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Aespoe Hard Rock Laboratory - feasibility and usefulness of site investigation methods. Experiences from the pre-investigation phase

Abstract

One of the main goals set up by SKB for the Aespoe HRL project is to `test the quality and appropriateness of different methods for characterizing the bedrock with respect to conditions of importance for a final repository`. An extensive investigation programme was carried out during the projects pre-investigation phase that in part was based in experience from SKBs previous site investigations and in part entailed the testing of new or other unestablished methods. Previous technical reports have described the methods that have been used and the results, models and predictions that have been produced. All the methods used are discussed in the present report in terms of how they have contributed in different analysis stages to the total geoscientific characterization of the rock at Aespoe. The usefulness of each method for modelling and prediction in different scales is evaluated, and aspects of the practical execution of the methods under different conditions are discussed. The report sheds light on the importance of dividing large investigation programmes such as this one into suitable stages to get an opportunity to evaluate the results obtained and plan in detail the investigations in the next stage. Furthermore, the way in which the characterization/modelling work  More>>
Authors:
Almen, K E; [1]  Olsson, Paer; [2]  Rhen, I; [3]  Stanfors, R; [4]  Wikberg, P [5] 
  1. ed.; KEA GEO-Konsult (Sweden)
  2. SKANSKA, (Sweden)
  3. VBB VIAK AB, Malmoe (Sweden)
  4. RS Consulting, (Sweden)
  5. Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co., Stockholm (Sweden)
Publication Date:
Aug 01, 1994
Product Type:
Technical Report
Report Number:
SKB-TR-94-24
Reference Number:
SCA: 540250; 052002; PA: AIX-26:046741; EDB-95:078999; ERA-20:016561; NTS-96:000176; SN: 95001395490
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Aug 1994
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 05 NUCLEAR FUELS; SITE CHARACTERIZATION; RELIABILITY; VERIFICATION; GEOLOGIC FRACTURES; GEOLOGY; HYDRAULIC CONDUCTIVITY; RADIOACTIVE WASTE DISPOSAL; RADIOACTIVE WASTE FACILITIES; RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT; RADIONUCLIDE MIGRATION; SWEDEN; UNDERGROUND DISPOSAL
OSTI ID:
50312
Research Organizations:
Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co., Stockholm (Sweden)
Country of Origin:
Sweden
Language:
English
Other Identifying Numbers:
Journal ID: ISSN 0284-3757; Other: ON: DE95628654; TRN: SE9500066046741
Availability:
INIS; OSTI as DE95628654
Submitting Site:
SWDN
Size:
162 p.
Announcement Date:

Citation Formats

Almen, K E, Olsson, Paer, Rhen, I, Stanfors, R, and Wikberg, P. Aespoe Hard Rock Laboratory - feasibility and usefulness of site investigation methods. Experiences from the pre-investigation phase. Sweden: N. p., 1994. Web.
Almen, K E, Olsson, Paer, Rhen, I, Stanfors, R, & Wikberg, P. Aespoe Hard Rock Laboratory - feasibility and usefulness of site investigation methods. Experiences from the pre-investigation phase. Sweden.
Almen, K E, Olsson, Paer, Rhen, I, Stanfors, R, and Wikberg, P. 1994. "Aespoe Hard Rock Laboratory - feasibility and usefulness of site investigation methods. Experiences from the pre-investigation phase." Sweden.
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title = {Aespoe Hard Rock Laboratory - feasibility and usefulness of site investigation methods. Experiences from the pre-investigation phase}
author = {Almen, K E, Olsson, Paer, Rhen, I, Stanfors, R, and Wikberg, P}
abstractNote = {One of the main goals set up by SKB for the Aespoe HRL project is to `test the quality and appropriateness of different methods for characterizing the bedrock with respect to conditions of importance for a final repository`. An extensive investigation programme was carried out during the projects pre-investigation phase that in part was based in experience from SKBs previous site investigations and in part entailed the testing of new or other unestablished methods. Previous technical reports have described the methods that have been used and the results, models and predictions that have been produced. All the methods used are discussed in the present report in terms of how they have contributed in different analysis stages to the total geoscientific characterization of the rock at Aespoe. The usefulness of each method for modelling and prediction in different scales is evaluated, and aspects of the practical execution of the methods under different conditions are discussed. The report sheds light on the importance of dividing large investigation programmes such as this one into suitable stages to get an opportunity to evaluate the results obtained and plan in detail the investigations in the next stage. Furthermore, the way in which the characterization/modelling work in different geometric scales has been done for the different investigation stages is discussed, along with whether this has been found to be a suitable approach. The importance of pursuing an interdisciplinary strategy throughout the pre-investigation process cannot be overemphasized. For the planning, execution, analysis and reporting of the results of the pre-investigations, this has been guaranteed by an organization in which an interdisciplinary group has been in charge of the investigations, together with the project manager. 52 refs, numerous tabs and figs.}
place = {Sweden}
year = {1994}
month = {Aug}
}