Conference Proceedings Paper
A THREE DIMENSIONAL MODEL OF THE PROPOSED CANADIAN DEEP GEOLOGIC REPOSITORY FOR USED NUCLEAR FUEL
41th Annual CNS-CNA Student Conference - 2017 June 05
S. Amin (University of Calgary)
R. Gunea (University of Calgary)
J. Donev (University of Calgary)
Canada plans on burying spent nuclear fuel in a Deep Geologic Repository (DGR). Communities feel more comfortable about having the DGR near their homes when they understand how it works. This paper discusses a three-dimensional model of the proposed DGR and how that can be used to communicate important ideas to people unfamiliar with how spent fuel repositories work. We found that having a physical model made communicating information about Canada’s plan for spent fuel easier.
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