Expert Judgement on Markers to Deter Inadvertent Human Intrusion into the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

This is a fascinating excerpt from a report written by a collection of American scientists on how to designate a nuclear waste site in such a way that the marking would still be effective 10,000 years from now. It’s a complicated problem with many levels discussing language, pictorial warnings, enormous public works and how to avoid mistaking terror for honor.

“In the end, the most effective marker will be a limited amount of sickness & death caused by the radioactive waste”

Link: Expert Judgement on Markers to Deter Inadvertent Human Intrusion into the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant