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The Oeko-Institut’s researchers work on more than 350 national and international projects a year, focusing on Chemicals Management and Technology Assessment, Energy and Climate, Emission and Ambient Pollution Control, Radiation Protection, Agriculture and Biodiversity, Sustainable Consumption, Mobility, Resource Management and Industry, Nuclear Engineering and Facility Safety, and Law, Policy and Governance.

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Counseling of the administrative district of Emsland regarding the results of the Sub-Areas Interim Report of the German Repository Search

Project manager: Chaudry, S.
End of project: 01 / 2021

Within the course of the German Repository Search sub-areas have been identified in which favourable geological conditions for the safe final disposal of high-level radioactive waste can be expected. Three salt domes have been named…

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Tracking and processing the state of the art in science and technology for alternative disposal options for highly radioactive waste (altEr)

Project manager: Englert, M.
Start of project: 10 / 2020

As a basis for its recommendation, the German Final Repository Commission presented and evaluated different disposal options and committed itself to deep geological disposal in the Site Selection Act. On behalf of BASE, the project…

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Advice to the Entsorgungsbetriebe Lübeck in connection with the disposal of clearance waste from the Brunsbüttel NPP at the Niemark landfill site

Project manager: Küppers, C.
Start of project: 09 / 2020

Clearance waste from the Brunsbüttel NPP is to be deposited at the Niemark landfill of the city of Lübeck at the request of the Schleswig-Holstein Ministry of the Environment. The Öko-Institut provides technical advice to the landfill…

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Implementation of international regulations in the German regulation system for nuclear waste management facilities

Project manager: Neles, J.
Start of project: 09 / 2020

The Western European Nuclear Regulator Association (WENRA), an organisation of European regulating agencies, strives to harmonise the regulatory framework. Germany has committed themselve to improve and implement the regulatory…

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Further development of the state of the art in science and technology in the safety of the treatment of irradiated fuel elements, heat-generating radioactive waste and radioactive waste with negligible heat generation

Development of a methodological assessment approach to analyze the influencing factors and the significance of an interim storage facility for spent fuel elements for a region

Project manager: Neles, J.
Start of project: 09 / 2020

Previous projects have shown that an extension of interim storage beyond the licensed 40 years has on the one hand effects on the operation of a storage facility, both in technical and in organisational terms, and on the other hand…

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Challenges and success factors for cross-border public participation in the site selection process (HErüber)

Project manager: Schütte, S. | Mbah, M.
Start of project: 08 / 2020

The Standortauswahlgesetz (StandAG), a german law defining the selection process, regulates the individual procedural steps for a scientifically based, participatory and transparent search for a secure disposal site for high-level…

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Verification and adaptation of boundary conditions to determine clearance values

Project manager: Küppers, C.
Start of project: 07 / 2020

Modelling and parameter values on which the derivation of the clearance values of the Radiation Protection Ordinance is based are compared with clearance practice using selected examples. In the case of relevant deviations, it is…

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Support of BASE in the process analysis of the site selection procedure (PaSta)

Project manager: Mbah, M. | Spieth-Achtnich, A.
Start of project: 06 / 2020

The site selection procedure for a repository for high-level radioactive waste in the Federal Republic of Germany is regulated by the Site Selection Act (StandAG). The requirements contained therein regarding a "participatory,…

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Extended dry storage of spent fuel and high radioactive waste Work package: Safety-related operation and organisational and social aspects

Project staff:  Neles, J.
Start of project: 09 / 2019

The international discussions on safety management during interim storage are updated in this project. In particular, questions of knowledge management and maintenance of competence of operators and authorities with regard to long-term…

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Management of high level radioactive waste in Germany: Roads from storage towards disposal

Project manager: Chaudry, S.
End of project: 11 / 2020

WERA aims at roadmaps for the disposal of spent fuel and high level radioactive waste. The need for action along this road as well as options for action will be discussed. Thus a basis will be designed for active Integration of…

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Innovative concepts on participation in the course of the enacting of two regulations, following § 26 and § 27 of the German Site Selection Law: Safety requirements and requirements on preliminary safety assessments

Project manager: Spieth-Achtnich, A.
End of project: 11 / 2019

In the course of the issuing process for safety requirements and requirements on preliminary safety assessments stakeholder associations and the citicens interested in the subject shall be given the opportunity to participate. In the…

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Contributions to the German Obligations regarding the National Report and the 7th Review Meeting of the “Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management

Project manager: Neles, J.
Start of project: 05 / 2019

Since preparing Germany’s first national report to the “Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management” (Joint Convention), OEko-Institut substantially contributes the…

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Analysis and technical evaluation of measures at nuclear installations in decommissioning in accordance with Section 7 of the Atomic Energy Act and during the operation of research reactors

Project manager: Mohr, S.
Start of project: 04 / 2019

Scientific and technical support of the BMU on behalf of GRS on short-term issues of federal supervision. The aim of the project is to advise the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) on…

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Advising activities related to the disposal of clearance waste by the district of Karlsruhe

Project manager: Küppers, C.
Start of project: 03 / 2019

The waste management company of the district of Karlsruhe is responsible for the disposal of non-radioactive waste arising from the dismantling of facilities of the former Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe and the Philippsburg nuclear power…

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Investigation of the suitability of the waste incineration plant Weissenhorn for the incineration of waste from the Gundremmingen nuclear power plant and development of criteria for the optimization of occupational radiation protection in connection with

Project manager: Küppers, C.
End of project: 04 / 2019

Clearance waste from the Gundremmingen nuclear power plant is burned in the waste incineration plant Weissenhorn, district Neu-Ulm. OEko-Institut is commissioned by the operator of the incineration plant to investigate whether the…

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Screening of the safety requirements of the final repository Konrad according to the current state of science and technology (ÜsiKo): Review of Phase 1 "Determination of the need for screening"

Project manager: Küppers, C.
End of project: 01 / 2019

In 2002 the final repository for low and intermediate level waste "Konrad" was granted project approval. 16 years later the safety requirements are subject to screening according to the current state of science and technology (ÜsiKo).…

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Support of the GRS in the research project "Clearance concepts of a new radiation protection ordinance according to the 2013 EU-Basic Safety Standards in practice"

Project manager: Küppers, C.
Start of project: 01 / 2018

The OEko-Institut supports the GRS in the investigation of previous modeling in the derivation of clearance values. Long-term releases of radionuclides from landfills after the disposal of released waste are modeled and calculated for…

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Expertise on the evaluation of radiologic doses on the tailings disposal facility Trünzig/Seelingstädt

Project manager: Schmidt, G.
End of project: 04 / 2011

The tailings disposal facility Trünzig in the district of Greiz (Thuringia) contains waste from uranium milling and is currently covered by Wismut GmbH and brought to a stable state. On the facility, which was not publicly accessible…

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