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Merkel, Broder

The New Uranium Mining Boom

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Table of contents

Part 0. Plenary

1. Marie Curie and the Discovery of Radium
Fernando P. Carvalho

Part 1. Renaissance of Uranium Mining

2. License Procedure for Uranium Recovery from Talvivaara Deposit, Eastern Finland
Ari Luukkonen, Esko Ruokola

3. New Uranium ISR Satellites at Beverley North, South Australia
Horst Märten, Richard Phillips, Peter Woods

4. Waste Water Treatment of CO2 + O2 in-situ Leaching Uranium
Lechang Xu, Naizhong Liu, Guofu Zhang

5. Radiation Protection and Environmental Safety Surveillance in Uranium Mining and Ore Processing in India
A.H. Khan, V.D. Puranik

6. Estimates of Effective Doses Among Czech Uranium Miners
Ladislav Tomasek, Jiri Hulka, Petr Rulik, Helena Mala, Irena Malatova, Vera Beckova

7. Evaluation of Transboundary Impact of Toxic Metals of Uranium Mine Mailoo-Suu (Kyrgyzstan)
V.B. Aparin, J.P. Voronova, S.K. Smirnova

8. Uranium in Water and Sediments of the Mulde River
Stefan Bister, Torben Lüllau, Florian Koenn, Maruta Bunka, Jonny Birkhan, Beate Riebe, Rolf Michel

9. Assessment of Background Uranium Concentration in Groundwater Around a Proposed Mining Area
K. Brindha, L. Elango, R.N. Nair

10. Geochemistry of Radionuclides in Groundwaters at the Former Uranium and Radium Mining Region of Sabugal, Portugal
Fernando P. Carvalho, João M. Oliveira, W. Eberhard Falck

11. Simulation of Radionuclide Transport and Fate in Surface Waters in the Vicinity of a Past Uranium Processing Plant
Maria Lurdes Dinis, António Fiúza

12. Neutralisation and Trace Element Removal from Beverley in-situ Recovery Uranium Mine Barren Lixiviant via Hydrotalcite Formation
Grant Douglas, Laura Wendling, Kayley Usher, Peter Woods

13. Concentration of U and Th in the Bloedkoppie Granite, Namibia
Fred Kamona

14. Concentration Dynamics and Speciation of Uranium in a Boreal Forest Creek – Six Years of Weekly Observations
Stefan Karlsson, Bert Allard

15. Uranium Pollution of Grand Water in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan
Yoshiko Kawabata, Masaaki Yamada, Onwona-Agyman Siaw, Aparin Vyacheslav, Berdiyar Jollibekov, Masahiro Nagai, Yukio Katayama

16. Environmental Impact of the Kadji-Sai Uranium Tailing Site, Kyrgyzstan
Zheenbek Kulenbekov, Broder J. Merkel

17. Assessment of Distribution Coefficients (Кd) of Radionuclides of the Uranium-Thorium Chain in the Uranium Manufacturing Tailing Dumps
Valentyn Protsak, Valery Kasparov, Igor Maloshtan, Sviatoslav Levchuk, Vasyl Yoschenko, Irina Kalyabina, Olga Marinich

18. How Much Uranium Can Be Left at Former U Mining Sites? The Need for a Complex Assessment Framework
P. Schmidt, E. Kreyßig, W. Löbner

19. Health Hazards and Environmental Issues at the Uranium Mine Near Tatanagar, India
S.K. Sharma

20. Cadmium and Uranium in German and Brazilian Phosphorous Fertilizers
Geerd A. Smidt, Franziska C. Landes, Leandro Machado de Carvalho, Andrea Koschinsky, Ewald Schnug

21. Radiological and Hydrochemical Investigation of Underground Water of Issyk-Kul Region
Azamat Tynybekov

22. Interaction of Chlorella vulgaris and Schizophyllum commune with U(VI)
M. Vogel, A. Günther, M. Gube, J. Raff, E. Kothe, G. Bernhard

23. Sustainability: the Balanced Approach to Modern Uranium Mining
Peter Waggitt

24. Uranium Mining Life-Cycle Energy Cost vs. Uranium Resources
W. Eberhard Falck

25. Making Uranium-Mining More Sustainable – The FP7 Project EO-MINERS
W. Eberhard Falck, Henk Coetzee

26. Groundwater Monitoring Data and Screening Radionuclide Transport Modeling Analyses for the Uranium Mill Tailings at the Pridneprovsky Chemical Plant Site (Dneprodzerzhinsk, Ukraine)
Oleksandr Skalskji, Dmitri Bugai, Oleg Voitsekhovitch, Viktor Ryazantsev, Rodolfo Avila

