Waste Isolation

By-products and waste from power generation need to be stored or disposed in a manner safe to human life and with minimized impact on the natural environment for up to one million years. The design, performance assessment, and construction of long-term underground storage facilities that are safe for the environment and human population are major challenges for governments and the energy sector.

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26 Jun.
Discrete element modelling of dam foundations
Learn about modeling dam foundations using the discrete element method with UDEC and 3DEC software in the 26th ISRM Online Lecture.... Read More
1 Oct.
FLAC3D 7.0 Introductory training course
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14 Oct.
Focused Seismic and Liquefaction Training 2019
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