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Transport of radionuclides in rivers

G. A. Bird

Transport of radionuclides in rivers

a review of river transport models

by G. A. Bird

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Published by AECL, Whiteshell Laboratories in Pinawa, Man .
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    Subjects:
  • Radioactive substances in rivers, lakes, etc. -- Mathematical models.,
  • Radioisotopes -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Radioactive waste disposal in the ground -- Environmental aspects -- Canada.,
  • Water -- Pollution -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G.A. Bird.
    SeriesTechnical record (Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd) -- no. 697
    ContributionsAtomic Energy of Canada Limited., Whiteshell Laboratories. Environmental Science Branch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK"9001"T4"no.697
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 104 p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20641810M

    The main mechanism of radionuclides migration in underground medium is their transport by groundwater 1. Determination of the rock domain through which the polluted groundwater flows. 2. Characterization of geochemical conditions in the determined rock domain 3. Characterization of forms of radionuclide transport: ions, complex. in the Transport of Radionuclides by Groundwater", describes the results of field and laboratory work conducted during the last two years of the project. It also contains summaries of important observations reported in earlier progress reports NUREG/CR and NUTREG/CR, and .

      Purchase Freshwater and Estuarine Radioecology, Volume 68 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN , Book Edition: 1. The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) disaster that occurred in Ukraine on Ap , was one of the most devastating in human history. Using this as a case study, the AGU monograph Groundwater Vulnerability: Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster is devoted to the problem of groundwater vulnerability, where the results of long-term field and modeling investigations of radionuclide transport in.

    Research on radionuclide transport in lakes and streams on the Savannah River Site is part of the Laboratory's radioecology program. Scientists have measured low levels of radioactive contaminants in some streams and lakes on the site. Research has shown how some of these radionuclides move through the food chain. In ecology, radionuclides are used to trace and analyze pollutants, to study the movement of surface water, and to measure water runoffs from rain and snow, as well as the flow rates of streams and rivers. In geology, archaeology, and paleontology, natural radionuclides are used to measure ages of rocks, minerals, and fossil materials.


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