Environmental radioactivity in the Faroes in 1974

A. Aarkrog, Jørgen Emil Lippert

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    Abstract

    Measurements of fall-out radioactivity in the Faroes in 1974 are presented. Strontium-90 (and 137Cs in most cases) was determined in regularly collected samples ofprecipitation, grass, milk, fish, sea water, bread, and drinking water. In addition, analyses were made of spot samples of lamb, potatoes, sea plants, vegetables, eggs, and human bone. Estimates are gives of the mean contents of 90Sr and 137Cs in the human diet in the Faroes in 1974. Whole body measurements were made on six individuals from the Faroes.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationRoskilde, Denmark
    PublisherRisø National Laboratory
    Number of pages25
    ISBN (Print)8755003230
    Publication statusPublished - 1975
    SeriesDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R
    Number324
    ISSN0106-2840

    Keywords

    • Risø-R-324
    • Risø-324
    • Risø report 324

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