Geology, seismic activity and groundwater conditions at six potential disposal sites for radioactive waste from Risø, Denmark

Authors

  • Peter Gravesen Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Øster Voldgade 10, DK-1350 Copenhagen K. Denmark
  • Bertel Nilsson Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Øster Voldgade 10, DK-1350 Copenhagen K. Denmark
  • Merete Binderup Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Øster Voldgade 10, DK-1350 Copenhagen K. Denmark
  • Tine B. Larsen Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Øster Voldgade 10, DK-1350 Copenhagen K. Denmark
  • Stig A. Schack Pedersen Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Øster Voldgade 10, DK-1350 Copenhagen K. Denmark

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.34194/geusb.v28.4709

Abstract

In 2003 it was decided by the Danish Parliament that low and intermediate-level radioactive waste from the Danish nuclear research facility, Risø, is to be stored at a permanent disposal site (Ministeriet for Sundhed og Forebyggelse 2008; Gravesen et al. 2012a). Both the issue of storage and the selection of potential sites have caused considerable public debate. In this paper we report on the most recent geological investigations intended to further improve the database for the selection and decision process, although no conclusions have been drawn at this stage.

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Published

2013-07-10

How to Cite

Gravesen, P., Nilsson, B., Binderup, M., Larsen, T. B., & Schack Pedersen, S. A. (2013). Geology, seismic activity and groundwater conditions at six potential disposal sites for radioactive waste from Risø, Denmark. GEUS Bulletin, 28, 13–16. https://doi.org/10.34194/geusb.v28.4709

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RESEARCH ARTICLE | SHORT

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