27. Assessment of Failure Modes of the Ak-Tyuz Tailing Ponds in Kyrgyzstan in Preparation of Remediation Measures
Isakbek Torgoev, Alex T. Jakubick

28. The IAEA ENVIRONET Network Supporting the Remediation of Uranium Mining and Milling Sites
Horst Monken Fernandes, Philip Michael Carson

29. Environmental Management Systems in Uranium Exploration at AREVA Resources Canada Inc. (ARC)
Peter Wollenberg

Part 2. Phosphate Mining and Uranium Recovery

30. Developing an “Alternative” Mining Method
Franz-Werner Gerressen, Heiko Kopfmüller

31. Assessment of Radiological Impact on the Environment During Recovery of Uranium from Phosphate Rocks and Phosphoric Acid
A.H. Khan

32. Uranium Pollution in an Estuary Affected by Two Different Contamination Sources
Guillermo Manjón, María Villa, Rafael García-Tenorio, Juan Mantero, Santiago Hurtado, Mouloud Lehritani

33. Distribution of Uranium Related to Particle Size of Phosphogypsum from Phosphoric Acid Production (Huelva, SW Spain)
Marusia Rentería-Villalobos, Ignacio Vioque, Juan Mantero, Guillermo Manjón

34. Lithofacies Study of the Natural Phosphates: Quantification, Genetic Involvement and Distribution of Natural Radionuclides
Said Fakhi, Rabie Outayad, Elmehdi Fait, Mustapha Mouflih, Marusia Rentería, Ignacio Vioque, Abdelghani Adib Idrissi, Moncef Benmansour, Abderrahim Bouih, Hassan Elhadi, Abdelmjid Nourreddine

Part 3. Cleaning up Technologies for Water and Soil

35. Conception for Diversion of Runoff Implementing the Trünzig Uranium Tailings Pond into the Regional Catchment Area
Ulf Barnekow, Marcel Roscher, Matthias Bauroth, Gunter Merkel, Manuela Voßberg

36. Hydrogeological Evaluation of Flooded Uranium Mine Cavities in Hungary
Gábor Földing, Gabriella Szegvári, Mihály Csővári

37. Natural Radioactive Elements in the Region of Closed Uranium Mines on Stara Planina, Eastern Serbia
Jovan Kovačević, Zoran Nikić, Petar Papić

38. Solubility Controls of Arsenic, Nickel, and Iron in Uranium Mine Tailings
Joseph Essilfie-Dughan, M. Jim Hendry, Jeff Warner, Tom Kotzer

39. Study of Radionuclide Transport by Underground Water at the Semipalatinsk Test Site
Ella Gorbunova, Sergey Subbotin

40. Rehabilitation of Uranium Mining Waste and Restoration of the Plohnbach Valley (Germany): Design Principles, Ecological Requirements and Construction in a Fauna-Flora-Habitat Area
N. Gottschalk, P. Schneider, R. Löser, J. Schreyer, S. Anders, B. Tunger

41. Generation and Prevention of Acid Drainage from Mining Wastes in a Uranium Deposit
Marina Nicolova, Irena Spasova, Plamen Georgiev, Stoyan Groudev

42. Portable XRF to Guide a Groundwater Source Removal Action at the Cañon City, CO, USA Uranium Mill
G. Greg Lord, Kenneth E. Karp, John Elmer, John Hamrick

43. Characterization of Thorium Binding by Sequential Extractions in Uranium Tailings of Schneckenstein, Germany
Taoufik Naamoun

44. Safe Handling of Low pH Mill Tailings Pore Fluids Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project
Donald Metzler, Joseph Ritchey

45. Development and Migration of a Critical Habitat and Its Affect on the Colorado River Protection Strategy at the Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project Site
Joseph Ritchey, Donald Metzler

46. Critical Challenges of Acid Mine Drainage in South Africa’s Witwatersrand Gold Mines and Mpumalanga Coal Fields and Possible Research Areas for Collaboration Between South African and German Researchers and Expert Teams
Thibedi Ramontja, Detlef Eberle, Henk Coetzee, Rüdiger Schwarz, Axel Juch

47. Legacy of Uranium Extraction and Environmental Security in the Republic of Tajikistan
M.M. Yunusov

48. Preparation of a Safety and Environmental Impact Assessment and Design of Remediation Works for Uranium Tailings at AMCO Site, Zambia
Uwe Walter, Rolf Zurl, Michael Paul

49. Phytoextraction of Heavy Metals by Dominating Perennial Herbs
Gerhard Gramss, Klaus-Dieter Voigt, Dirk Merten

50. Field Scale Phytoremediation of Soils Contaminated with Heavy Metals and Radionuclides and Further Utilization of the Plant Residues
Daniel Mirgorodsky, Lukasz Jablonski, Delphine Ollivier, Juliane Wittig, Sabine Willscher, Dirk Merten, Georg Büchel, Peter Werner

