Uranium, Mining and Hydrogeology

Uranium, Mining and Hydrogeology

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Subject of the book is Uranium and its migration in aquatic environments. The following subjects are emphasised: Uranium mining, Phosphate mining, mine closure and remediation, Uranium in groundwater and in bedrock, biogeochemistry of Uranium, environmental behavior, and modeling. Particular results from the leading edge of international research are presented.In the mid 70s the uranium mining industry had a surge of activity meet the demands of a growing nuclear power industry. But not ... Few of these mines could achieve the production volumes and efficiencies to do this and so another round of legacy sites was created. ... For new resources the lessons to be learned from the past must be acknowledged and the creation of new legacies avoided at all costs.

Title:Uranium, Mining and Hydrogeology
Author:Broder J. Merkel, Andrea Hasche-Berger
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-09-30


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