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Project Title: Subsurface Characterization, Modeling, Monitoring, and Remediation of Fractured Rocks

PIN: DELS-BESR-09-03         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies

Sub Unit:
Board on Earth Sciences & Resources

Magsino, Sammantha

Subject/Focus Area:
Earth Sciences; Engineering and Technology; Environment and Environmental Studies; Transportation and Infrastructure

Committee on Subsurface Characterization, Modeling, Monitoring, and Remediation of Fractured Rocks
January 7, 2013 - January 8, 2013
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Eric Edkin
Phone: 202.334.2219
Fax: 202.334.1377


9:00 a.m. Welcome, introductions, Dr. David Daniel, Committee Chair

9:05 Sponsor expectations

Thomas Nicholson, Nuclear Regulatory Commission Division of Risk Analysis, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research

Mark Schoppet, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Environmental Management Division

10:50 Break

11:00 Perspectives on fractured bedrock across disciplines and scales
Matthew Becker, PhD, California State University, Long Beach

12:00 Working lunch in meeting room; continued discussions

12:30 A recent study of fault zone hydrology
Kenzi Karasaki, PhD, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

1:30 Sponsor expectations (cont)
TBD, Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Fuel Disposition

2:00 Open session adjourns

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
David Daniel
Lisa Alvarez-Cohen
Herbert Einstein
Allen Shapiro
William Dershowitz
Carl Gable
J. Carlos Santamarina
Kamini Singha
Franklin Orr
David Reynolds

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
The committee held its bias and conflict discussion with NRC Staff, discussed the statement of task, and began planning its public workshop.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
No materials were made available during closed session.

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: January 15, 2013