SKB asked ITASCA to apply an advanced modelling framework (UFM) on the Äspö site to estimate its consistency with structural and hydraulic data. The UFM modelling framework (detailed in Davy et al., (2010, 2013)) is used to assess fracturing parameters and improve the DFN models in Äspö using in‐depth data.
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Andrew Corkum is a geotechnical engineer with experience in rock mechanics/rock engineering and soil mechanics with main areas of focus on tunnelling/underground mining and slope stability/open pit mining. He has additional experience in nuclear waste isolation, underground storage caverns, ground support, site characterization, foundation engineering, etc. In addition, Andrew has extensive expertise in the application of numerical modeling techniques to practical mining and civil geotechnical problems.
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