Chapter 50. Radioactivity and Radioactive Waste

  1. Dr. D. Brune,
  2. Dr. D. V. Chapman,
  3. Dr. M. D. Gwynne and
  4. Prof. Dr. J. M. Pacyna
  1. William F. Isherwood

Published Online: 5 JUN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619658.ch50

The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management

The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management

How to Cite

Isherwood, W. F. (1997) Radioactivity and Radioactive Waste, 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.ch50

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:

  • long-term;
  • photoelectrons;
  • capturing atom;
  • half-life;
  • undue human

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Radioactivity and Radiation

  • Radionuclides: What are They?

  • Radionuclide Sources

  • Radiation Units and Dose

  • Waste

  • Conclusions

  • References