Our manuscript on the gas dynamics in a trial run for a spent-fuel emplacement drift in the Underground Rock Laboratory at Mont Terri (Switzerland) has been accepted and is already available on the web. Here the details:
Tomonaga, Y., Giroud, N., Brennwald, M. S., Horstmann, E., Diomidis, N., Kipfer, R., & Wersin, P. (2018). On-line monitoring of the gas composition in the Full-scale Emplacement experiment at Mont Terri (Switzerland). Appl. Geochem., doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2018.11.015.
Our first article on the evolution of the gas composition in the Full-scale Emplacement (FE) experiment has been published as:
Giroud, N., Tomonaga, Y., Wersin, P., Briggs, S., King, F., Vogt, T., & Diomidis, N. (2018). On the fate of oxygen in a spent fuel emplacement drift in Opalinus Clay. Appl. Geochem., 97, 270-278, doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2018.08.011.
Here you can download the manuscript for FREE (until Oct. 25th 2018).
The monitoring aims to provide a comprehensive dataset to infer any possible relation between gas geochemistry and seismic activity in the surrounding region. The measurements will last until the end of May 2018.