Presentations and Abstracts

The presentations (P) and abstracts (A) presented at the MoDeRn Conference in Luxembourg are listed here. The corresponding (PDF) documents will be opened in a new window.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS AND OVERVIEW OF THE MoDeRn PROJECT

Session 1, co-chaired by the European Commission and Andra

Keynote: Monitoring and long term safety (P / A)

P. Zuidema

Nagra, Switzerland

S1O1 

Overview of the MoDeRn project:  A Reference Framework For Developing A Monitoring Programme (P / A)

N. Solente

Andra, France

S1O2

THEME 1 - IMPLEMENTERS PERSPECTIVE: PROGRAMMES AND CASE STUDIES ON MONITORING

Session S2, chaired by Nagra

MoDeRn – A Case Studies (P / A)

M. Jobmann

DBETech GmbH, Germany

S201

Confirmation Monitoring of Repositories in the USA (P / A)

S. W. Wagner

Sandia National Labs, USA

S202

Monitoring Strategy Of Cigéo Reversible Disposal (P / A)

S. Buschaert

Andra, France

S203

Monitoring Of The Planned Repository For Spent Nuclear Fuel In Sweden (P / A)

J. Andersson

SKB, Sweden

S204

Development of the UK’s Geological Disposal Facility Monitoring Programme (P / A)

B. Breen

NDA, United Kingdom

S205

THEME 2 - MONITORING :  THE WIDER PERSPECTIVE, THE REGULATORY AND STAKEHOLDERS VIEW POINT

Session S3, chaired by University of East Anglia

Different Views On Monitoring And The Governance Of Repository Development And Staged Closure (P / A)

A. Bergmans

UA, Belgium

S301

Monitoring: A Stakeholder’s Viewpoint (P / A)

G. Lauwen; H Sannen

STORA, Belgium

S302

Environmental Monitoring of the WIPP-A Deep Geological Repository for Transuranic Waste (P / A)

P. Thakur

Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring & Research Center, USA

S303

Monitoring and science programmes as “demonstrators” of safety (P / A)

M. Meyer

CNRS, France

S304

Oversight of a Deep Geological Repository and the Role of Monitoring – Some Preliminary Findings By the RK&M Project of the NEA (P / A)

C. Pescatore

NEA/FSC

S305

THEME 2 - MONITORING :  THE WIDER PERSPECTIVE, THE REGULATORY AND STAKEHOLDERS VIEW POINT

Session S5, chaired by Enresa

The draft Safety Guide on “Monitoring and Surveillance of Disposal Facilities” (P / A)

K. Moeller

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

S501

MoDeRn – Regulatory view View on Monitoring of spent Fuel Geological Disposal in Finland (P / A)

J. Heinonen

STUK, Finland

S502

Monitoring Requirements In The Swiss Regulatory Framework (P / A)

A.-K. Leuz

ENSI, Switzerland

S503

THEME 3 - MONITORING TECHNOLOGIES : FEASIBILITY AND LIMITATIONS - TECHNOLOGY

Session S6 & S6 Demo, focus on components & barriers, chaired by NDA

State Of Art Of Monitoring Technology For Repositories: Instrumentation Performance Obtained From Long Duration Experiments (P / A)

J.L. Garcia-Siñeriz

AITEMIN, Spain

S601

Design And Development Of Large Scale In Situ Monitoring Section Test In The French URL At The CMHM (P / A)

R. Farhoud

Andra, France

S6D01

Monitoring THM Effects In A Full Scale EBS/host rock system – First Experiences Of The Fe-Experiment In The Mont Terri URL During Construction And Ventilation Phase (P / A)

T. Vogt

Nagra,  Switzerland

S6D02

Monitoring of Sealing Dams– Experiences from a Test Set-up at the Repository ERAM, Germany (P / A)

J. Stahlmann

Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

S6D03

THEME 3 - MONITORING TECHNOLOGIES : FEASIBILITY AND LIMITATIONS - TECHNOLOGY

Session S6-Tech, focus on technology, chaired by Aitemin

Monitoring High-Level Radioactive Waste Repositories with Non-intrusive Seismic Methods (P / A)

H. Maurer

ETH Zurich,  Switzerland

S6T01

MoDeRn: Wireless Transmission of Data from the HADES Underground Laboratory to the Surface (P / A)

T. Schröder

NRG, Netherlands

S6T02

New Wireless Data Transmission System Based On High Frequency Radio Communication: Design, Development And Testing Results Under Repository Conditions (P / A)

I. Bárcena

AITEMIN, Spain

S6T03

Wireless Data Transfer In Salt Rock (P / A)

F. Grafe

IBeWa-Ingenieurpartnerschaft, Germany

S6T04

Reduced Scale Tests To Assess Corrosion Of A Steel Overpack in the Belgian Supercontainer (P / A)

L. Areias

Euridice, Belgium

S6T07

Spatial Time Domain Reflectometry (Spatial TDR) for Moisture Monitoring in Geological Repositories – Technology, Feasibility, and Limitations (P / A)

N. Wagner

MFPA at the Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany

S6T06

 

 

The MoDeRn International Repository Monitoring Conference and Workshop will be held on 19-21 March 2013 in Luxembourg.