Environmental radioactivity in the Faroes in 1972

A. Aarkrog, Jørgen Emil Lippert

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    Abstract

    Measurements of fall-out radioactivity in the Faroes in 1972 are presented. 90Sr (and 137Cs in most instances) was determined in regularly collected samples of precipitation, grass, milk, lamb, fish, sea water, bread, and drinking water. In addition, analyses of spot samples of potatoes, sea plants, vegetables, eggs, and human bone were carried out. Estimates of the mean contents of 90Sr and 137Cs in the human diet in the Faroes in 1972 are given.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationRoskilde, Denmark
    PublisherRisø National Laboratory
    Number of pages21
    ISBN (Print)8755002250
    Publication statusPublished - 1973
    SeriesDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R
    Number292
    ISSN0106-2840

    Keywords

    • Risø-R-292
    • Risø-292
    • Risø report 292

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