: first phase of the rigorous testing of a PNC transport model. Proc. Inter. Conf. Geological Disposal Rad. Waste, Tokai, November,1993. PNC Report, PNC, Tokyo.

Eikenberg J., Höhn E. & Fierz Th. (1997): Grimsel Test Site: Preparation and Performance of Migration Experiments with Radioisotopes of Sodium, Strontium and Iodine test. PSI Report 94-11, Paul Scherrer Institute, Würenlingen and Villigen, Switzerland.

Frick U. (1994): The Grimsel Radionuclide Migration Experiment - A Contribution to Raising Confidence in the Validity of Solute Transport Models Used in Performance Assessment. GEOVAL 94. Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland.

Heer W., Hadermann J. & Jakob A. (1994): Modelling the Radionuclide Migration Experiments at the Grimsel Test Site. Proc. IAHR Symposium on Transport and Reactive Processes in Aquifers, Zurich, April 11 - 15, A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 297-302.

1995
Umeki H., Hatanaka K., Alexander W.R., McKinley I.G. & Frick U. (1995): The Nagra/PNC Grimsel Test Site radionuclide migration experiment: rigorous field testing of transport models. Sci. Basis Nucl. Waste Manag. XVIII, pp427-434.


1996
Alexander W.R., Frieg B., Ota K. & Bossart P. (1996): The RRP Project: Investigating Radionuclide Retardation in the Host Rock. Nagra Bulletin No. 27 (June, 1996), pp43-55.

Heer W. & Hadermann J. (1996): Grimsel Test Site - Modelling Radionuclide Migration Field Experiments. Nagra Tech. Report NTB 94-18, Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland; PSI Report 94-13, Paul Scherrer Institute, Würenlingen and Villigen, Switzerland.

Kickmaier W. & McKinley I.G. (1996): Investigations in Phases I to III (1983 - 1993) at the Grimsel Test Site - a Retrospective. Nagra Bulletin 27, 5-14. Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland.

1997
Alexander W.R., McKinley I.G., Frick U. & Ota K. (1997): The Grimsel field tracer migration experiment - what have we achieved after a decade of intensive work? OECD Proceedings: Workshop on Field Tracer Experiments (Role in the Prediction of Radionuclide Migration), Cologne, Germany, 28-30 August, 1996, NEA/OECD, Paris, France.

Alexander W.R., Frieg B., Ota K. & Bossart P. (1997): The assessment of radionuclide entrapment in repository host rocks. OECD Proceedings: Workshop on Field Tracer Experiments (Role in the Prediction of Radionuclide Migration), Cologne, Germany, 28-30 August, 1996, NEA/OECD, Paris, France.

Meier P.M., Sánchez-Vila X. & Carrera J. (1997): Study of Transient Constant Rate Pumping Tests in Heterogeneous Media. Hard Rock Hydrosystems. Proceedings of Rabat Symposium S2, May 1997. IAHS Publ. No. 241.

1998
Alexander W.R., Bühler C., Dollinger H., Frieg B., Haag P., Möri A. & Ota K. (1998): The study of radionuclide retardation in fractured rocks by means of in situ resin impregnation. Abstract in Sci. Basis Nucl. Waste Manag. XXI, 1015-1016.

Alexander W.R., Ota K., Frieg B. & McKinley I.G. (1998): The assessment of radionuclide retardation in fractured crystalline rocks. Extended abstract in Sci. Basis Nucl. Waste Manag. XXI, 1065-1066.

Eikenberg J., Rüthi M., Alexander W.R., Frieg B. & Fierz Th. (1998): The excavation project in the Grimsel Test Site: in situ high resolution gamma and alpha spectrometry of 60Co, 75Se, 113Sn, 152Eu, 235U AND 237Np/233Pa. Sci. Basis Nucl. Waste Manag. XXI, 655-662.

Fierz Th. (1998): The Nagra-PNC Grimsel Radionuclide Experiment - Documentation of Tracer Experiments 1988 - 1996. Unpubl. Nagra Internal Report. Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland.

Frieg B., Alexander W.R., Dollinger H., Bühler C., Haag P., Möri A. & Ota K. (1998): In situ impregnation for investigating radionuclide retardation in fractured repository host rocks. J.Contam.Hydrol. 35, 115-130.

Ota K., Alexander W.R. & Frieg B. (1998): Nagra/PNC field studies on radionuclide retardation in fractured crystalline rocks in the Grimsel Test Site, Switzerland. Abst. Ann. Meet. Atom.Energy Soc. Japan, 26-28 March, 1998.

2000
Alexander W.R. & Kickmaier W. (2000): Radionuclide retardation in water conducting systems - lessons learned in the research programme in the Grimsel Test Site/ Radionuklidretardation in wasserführenden Systemen - Erfahrungen aus den Untersuchungsprogrammen im Felslabor Grimsel Dresden Meeting.

2001
Alexander W.R., Ota K. & Frieg B. (2001) (Eds): The Nagra-JNC in situ study of safety relevant radionuclide retardation in fractured crystalline rock II: the RRP project methodology development, field and laboratory tests. Nagra Technical Report Series NTB 00-06, Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland (in press).

Alexander W.R., Smith P.A. & McKinley I.G. (2001): Modelling radionuclide transport in the geological environment: a case study from the field of radioactive waste disposal. Ch.5 in E.M.Scott (Ed), Modelling Radioactivity in the Environment, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (in press).

Kickmaier W., Alexander W.R., Vomvoris S. & McKinley I.G. (2001): Grimsel 2000 - status of international projects at the Grimsel Test Site (GTS). Sci. Basis Nucl. Waste Manag. XXIV, 893 - 900.

Möri A., Schild M., Siegesmund S., Vollbrecht A., Adler M., Mazurek M., Ota K., Haag P., Ando T. & Alexander W.R. (2001): The Nagra-JNC in situ study of safety relevant radionuclide retardation in fractured crystalline rock IV: The in situ study of matrix porosity in the vicinty of a water-conducting fracture. Nagra Technical Report NTB 00-08, Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland (in press).

Möri A., Frieg B., Ota K. & Alexander W.R. (2001) (Eds): The Nagra-JNC in situ study of safety relevant radionuclide retardation in fractured crystalline rock III: the RRP project final report. Nagra Technical Report NTB 00-07, Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland (in press).

Ota K., Alexander W.R., Smith P.A., Möri A., Frieg B., Frick U., Umeki H., Amano K., Cowper M.M. & Berry J.A. (2001): Building confidence in radionuclide transport models for fractured rock: the Nagra/JNC radionuclide retardation programme. Sci. Basis Nucl. Waste Manag. XXIV, 1033-1041.

Smith P.A., Alexander W.R., Kickmaier W., Ota K., Frieg B. & McKinley I.G. (2001): Development and Testing of Radionuclide Transport Models for Fractured Rock: Examples from the Nagra/JNC Radionuclide Migration Programme in the Grimsel Test Site, Switzerland. J. Contam. Hydrol. 47, 335-348.

Smith P.A., Alexander W.R., Heer W., Fierz Th., Baeyens B., Bradbury M.H., Mazurek M. & McKinley I.G. (2001): The Nagra-JNC in situ study of safety relevant radionuclide retardation in fractured crystalline rock I: The radionuclide migration experiment-overview of investigations 1990-1996. Nagra Technical Report Series NTB 00-09, Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland.

 

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