Monitoring the vadose zone in fractured tuff

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Authors:Montazer, Parviz; Weeks, Edwin P.; Thamir, Falah; Hammermeister, Dale P. P.; Yard, Stephanie N.; Hofrichter, Peter B.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Earth Technol. Corp., Long Beach, CA, United States
Other:
U. S. Geol. Surv., United States
Goodson and Assoc., United States
Jacobs Eng. Group, United States
Ariz. State Univ., United States
Holmes and Narver, United States
Volume Title:Ground Water Monitoring Review
Source:Ground Water Monitoring Review, 8(2), p.72-88. Publisher: Ground Water Publishing Co., Dublin, OH, United States. ISSN: 0277-1926
Publication Date:1988
Note:In English. 24 refs.; illus. incl. 2 tables, sects., strat. cols., sketch maps
Summary:Unsaturated tuff beneath Yucca Mountain, Nevada, is being evaluated as a host rock for a potential repository for high-level radioactive waste.—Modified journal abstract.
Subjects:Boreholes; Data acquisition; Drilling; Engineering geology; Fractures; Ground water; Igneous rocks; Instruments; Monitoring; Pyroclastics; Radioactive waste; Seasonal variations; Surveys; Temperature; Tuff; Unsaturated zone; Volcanic rocks; Waste disposal; Nevada; Nevada Test Site; Nye County Nevada; United States; Yucca Mountain; Bullfrog County
Record ID:1988044450
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2018 American Geosciences Institute.
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