Table 3.

Sensitivity studies considered and their variants

Sensitivity study/base-caseVariants (m2)Sensitivity study/base-caseVariants
Host rock permeability
kR = 10−21
kR = 10−20
kR = 10−22
Host rock conductivity
λR = 2.63 [W mK−1]
λR = 3.9 [W mK−1]
λR = 2.3 [W mK−1]
Bentonite permeability
kB = 10−20
kB = 6.4 10−21
kB = 2.2 10−21
Power input
kB = 10−20
Power is increased in all canisters
Power increased only in canister 6
Tunnel backfill permeability
kTB = 310−18
kTB = 10−16
kTB = 10−20