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Application of Radioactive Fallout Cesium-137 for ...

adsorbed on soil particles, radioactive fallout 137CS can be used as a tracer for studying the physical processes of erosion and sedimentation. Thus, spatial measure-ments of 137CS can provide quantitative information on rates and patterns of erosion and sedimentation. THE

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Validation testing of radioactive Cesium measurement

2017-7-1  Canberra Industries, Inc. [CI], Now Mirion Technologies (Canberra) Inc. [MTC], has developed and validated a new Flexible Container Bag or Feed Roll Assay System 'FRAS' for Interim Storage Facilities [ISF] etc. There is an estimated 22 million cubic meters of soil and vegetation from the ...

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RADIOACTIVE CESIUM TECHNOLOGY FOR

Indian scientists have now developed a method to measure the rate of soil erosion and associated decrease in organic content in soil by assessing levels of radioactive cesium in soil. Radioactive Cesium Technology: Researchers at the ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Dehradun have developed a way to monitor soil erosion and decrease in carbon content in soil by relating it with levels of radioactive cesium in soil. Carbon concentration is soil

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Radioactive Cesium Technology for measuring Soil

2019-9-26  Indian scientists have now developed a method to measure the rate of soil erosion and associated decrease in organic content in soil by assessing levels of radioactive cesium in soil. Radioactive Cesium Technology . Researchers at the ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Dehradun have developed a way to monitor soil erosion and decrease in carbon content in soil by relating it with levels of radioactive cesium in soil. Carbon concentration is soil

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A method for estimating radioactive cesium

In the region contaminated by the Fukushima nuclear accident, radioactive contamination of live cattle should be checked before slaughter. In this study, we establish a precise method for estimating radioactive cesium concentrations in cattle blood using urine samples. Blood and urine samples were c

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Determination of Radioactive Cesium Analytical

2002-5-1  An investigation into the use of cuprous chloride for the removal of radioactive iodide from aqueous solutions. Journal of Hazardous Materials 2016, 302, 82-89. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2015.09.045. Harold Rogers, John Bowers, Dianne Gates-Anderson. An isotope dilution–precipitation process for removing radioactive cesium from wastewater.

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Radioactive Cesium measured up north could origin

2020-4-21  Photo: Thomas Nilsen Radioactive Cesium measured up north could origin from Chernobyl forest fires Bredo Møller with Norway's nuclear safety agency shows the air filter station where tiny small levels of Cesium-137 were measured this week. Read

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Measurement of cesium-137 and cobalt-60 gamma

2012-2-27  for the particular cesium and cobalt somces measmed in the manner just described were 6.91 ± 0.07 and 5.10± 0.05 r/hr, respectively. These values need to be corrected only for the air and aluminum absorption and for the diaphragm leakage. A test of the inverse-square response was made

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Radionuclide Basics: Cesium-137 Radiation

2021-6-7  The most common radioactive form of cesium is Cs-137. Cesium-137 is produced by nuclear fission fission The splitting of an atomic nucleus into at least two other nuclei with the release of a relatively large amount of energy. Fissioning that occurs without any outside cause is called "spontaneous fission." for use in medical devices and gauges.

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Radioactive substances: Cesium-137 in fish and surface ...

2019-8-15  This core indicator evaluates the state of the environment using the concentration of the radioactive isotope cesium-137 (137Cs) in herring, flatfish (flounder) and surface waters. Good status is achieved when concentrations reach levels representative of those measured before the Chernobyl accident in 1986, the point at which the biota of the Baltic Sea received the most significant

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Validation testing of radioactive Cesium

2017-7-1  Canberra Industries, Inc. [CI], Now Mirion Technologies (Canberra) Inc. [MTC], has developed and validated a new Flexible Container Bag or Feed Roll Assay System 'FRAS' for Interim Storage Facilities [ISF] etc. There is an estimated 22 million cubic meters of soil and vegetation from the ...

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Measurement of cesium and mercury emissions

1992-12-31  @article{osti_10115175, title = {Measurement of cesium and mercury emissions from the vitrification of simulated high level radioactive waste}, author = {Zamecnik, J R}, abstractNote = {In the Defense Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site, it is desired to measure non-radioactive cesium in the offgas system from the Limestone melter.

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Measurement of cesium-137 and cobalt-60 gamma

2012-2-27  Cesium-137 and cobalt-60 isotopes were obtained from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory for use with the chamber. The cesium isotope emits a gamma ray of 0.6614 Mev [3], and cobalt-60 emits 2 quanta in cascade per disintegration with energies of 1.1715 and 1.3316 Mev [4]. The activities of the

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Radioactive Cesium measured up north could origin

2020-4-21  Radioactive Cesium measured up north could origin from Chernobyl forest fires. ... “From time to time we measure Cesium-137 at the air filter origin from the Chernobyl fallout, but this time it was a bit higher than normal, about 0,3 micro

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Radioactive cesium isotope ratios as a tool for ...

