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NKS Programme Area:NKS-B
Research Area:Emergency preparedness
Report Number:NKS-78
Report Title:Transfer Factors for Nuclear Emergency Preparedness
Activity Acronym:BOK-1
Authors:Eila Kostiainen, Brit Salbu, Klas Rosén, Riitta Hänninen, Enok Haak, Åke Eriksson, Sven Poul Nielsen, Miranda Keith-Roach
Abstract:This report by the NKS/BOK-1.4 project subgroup describes transfer factors for radiocaesium and radiostrontium for the fallout year and the years after the fallout. The intention has been to collect information on tools to assess the order of magnitude of radioactive contamination of agricultural products in an emergency situation in Nordic environment. The report describes transfer paths from fallout to plant, from soil to plant and to animal products. The transfer factors of radionuclides (Sr, Cs, I) given in the report are intended to be used for making rough estimates of the contamination of agricultural products soon after the heaviness and composition of the deposition (Bq m-2) is known.
Publication date:01 Dec 2002
ISBN:ISBN: 87-7893-134-7
Number of downloads:1639
Download:pdf NKS-78.pdf
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