KYT Research projects 2003


Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Waste Management (KYT)
Research plans 2003

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. Post-glacial bedrock movement

KTM

Paavo Vuorela
GTK

Bedrock and groundwater

5. Determination of critical strains of brittle rocks by laboratory tests

KTM

Juha Antikainen
TKK/KAL

Bedrock and groundwater

6. 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

7. DECOVALEX III –studies in 2003

STUK

Esko Eloranta
STUK

Methodology of safety assessment

8. Implementation of the PORFLOW near-field model at STUK

STUK

Henrik Nordman
VTT/PRO

Methodology of safety assessment

9. Corrosion analysis of the copper canister

STUK

Petri Kinnunen
VTT/TUO

Release of radionuclides from repository

10. Lifetime of the disposal canister

STUK, Posiva

Pertti Aaltonen
VTT/TUO

Release of radionuclides from repository

11. Interaction between corrosion products of radionuclides and copper in saline and reducing environment

STUK

Nuria Marcos
TKK/KAL

Release of radionuclides from repository

12. Summary of studies at Palmottu

STUK

Runar Blomqvist
GTK

Bedrock and groundwater

13. Behaviour of rare earth metals in comparison with uranium in a glacial scenario

STUK

Nuria Marcos
TKK/KAL

Bedrock and groundwater

14. Geochemical signs of ice ages in bedrock

STUK

Juhani Suksi
HYRL

Bedrock and groundwater

15. Gas studies at the Olkiluoto sea area

STUK

Kaisa-Leena Hutri
HYRL

Bedrock and groundwater

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

STUK

Marja Siitari-Kauppi
HYRL

Radionuclide transport in bedrock

17. Environmental radiation protection (moved from 2002)

STUK

Kirsti-Liisa Sjöblom
STUK

Biosphere studies

18. Permafrost research at Lupin Mine, Canada

Posiva

Timo Ruskeeniemi
GTK

Bedrock and groundwater

19. NEA TDB III,

NEA Sorption Forum II

Posiva

Ulla Vuorinen
VTT/PRO
Martti Hakanen
HYRL

Radionuclide transport in bedrock

20. KULKE-project

Posiva

Martti Hakanen
HYRL

Radionuclide transport in bedrock

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; HYRL = University of Helsinki, Laboratory of Radiochemistry; VTT = Technical Research Centre of Finland; TKK = Technical University of Helsinki

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