Radionuclide Behaviour in the Natural Environment
  • Release Date : 20 September 2012
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Categories : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 744 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780857097194
  • ISBN 10 : 0857097199
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Synopsis : Radionuclide Behaviour in the Natural Environment written by Christophe Poinssot, published by Elsevier which was released on 20 September 2012. Download Radionuclide Behaviour in the Natural Environment Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Understanding radionuclide behaviour in the natural environment is essential to the sustainable development of the nuclear industry and key to assessing potential environmental risks reliably. Minimising those risks is essential to enhancing public confidence in nuclear technology. Scientific knowledge in this field has developed greatly over the last decade.Radionuclide behaviour in the natural environment provides a comprehensive overview of the key processes and parameters affecting radionuclide mobility and migration. After an introductory chapter, part one explores radionuclide chemistry in the natural environment, including aquatic chemistry and the impact of natural organic matter and microorganisms. Part two discusses the migration and radioecological behavior of radionuclides. Topics include hydrogeology, sorption and colloidal reactions as well as in-situ investigations. Principles of modelling coupled geochemical, transport and radioecological properties are also discussed. Part three covers application issues: assessment of radionuclide behaviour in contaminated sites, taking Chernobyl as an example, estimation of radiological exposure to the population, performance assessment considerations related to deep geological repositories, and remediation concepts for contaminated sites. With its distinguished editors and international team of expert contributors, Radionuclide behaviour in the natural environment is an essential tool for all those interested or involved in nuclear energy, from researchers, designers and industrial operators to environmental scientists. It also provides a comprehensive guide for academics of all levels in this field. Provides a comprehensive overview of the key processes and parameters affecting radionuclide mobility and migration Explores radionuclide chemistry in the natural environment Discusses the migration and radioecological behaviour of radionuclides

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Author : Nataesa Todoroviac,Jovana Nikolov
Publisher : Nova Science Publishers
Category : Radioactive pollution
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