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Continuous transport of Pacific-derived anthropogenic radionuclides towards the Indian Ocean

Pittauerova, Daniela; Tims, Stephen; Froehlich (previously Srncik), Michaela; Fifield, L Keith; Wallner, Anton; McNeil, Steven; Fischer, Helmut W.

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Unusually high concentrations of americium and plutonium have been observed in a sediment core collected from the eastern Lombok Basin between Sumba and Sumbawa Islands in the Indonesian Archipelago. Gamma spectrometry and accelerator mass spectrometry data together with radiometric dating of the core provide a high-resolution record of ongoing deposition of anthropogenic radionuclides. A plutonium signature characteristic of the Pacific Proving Grounds (PPG) dominates in the first two decades...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/198322
Source: Scientific Reports
DOI: 10.1038/srep44679
Access Rights: Open Access

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