Colloid and Radionuclide Retardation (CRR) - Related Publications

J. GUIMERÀ, L. DURO & J. BRUNO (2000): Radionuclide field tests in a single fracture. Proc. Int. Conf. on tracers and modelling in hydrogeology; Liège, Belgium (Dassargues, Ed); IAHS Pub. 262, 309-314.

A. DELOS, L. Duro and J.Guimerà, Migration 01: Reactive transport modelling of conservative and radionuclides tracers in a single fracture in Grimsel granite. Nuclear Science and Engineering.

T. MISSANA & A. ADEL (2000): On the applicability of DLVO theory to the prediction of clay colloids stability. J. Coll. Interface Sci., 230, 150-156.

T. MISSANA, M. GARCIA-GUTIERREZ & U. ALONSO (2003): Kinetics and irreversibility of Caesium and Uranium sorption onto bentonite colloids. REIMS conference 2002.

W. HAUSER, H. GECKEIS, J.I. KIM and T. FIERZ (2002) A mobile laser-induced breakdown detection system and its application for the in situ-monitoring of colloid migration, Colloids Surf. A, 203, 37-45.

A. PUDEWILLS, W. HAUSER, H. GECKEIS (2002): Numerical modelling of flow and transport phenomena in fractured crystalline rock. Proceedings of 2nd Biot Conf.on Poromechanics, Grenoble, F, August 26-28, 2002, Eds. J.-L. Auriault et at., A.A. BALKEMA, pp. 527-532.

A. MOERI (Ed) (2003) The CRR final project report series: 1 - description of the field phase - methodologies and raw data Nagra Technical Report NTB 03-01. Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland.

H. GECKEIS & T. MISSANA (Eds) (2003) The CRR final project report series: 2 - results of the supporting laboratory programme Nagra Technical Report NTB 03-02. Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland.

J. GUIMERA, G. KOSAKOWSKI, K. IIJIMA, A. PUDEWILLS & P. SMITH (2003) The CRR final project report series: 3 - results of the supporting modelling programme Nagra Technical Report NTB 03-03. Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland.

W.R. ALEXANDER & A. MOERI (Eds) (2003) The CRR final project report series: 4 - project overview and synthesis of results Nagra Technical Report NTB 03-04. Nagra, Wettingen, Switzerland.

G. KOSAKOWSKI (2002): Modelling of colloid transport in a shear zone. TrePro 2002: Modelling of coupled transport reaction processes. Workshop of the Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, 20th / 21th of March 2002. Eds.: Metz, V., Lützenkirchen, J., Schüssler, w. & Pfingsten, W., Wissenschaftliche Berichte Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe FZKA 6721, p. 46, Karlsruhe, Germany.

Abstracts of posters and presentations on conferences (no publication available):

W. HAUSER, R. GOETZ, H. GECKEIS, F.W. GEYER & J.I. KIM (2001): Online-monitoring of colloid migration with Laser Induced Breakdown Detection at the Grimsel Test Site. Poster at Migration Conference 2001.

W. HAUSER, R. GOETZ, H. GECKEIS, F. GEYER & J.I. KIM (2001): Insitu / Online-Quantifizierung von Kolloiden mit Laser-induzierter Breakdown-Detektion. Presentation at GDCh Jahrestagung Chemie 2001. Fachgruppe Nuklearchemie, Würzburg.

H. GECKEIS, W. HAUSER, F.W. GEYER, R. GOETZ, TH. SCHAEFER, TH. RABUNG, A. BAUER, M. PLASCHKE, TH. NGO-MANH, J.I. KIM, A. MOERI & TH. FIERZ: Kolloidgetragener Radionuklidtransport in einer granitischen Kluft - Erkenntnisse aus Labor- und in-situ Experimenten. Presentation at GDCh Jahrestagung Chemie 2001. Fachgruppe Nuklearchemie, Würzburg.

A. MOERI, H.GECKEIS, T. MISSANA, J. GUIMERA, C. DEGUELDRE, P. MEIER, K. OTA, H. PAPPENGUTH, W.R. ALEXANDER & P. HERNAN: The colloid and radionuclide retardation experiment (CRR) at the Grimsel Test Site - preliminary evidence for colloid mediated radionuclide transport in fractured rock. Presentation at Migration Conference 2001.

A. MOERI, H.GECKEIS & TH. FIERZ: Field tracer migration tests at the Grimsel Test Site - Studying the colloid migration in a granitic fracture. Poster at Migration Conference 2001.

T. MISSANA, M. MINGARRO & M. GARCIA-GUTIERREZ (2001): CRR project: Sorption kinetics of Cs, U, Tc and Se onto granite and fault gouge materials and effects due to the presence of bentonite colloids.

Additional papers on a comparison of colloid detection methods with Febex bentonite colloids:

PLASCHKE, M., SCHÄFER, T., BUNDSCHUH, T., NGO MANH, T., KNOPP, R. GECKEIS, H., KIM, J.I. (2001): Size Characterization of Bentonite Colloids by Different Methods. Anal. Chem.73, 4338-4347.

SCHÄFER, T., BAUER, A., BUNDSCHUH, T., RABUNG, T. GECKEIS, H. & J. I. KIM (2000): Colloidal stability of inorganic colloids in natural and synthetic groundwater. In: Applied Mineralogy. RAMMLMAIR et al. (eds.), Balkema, Rotterdam, 675-678.


Colloid and Radionuclide Retardation Experiment

The GTS underground facilities are also available to interested 3rd parties for underground testing and research. The GTS offers cost-effective access to a fully developed, well characterised underground research facility with round the year logistical support - please contact Dr. Ingo Blechschmidt, Head of the Grimsel Test Site, for further details.