Gas-Permeable Seal Test - References

Rüedi J., Salager S., Minon S., Gruaz G., Kazangba A., Laloui L., Senger R.K., Jacobs F., Trick T., Rösli U., Isler S., Mäder U.K. (2010): FORGE mock-up experiment: as built report. Nagra Arbeitsbericht. NAB 10-023. Nagra, Wettingen.

Badertscher N., Gnägi C., Challandes Badertscher N., Girardin C., Dubois C. (2010): Structural Geological Model between the Main Access Tunnel and the WT-Gallery of the Grimsel Test Site. Nagra Arbeitsbericht. NAB 10-031. Nagra, Wettingen.

Rüedi J., Teodori S.-P., Trick T., Steiner P., Garcia J.-L., Wetzig V., Reinhold M. (2011): GAST (Gas-Permeable Seal Test) Design Report. Nagra Arbeitsbericht. NAB 11-024. Nagra, Wettingen.

Teodori S.-P., Rüedi J., Spillmann T., Reinhold M., Trick T., Keller M., Steiner P., Isler S., Gräfe K., García-Siñeriz Martínez J. L., Palacios J.B., Jacobs F., Maurer H.R., Tisato N., Marelli S., Ferrari A., Manca D., Seiphoori A. (2013): GAST (Gas-Permeable Seal Test) pre-testing report. Nagra Arbeitsbericht. NAB 12-058. Nagra, Wettingen.

Rüedi J., Teodori S.-P., Spillmann T., Reinhold M., Trick T., Keller M., Steiner P., Isler S., Gräfe K., García-Siñeriz Martínez J.-L., Palacios J.B., Jacobs F., Eiholzer L., Maurer H., Tisato N., Marelli S. (2012): GAST: As built report. Nagra Arbeitsbericht. NAB 12-059. Nagra, Wettingen.

Rüedi J., Marschall P., Manca D., Ferrari A., Monfared M., Laloui L., Kulenkampff J., Gründig M., Lippmann-Pipke J., Kontar K. (2013): FORGE (Fate of Repository Gases) Final Laboratory Report Deliverables D3.34 and D3.36. Nagra Arbeitsbericht. NAB 12-062. Nagra, Wettingen.

H. Sanada, S. Teodori, J. Rüedi, S. Vomvoris (2013): Elasto-Plastic and Fracture Modeling of Concretes for Determining the Mechanical Behaviour of the Plug in the GAST Project. Nagra Arbeitsbericht. NAB 13-076. Nagra, Wettingen.

J. Rueedi, R. de la Vaissière, H. Jung, M. Reinhold, P. Steiner, J.-L. García-Siñeriz, P. Marschall (2012): Design and construction of a large-scale sand-bentonite seal for controlled gas release form a L/ILW repository – the GAST project at GTS. Clay Conference 2012

Spillmann, T., Maurer, H.R., Tisato, N., Marelli, S. & Rueedi, J. (2013): Geophysical Monitoring of a Gas Permeable Seal. Poster, MoDeRn International conference and workshop, 19-21 March 2013, Luxembourg

Spillmann, T., Rüedi, J., Senger, R., Marschall, P. (2014): Layout and saturation of the multi-layer Gas Permeable Seal Test (GAST), Poster, IGD-TP Geodisposal 2014

Gas-Permeable Seal Test (GAST)

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.