Carbon-14 and Iodine-129 Migration in Cement (CIM) - Organisation

The following milestones were defined to keep track on the experiment progress and define the products of the experiment.


M1 (Q1 2018): Finalise design

M2 (Q1 2019): experiment emplaced and non-active circulation started

M3 (Q1 2020): start of circulation of radionuclides

M4 (Q1 2022): Decision to overcore and distribute samples to laboratories or to continue circulation

M5 (End 2022): end of the first phase of the CIM project


Fig 3 Current project organisation

Figure 3: Current project organisation- Organisation

The GTS underground facilities are also available to interested 3rd parties for underground testing and research. The GTS offers cost-effective access to a fully developed, well characterised underground research facility with round the year logistical support - please contact Dr. Ingo Blechschmidt, Head of the Grimsel Test Site, for further details.