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Äspö HRL

The Äspö  HRL (hard rock laboratory) outside Oskarshamn is a unique facility. SKB is conducting full-scale research and development here in preparation for the construction of a final repository for spent nuclear fuel.

Microbial studies have been done for almost three decades at Äspö HRL by national as well as international groups.

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There are various ways to protect the anaerobic samples. This is one of them.

For more information about the Äspö HRL please visit: http://www.skb.com/research-and-technology/laboratories/the-aspo-hard-rock-laboratory/