Nuclear Contamination of Water Resources

Nuclear Contamination of Water Resources

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In the wake of the Chernobyl disaster, the vulnerability of the water cycle to radionuclide contamination has been an issue of great concern. With contributions from eight countries, this book provides information about present radiological standards and monitoring requirements.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Thomas Telford Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • line figures, photographs
  • 0727715275
  • 9780727715272

Table of contents

Paper from the USSR on the response and conditions after Chernobyl; safeguards against the escape of radionuclides into the environment from nuclear power installations; how UK nuclear power stations are designed to be safe; radiological standards to be applied to drinking water in the event of an accidental release of radionuclides; the UK national response plan for nuclear accidents; monitoring for radioactive releases in the USA; the use and potential of aerial radiometrics for monitoring aft
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