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DOE/JNC Collaborative Studies, Collaborative Work and Publications


List of Publications Resulting from the SNL/JNC Collaborative Work

Peer-Review Journals or Conference Proceedings

Altman, S. J., M. Uchida, and V. C. Tidwell, Visualization and quantification of heterogeneous diffusion rates in granodiorite samples by X-Ray absorption imaging, Diffusion within gouge materials, altered rim and intact rock matrix, in International seminar on the first TRUE stage, Proceedings of the symposium held in Oskarshamn, Sweden, 2000 (in press).

Altman, S. J., M. Uchida, V. C. Tidwell, C. M. Boney, and B. P. Chambers, Use of X-ray absorption imaging to examine the heterogeneous nature of diffusion in fractured crystalline rocks, submitted to the Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, August 2001 (in review).

Makino, H., S.A. McKenna and K. Wakasugi, Sensitivity Analysis of Monte Carlo Simulation Results Using the Kolomogorov-Smirnov d Statistic, accepted for presentation at: IAMG annual meeting, September, 9-12, 2001, Cancun, Mexico. (in press). Adobe PDF available at:

McKenna, S.A., M. Eliassi, K. Inaba and H. Saegusa, Steady-state groundwater flow modeling of the MIU site area, Groundwater Flow in Discrete Fractures Symposium, Japanese Geotechnical Society, Tokyo, September 10-11, 2001, 14 pp. (in review).

McKenna, S.A. and P.C. Reeves, Fractured Continuum Approach to Stochastic Permeability Modeling, submitted to: Stochastic Modeling and Geostatistics: Principles, Methods and Case Studies, 2nd ed., AAPG, Tulsa, Oklahoma, December 1999, (in review).

McKenna, S., K. Wakasugi, E. Webb, H. Makino, Y. Ishihara, Y. Ijiri, A. Sawada, T. Baba, K. Ishiguro, and H. Umeki, Threshold assessment: Definition of acceptable sites as part of site selection for the Japanese HLW program, in PSAM5-Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Proceedings, Volume 3, Kondo and Furuta (eds.), Universal Academy Press, Inc., Tokyo, pp. 1477-1484, 2000.

Wakasugi, K., E. Webb, H. Makino, Y. Ishihara, Y. Ijiri, A. Sawada, T. Baba, K. Ishiguro, and H. Umeki, A trial probabilistic simulation for reference case in the second progress report on research and development for the geological disposal of HLW in Japan, in PSAM5-Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Proceedings, Volume 3, Kondo and Furuta (eds.), Universal Academy Press, Inc., Tokyo, pp. ????-?????, 2000.

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Peer-Review Reports

Altman, S. J., M. Uchida, V. C. Tidwell, C. M. Boney, and B. P. Chambers, Visualization and Quantification of Heterogeneous Diffusion Rates in Granodiorite Samples by X-Ray Absorption Imaging, SAND2001-1842, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, 2001.

Corbet, T. F., Jr., S. H. Conrad, J. L. Krumhansl, Study on evaluation of uncertainty due to geologic environment, Chapter 2 in JNC TJ8400-2001-010 TAISEI-JNC Annual Report, SAND2001-1965P, Albuquerque, NM, 2001

McKenna, S.A., Probabilistic Approach to Site Characterization: MIU Site, Tono Region, Japan, SAND2000-3200, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, 2000.

McKenna, S.A. and C.A. Rautman, (in review), Stochastic Modeling of Fracture Frequency along a Cross-Section at the MIU Site, Tono Region, Japan, SAND2001-????, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, (in review).

McKenna, S.A. and R.M. Roberts, Predictive Modeling of MIU3-MIU2 Interference Tests: MIU Site, Toki, Japan, SAND2000-0771. Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, 2000.

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Abstracts

Altman, S. J., M. Uchida, and V. C. Tidwell, Visualization and Quantification of Heterogeneous Diffusion Rates in Granodiorite Samples by X-Ray Absorption Imaging (abstract), AGU, Eos Trans., AGU, 81(22) 2000 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, WP40, Invited, 2000.

Altman, S. J., M. Uchida, and V. C. Tidwell, Visualization and quantification of diffusion rates in the vicinity of fractures in the Kurihashi graniodiorite by X-Ray absorption imaging (abstract), GSA Abstracts with Programs, 31(7), A-450, 1999.

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List of Publications Resulting from the PNC/JNC Collaborative Studies Carried out at PNNL - Dhanpat Rai (Principal Investigator)

Journal Articles

Rai, D., Y. A. Gorby, J. K. Fredrickson, D. A. Moore, and M. Yui. 2001. Reductive Dissolution of PuO2(am): The Effect of Fe(II) and Hydroquinone. Inorganic Chemistry (In review)

Oakes, C. S., and D. Rai. 2001. Thermodynamic Properties of Aqueous HclO4 to 373 K and at Low Pressure: A Comprehensive Pitzer Ion-Interaction Model. Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data 46: 875-884

Rai, D., D. A. Moore, C. S. Oakes, and M. Yui. 2000. Thermodynamic Model for the Solubility of Thorium Dioxide in the Na+-C1--OH--H2O System at 23 and 90 C. Radiochimica Acta 88: 297-306.

Rai, D., N. J. Hess, A. R. Felmy, D. A. Moore, M. Yui, and P. Vitorge. 1999. A Thermodynamic Model for the Solubility of PuO2(am) in the Aqueous K--HCO3--CO32--OH--H2O System. Radiochimica Acta, 86: 89-99.

