Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC): Scientific Basis

The Scientific Basis activities of the Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC) examine important scientific and technical issues for the development and integration of safety cases. It intends to promote understanding of the disposal system behaviour, including an assessment of uncertainty. Examples include the performance of engineered barriers, geoscientific evidence as a basis for the safety case, and the sources and transport of gases in disposal system. Activities in this field are designed to address the question: "What do we know?"

Publications and reports

In addition to IGSC's subgroups (Salt club, Clay club and Crystalline club), the following issues were examined as  part of IGSC or related activities in the past:

  • Uncertainty / Sensitivity analysis (TC at 2012 IGSC)
  • Cementitious material (pub, 2012)
  • Gas migration (TC at 2011 IGSC-13)
  • Geosphere stability (WS in 2003, 2004, 2005 )
  • Role of the biosphere (TC at IGSC-3 )
  • GEOTRAP (-2001)

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