Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Subject "uranium remediation"
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The effects of bicarbonate and mineral surfaces on uranium immobilization under anaerobic conditions (2011-08-25)For four decades, from 1940 through 1980, the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) extensively mined and processed uranium at various sites. As a result, widespread uranium contamination exists in subsurface sediments and ...
The isotope geochemistry of uranium: Igneous petrology, ore deposits, and groundwater contamination (2011-01-14)This study applies high precision 238U/235U measurement techniques two three geologic settings: basalt differentiation, uranium ore genesis, and the remediation of a uranium-contaminated groundwater system. In the latter ...