51. Free and Immobilized Microbial Systems – Potential Effective Radioactive Decontaminators
Ioana-Carmen Popescu, Georgiana Milu, Mihaela Stoica, Gheorghe Crutu, Ecaterina Militaru

52. Bioleaching of Shale – Impact of Carbon Source
Viktor Sjöberg, Anna Grandin, Lovisa Karlsson, Stefan Karlsson

53. Interactions of Ionic Liquids with Uranium and Its Bioreduction
Chengdong Zhang, Arokiasamy J. Francis

Part 4. Analytics and Sensors for Uranium and Radon

54. Environmental Analysis of Uranium with Recombinant Antibodies
Diane A. Blake, Xiaoxia Zhu, Bhupal Ban

55. The Routine Determination of Uranium Activity in Natural Rocks and Minerals by Gamma Spectrometry
Fatima Zahra Boujrhal, Rajaâ Cherkaoui El Moursli

56. Airborne Radiometric Surveying for the Management of Health, Safety and the Environment in the Uranium Mining Industry: Potential Applications and Limitations
Henk Coetzee, James Larkin

57. Coca-Cola® for Determining Bioaccessible Uranium in Contaminated Mine Soils
Bernd Lottermoser, Ewald Schnug, Silvia Haneklaus

58. Development of an Immunochromatographic Strip for Rapid, Instrument-Free, On-Site Detection of Uranium
Xiaoxia Zhu, Bhupal Ban, Xiaoxi Yang, Sergey S. Shevkoplas, Diane A. Blake

Part 5. Modelling

59. Ecotoxicity of Uranium in Freshwaters: Influence of the Physico-Chemical Status of the Rivers
Karine Beaugelin-Seiller, Laureline Février, Rodolphe Gilbin, Jacqueline Garnier-Laplace

60. Radiological Impact Assessment of Mining Activities in the Wonderfonteinspruit Catchment Area, South Africa
Rainer Barthel

61. Challenges in Assessing Uranium-Related Health Risks: Two Case Studies for the Aquatic Exposure Pathway from South Africa – Part I: Guideline and Toxicity Issues and the Pofadder Case Study
Frank Winde

62. Challenges in Assessing Uranium-Related Health Risks: Two Case Studies for the Aquatic Exposure Pathway from South Africa – Part II: Case Study Potchefstroom
Frank Winde

63. Characterization of Uranium Behavior in the Ruprechtov Site (CZ)
Barbora Drtinová, Karel Štamberg, Dušan Vopálka, Alena Zavadilová

64. Estimation of Distribution Coefficient of Uranium and Its Correlation with Soil Parameters Around Uranium Mining Site
G.G. Pandit, S. Mishra, S. Maity, V.D. Puranik

65. Uranium (VI) Binding to Humic Substances: Speciation, Estimation of Competition, and Application to Independent Data
Pascal E. Reiller, Laura Marang, Delphine Jouvin, Marc F. Benedetti

66. Sorption of Uranium on Iron Coated Sand in the Presence of Arsenate, Selenate, and Phosphate
Romy Schulze, Broder Merkel

67. Sorption Behavior of Uranium in Agricultural Soils
Sascha Setzer, Dorit Julich, Stefan Gäth

68. Kinetics of Two-Line Ferrihydrite Phase Transformation Under Alkaline Conditions: Effect of Temperature and Adsorbed Arsenate
Soumya Das, M. Jim Hendry, Joseph Essilfie-Dughan

69. The Interaction of U(VI) with Some Bioligands or the Influence of Different Functional Groups on Complex Formation
Laura Frost, Alfatih A.A. Osman, Gerhard Geipel, Katrin Viehweger, Henry Moll, Gert Bernhard

70. Challenges in Detection, Structural Characterization and Determination of Complex Formation Constants of Uranyl-Arsenate Complexes in Aqueous Solutions
Wondemagegnehu A. Gezahegne, Christoph Hennig, Gerhard Geipel, Britta Planer-Friedrich, Broder J. Merkel

71. Effect of Temperature and Humic Acid on the U(VI) Diffusion in Compacted Opalinus Clay
C. Joseph, L.R. Loon, A. Jakob, K. Schmeide, S. Sachs, G. Bernhard

72. Thermodynamic Data Dilemma
Broder J. Merkel

73. Formation of (Ba,Ra)SO4 Solid Solutions – Results from Barite (Re)Precipitation and Coprecipitation Experiments
Volker Metz, Yoav O. Rosenberg, Dirk Bosbach, Melanie Böttle, Jiwchar Ganor

