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2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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Eliminated as a repository site, Germany’s Gorleben salt mine to be closed
The German government has announced that it is closing the Gorleben salt mine in the Wendland region of Lower Saxony, officially removing the site from consideration as a repository for radioactive waste. Gorleben became a target of antinuclear protests after being proposed as a potential repository in the 1970s.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021|9:40–11:20AM (10:40AM–12:20PM EDT)|Salon A
Jean Ragusa (Texas A&M Univ.)
Dmitriy Y. Anistratov (NC State Univ.)
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Unifying the Finite Element and Nodal Expansion Methods Under the Weighted Residuals Framework
Matt Kabelitz (Univ. of Michigan), Brendan Kochunas (Univ. of Michigan)
Spatial Discretization Error Estimators on Three Realistic Geometry Case Studies
Nathan H. Hart (LANL), Yousry Y. Azmy (NC State Univ.)
Two-Dimensional Source Estimation Problems Using an ADO-Nodal Solution to the Adjoint Transport Equation
C.B. Pazinatto (Instituto Federal de Educacao), L. B. Barichello (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul)
Extending Gout's Wachspress Finite Elements on Regular Hexagons to Higher Orders
David Labeurthre (CEA), Ansar Calloo (CEA), Romain Le Tellier (CEA)
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