Environmental radioactivity in Denmark in 1990 and 1991

A. Aarkrog, Lars Bøtter-Jensen, Qing Jiang Chen, Henning Dahlgaard, Heinz Johs. Max Hansen, Elis Holm, Bente Lauridsen, Sven Poul Nielsen, Morten Strandberg, Jens Søgaard-Hansen

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    Abstract

    Strontium-90, radiocesium, and other radionuclides were determined in samples from all over the country of air, precipitation, stream water, lake water, sea water, soil, sediments, dried milk, fresh milk, meat, fish, cheese, eggs, grain, bread, potatoes, vegetables, fruit, grass, moss, lichen, sea plants, total diet, and humans. Estimates are given of the mean contents of radiostrontium and radiocesium in the human diet in Denmark during 1990 and 1991. Tritium was determined in precipitation, fresh waters, and sea water. The y-background was measured regularly by TLD's and a Nal detector. Tc-99 determinations were carried out on various marine samples, first of all sea water.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationRoskilde
    PublisherRisø National Laboratory
    Number of pages174
    ISBN (Print)87-550-1802-5
    Publication statusPublished - 1992
    SeriesDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R
    Number621(EN)
    ISSN0106-2840

    Keywords

    • Risø-R-621
    • Risø-R-621(EN)

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