Rai, D., N. J. Hess, A. R. Felmy, D. A. Moore, and M. Yui. 1999. A Thermodynamic Model for the Solubility of NpO2(am) in the Aqueous K+-HCO3--CO32--OH- -H2O System. Radiochimica Acta, 84:159-169.

Felmy, A. R. and D. Rai. 1999. Application of Pitzer's Equations for Modeling the Aqueous Thermodynamics of Actinide Species in Natural Waters: A Review. J. Solution Chemistry, 28: 537-557.

Rai, D., A. R. Felmy, N. J. Hess, D. A. Moore, and M. Yui. 1998. A Thermodynamic Model for the Solubility of UO2(am) in the Aqueous K+-Na+-HCO3--CO32--OH--H2O System. Radiochimica Acta 82: 17-25.

Rao, L., D. Rai, and A. R. Felmy. 1996. Solubility of Nd(OH)3(c) in the Aqueous NaCl Solution at 25 C and 90 C. Radiochimica Acta. 72: 151-155.

Felmy: A. R.: D. Rai: M. J. Mason: and R. W. Fulton. 1995. The Aqueous Complexation of Nd(III) with Molybdate. Radiochimica Acta. 69: 177-183.

Rai: D.: A. R. Felmy: and R. W. Fulton. 1995. The Nd3+ and Am3+ Ion Interactions With Sulfate Ion and Their Influence on NdPO4(c) Solubility. J. Solution Chemistry. 24: 79-895.

Felmy: A. R.: D. Rai: and M. J. Mason 1993. Solid Phase Precipitates and Anionic Aqueous Thorium Fluoride Complexes in the Na-NH4-Th-F-H2O System to High Concentration. Radiochimica Acta. 62: 133-139.

Rai, D., A. R. Felmy, R. W. Fulton, J. L. Ryan. 1992. Aqueous Chemistry of Nd in Borosilicate Glass/ Water Systems. Radiochimica Acta. 58/59: 9-16.

Felmy, A. R., and D. Rai. 1992. An Aqueous Thermodynamic Model for a High Valence 4:2 Electrolyte Th4+ SO42 in the System Na+ K+ Li+ NH4+ Th4+ SO42--HSO4- H2O to High Concentration. J. Solution Chemistry 21: 407-423.

Rai, D., A. R. Felmy and R. W. Fulton. 1992. Solubility and Ion Activity Product of AmPO4CxH2O(am). Radiochimica Acta. 56: 7-14.

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Book Chapters and Symposium Papers - (all peer reviewed)

Hess, N. J., A. R. Felmy, D. Rai, and S. D. Conradson. 1997. "Characterization of the Th Carbonate Solutions using XAS and Implications for Thermodynamic Modeling". Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 465:729-734.

Rai, D., A. R. Felmy, D. A. Moore, and M. J. Mason. 1995. "The Solubility of Th(IV) and U(IV) Hydrous Oxides in Concentrated NaHCO3 and Na2CO3 Solutions". Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 353:1143-1150.

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Technical Reports - (all peer reviewed)

Rai, D., D. A. Moore, M. Yui. 2000. Predicting Geochemical Behavior of Thorium in High-Level Waste Repositories: Solubilities of ThO2(am), ThO2(c), and Th Borosilicate Glass. PNNL 13315. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington.

Rai, D., N. J. Hess, A. R. Felmy, D. A. Moore, M. Yui. 1999. Experimental Development of Thermodynamic Data for Tetravalent Actinides. PNNL-12193. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington 99352.

Rai, D., L. Rao, H. T. Weger, A. R. Felmy, G. R. Choppin, and M. Yui. 1999. Thermodynamic Data for Predicting Concentration of Th(IV), U(IV), Np(IV) and Pu(IV) in Geologic Environments. JNC TN8400 99-009, Japan Nuclear Cycle Development Institute, Tokai Works, Japan.

Rai, D., L. Rao, H. T. Weger, A. R. Felmy, and G. Choppin, M. Yui. 1999. Thermodynamic Data for Predicting Concentrations of Pu(III), Am(III), and Cm(III) in Geologic Environments. JNC TN8400 99-010, Japan Nuclear Cycle Development Institute, Tokai Works, Japan.

Choppin, G. R., M. Bronikowski, J. Chen, J. Byegard, Dhanpat Rai, and M. Yui. 1999. Thermodynamic Data for Predicting Concentrations of AnO2+ and AnO22+ Species in Geologic Environments. JNC TN8400 99-012, Japan Nuclear Cycle Development Institute, Tokai Works, Japan.

Rai, D. and A. R. Felmy. 1996. Experimental Development of Fundamental Thermodynamic and Adsorption Data for Actinides. PNNL-11410, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington.

Rai, D., A. R. Felmy, D. A. Moore, and S. M. Sterner. 1996. A Thermodynamic Model for the Solubility of UO2(am) in the Aqueous HCO3-CO3-OH-H2O System. In Experimental Development of Fundamental Thermodynamic and Adsorption Data for Actinides. PNNL-11410, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington.

Rai, D., A. R. Felmy, and D. A. Moore. 1996. Solubility of NpO2(am) in Concentrated Carbonate and Bicarbonate Solutions. In Experimental Development of Fundamental Thermodynamic and Adsorption Data for Actinides. PNNL-11410, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington.

Rai, D., A. R. Felmy, M. J. Mason, and N. J. Hess. 1996. Aqueous Chemistry of Thorium in Borosilicate-Glass/Water Systems. In Experimental Development of Fundamental Thermodynamic and Adsorption Data for Actinides. PNNL-11410, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington.

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