KYT2018 < Projects
Research projects in 2016 divided into the main topics

Technologies in nuclear waste management

Research projects Project manager
Advanced fuel cycle – New adjustable separation materials (SERMAT) Risto Koivula, HYRL
KAdvanced Fuel Cycles – Scenario and Inventory Analysis Tuomas Viitanen, VTT

Long term safety of nuclear waste management

Safety case (Coordinated project TURMET, project coordinator is presented in bold)

Research projects Project manager
TURMET - Systematization of the Safety Case Methodology part 1 Suvi Karvonen, VTT
TURMET - Systematization of the Safety Case Methodology part 2 Ahti Salo, Aalto

Buffer and backfill performance (Coordinated project THEBES, project coordinator is presented in bold)

Research projects Project manager
THEBES - THMC Behaviour of the Swelling Clay Barriers Wojciech Solowski, Aalto
THEBES - THMC Behaviour of the Swelling Clay Barriers Veli-Matti Pulkkanen, VTT
THEBES - THMC Behaviour of the Swelling Clay Barriers), X-ray tomography and modelling Markku Kataja, JYFL
THEBES - THMC Behaviour of the Swelling Clay Barriers Kai Hiltunen, Numerola

Buffer and backfill performance (other projects)

Research projects Project manager
Bentonite erosion and radionuclide interaction processes Pirkko Hölttä, HYRL
Bentonite swelling pressure Tapani Pakkanen, UEF

Canister performance (Coordinated project KAPSELI, project coordinator is presented in bold)

Research projects Project manager
Experimentally verified model based predictions for the integrity of the copper overpack (PRECO) Juhani Rantala, VTT
Mechanical strength of copper canister (MECHACOP)) Hannu Hänninen, Aalto
The effect of reaction product layers on copper corrosion in repository conditions (REPCOR) Jari Aromaa, Aalto
The effect of microbial activity on corrosion of copper in anoxic state of repository (BASUCA) Leena Carpén, VTT
Microbially induced corrosion during the oxic stage of repository (MICOR) Pauliina Rajala, VTT

Microbiological effects (Coordinated project MILORI, project coordinator is presented in bold)

Research projects Project manager
Microbiology related to geological disposal of low- and intermediate level waste (MAKERI) Minna Vikman, VTT
Microbially induced corrosion of low and intermediate level radioactive waste (CORLINE) Leena Carpén, VTT
Microbial sulphur cycle in final nuclear waste repository conditions (GEOBIOCYCLE) Hanna Miettinen, VTT

Microbiological effects (other projects)

Research projects Project manager
Nutrients, energy and gases in bedrock biosphere (RENGAS) Lasse Ahonen, GTK

Other safety studies

Research projects Project manager
Behaviour of radionuclides in the geosphere; in situ studies Marja Siitari-Kauppi, HYRL
Release of C-14 from metallic waste (Carbon-14) Kaija Ollila, VTT
Modelling fracture flow, matrix diffusion and sorption using the lattice-Boltzmann method Jussi Timonen, JYFL
Chemical forms and sorption of radiocarbon in geosphere Jukka Lehto, HYRL
Applicability of Geopolymers in Nuclear Waste Managemnent (GeoP-NWM) Eila Lehmus, VTT
Risk assessment of radioactive waste: development or radioecological modelling for terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems Jukka Juutilainen, UEF
Alternative methods for biosphere modelling and their evaluation (VABIA) Tarmo Lipping, TTY
KARMO II – Mechanical Properties of Rock Joints Mikael Rinne, Aalto
ROSA: Fracture simulator which respects the measured fracture length and orientation distributions Eevaliisa Laine, GTK

Nuclear waste management and society

Research projects Project manager
Governing Safety in Finnish and Swedish Nuclear Waste Regimes (SAFER) Matti Kojo, TY

Infra projects

Research projects Project manager
RADLAB (Radiological Laboratory Commissioning) Wade Karlsen, VTT

Aalto = Aalto University, GTK = Geological Survey of Finland, HYRL = University of Helsinki, Laboratory of Radiochemistry, JYFL = University of Jyväskylä, Department of Physics, TTY = Tampere University of Technology, TY = University of Tampere, UEF = University of Eastern Finland, VTT = VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd

 

   

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