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Title: Biosphere dose conversion Factor Importance and Sensitivity Analysis

Abstract

This report presents importance and sensitivity analysis for the environmental radiation model for Yucca Mountain, Nevada (ERMYN). ERMYN is a biosphere model supporting the total system performance assessment (TSPA) for the license application (LA) for the Yucca Mountain repository. This analysis concerns the output of the model, biosphere dose conversion factors (BDCFs) for the groundwater, and the volcanic ash exposure scenarios. It identifies important processes and parameters that influence the BDCF values and distributions, enhances understanding of the relative importance of the physical and environmental processes on the outcome of the biosphere model, includes a detailed pathway analysis for key radionuclides, and evaluates the appropriateness of selected parameter values that are not site-specific or have large uncertainty.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Yucca Mountain Project, Las Vegas, Nevada (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
838321
Report Number(s):
ANL-NBS-MD-000014, REV 00
DOC.20041018.0010, DC 37853; TRN: US0502705
DOE Contract Number:  
AC28-01RW12101
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 15 Oct 2004
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES, AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; BIOSPHERE; LICENSE APPLICATIONS; PERFORMANCE; RADIATIONS; RADIOISOTOPES; SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS; YUCCA MOUNTAIN

Citation Formats

M. Wasiolek. Biosphere dose conversion Factor Importance and Sensitivity Analysis. United States: N. p., 2004. Web. doi:10.2172/838321.
M. Wasiolek. Biosphere dose conversion Factor Importance and Sensitivity Analysis. United States. doi:10.2172/838321.
M. Wasiolek. Fri . "Biosphere dose conversion Factor Importance and Sensitivity Analysis". United States. doi:10.2172/838321. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/838321.
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abstractNote = {This report presents importance and sensitivity analysis for the environmental radiation model for Yucca Mountain, Nevada (ERMYN). ERMYN is a biosphere model supporting the total system performance assessment (TSPA) for the license application (LA) for the Yucca Mountain repository. This analysis concerns the output of the model, biosphere dose conversion factors (BDCFs) for the groundwater, and the volcanic ash exposure scenarios. It identifies important processes and parameters that influence the BDCF values and distributions, enhances understanding of the relative importance of the physical and environmental processes on the outcome of the biosphere model, includes a detailed pathway analysis for key radionuclides, and evaluates the appropriateness of selected parameter values that are not site-specific or have large uncertainty.},
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