Standard Article

Radioactive Waste Disposal, Geomicrobiology of

  1. Julia M. West1,
  2. Ian G. Mckinley2

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env047

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

West, J. M. and Mckinley, I. G. 2003. Radioactive Waste Disposal, Geomicrobiology of. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    British Geological Survey, Nottingham, United Kingdom

  2. 2

    NAGRA, Wettingen, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003


  • Fundamentals of Radioactive Waste Disposal

  • Microbiology of Relevant Geologic Formations

  • The Near-Field

  • The Far-Field

  • Evaluating the Risk of Microbiological Effects

  • Into the Future

  • Acknowledgments


  • radioactive waste disposal;
  • subsurface microbiology;
  • waste disposal, radioactive