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Origin of artificial radionuclides in soil and sediment from North Wales

Al-Qasmi, Hamza; Law, Gareth T W; Fifield, L Keith; Livens, Francis


During the operations at the Sellafield nuclear fuel reprocessing complex, artificial radionuclides are discharged to the Irish Sea under authorisation, where they are dispersed. In this study, the southern distribution and transport of Sellafield derived radionuclides have been investigated. Both natural and artificial radionuclides have been studied in a soil core from the riverbank of the Afon Goch in Anglesey, North Wales. Particulate input is dominant for all artificial radionuclides...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Environmental Radioactivity
DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2015.10.013


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