Triaxial- and uniaxial-compression testing methods developed for extraction of pore water from unsaturated tuff, Yucca Mountain, Nevada

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Authors:Mower, T. E.; Yang, I. C.; Higgins, J. D.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Colo. Sch. Mines, Dep. Geol. and Geol. Eng., Golden, CO, United States
Sci. Appl. Int. Corp., United States
Univ. Nev.-Reno, United States
U. S. Geol. Surv., United States
Volume Title:Proceedings of the topical meeting on Nuclear waste isolation in the unsaturated zone; Focus '89
Volume Authors:Witherspoon, Paul A., chairperson; Fiore, Joy H.; Slemmons, D. Burton
Source:p.426-433; Nuclear waste isolation in the unsaturated zone; Focus '89, Las Vegas, NV, Sept. 17-21, 1989, chaired by Paul A. Witherspoon, Joy H. Fiore and D. Burton Slemmons. Publisher: Am. Nucl. Soc., La Grange Park, IL, United States. ISBN: 0-89448-151-7
Publication Date:1990
Note:In English. 12 refs.; illus. incl. 2 tables
Subjects:Compression; Compressive strength; Engineering geology; Experimental studies; High-level waste; Igneous rocks; Pore water; Porous materials; Pyroclastics; Radioactive waste; Rock mechanics; Testing; Triaxial tests; Tuff; Underground disposal; Uniaxial tests; Unsaturated zone; Volcanic rocks; Waste disposal; Nevada; Nevada Test Site; Nye County Nevada; United States; Yucca Mountain; Materials, properties; Southern Nevada
Record ID:1990069179
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2018 American Geosciences Institute.
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