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This page explains what it is you will be doing in this exercise and provides details of how the system works. The next few pages will explain some of the important issues surrounding the substantive problem of nuclear waste disposal in the UK, the relationship with geography and how Geographical Information Systems (GIS) can be used to help solve the complex problem of finding a suitable disposal/storage site. After this you will have the opportunity to use a web-based GIS to help make informed choices and decisions about nuclear waste management.
|Once you have read through the next couple of short pages you will come across a page called 'Making Your Decisions' which looks similar to the image here on the right. This page is where you have the chance to choose where you think new waste management facilities should be located. Using a Java Applet you can create a map showing the suitability for a waste facility using
To help you understand how the system works, together with further information about nuclear waste issues, here is an additional
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It is recommended that you read the relevant