Upcoming Events

PFLOTRAN Short Course & Tutorial, October 17, 2017, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM

We will be hosting a PFLOTRAN short course and tutorial, preceding the Interagency Performance & Risk Assessment Community of Practice (P&RA CoP) Annual Technical Exchange Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 17-19, 2017. Registration for this event is limited to participants of the P&RA CoP Meeting only.

AGU Fall Meeting, December 11-15, 2017, New Orleans, Louisiana

We will be presenting at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in New Orleans, LA, this December.

Stein, E.R., S.D. Sevougian, P.E. Mariner, G. E. Hammond, and J.M. Frederick, Abstract MR12A-07, Performance Assessments of Generic Nuclear Waste Repositories in Shale, Session MR12A: Advances in the Science of Radioactive Waste Cleanup and Disposal I on Monday 11 December 10:20am – 12:20pm.

Hadgu, T., et al., Abstract MR12A-??, Thermal Analysis of a Nuclear Waste Repository in Argillite Host Rock, Session MR12A: Advances in the Science of Radioactive Waste Cleanup and Disposal II (posters)

Frederick, J.M., and G.E. Hammond, Abstract NS41B-0012, Maintaining Quality and Confidence in Open-Source, Evolving Software: Lessons Learned with PFLOTRAN, Session NS41B: Open-Source Software in the Geosciences (posters) on Thursday 14 December 8:00am-12:20pm.

Waste Management Symposia, March 18-22, 2018, Phoenix, Arizona

We will be presenting at the Waste Management Symposia in Phoenix, Arizona, this coming March.

Stein, E.R., P.E. Mariner, J.M. Frederick, S.D. Sevougian, and G.E. Hammond, Abstract 18392, Performance Assessment of a Generic Nuclear Waste Repository in Shale, Session Repository Performance and Impacts on HLW Form Chemistry – Posters, Monday 1:50pm-5:00pm.

Sevougian, S.D., E.R. Stein, G.E. Hammond, P.E. Mariner, and J.M. Frederick, Abstract 18589, Simulating the Effect of Fracture Connectivity on Repository Performance with GDSA Framework, Session Repository Performance and Impacts on HLW Form Chemistry – Posters, Monday 1:50pm-5:00pm.

Past Events

PFLOTRAN Short Course & Tutorial, September 6-8, 2017, Barcelona, Spain

We will be hosting a PFLOTRAN short course and tutorial, preceding the MIGRATION 2017 Conference in Barcelona, Spain, this coming September. More information can be found here.

MIGRATION, September 10-15, 2017, Barcelona, Spain

We will be presenting at the MIGRATION 2017 Conference in Barcelona, Spain, this coming September.

Tuesday Sept. 12:  MODELING WASTE PACKAGE DEGRADATION AND WASTE FORM DISSOLUTION FOR GEOLOGIC REPOSITORY PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT IN PFLOTRAN, J.M. Frederick, G. E. Hammond, P. Mariner, E. Stein, and S. D. Sevougian, SESSION 6 C3: DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF MODELS.

Poster Session: ISOTOPE PARTITIONING, DECAY, AND INGROWTH ACROSS MULTIPLE PHASES IN PFLOTRAN CODE OF GDSA FRAMEWORK, P.E. Mariner, G.E. Hammond, and J.M. Frederick

Poster Session: RADON AND THE PFLOTRAN INGESTION DOSE MODEL OF GDSA FRAMEWORK, P.E. Mariner, J.M. Frederick, and G.E. Hammond

Poster Session: ESTIMATING THE EFFECT OF FRACTURE CONNECTIVITY ON WASTE ISOLATION USING A HIGH-PERFORMANCE REACTIVE TRANSPORT SIMULATOR, PFLOTRAN, D. Sevougian, E. R. Stein, G. E. Hammond, P. E. Mariner, and J. M. Frederick

Poster Session: MULTI-SCALE MODELING IN PFLOTRAN FOR GEOLOGIC REPOSITORY PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT: AN ENHANCEMENT TO GDSA FRAMEWORK, E. R. Stein, G. E. Hammond, and C. F. Jové Colón

Poster Session: PFLOTRAN REACTION SANDBOX: A FLEXIBLE, EXTENSIBLE FRAMEWORK FOR VETTING BIOGEOCHEMICAL REACTIONS WITHIN AN OPEN SOURCE SUBSURFACE SIMULATOR, G. E. Hammond

SIAM GS, September 10-14, 2017, Erlangen, Germany

We will be presenting at the SIAM Geosciences Conference in Erlangen, Germany, this coming September.

Thursday Sept. 14: Maintaining quality assurance within software evolution: Lessons learned with PFLOTRAN, J.M. Frederick and G. E. Hammond, SESSION: Quality Assurance and Sustainable Development of Simulation Software in the Geosciences – Part I.

PFLOTRAN Short Course, May 10-11, 2017, Sandia National Laboratories, NM

We will be hosting a PFLOTRAN short course and tutorial, hosted at Sandia National Laboratories, this May. This short course is currently full.

Participants of the PFLOTRAN Short Course, hosted at Sandia National Laboratories. Thumbs up!

IHLRWM, April 9-13, 2017, Charlotte, North Carolina

We will be presenting at the International High Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, this coming April:

Frederick, J.M., G.E. Hammond, P.E. Mariner, E.R. Stein, and S.D. Sevougian (2017), Development of a Waste Form Process Model in PFLOTRAN, paper #19657.

G.E. Hammond, and J.M. Frederick, Minimizing the Impact of Software Evolution on Radioactive Waste Management (2017), paper #19658.

Stein, E.R., J.M. Frederick, G.E. Hammond, K.L. Kuhlman, P.E. Mariner, and S.D. Sevougian (2017), Modeling Coupled Reactive Flow Processes in Fractured Crystalline Rock, paper #19665.

Waste Management Symposia, March 5-9, 2017, Phoenix, Arizona

We will be presenting at the Waste Management Symposia in Phoenix, Arizona, this coming March:

Sevougian, S. D., E. R. Stein, M. B. Gross, G. E. Hammond, J. M. Frederick, and P. E. Mariner (2017), Performance Assessment of a Generic Repository for Defense-Related HLW/SNF in Fractured Crystalline Host Rock, paper #17059.

Freeze, G., E. Stein, K. Kuhlman, G. Hammond, and J. Frederick (2017), Probabilistic Performance Assessment for Deep Borehole Disposal of Cs/Sr Capsules, paper #17143.

AGU Fall Meeting, December 12-16, 2016, San Francisco, California

We will be presenting at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA, this December:

Tuesday, Dec. 13: Hammond, G.E., and J.M. Frederick (2016), PFLOTRAN verification: Development of a testing suite to ensure software quality, Abstract T23C-2944.

Thursday, Dec. 15: Stein, E.R., S.D. Sevougian, G.E. Hammond, J.M. Frederick, and P.E. Mariner (2016), Performance assessment of a generic repository in bedded salt for DOE-managed nuclear waste, Abstract MR41C-2711.