The Forsmark site is studied in the context of the Swedish nuclear disposal project. One key step is defining, at the relevant depths ‐ from 200 to 400m ‐ a Discrete Fracture Network (DFN) model. The DFN modeling framework is based on simplified rules that mimic the kinematic processes governing fracture nucleation, growth and arrest (models are named UFM for likely Universal Fracture Model).
Jennifer has a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, majoring in soil and rock engineering from Luleå University of Technology. She has experience of modeling and analysis for the mining industry as well as for the energy sector. In addition, she has experience from geotechnical engineering with focus on early project investigations such as planning, assessing, analyzing and documenting results from geotechnical surveys.
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