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Site Survey for Nuclear Power Plants

IAEA Safety Series No. 50-SG-S9
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English STI/PUB/682 92-0-123884-3
14.00 1984


This guide describes the first stage of the siting process for nuclear power plants, the site survey, which involves the study and investigation of a large region to select one or more preferred candidate sites. It deals only with the safety aspects in the site survey, although it is recognized that the review of the safety aspects of sites takes place in a larger context, including questions related to feasibility.

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