The Belgian Approach towards the Study of the Compatibility of EUROBITUM with the Geological Disposal Environment

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The Belgian Approach towards the Study of the Compatibility of EUROBITUM with the Geological Disposal Environment. / Valcke, Elie; Gens, Robert.

The 11th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management. Fairfield, NJ, United States, 2008. p. 1-8.

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Valcke, E & Gens, R 2008, The Belgian Approach towards the Study of the Compatibility of EUROBITUM with the Geological Disposal Environment. in The 11th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management. Fairfield, NJ, United States, pp. 1-8, ICEM 2007 - 11th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management, Bruges, Belgium, 2007-09-02.

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Valcke, E., & Gens, R. (2008). The Belgian Approach towards the Study of the Compatibility of EUROBITUM with the Geological Disposal Environment. In The 11th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management (pp. 1-8). Fairfield, NJ, United States.

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Valcke E, Gens R. The Belgian Approach towards the Study of the Compatibility of EUROBITUM with the Geological Disposal Environment. In The 11th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management. Fairfield, NJ, United States. 2008. p. 1-8

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Valcke, Elie ; Gens, Robert. / The Belgian Approach towards the Study of the Compatibility of EUROBITUM with the Geological Disposal Environment. The 11th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management. Fairfield, NJ, United States, 2008. pp. 1-8

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