Conceptual model for small-volume alkali basalt petrogenesis : implications for volcanic hazards at the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository


Today, 31 countries operate ∼ 450 nuclear power reactors supplying electric power to ∼ 1 billion people,∼ 15% of the world population. Nuclear reactors generate∼ 17% of global electric power needs and a number of industrialized countries depend on nuclear power for at least half of their electricity. In addition, ∼ 30 nuclear power reactors are presently… (More)

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