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Man-made and natural radioactivity in environmental pollution and radiochronology

Author: Richard Tykva; Dieter Berg
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©2004.
Series: Environmental pollution (Dordrecht, Netherlands), v. 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The goal of this book is to examine the complex state of radioactivity in the environment, and to understand the interplay of its two principal sources: man-made and natural.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Tykva; Dieter Berg
ISBN: 1402018606 9781402018602
OCLC Number: 53993054
Description: xi, 416 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Basic Terms of Radioactivity / Richard Tykva --
1. Development of our knowledge --
2. Nuclides --
3. Characterization of radionuclides --
4. Activity expressions --
5. Doses --
Ch. 2. Radionuclides in the Environment / Dieter Berg --
1. Naturally occurring radionuclides in the environment --
2. Artificially produced radionuclides --
3. Behaviour of radioactive substances in the environment --
Ch. 3. Radionuclides Released Into the Environment / Dieter Berg --
1. Contamination of the environment by naturally occurring radionuclides --
2. Contamination by artificially produced radionuclides --
Ch. 4. Application of Environmental Radionuclides in Radiochronology / Jan Kosler, Jan Silar and Emil Jelinek.
Series Title: Environmental pollution (Dordrecht, Netherlands), v. 7.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Tykva and Dieter Berg.
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