Environmental radioactivity in the Faroes in 1982

A. Aarkrog, Henning Dahlgaard, L. Hallstadius, E. Holm, Heinz Johs. Max Hansen, Jørgen Emil Lippert

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    Abstract

    Measurements of fallout radioactivity in the Faroes in 1982 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 potatoes, sea plants, eggs, and human bone. Estimates are given of tht mean contents of 90Sr and 137Cs in the human diet in the Faroes in 1982. In Appendix the results from a sampling of sea water and biota along the English and the Scottish coasts are given.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationRoskilde
    PublisherRisø National Laboratory
    Number of pages59
    ISBN (Print)87-550-0951-4
    Publication statusPublished - 1983
    SeriesDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R
    Number488
    ISSN0106-2840

    Keywords

    • Risø-R-488
    • Risø-R-488(EN)

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