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Radioactive Aerosols

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ISBN-10: 0521612055

ISBN-13: 9780521612050

Edition: 2004

Authors: A. C. Chamberlain, Arvind Varma

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This book is about radioactive gases and particles which are dispersed in the environment, either from natural causes, or following nuclear test and accidental emissions. In the first five chapters of this book, the formation and properties of radioactive aerosols are described. Radon, which is of natural origin, is treated at some length, because its contribution to background radiation dose is important. Chapters describe the release of fission products, tritium and plutonium, in bomb tests and nuclear accidents. Particular reference is made to the pathways leading via agricultural products to man. The emphasis then changes to cover experimental aspects of radioactive aerosols. For…    
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Book details

List price: $84.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/11/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 268
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Radon
Fission product aerosols
Radioiodine
Tritium
Plutonium
Mass transfer of radioactive vapours and aerosols
Human studies with radioactive particles
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