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- Cai, Cheng-Zheng, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Environmental earth sciences 2018 v.77 no.5 pp. 213
- argillite; bentonite; clay; permeability; radioactive waste; safety assessment; Belgium; France
- ... Opalinus clay (OPA) is currently being investigated as a potential host rock for radioactive waste repository. The construction of this repository will lead to an excavation-damaged zone (EDZ) in the surrounding. Its sealing ability is crucial for the safety assessment of the geological repository. The sealing ability of OPA has a close relationship with its water retention and gas permeability be ...