KYT Research projects 2002


Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Waste Management (KYT)
Research projects 2002

Research project

Financier

Project manager

Research area

1. Co-ordination of the KYT research programme

KTM

Kari Rasilainen
VTT/PRO

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2. Finnish research on partitioning and transmutation

KTM

Markku Anttila
VTT/PRO

Nuclear fuel cycle

3. Scientific and technical basis of nuclear waste management

KTM

Kari Rasilainen
VTT/PRO

Methodology of safety assessment

4. Strength and deformability of crystalline rock in long-term loading

KTM

Juha Antikainen
TKK/KAL

Bedrock and groundwater

5. Natural geochemical concentrations and fluxes on the Baltic Shield in Finland as indicators of the nuclear waste repositories safety (IAEA)

STUK

Karl-Heinz Hellmuth
STUK

Methodology of safety assessment

6. DECOVALEX III –studies in 2002

STUK

Esko Eloranta
STUK

Methodology of safety assessment

7. Evaluation of sensors to monitor the effect of bentonite on the corrosion rate of copper in Olkiluoto-type saline ground water

STUK

Timo Saario
VTT/TUO

Release of radionuclides from repository

8. Geochemical behaviour of a filled fracture

STUK

Nuria Marcos
TKK/KAL

Bedrock and groundwater

9. Geochemical signs of ice ages in bedrock

STUK

Juhani Suksi
HYRL

Bedrock and groundwater

10. Gas studies at the Olkiluoto sea area

STUK

Kaisa-Leena Hutri
STUK

Bedrock and groundwater

11. Characterisation of pore space geometry by C-14-PMMA impregnation

STUK

Marja Siitari-Kauppi
HYRL

Radionuclide transport in bedrock

12. Environmental radiation protection (moved to 2003)

STUK

Kirsti-Liisa Sjöblom
STUK

Biosphere studies

13. The effect of freezing and thawing of clay on the hydraulic conductivity of bentonite and bentonite mixtures

Posiva

Seppo Saarelainen
VTT/RTE

Release of radionuclides from repository

14. Permafrost research at Lupin Mine, Canada

Posiva

Timo Ruskeeniemi
GTK

Bedrock and groundwater

15. NEA TDB II,
NEA Sorption Forum II

Posiva

Jarmo Lehikoinen
VTT/PRO

Radionuclide transport in bedrock

16. Fracture flow and radionuclide transport–tracer experiments and characterisation of flow routes

Posiva

Pirkko Hölttä
HYRL

Radionuclide transport in bedrock

17. Planning of the migration project KULKE

Posiva

Martti Hakanen
HYRL

Radionuclide transport in bedrock

18. Sorption review (didn´t take place in 2002)

Fortum

Martti Hakanen
HYRL

Reactor waste studies

19. C-14 inventories in the bituminizable resins at Olkiluoto

TVO

Heini Ervanne
HYRL

Reactor waste studies

Acronyms:

KTM = Ministry of Trade and Industry; STUK = Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority; VTT/PRO = VTT Processes; VTT/RTE = VTT Building and Transport; VTT/TUO = VTT Industrial Systems; TKK/KAL = TKK Rock Engineering; GTK = Geological Survey of Finland; TVO = Teollisuuden Voima Oy; HYRL = University of Helsinki, Laboratory of Radiochemistry; VTT = Technical Research Centre of Finland; TKK = Helsinki University of Technology

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