• English
  • العربية
  • 中文
  • Français
  • Русский
  • Español

You are here

Safety Assessment Methodologies for Near Surface Disposal Facilities

Results of a Coordinated Research Project

Volumes 1 and 2
English IAEA-ISAM-1 92-0-104004-0
45.00 2004

Download PDF (2.03 MB)

Description

This publication covers the results of the coordinated research project on the Improvement of Safety Assessment Methodologies for Near Surface Disposal Facilities (ISAM), organized by the IAEA to improve and harmonize the approach to such safety assessment, which has resulted in development of the ISAM project methodology. The ISAM project involved the review and enhancement of post-closure safety assessment methodologies and tools for both existing and proposed near surface radioactive waste disposal facilities. The main objectives of the project were to: (a) provide a critical evaluation of the approaches and tools used in the post-closure safety assessment of proposed and existing near surface radioactive waste disposal facilities; (b) enhance the approaches and tools used; (c) build confidence in the approaches and tools used. In order to help achieve these objectives, the ISAM project paid particular attention to discussing, agreeing and setting down a safety assessment methodology. The ISAM project primarily focused on developing a consensus on the methodological aspects of safety assessment, but also gave considerable attention to illustrating the application of the methodology to three main types of disposal facilities (vault, RADON and borehole type disposal facilities).

More Information on reusing IAEA copyright material.

How to order

Ordering Locally

Please use the following links for an up-to-date list of IAEA distributors:

Distributors of IAEA Publications


Orders and requests for information may also be addressed to:

Marketing and Sales Unit
International Atomic Energy Agency
Vienna International Centre
PO Box 100, A-1400 Vienna,
Austria

Tel.: +43 1 2600 22529, +43 1 2600 22530
Fax: +43 1 2600 29302
Email: sales.publications@iaea.org


Download order form

Resources

  1. Employment
  2. Women
  3. Press

Stay in touch

Newsletter