74. Study of the Speciation in the System UO2
2+–SO4
2––H2O by Means of the UV-VIS Spectrophotometry
Jakub Višňák, Aleš Vetešník, Karel Štamberg, Jiří Bok

75. Characterization of the Impact of Uranium Mines on the Hydrological System in a Granitic Context: Example of the Limousin Area in France
Christian Andres, Charlotte Cazala, Emmanuel Ledoux, Jean-Michel Schmitt

76. Assessment of Uranium Waste Dump Closure Systems: Results of Long Term Test Fields at the Former Uranium Mining Site in Schlema-Alberoda, Germany
Ralf Löser, Petra Schneider, Jürgen Meyer, Andrea Schramm, Nicole Gottschalk

77. Implementation of a Modeling Concept to Predict Hydraulic and Geochemical Conditions During Flooding of a Deep Mine
Thomas Metschies, Ulf Jenk

78. Radiological Impact Assessment of the Uranium Tailings Pond at Turamdih in India
R.N. Nair, Faby Sunny, Manish Chopra, V.D. Puranik

79. The Mean Hydraulic Residence Time and Its Use for Assessing the Longevity of Mine Water Pollution from Flooded Underground Mines
Michael Paul, Thomas Metschies, Marcus Frenzel, Jürgen Meyer

80. Uranium Mineralization in Fractured Welded Tuffs of the Krasnokamensk Area: Transfer from Ancient to Modern Oxidizing Conditions
Vladislav Petrov, Valery Poluektov, Jörg Hammer, Sergey Schukin

81. Synthesis and Research of Uranium Minerals That Form in the Disposals of Waste Radioactive Products and Under Natural Conditions
Anna Shiryaeva, Maria Gorbunova

82. Modeling the Groundwater Flow of a 90Sr Plume Through a Permeable Reactive Barrier Installed at the Chalk River Laboratories, Chalk River, Ontario, Canada
Jutta Hoppe, Jeff Bain, David Lee, Dale Hartwig, Sung-Wook Jeen, David Blowes

Part 6. Miscellaneous

83. Cleaning of NORM Contaminated Pipes from Dismantling of Oil/Gas Production Facilities at a North African Site
Rainer Barthel

84. Direct and Indirect Effects of Uranium on Microstructure of Sedimentary Phosphate: Fission Tracks and Radon Diffusion
Fatima Zahra Boujrhal, Rajaâ Cherkaoui El Moursli

85. Uranium in German Mineral Water – Occurrence and Origins
Friedhart Knolle, Ewald Schnug, Manfred Birke, Rula Hassoun, Frank Jacobs

86. Heavy Metal Loads to Agricultural Soils in Germany from the Application of Commercial Phosphorus Fertilizers and Their Contribution to Background Concentration in Soils
Sylvia Kratz, Frauke Godlinski, Ewald Schnug

87. Effect of Mg-Ca-Sr on the Sorption Behavior of Uranium(VI) on Silica
Sreejesh Nair, Broder J. Merkel

88. Radiological Hazard of Mine Water from Polymetallic and Uranium Deposits in the Karkonosze Mountains, South-West Poland
Dinh Chau Nguyen, Jakub Nowak, Marcin Bialic, Lucyna Rajchel, Mariusz Czop, Jerzy Wróblewski

89. Uranium – a Problem in the Elbe Catchment Area?
Petra Schneider, Heinrich Reincke, Sylvia Rohde, Uwe Engelmann

90. Energetic and Economic Significance of Uranium in Mineral Phosphorous Fertilizers
Ewald Schnug, Nils Haneklaus

91. Contribution of Mineral and Tap Water to the Dietary Intake of As, B, Cu, Li, Mo, Ni, Pb, U and Zn by Humans
Rula Hassoun, Ewald Schnug

92. Uranium in Secondary Phosphate Fertilizers and Base Substrates from Water Treatment Plants
Dorit Julich, Christine Waida, Stefan Gäth

93. Uranium in German Tap and Groundwater – Occurrence and Origins
Geerd A. Smidt, Rula Hassoun, Lothar Erdinger, Mathias Schäf, Friedhart Knolle, Jens Utermann, Wilhelmus H.M. Duijnisveld, Manfred Birke, Ewald Schnug

94. Speciation of Uranium – from the Environment to Living Cells
Gerhard Geipel, Katrin Viehweger, Gert Bernhard

95. The Implications of New Legislation on NORM-Generating Industries
David Read

96. Low-Lying States for the 103, 105Mo Isotopes
O. Jisar, J. Inchaouh, M.K. Jammari, A. Morsad, H. Chakir

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Mineral Resources, Hydrogeology

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Springer Geology
Page amount
865 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783642221224

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