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Monitoring and Surveillance of Radioactive Waste Disposal Facilities

Specific Safety Guide

IAEA Safety Standards Series No. SSG-31
Specific Safety Guides

English STI/PUB/1640 ¦ 978-92-0-115513-9

73 pages ¦ 3 figures ¦ € 40.00 ¦ Date published: 2014

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This Safety Guide provides recommendations and guidance on how to plan and perform monitoring and surveillance programmes for disposal facilities for radioactive waste. The Safety Guide considers monitoring and surveillance for near surface disposal facilities, for geological disposal facilities and for facilities for the disposal of waste from mining and from mineral processing. The publication provides recommendations on how to use results from the monitoring and surveillance of radioactive waste disposal facilities over their entire lifetime. It covers the different objectives of monitoring and surveillance for the different periods of the lifetime of disposal facilities, from the initiation of work on a candidate site to the period after closure of the disposal facility.

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