The Conference EURADWASTE ’19 is to be held in Pitesti, Romania, on 4-7th June 2019. Read more about the Conference.
MIND at the IGD-TP Exchange Forum 8
The coordinators, Birgitta Kalinowski and Petra Christensen, are presenting MIND at the IGD-TP Exchange Forum 8 in Berlin December 3-4, 2018.
Invitation MIND Project Annual Meeting 2019
The Mind project would hereby like to invite you and your colleagues to the final MIND Project Annual Meeting which is scheduled to take place in Stockholm, Sweden on the 7th to 9th of May. The venue is the Vattenfall building in Solna.
Students presented MIND at conference in Spain
Maria Victoria Fernandez Cantos and Josémaria Delgado Martin, master students of Mohamed Merroun form the University of Granada, presenting MIND results at the Spanish Society of Microbiology Conference held in Cadiz, Spain, 6-8 June.
Periodic Technical Reporting
These first 18 months have been very exciting due to the enthusiasm of all partners to start producing results and when compiling the quarterly reports of all WPs it becomes obvious that we have already accomplished a lot!
Microbiology and disposal of radioactive wastes, October 2016
Between 24th and 28th of October 2016 Micans taught a course about how microorganisms can influence future final repositories for radioactive waste.Six participants from across Europe attended the course. For more information, please see: http://micans.se/microbiology-and-radwaste-course. The photo shows Methanosarcina barkeri visualised using FISH, fluorecent in situ hybridisation, using the CY-3 DNA probe specific for Archaea. Photo: Linda Johansson.
Abstracts from MIND Project Annual Meeting
Project Annual Meeting
Newsletter March 2016
The website has been updated with new deliverables.
VLJ-repository in Olkiluoto
Low- and intermediate-level operating waste generated at the Olkiluoto power plant is finally disposed of in the VLJ-repository. It was commissioned in 1992 and consists of two rock silos, a hall connecting the two and auxiliary facilities constructed at a depth of 60-100 meters inside the bedrock. Low-level waste is deposited in the rock silo […]
Mont Terri Underground Rock Laboratory
The Mont Terri Underground Rock Laboratory (URL) is located in the Jura Mountains in Switzerland, 300 m below ground level. It provides access to the proposed host rock for deep geological disposal of radioactive waste in Switzerland, Opalinus Clay. There are numerous experiments ongoing at Mont Terri including several focused on the potential role of […]
ONKALO – the planned repository in Finland
Posiva Oy is constructing the ONKALO characterisation tunnel in Olkiluoto. Research conducted in the tunnel will verify the suitability of the Olkiluoto bedrock for final disposal.
Presentation of MIND in IGD-TP Newsletter #4
The IGD-TP (Implementing Geological Disposal – Technical Platform) published their 4th Newletter today. MIND is presented as one of the new EU project. IGD-TP-Newsletter_4