Environmental radioactivity in the Faroes in 1980

A. Aarkrog, Jørgen Emil Lippert, Henning Dahlgaard

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    Abstract

    Measurements of fallout radioactivity in the Faroes in 1980 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 1980.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationRoskilde
    PublisherRisø National Laboratory
    Number of pages39
    ISBN (Print)87-550-0778-3
    Publication statusPublished - 1981
    SeriesDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R
    Number448
    ISSN0106-2840

    Keywords

    • Risø-R-448

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