Environmental radioactivity in Greenland in 1980

A. Aarkrog, Henning Dahlgaard, Elis Holm, Heinz Johs. Max Hansen, Jørgen Emil Lippert, Karen Nilsson

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    Abstract

    Measurements of fallout radioactivity in Greenland in 1980 are reported. Strontium-90 (and Cesium-137 in most cases) was determined in samples of precipitation, sea water, vegetation, animals, and drinking water. Estimates are given of the mean contents of 90Sr and 137Cs in the human diet in Greenland in 1980. Provisional results of the 239,240Pu and 241Am measurements on samples from the expedition to Thule in August 1979 and from the Swedish YMER expedition in 1980 are presented.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationRoskilde
    PublisherRisø National Laboratory
    Number of pages55
    ISBN (Print)87-550-0779-1
    Publication statusPublished - 1981
    SeriesDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R
    Number449
    ISSN0106-2840

    Keywords

    • Risø-R-449

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