Fractionation of the two longer-lived radioactive cesium isotopes (135 Cs and 137 Cs) produced by above ground nuclear tests have been measured and used to clarify the dispersal mechanisms of cesium deposited in the area between the Nevada Nuclear Security Site and Lake Mead in the southwestern United States.Fractionation of these isotopes is due to the 135-decay chain requiring several days ...

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Delivery of Radioactive Cesium Screening System

2020-3-24  The system can measure radioactive cesium levels in about 100 mushroom logs per hour. It automatically determines whether logs are suitable for shipping based on the screening results, and further stores the measurement data. Hitachi Zosen is an active supporter of Fukushima’s efforts in post-disaster reconstruction. In 2012, the company ...

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Estimation of radioactive 137-cesium transportation

To predict the future dynamics of radioactive cesium (137 Cs) in the forest catchment, it is important to measure each component of its movement within the forest. Two years after the accident, we estimated the annual transportation of 137 Cs from the forest canopy to

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FACT SHEET: EPA FACTS ABOUT CESIUM-137

2021-7-3  After radioactive cesium is ingested, it is distributed fairly uniformly throughout the body's soft tissues. Slightly higher concentrations are found in muscle; slightly lower concentrations are found in bone and fat. Cesium-137 remains in the body for a relatively short time. It

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Transfer and distribution analysis of radioactive

2019-10-29  In order to study the possibility of removing radioactive cesium (Cs),134Cs and 137Cs, accumulated on the soil surface, a column device of Cs-contaminated soil overlaid on non-contaminated soil was constructed. The movement and distribution of radioactive Cs in soil by pouring various solutions were analyzed with an imaging plate. Further analysis of the chemical composition of the droplets ...

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Radioactive Isotopes Measured at Olympic and

2021-2-5  The primary radioactive isotopes released by these meltdowns and explosions were the uranium and plutonium in the nuclear fuel and accumulated nuclear fission waste products, such as cesium-134, cesium-137, and iodine-131 (Kato et al., 2011;

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Measurement of cesium-137 and cobalt-60 gamma

2012-2-27  Cesium-137 and cobalt-60 isotopes were obtained from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory for use with the chamber. The cesium isotope emits a gamma ray of 0.6614 Mev [3], and cobalt-60 emits 2 quanta in cascade per disintegration with energies of 1.1715 and 1.3316 Mev [4]. The activities of the

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Radioactive Cesium measured up north could origin

2020-4-21  Radioactive Cesium measured up north could origin from Chernobyl forest fires. ... “From time to time we measure Cesium-137 at the air filter origin from the Chernobyl fallout, but this time it was a bit higher than normal, about 0,3 micro

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Radioactive substances: Cesium-137 in fish and surface ...

2019-8-15  This core indicator evaluates the state of the environment using the concentration of the radioactive isotope cesium-137 (137. Cs) in herring, flatfish and surface waters. Good (flounder) status is achieved when concentrations reach levels representative of those d before the Chernobyl accident measure , the in 1986

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Radionuclide Basics: Cesium-137 Radiation

2021-6-7  Cesium (chemical symbol Cs) is a soft, flexible, silvery-white metal that becomes liquid near room temperature, but easily bonds with chlorides to create a crystalline powder. The most common radioactive form of cesium is Cs-137. Cesium-137 is produced by nuclear fission fission The splitting of an atomic nucleus into at least two other nuclei ...

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Novel Approach for the Remediation of Radioactive

Key words: Contaminated soil, Nano - Fe/Ca/CaO, Radioactive cesium, Remediation, Volume reduction. Introduction In Japan, the major concern on the radioactive cesium ... effective measure for ...

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// Radioactive Isotopes in Process Measurement

2013-6-15  Radioactive Isotopes in Process Measurement 2 // Property Review Cesium-137 is a gamma emitter with a half-life of 30.2 years (Weast B-271). It is a by-product of fission in nuclear reactors. It will decay by ß decay into barium-137. Cesium-137 gamma rays have energy of 662 keV, about half the energy of cobalt-60 (Weast B-333).

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Radioactive cesium deposition on rice, Gravel, peach

2012-9-4  We present how radioactive Cs was deposited on Gravel, rice, peach tree and soil after nuclear accident in Fukushima. The deposition of radioactive Cs was found as spots at the surface of the leaves, branch or trunk of the trees, as well as in soil using one of the imaging method, autoradiography. The deposited radioactive Cs was not easily washed out, even with the treatment of acid solution.

