Chapter 28. Radionuclides

  1. Dr. D. Brune,
  2. Dr. D. V. Chapman,
  3. Dr. M. D. Gwynne and
  4. Prof. Dr. J. M. Pacyna
  1. Chester R. Richmond and
  2. Andrea A. Richmond

Published Online: 5 JUN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619658.ch28

The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management

The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management

How to Cite

Richmond, C. R. and Richmond, A. A. (1997) Radionuclides, in The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management (eds D. Brune, D. V. Chapman, M. D. Gwynne and J. M. Pacyna), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619658.ch28

Editor Information

  1. Scandinavian Science Publisher as Bakkehaugveien 16, 0873 Oslo, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JUN 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 MAY 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527287710

Online ISBN: 9783527619658

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Keywords:

  • snowflake carries;
  • many people;
  • non-homogeneously;
  • isolated radionuclides;
  • particular importance

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Primordial and Cosmogenic Radionuclides

  • Uranium

  • Plutonium

  • Radiocesium

  • Human Exploitation of Radionuclides

  • Sources of Radioactive material

  • Accidental releases

  • Cold War Leftovers

  • Environmental Clean-Up and Restoration

  • Radiation Dose to People

  • References