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Radioactive wastes are wastes that contain radioactive material. Radioactive wastes are usually by-products of nuclear power generation and other applications of nuclear fission or nuclear technology, such as research and medicine. Radioactive waste is hazardous to most forms of life and the environment, and is regulated by government agencies in order to protect human health and the environment.
Radioactivity diminishes over time, so waste is typically isolated and stored for a period of time until it no longer poses a hazard. The period of time waste must be stored depends on the type of waste. Low-level waste with low levels of radioactivity per mass or volume (such as some common medical or industrial radioactive wastes) may need to be stored for only hours or days while high-level wastes (such as spent nuclear fuel or by-products of nuclear reprocessing) must be stored for a year or more. Current major approaches to managing radioactive waste have been segregation and storage for short-lived wastes, near-surface disposal for low and some intermediate level wastes, and deep burial or transmutation for the high-level wastes. When dealing with long-term radioactive waste management solutions, the time frames in question range from 10,000 to millions of years.
A summary of the amounts of radioactive wastes and management approaches for most developed countries are presented and reviewed periodically as part of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management.
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Bryce
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Apr 5, 2013 7:34:46 pm

Un déchet radioactif est une matière radioactive. La dispersion dans l'environnement n'est autorisée que pour des rejets de faible activité, et pour des isotopes peu radio-toxiques et à vie courte (sous formes d'effluents liquides ou gazeux et dans des limites d'activité et de concentration d'activité strictement prescrites par la loi). Les déchets radioactifs sont appelés déchets nucléaires car la radioactivité provient d'un déséquilibre du noyau atomique.
La plus grande partie des déchets radioactifs provient de l'industrie électro-nucléaire qui utilise et génère des matières radioactives dans les différentes étapes du cycle du combustible nucléaire. Les déchets radioactifs proviennent également de la médecine nucléaire, d'industries non nucléaires (extraction des terres rares par exemple), de l'utilisation passée d'éléments radioactifs (paratonnerres à l'américium, etc.) ou encore des usages militaires de l'énergie nucléaire (fabrication d'armes atomiques en particulier).
Le terme générique de « déchets radioactifs » recouvre des substances de natures très variées. Ils se distinguent principalement par leur activité : les déchets de « haute activité », cendres du combustible nucléaire, sont plus d'un milliard de fois plus radioactifs que les déchets de « faible activité », dont la radioactivité est en dose moins importante et la période des éléments plus courte. Ils se distinguent également par leur période radioactive. Certains radionucléides dits « à vie courte » subissent une extinction naturelle de leur radioactivité à l'échelle de quelques années. D'autres dits « à vie longue » imposent une gestion à long terme, voire très long terme des déchets dont la durée de vie se compte en million d'années. Ils se distinguent enfin par leur état (solide, liquide, gazeux) et leur composition chimique.

by MagikUnicorn Online Now!   Homepage »

Apr 5, 2013 7:53:25 pm
I'll just say "Wow"... awesome.

by barryjeffer Homepage »

Apr 5, 2013 8:15:36 pm
Very good work and description of the system - most are also based on the half-lifes of the materials

by Faemike55 Homepage »

Apr 5, 2013 8:27:47 pm
Amazing image my friend, excellent green tones, fantastic work!

by mgtcs Homepage »

Apr 5, 2013 8:34:18 pm
your containers look like they're leaking.... Is you skin green yet? lol

by mikeerson Homepage »

Apr 5, 2013 9:05:34 pm
er,uh, they maybe leaking!!

cool Bryce art

by Richardphotos Homepage »

Apr 5, 2013 10:15:44 pm
Magik, les conteneurs radioactifs que vous avez créés sont sensationnels. J'ai apprécié la lecture de la façon dont ils gérer en toute sécurité les déchets

by magnus073 Homepage »

Apr 5, 2013 11:07:17 pm
cool! they look radioactive.

by eekdog Homepage »

Apr 5, 2013 11:27:25 pm
Very cool indeed.

by bebopdlx Homepage »

Apr 5, 2013 11:46:54 pm
Excellent image; lighting and colors, MU.

Corrie

by peedy Homepage »

Apr 5, 2013 11:50:34 pm
highly dangerous.

by renecyberdoc Homepage »

Apr 6, 2013 1:39:50 am
Great idea and render.....

by ansgar2 Homepage »

Apr 6, 2013 2:15:38 am
A necessary evil for the future!!

by jayfar Online Now!   Homepage »

Apr 6, 2013 5:23:58 am
Superbe creation et excelent commentaire sur la radioactivité... Wonderful work !!!

by Cyve Homepage »

Apr 6, 2013 6:29:00 am
Very interesting!!

by jendellas Homepage »

Apr 6, 2013 6:38:50 am
Good work

by ragouc Homepage »

Apr 6, 2013 10:01:31 am
Hope this will not destroy my hard disk.
Thanks for the french translation

by illkirch Homepage »

Apr 6, 2013 11:27:57 am
cool work

by flavia49 Homepage »

Apr 6, 2013 1:07:31 pm
More of these wilneeded as more countries acquire Nuclear. Nice work. Aloha

by sharky_ Homepage »

Apr 6, 2013 1:20:33 pm
cool

by DennisReed Homepage »

Apr 6, 2013 4:51:40 pm
GREAT WORK

by sandra46 Homepage »

Apr 6, 2013 7:16:08 pm
Great work, but scary stuff!

by Flint_Hawk Homepage »

Apr 7, 2013 2:25:22 am
RADIOACTIVITY IS IN THE AIR FOR YOU AND ME!

Kraftwerk: Radioactivity (No Nukes 2012, Tokio, Japan)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWsQgmq-fNs

by UteBigSmile Homepage »

Apr 7, 2013 9:00:35 am
Very cool scene, Magik!!!!!!!

by drifterlee Homepage »

Apr 7, 2013 8:03:09 pm
They sure look it!
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by Savage_dragon Homepage »

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