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
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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