CHANCE Project: Study of social and ethical aspects of innovative waste management: Deliverable (D6.3), Work package 6

Marika Hietala

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    Abstract

    The CHANCE project aims to address the characterization of conditioned radioactive waste. The characterization of fully or partly conditioned radioactive waste is a specific issue because unlike for raw waste, its characterization is complicated by the need for non-destructive techniques and methodologies. There are different and varying reasons for this: 1) conditioned waste may no longer be in its initial form (e.g., due to incineration); 2) conditioned waste is typically embedded or surrounded by a matrix; and 3) conditioned waste may contain wastes that come from different primary sources and therefore the radiological spectrum might become more complex. Characterization issues within CHANCE encompass both physico-chemical characterization and radiological characterization.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherSCK CEN
    Number of pages44
    StatePublished - 28 May 2020

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