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We - the staff at Gesteinslabor

Gesteinslabor's staff is quite a mixed crew consisting of physisists, geologists, rock materials testers, electronic technicians and accountants; men and women from Göttingen, Heiligenstadt, Höxter, Freiburg and Yemen.



Gesteinslabor does numerous strength tests for NAGRA

In September Gesteinslabor was awarded by NAGRA with UCS, Brazilian and triaxial tests on neighbouring rocks of the Opalinus Clay - the rock which will host Switzerland's future facilities for nuclear waste disposal. The testing program commenced in November.

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