The Environmental Behaviour of Polonium

Technical Reports Series No. 484

Subject Classification: 1300-Environment

English STI/DOC/010/484; (ISBN:978-92-0-112116-5); 255 pp.; 32 figures; € 80.00; Date Published: 2017

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This publication covers polonium behaviour in the terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments, dose considerations and mitigation and remediation options. Additionally, case studies are presented. The primary objective is to provide Member States with information for use in the radiological assessment of accidental releases and routine discharges of polonium in the environment, and in remediation planning for areas contaminated by polonium.

Environment, Radioecology, Radioactive Pollution, Polonium, 210 Po, Behaviour, Radiological Assessment, Radionuclides, Member States, Isotopes, Environmental Remediation, Concepts, Plants, Animals, Wildlife, Marine, Groundwater, Freshwater, Radiation Doses, Accidents, Contamination, Humans, Discharges, Terrestrial, Adsorption, Atmospheric Systems, Biota, Tissues, Radiotracer, Biovolatilization, Deposition, Hydrological Cycle, Food Chain

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