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Nuclear Waste Management Decision-Making Support with MCDA

Schwenk-Ferrero, A. 1; Andrianov, A.
1 Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

The paper proposes a multicriteria decision analysis (MCDA) framework for a comparative evaluation of nuclear waste management strategies taking into account different local perspectives (expert and stakeholder opinions). Of note, a novel approach is taken using a multiple-criteria formulation that is methodologically adapted to tackle various conflicting criteria and a large number of expert/stakeholder groups involved in the decision-making process. The purpose is to develop a framework and to show its application to qualitative comparison and ranking of options in a hypothetical case of three waste management alternatives: interim storage at and/or away from the reactor site for the next 100 years, interim decay storage followed in midterm by disposal in a national repository, and disposal in a multinational repository. Additionally, major aspects of a decision-making aid are identified and discussed in separate paper sections dedicated to application context, decision supporting process, in particular problem structuring, objective hierarchy, performance evaluation modeling, sensitivity/robustness analyses, and interpretation of results (practical impact). ... mehr

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000072421
DOI: 10.1155/2017/9029406
Zitationen: 11
Web of Science
Zitationen: 8
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Kern- und Energietechnik (IKET)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2017
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1687-6075, 1687-6083
KITopen-ID: 1000072421
HGF-Programm 32.01.15 (POF III, LK 01) Rückbau (Decommissioning)
Erschienen in Science and technology of nuclear installations
Verlag Hindawi
Band 2017
Seiten 1–20
Nachgewiesen in Dimensions
Web of Science
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