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NKS Programme Area:NKS-B
Research Area:Emergency preparedness
Report Number:NKS-242
Report Title:NKS NordRisk II: Atlas of long-range atmospheric dispersion and deposition of radionuclides from selected risk sites in the Northern Hemisphere
Activity Acronym:NordRiskII
Authors:Ulrik Smith Korsholm, Poul Astrup, Bent Lauritzen, Jens Havskov Sørensen
Abstract:The present atlas has been developed within the NKS/NordRisk-II project "Nuclear risk from atmospheric dispersion in Northern Europe". The atlas describes risks from hypothetical long-range dispersion and deposition of radionuclides from 16 nuclear risk sites on the Northern Hemisphere. The atmospheric dispersion model calculations cover a period of 30 days following each release to ensure almost complete deposition of the dispersed material. The atlas contains maps showing the total deposition and time-integrated air concentration of Cs-137 and I-131 based on three years of meteorological data spanning the climate variability associated with the North Atlantic Oscillation, and corresponding time evolution of the ensemble mean atmospheric dispersion.
Keywords:Risk assessment; long-range transport; radionuclide; pollutants; deposition
Publication date:01 Apr 2011
ISBN:ISBN 978-87-7893-314-0
Number of downloads:1437
Download:pdf NKS-242.pdf

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