Environmental radioactivity in the Faroes in 1977

A. Aarkrog, Jørgen Emil Lippert

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    Abstract

    Measurements of fallout radioactivity in the Faroes in 1977 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 1977.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationRoskilde, Denmark
    PublisherRisø National Laboratory
    Number of pages27
    ISBN (Print)87-550-0549-7
    Publication statusPublished - 1977
    SeriesDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R
    Number387
    ISSN0106-2840

    Keywords

    • Risø-R-387
    • Risø-387
    • Risø report 387

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