Full-scale Engineered Barriers Experiment FEBEXe - References

Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos (1998): FEBEX : Full-scale engineered barriers experiment in crytalline host rock : Pre-operational stage : Summary report. Publicación tecnica num. 01/98. ENRESA, Madrid.

Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos (1997): FEBEX : Full-scale engineered barriers experiment in crytalline host rock : 3rd international workshop FEBEX, Meiringen, 16/18 June 1997. Report 70-ST-C-0-35. ENRESA, Madrid.

Empresa nacional de residuos radiactivos (1998): FEBEX : Full-scale engineered barriers experiment in crytalline host rock : Bentonite : Origin, properties and fabrication of blocks. Publicación tecnica num. 05/98. ENRESA, Madrid.

Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos (1998): FEBEX : Full-scale engineered barriers experiment in crytalline host rock : Preoperational thermo-hydro-mechanical (THM) modelling of the 'in-situ' test. Publicación tecnica num. 09/98. ENRESA, Madrid.

Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos (1998): FEBEX : Full-scale engineered barriers experiment in crytalline host rock : Preoperational thermo-hydro-mechanical (THM) modelling of the 'mock-up' test. Publicación tecnica num. 10/98. ENRESA, Madrid.

Fuentes-Cantillana J.L.; García-Siñeriz J.L. (1998): FEBEX : Full-scale engineered barriers experiment in crytalline host rock : Final design and installation of the 'in situ' test at Grimsel. Publicación tecnica num. 12/98. ENRESA, Madrid.

Fuentes-Cantillana J.L.; García-Siñeriz J.L. [et al.] (2000): FEBEX : Full-scale engineered barriers experiment for a deep geological repository for high-level radioactive waste in crytalline host rock : Final report. Publicación tecnica 1/2000. ENRESA, Madrid.

Huertas F.; Fuentes-Cantillana J.L.; Jullien F.; Rivas P.; Linares J.; Fariña P.; Ghoreychi M.; Jockwer N.; Kickmaier W.; Martínez M.A.; Samper J.; Alonso E.; Elorza F.J. (2000): Full-scale engineered barriers experiment for a deep geological repository for high-level radioactive waste in crystalline host rock (FEBEX project): Final report. EUR 19147 EN. European Commission, Brussels.

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Ulibarri A.M.; del Olmo C.; Huertas F.; McKinley I.G.; Kickmaier W. (1996): FEBEX : An example of a major international collaborative project.- American Nuclear Society; U.S. Department of Energy; International Atomic Energy Agency (et al.): Proceedings of the international topical meeting on Nuclear and Hazardous Waste Management : Spectrum '96 : August 18-23, 1996, Seattle. Vol. 3, 2161-2166.

Gens A.; Guimaraes L. do N.; Garcia-Molina A.; Alonso E.E. (2002): Factors controlling rock-clay buffer interaction in a radioactive waste repository. Engineering Geology 64 / 2-3, 297-308.

Asociación para la investigación y desarrollo industrial de los recursos naturales (2002): Memoria de actividades 2001. AITEMIN, Madrid.

Villar Galicia M.V. (2002): Thermo-hydro-mechanical characterisation of a bentonite from Cabo de Gata: a study applied to the use of bentonite as sealing material in high level radioactive waste repositories. Publicación técnica 04/2002. ENRESA, Madrid.

Fuentes-Cantillana J.L.; Huertas F.; Del-Olmo C. (1996): The «FEBEX» project: An in-situ full scale engineered barrier test.- American Nuclear Society; U.S. Department of Energy; International Atomic Energy Agency (et al.): Proceedings of the international topical meeting on Nuclear and Hazardous Waste Management : Spectrum '96 : August 18-23, 1996, Seattle. Vol. 3, 2167-2173.

McKinley I.G.; Alexander W.R.; Kickmaier W.; Biggin C. (2002): Integrated programme of research into the behaviour of the clay engineered barrier: An example from Nagra's Grimsel Test Site [Abstract].- Clays in natural and engineered barriers for radioactive waste confinement: International meeting, Reims, December 9-12, 2002: Abstracts. Andra, Châtenay-Malabry, 287-288.

Jockwer N.; Wieczorek K. (2002): Gas generation measurements in the FEBEX project [Abstract].- Clays in natural and engineered barriers for radioactive waste confinement: International meeting, Reims, December 9-12, 2002: Abstracts. Andra, Châtenay-Malabry, 109-110.

Robinet J.C.; Gatabin C.; Lassabatere T.; Plas F.; Vignal B. (2002): The effects of macro porosity (joints or void) on the unsaturated THM behaviour of swelling clay blocs and pellets assemblies: The examples of TSX, FEBEX and RESEAL projects [Abstract].- Clays in natural and engineered barriers for radioactive waste confinement: International meeting, Reims, December 9-12, 2002: Abstracts. Andra, Châtenay-Malabry, 79-80.

