Nuclear Energy Agency Online Bulletin

September 2000

Covers new material for July and August 2000

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The September bulletin covers the following items:

New publications
Job opportunities
Nuclear development
Nuclear safety
Radioactive waste management

Legal affairs
Nuclear science
Data Bank

New publications

Publications on sale can be ordered at

Assuring Nuclear Safety Competence into the 21st Century
ISBN 92-64-18517-8. Price: FF340, US$50, DM101, £31, ¥5 300. 246 pages.

Features, Events and Processes (FEPs) for Geologic Disposal of Radioactive Waste – An International Database
ISBN 92-64-18514-3. Price: FF150, US$24, DM45, £15, ¥2 900. 88 pages.

Geologic Disposal of Radioactive Waste in Perspective
ISBN 92-64-18425-2. Price: FF130, US$20, DM39, £12, ¥2 050. 64 pages.

Le point sur l'évacuation des déchets radioactifs en formations géologiques
ISBN 92-64-28425-7. Price: FF130, US$20, DM39, £12, ¥2 050. 66 pages.

NEA News
ISBN 92-64-17572-5, ISSN 1605-9581. 2000 Subscription price (2 issues): FF240, US$45, DM75, £26, ¥4 800. 44 pages.

AEN Infos
ISBN 92-64-27572-X, ISSN 1605-959X. Abonnement 2000 comportant deux numéros : FF240, US$45, DM75, £26, ¥4 800. 44 pages.

Nuclear Education and Training: Cause for Concern?
ISBN 92-64-18521-6. Price: FF210, US$31, DM63, £19, ¥3 300. 120 pages.

Nuclear Law Bulletin No.65 + Supplement
ISBN 92-64-17570-9, ISSN 0304-341X. 2000 Subscription price (2 issues): FF460, US$80, DM140, £48, ¥9 550. 80 pages.

Bulletin de droit nucléaire n° 65 + supplément
ISBN 92-64-27570-3, ISSN 0304-3428. Abonnement 2000 comportant deux numéros : FF460, US$80, DM140, £48, ¥9 550. 85 pages.

Porewater Extraction from Argillaceous Rocks for Geochemical Characterisation – Methods and Interpretations
ISBN 92-64-17181-9. Price: FF380, US$60, DM113, £37, ¥6 350. 186 pages.

Uranium 1999: Resources, Production and Demand
Purchasers are offered a free CD-ROM of the publication upon request.
ISBN 92-64-17198-3. Price: FF510, US$77, DM152, £48, ¥8 100. 340 pages.

Uranium 1999 : Ressources, production et demande
L'achat de l'édition papier donne droit à un CD-ROM gratuit de la publication.
ISBN 92-64-27198-8. Prix : FF510, US$77, DM152, £48, ¥8 100. 362 pages.

Free publications
are available at Paper copies may be requested by sending an e-mail to

Catalogue of Publications - 2000

Nuclear Power in Competitive Electricity Markets
62 pages (190 Ko).

L'énergie nucléaire face à la concurrence sur les marchés de l'électricité
68 pages (309 Ko).

SR 97: Post-closure Safety of a Deep Repository for Spent Nuclear Fuel in Sweden – An International Peer Review
50 pages (147 Ko).

Nuclear development

The scientific programme of the 6th OECD/NEA Information Exchange Meeting on Actinide and Fission Product Partitioning and Transmutation (6th IEM) is now available at This meeting, organised jointly with the European Commission, will be hosted by CIEMAT and ENRESA in Madrid, Spain on 11-13 December 2000. More than 70 papers will be presented.

Nuclear safety

Regular features

Nuclear safety news

The first meeting of the CSNI Programme Review Group was held at the NEA on 3-4 July. The main points of the meeting are briefly summarised at

Results of the work of the CSNI/PWG2 Task Force on Fuel Safety Criteria have recently been published in the CSNI report NEA/CSNI/R(99)25 entitled Fuel Safety Criteria Technical Review...more

Radioactive waste management

The inaugural workshop of the Forum on Stakeholder Confidence took place in Paris on 28-31 August. This forum, the first of its type world-wide, has been set up to facilitate the sharing of Member country experience in addressing the societal dimension of radioactive waste management, to explore means to ensure an effective dialogue with the public, and to consider ways to strengthen confidence in decision-making processes. Its establishment reflects a growing recognition of the importance of the social dimension in radioactive waste management. The proceedings of the workshop will be published shortly.

Legal affairs

“Nuclear Safety Related Co-operation Agreements concluded with the Federation of Russia and with Ukraine, containing Liability Provisions – First Revision” is a compendium of selected bilateral agreements signed by various countries and organisations with the Russian Federation and Ukraine, aiming to serve as a source of information and reference for those involved in the administration of nuclear safety assistance programmes in central and eastern European countries and the New Independent States.

Nuclear science

SATIF-5, the fifth meeting on Shielding Aspects of Accelerators, Irradiation and Target Facilities, jointly organised by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, the Institut de physique nucléaire d'Orsay, the Radiation Safety Information Computational Center and the Shielding Working Group of the Reactor Physics Committee of Japan, was held in Paris on 17-21 July...more

Data Bank

Dates and topics of forthcoming training courses can be found at

Computer program services

A page giving the list of all new programs in the last 12 months can be found at

New software packages available from the Data Bank

28-AUG-2000 IAEA1376 ZZ-MENDL-2P, Proton Medium Energy Nuclear Data Library (Now tested)
28-AUG-2000 NEA-1632 MCDSIM (Arrived)
10-AUG-2000 CCC-0661 SOURCES-4A, Calculating alpha,n, Fission,  Delayed Neutron Sources & Spectra (Arrived)
09-AUG-2000 PSR-0137 MARLOWE 15: Computer Simulation of Atomic Collisions in Crystalline Solids. (Arrived)
25-JUL-2000 DLC-0202 ZZ NUCDECAYCALC, Nuclear Decay Data for Radiation Dosimetry Calc. for ICRP (Arrived)
24-JUL-2000 CCC-0156 MECC-7, Medium-Energy Intranuclear Cascade Code System (Arrived)
07-JUL-2000 NEA-1628 SUSD3D, 1-, 2-, 3-Dimensional Cross Section Sensitivity and Uncertainty Code (Now tested)

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