Environmental radioactivity in the Faroes in 1976

A. Aarkrog, Jørgen Emil Lippert

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    Measurements of fall-out radioactivity in the Faroes in 1976 are presented. Strontium-90 (and 137Cs in most cases) was determined in regularly collected samples of precipitation, grass, milk, fish, sea water, bread, and drinking water. In addition, analyses were made of spot samples of lamb, sea birds, potatoes, sea plants, vegetables, eggs, and human bone. Estimates are given of the mean contents of 90Sr and 137Cs in the human diet in the Faroes in 1976.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationRoskilde, Denmark
    PublisherRisø National Laboratory
    Number of pages27
    Publication statusPublished - 1977
    SeriesDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R


    • Risø-R-362
    • Risø-362
    • Risø report 362


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