Quintessa

Publications from 2003

The following applied research publications reflect our role as an interface between academia and science-based organisations. Please contact the authors for further information.

  • Cooper N S, Stone D M and Penfold J S S (2003). Investigation of the Potential Significance of Modelling Historic Releases from Drigg, BNFL Drigg Technical Programme Report DTP/220, June 2003.

  • Egan M J, Collier D, Stone A and Keep M (2003). BPEO as a Guide to Decision Making in the Authorisation of Radioactive Waste Discharges. VALDOR 2003 Symposium on Transparency in Risk Assessment and Decision Making, Stockholm, 9-13 June, 2003.

  • Egan M J, Kane P and Thorne M C (2003). Derivation and Documentation of the Drigg EFEPs List. BNFL Drigg Technical Programme Report DTP/04, February 2003.

  • Egan M J, Penfold J S S and Collier G D (2003). Best Practicable Environmental Option for Radioactive Waste Disposal at Nuclear Sites, Environment Agency R&D Technical Report P3-094/TR1, March 2003.

  • Egan M J, Thorne M C, Little R H and Pasco R F (2003). Analysis of Critical Issues in Biosphere Assessment Modelling and Site Investigation. SSI Rapport 2003:12, Swedish Radiation Protection Authority, Stockholm, July 2003.

  • Kunimaru, T., and Metcalfe R. (2003). Isotopic study of the groundwater at Horonobe, northern Hokkaido, Japan. Proceedings of the V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Kurashiki, Japan.

  • Kwong, S., Paulley, A. and Bond A. (2003). A finite element computer model for the application of electrokinetics to contaminated land. ICEM 03-4562.

  • Little R H and Penfold J S S (2003). Preliminary Safety Assessment of Concepts for a Permanent Waste Repository at the Western Waste Management Facility Bruce Site: Summary Report. Quintessa Report QRS-1027B-2 v1.0. Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom.

  • Little R H, Maul P R and Penfold J S S (2003). Assessment of Radioactive and Non-Radioactive Contaminants found in Low Level Radioactive Waste Streams. WM'03 Conference, February 2003, Tucson, Arizona.

  • Little R H, Robinson P C, Humphreys P and Schneider J (2003). The Application of the AMBER Software Tool to the Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste. 6th Slovak-Czech Seminar on the Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste, Piestany, 26-28 August 2003.

  • Maul P R, Robinson P C, Broed R, Avila R, Pereira A and Xu S, AMBER and EcoLego Intercomparisons using Calculations from SR 97. Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate report SKI 2003:28 ( also SSI 2003:11).

  • Metcalfe R, Hama, K., Amano, K., Iwatsuki, T, and Saegusa, H. (2003). Geochemical approaches to understanding a deep groundwater flow system in the Tono area, Gifu-ken, Japan. In: Nishigaki, M. et al. (ed). Proceedings of IS-OKAYAMA2003: An International Symposium on Groundwater Problems related to Geo-Environment. Okayama, 28th - 30th May 2003. Balkema, Amsterdam, 555-561.

  • Metcalfe R, Takase H, Sasao, E., Ota, K., Iwatsuki, T., Arthur, R.C., Stenhouse, M., Zhou, W. and MacKenzie, A.B. (2003). The Tono Natural Analogue Project: a system model for the origin and evolution of the Tono uranium deposit, Japan. Proceedings of the V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Kurashiki, Japan.

  • Metcalfe R, Takase H, Savage D, Benbow S J, Ohsumi, T., Ueda, A., Haga, D. and Kato, K. (2003). Evaluating the feasibility of CO2 sequestration in geothermal fields: coupled simulations of fluid flow and reaction. Proceedings of Gas-Water-Rock interactions induced by reservoir exploitation, CO2 sequestration and other geological storage, 18th-20th November, Reuil-Malmaison, France.

  • Penfold J S S (2003). Calculation Cases, Models and Data for the Assessment of Future Human Actions and Disruptive Events, BNFL Drigg Technical Programme Report DTP/135, February 2003.

  • Penfold J S S (2003). Good practice guidance for the management of contaminated land on nuclear and defence sites (four page summary). http://www.safegrounds.com/summary.htm

  • Penfold J S S and Cooper N S (2003). Assessment Results for Future Human Actions and Disruptive Events for the 2002 Drigg PCRSA, BNFL Drigg Technical Programme Report DTP/119, February 2003.

  • Penfold J S S, Little R H, Bowden R A and Egan M J (2003). Preliminary Safety Assessment of Concepts for a Low Level Waste Permanent Repository at the Western Waste Management Facility Bruce Site. Quintessa Report to Municipality of Kincardine and Ontario Power Generation. QRS-1127B-1, version 1.0 March 2003.

  • Penfold J S S, Little R H, Bowden R A, and Egan M J (2003). Preliminary Safety Assessment of Concepts for a Permanent Waste Repository at the Western Waste Management Facility Bruce Site. Quintessa Report QRS-1027B-1 v1.0. Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom.

  • Savage D, Maul P R, Benbow S J and Stenhouse, M. (2003) The assessment of the long-term fate of carbon dioxide in geological systems. In Coping with Climate Change, 25-27 March 2003. Geological Society of London Online Extended Abstracts.

  • Savage D, Metcalfe R, Takase H, Ohsumi, T., Ueda, A., Haga, D. and Kato, K. (2003) CO2 sequestration into geothermal fields: (3) Theoretical evaluation of CO2/water/rock interaction. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, V.M. Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 67: A416.

  • Smith G M and Little R H (2003). Review of JGC's Report on the Development of a Methodology for Site Characterisation for Use in the Development of Specific Assessment Biospheres. Quintessa/Enviros Report for NUMO, QRS-1111B-3 v1.0, Henley-on-Thames, UK.

  • Tsuchi, H., Seo, T., Metcalfe R, Kawano, K., Takase H, Bowden R A, Suyama, Y., Toida, M., Furuichi, M., Matsumura, A. and Yoshimura, M. (2003). Study on a decision making methodology with uncertainties in the selection process of preliminary investigation areas. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 807, 21-26.

  • Watkins B M, Egan M J, Little R H and Smith G M (2003). Climate Change in Biosphere Assessments. Quintessa/Enviros Report QRS-1036C-4 Version 1.0, Henley-on-Thames, UK.

  • Watkins B M, Little R H, Walke R C, and Smith G M (2003). Development of Assessment Contexts for Japanese Generic Site Concepts. Quintessa/Enviros Report for NUMO, QRS-1111B-1 v1.0, Henley-on-Thames, UK.

  • Watkins B M, Walke R C, Little R H, and Smith G M (2003). Development of Protocol for Japanese Site Concept Assessment Biospheres. Quintessa/Enviros Report for NUMO, QRS-1111B-2 v1.0, Henley-on-Thames, UK.