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10 Nov 2021
Conference Abstract |  | 10 Nov 2021

International safeguards for the final disposal of spent nuclear fuel – why, what and how

Irmgard Niemeyer, Katharina Aymanns, Guido Deissmann, and Dirk Bosbach

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IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency): Safeguards for the Final Disposal of Spent Fuel in Geological Repositories, STR-312, vol. 1–5, Vienna, September 1998. 
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The presentation will introduce the objectives of international nuclear material safeguards for the final disposal of spent nuclear fuel, highlight the current status of developments and discussions in terms of approaches and technologies for safeguarding spent fuel encapsulation and geological repository facilities, and give an outlook on implementing safeguards for final disposal in Germany.