Missana T.; Alonso U.; Jesús Turrero M. (2003): Generation and stability of bentonite colloids at the bentonite/granite interface of a deep geological radioactive waste repository.- Migration '01: Eighth international conference on chemistry and migration behaviour of actinides and fission products in the geosphere: Bregenz, September 16-21, 2001: Special Issue of the Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 61(2003), Friend E.O. (ed.), Amsterdam: Elsevier, 17-31.

Bazargan Sabet B.; Shao H.; Autio J. [et al.] (2005): EDZ assessment in FEBEX II Project.- Impact of the excavation disturbed or damaged zone (EDZ) on the performance of radioactive waste geological repositories: Proceedings of a European Commission cluster conference and workshop, Luxembourg, 3 to 5 November 2003. EUR 21028 EN, 137-142.

Bárcena I.; Fuentes-Cantillana J.L.; García-Siñeriz J.L. (2003): Dismantling of the heater 1 at the FEBEX "in situ" test: Description of operations. Publicación técnica 09/2003. ENRESA, Madrid.

Madina V.; Azkarate I. (2004): FEBEX project post-mortem analysis: Corrosion study. Publicación técnica 08/2004. Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos, Madrid.

Missana T. (ed.) (2004): FEBEX II project THG laboratory experiments. Publicación técnica 09/2004. Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos, Madrid.

Lloret A.; Romero E.; Villar M.V. (2005): FEBEX II project. Final report on thermo-hydro-mechanical laboratory tests. Publicación técnica 10/2004. Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos, Madrid.

Bazargan Sabet B.; Shao H.; Autio J.; Elorza F.J. (2005): FEBEX II project post-mortem analysis: EDZ assessment. Publicación técnica 11/2004. Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos, Madrid.

Bárcena I.; García-Siñeriz J.L.; Huertas F. (2005): NF PRO RTD C3 WP 3.3: Integrated THM (C) experimental at real scale. Deliverable D3.3.2.1 Sensors data report of the FEBEX "In Situ" test. Contract No FI6W-CT-2003-02389. European Commission.

Empresa nacional de residuos radiactivos (1998): FEBEX: Full-scale engineered barriers experiment in crytalline host rock: Diseño final y montaje del ensayo "in situ" en Grimsel. Publicación tecnica num. 03/98. ENRESA, Madrid.

Huertas F.; Fariña P.; Farias J. [et al.] (2006): FEBEX Full-scale Engineered Barriers Experiment. Updated Final Report 1994-2004. Publicación técnica 05-0/2006. Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos, Madrid.

Villar M.V. (ed.) (2006): FEBEX Project final report: Post-mortem bentonite analysis. Publicación técnica 05-1/2006. Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos, Madrid.

Sánchez M.; Gens A. (2006): FEBEX Project final report: Final report on thermo-hydro-mechanical modelling. Publicación técnica 05-2/2006. Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos, Madrid.

ENRESA (2006): FEBEX Project final report: Final THG modelling report. Publicación técnica 05-3/2006. Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos, Madrid.

García-Siñeriz J.-L.; Ignacio B.; Fernández P.-A.; Sanz F.-J. (2006): FEBEX Project final report: FEBEX II Project post-mortem analysis: Instruments. Publicación técnica 05-4/2006. Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos, Madrid.

Bárcena I.; García Siñeriz J.L., Huertas F. (2006): FEBEX Project final report: Addendum sensors data report. In situ experiment. Publicación técnica 05-5/2006. Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos, Madrid.

Martín P.L.; Barcala J.M. (2006): FEBEX Project final report: Addendum sensors data report. Mock-up test. Publicación técnica 05-6/2006. Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos, Madrid.

Alonso E.E.; Alcoverro J. (2005): DECOVALEX III Project: Modelling of FEBEX in-situ test. Task 1 final report. SKI Report 2005:20. Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate SKI, Stockholm.

Samper J.; Zheng L.; Montenegro L. (2008): Coupled thermo-hydro-chemical models of compacted bentonite after FEBEX in situ test.- Applied Geochemistry 23 / 5, 1186-1201.

Kunze P.; Seher H.; Hauser W.; Panak P.J.; Geckeis Schäfer H. (2008): Radionuclide speciation in the grimsel granite groundwater after FEBEX bentonite pore water mixing zone.- 3rd annual workshop proceedings 6th EC FP-FUNMIG IP Edinburgh 26th-29th November 2007, 167-175.FUNMIG.

Jockwer N.; Wieczorek (2008): FEBEX. Investigations on gas generation, release and migration. GRS-243. Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) mbH, Braunschweig.

Gaus I.; Thurner E.; Vahanen M.; Martín Martín P.-L.; Mayor J.C.; Garcia-Sineriz J.-L.; Gens A. (2009): FEBEX in situ test - Showing the value of very long term (>10 years) experiments - 16422 [Abstract + Poster].- ICEM'09 / DECOM'09. The 12th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management, 11-15 October 2009, Liverpool. Final Program, 12.

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