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Fallout traces of the Fukushima NPP accident in southern West Siberia (Novosibirsk, Russia).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22113319     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: The fallout of artificially produced radioactive isotopes has been recorded at a site in southern West Siberia (54°50'43.6″ N, 083°06'22.4″ E, Novosibirsk, Russia).
DISCUSSION: The highest activities of (131)I, (134)Cs, and (136)Cs were found in fresh snow precipitated on 02 April 2011, at 0.83, 0.092, and 0.002 Bq L(-1) of meltwater, respectively. The (131)I/(134)Cs ratio decreased from 9.0 on 02 April to 1.2 on 27 April, which is consistent with the radioactive decay of (131)I. This fallout can only have originated from the accidental emission of Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, Japan, in March 2011.
Authors:
M S Melgunov; N P Pokhilenko; V D Strakhovenko; F V Sukhorukov; A V Chuguevskii
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-11-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Environmental science and pollution research international     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1614-7499     ISO Abbreviation:  Environ Sci Pollut Res Int     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-30     Completed Date:  2012-06-29     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9441769     Medline TA:  Environ Sci Pollut Res Int     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1323-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Sobolev Institute of Geology and Mineralogy SB RAS, 3, prosp. Akad. Koptyuga, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia. ms_mike@mail.ru
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Air Pollutants, Radioactive / analysis*
Cesium Radioisotopes / analysis
Iodine Radioisotopes / analysis
Japan
Radiation Monitoring*
Radioactive Fallout / analysis*
Radioactive Hazard Release*
Rain / chemistry
Siberia
Snow / chemistry
Spectrometry, Gamma
Tellurium / analysis
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Air Pollutants, Radioactive; 0/Cesium Radioisotopes; 0/Iodine Radioisotopes; 0/Radioactive Fallout; 13494-80-9/Tellurium

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