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Incease of radioactive cesium resuspension to the ...

Radionuclides emitted in the Fukushima dai-ichi nuclear power plant (FNDPP) accident in March 2011 have been deposited on the soil, ocean and vegetation. Re-suspension of radioactive cesium (Cs) from the soil and vegetation to the atmosphere may be one of significant path in the diffusion of radionuclides after the accident. We have measured the concentration of atmospheric Cs-134/137 ...

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Aerial radiation monitoring around the Fukushima Dai

2015-1-1  These data agree well within the range of 0.5–2, indicating that the ARMS can accurately measure the radioactive cesium deposition on the ground. As shown by the preceding measurement and the analysis, we can detect a minimum detectable activity (MDA) of 4 kBq/m 2 of radioactive cesium at 80 m AGL. 3. Results and discussion3.1.

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Dose Measurement and Calculation Various Measuring

2019-2-28  Measure radiation emitted from within the body ⇒Measure internal radioactivity for each radioactive material The amount of potassium in the body is around 2 g per 1 kg of body weight, and approx. 0.01% of that amount is radioactive potassium (Potassium‐40) Whole‐body counter

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Radioactive Cesium measured up north could origin

2020-4-21  Radioactive Cesium measured up north could origin from Chernobyl forest fires. ... “From time to time we measure Cesium-137 at the air filter origin from the Chernobyl fallout, but this time it was a bit higher than normal, about 0,3 micro

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7. ANALYTICAL METHODS

2012-1-24  techniques that measure cesium in body fluids, feces, or other human samples (Gautier 1983). Examples of these analytical techniques are given in NCRP Report No. 87 (1987) and are also listed in Table 7-1 for stable cesium and Table 7-2 for radioactive cesium. 7.1.1 . In Vivo. Cesium Measurements . In vivo

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Radionuclide Basics: Cesium-137 Radiation

2021-6-7  Cesium (chemical symbol Cs) is a soft, flexible, silvery-white metal that becomes liquid near room temperature, but easily bonds with chlorides to create a crystalline powder. The most common radioactive form of cesium is Cs-137. Cesium-137 is produced by nuclear fission fission The splitting of an atomic nucleus into at least two other nuclei ...

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// Radioactive Isotopes in Process Measurement

2013-6-15  Radioactive Isotopes in Process Measurement 2 // Property Review Cesium-137 is a gamma emitter with a half-life of 30.2 years (Weast B-271). It is a by-product of fission in nuclear reactors. It will decay by ß decay into barium-137. Cesium-137 gamma rays have energy of 662 keV, about half the energy of cobalt-60 (Weast B-333).

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Radioactive Material Safety Data Sheet Cesium-137

2016-6-29  Radioactive Material Safety Data Sheet: Cesium-137 Page 3 of 3 Part 6 – Non-Radiological Hazards No potential health effects are known regarding non-radiological hazards associated with cesium. However, large oral doses of the material may cause gastrointestinal disturbances. Chronic effects are not known at this time.

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Direct accumulation pathway of radioactive cesium to

2016-7-19  Edible mushrooms are well known to accumulate radioactive cesium (Cs) from contaminated wood, litter, and soil 1,2,3,4,5,6,7.Many reports have described the high accumulations of radioactive

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Dose Measurement and Calculation Various Measuring

2019-2-28  Measure radiation emitted from within the body ⇒Measure internal radioactivity for each radioactive material The amount of potassium in the body is around 2 g per 1 kg of body weight, and approx. 0.01% of that amount is radioactive potassium (Potassium‐40) Whole‐body counter

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Cesium 137 (radiocesium) has a half-life of 30 years

Cesium-137 is a gamma emitter with a half-life of 30.08 years. Cesium is a soft, gold-colored metal with a melting point of 28.5 °C. It has atomic number 55 and a relative atomic mass of 132.9.There are 35 known isotopes of the element cesium: Cesium-114 to Cesium

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Cesium in Baby Milk Powder Shows Nuclear Risk for

2011-12-7  Tests conducted on Dec. 3 and 4 found Cesium-134 at levels as high as 15.2 becquerels per kilogram, while cesium-137 reached 16.5 Bq/kg, according to Meiji. A becquerel is a measure

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Fallout From Cold War Nuclear Testing Detected in

2021-4-23  For reference, the most radioactive honey tested in the study came from Florida and contained 19.1 becquerels—a unit used to measure radioactivity—per kilogram (~2.2 pounds), according to Science.

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