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Yucca mountain nuclear waste repository: Technical sessions of interest

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YUCCA MOUNTAIN NUCLEAR WASTE REPOSITORY: TECHNICAL SESSIONS OF INTEREST

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27

Session 21
Yucca Mountain Update: Recent Advances from Scientific Investigations of the Unsaturated Zone I (US Department of Energy--Yucca Mountain Project)
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center A207
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/session_2702.htm

Session 27
Effective Communication and/or Partnership Among Geoscientist, the Public, and Policy Makers: Case Studies
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center, A111/109
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/session_2983.htm

8:50 AM -- Geoscience And Nuclear Waste Disposal Policy, Allison M. Macfarlane, Security Studies Program, MIT, Cambridge, MA http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_42987.htm

Session 49
Tectonic Modeling Applied to the Characterization and Evaluation of Yucca Mountain as a National Nuclear Waste Repository Site: Concepts, Methods, and Hazard Analyses at Local and Regional Scales
1:00 to 3:45 PM, Colorado Convention Center C207
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/session_2645.htm

MONDAY, OCT. 28

Session 62 (Pardee Keynote Symposium)
Earth Science Challenges in the National Problem of High-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center, Ballroom 2&3
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/session_2730.htm

11:30 AM -- The U.S. Geological Survey's Activities Relating To Long-Term Disposal Of High-Level Radioactive Waste, Charles G.Groat, Director USGS
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_41079.htm

Session 103
Yucca Mountain Update: Recent Advances from Scientific Investigations of the Unsaturated Zone II (U.S. Department of Energy--Yucca Mountain Project)
1:30 to 5:30 PM, Colorado Convention Center A207
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/session_3246.htm

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29

Session 137 (Posters)
Yucca Mountain Update: Recent Advances from Scientific Investigations of the Unsaturated Zone (U.S. Department of Energy--Yucca Mountain Project)
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center, Exhibit Hall, Booths 170-181
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/session_3360.htm

Session 175
Hydrogeologic Framework and Basin Hydrology of the Desert Southwestern United States
1:30 to 5:30 PM, Colorado Convention Center, A101-1/103
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/session_2783.htm

4:34 PM -- Hydrochemical Facies in Ground Water Near Yucca Mountain, Nevada, Thomas A. Oliver
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_42586.htm

4:38 PM -- Neogene Extension Of Southern Yucca Mountain And Northern Amargosa Desert, Nevada, Based On New Subsurface Data, Robert P. Dickerson
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_40434.htm

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30

Session 201
Characterizing Geochemical Processes: When Is There Sufficient Information?
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center, A201
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/session_2608.htm

8:50 AM -- Using Risk Information To Determine The Need For Additional Geochemical Information For The Proposed Yucca Mountain Repository, Bret W. Leslie
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_44852.htm

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