Recent research and technology highlights for Finnish implementation of geological disposal of radioactive waste

Erika Holt, Markus Olin, Tiina Jalonen

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Abstract

The European research community is actively working toward implementation of the first permanent geological disposal of spent nuclear fuel. Finland has been in a lead role in developing safe technologies, often in partnership with researchers and organisations world-wide. The article gives a synopsis of ten ongoing or recently complemented European projects in which Finland, mainly Posiva, VTT as well as B+Tech Oy, has ad an active role in scientific development.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)32-35
JournalATS Ydintekniikka
Volume45
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoE publication typeD1 Article in a trade journal

Keywords

  • geological disposal
  • radioactive waste
  • European project
  • Finland

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