Weathering and decontamination of radioactivity deposited on concrete surfaces

Inge Elisabeth Warming

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    Abstract

    Long lived fission products might be deposited in the environment after a serious reactor accident. At Risø we have studied how Danish weather conditions and fire hosing influence the decontamination of Rubidiunt86 (representing Cesium134 and Cesium137) deposited on concrete surfaces. Measurements have been made at two different types of concrete and at some asphalt surfaces for comparison.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationRoskilde, Denmark
    PublisherRisø National Laboratory
    Number of pages13
    ISBN (Print)87-550-1068-7
    Publication statusPublished - 1984
    SeriesRisø-M
    Number2473
    ISSN0418-6435

    Keywords

    • Risø-M-2473
    • Asphalts
    • Concrete
    • Decontamination
    • External irradiation
    • Fallout deposits
    • Fission products
    • Gamma radiation
    • Reactor accidents
    • Roads
    • Rubindium 86
    • Surface cleaning
    • Surface contamination
    • Urban areas
    • Water
    • Weather
    • Weathering

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