DECOVALEX 2015 was the 6th project phase and ran from 2012 through 2015. Modeling teams from 10 international partner organizations participated in the comparative evaluation of five modeling tasks involving complex field and/or laboratory experiments in Switzerland, France, Japan, and Czech Republic. Together, these tasks addressed a wide range of relevant issues related to engineered and natural system behavior in argillaceous and crystalline host rocks. The following tasks were addressed:

Publications [link to special issue] and reports are available as follows:

For more information on any of the DECOVALEX phases, please contact Jens Birkholzer or Alex Bond.