Historical Relationship Between Performance Assessment for Radioactive Waste Disposal and Other Types of Risk Assessment

@article{Rechard1999HistoricalRB,
  title={Historical Relationship Between Performance Assessment for Radioactive Waste Disposal and Other Types of Risk Assessment},
  author={Rob P. Rechard},
  journal={Risk Analysis},
  year={1999},
  volume={19},
  pages={763-807}
}
  • R. Rechard
  • Published 1 October 1999
  • Environmental Science
  • Risk Analysis
This article describes the evolution of the process for assessing the hazards of a geologic disposal system for radioactive waste and, similarly, nuclear power reactors, and the relationship of this process with other assessments of risk, particularly assessments of hazards from manufactured carcinogenic chemicals during use and disposal. This perspective reviews the common history of scientific concepts for risk assessment developed until the 1950s. Computational tools and techniques developed… 

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