APPENDIX A

LIST OF ACRONYMS AND SYMBOLS

CRD

Cation ratio dating

DOE

U.S. Department of Energy (also USDOE)

DTM

Digital topographic model

ESF

Exploratory Studies Facility

M

Process magnitude, from Equation 2.3

n

Manning hydraulic resistance coefficient (see Chapter 3, footnote 5).

NAS–NRC

National Academy of Sciences–National Research Council

OCRWM

Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management

PMF

Probable maximum flood

PMP

Probable maximum precipitation

R

Process rate, from Equation 2.3

RAT

Reasonably available technology

T

Time of process operation, from Equation 2.3

TBR

U.S. Department of Energy Technical Basis Report for Surface Characteristics, Preclosure Hydrology, and Erosion

USEPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

USNRC

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

YMSCO

Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Office



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Review of U.S. Department of Energy Technical Basis Report for Surface Characteristics, Preclosure Hydrology, and Erosion APPENDIX A LIST OF ACRONYMS AND SYMBOLS CRD Cation ratio dating DOE U.S. Department of Energy (also USDOE) DTM Digital topographic model ESF Exploratory Studies Facility M Process magnitude, from Equation 2.3 n Manning hydraulic resistance coefficient (see Chapter 3, footnote 5). NAS–NRC National Academy of Sciences–National Research Council OCRWM Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management PMF Probable maximum flood PMP Probable maximum precipitation R Process rate, from Equation 2.3 RAT Reasonably available technology T Time of process operation, from Equation 2.3 TBR U.S. Department of Energy Technical Basis Report for Surface Characteristics, Preclosure Hydrology, and Erosion USEPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency USNRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission YMSCO Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Office