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  1. The behaviour of plutonium and americium in the shoreline waters of the Irish Sea: a review of Harwell studies in the 1980s.

    Article - En anglais

    In order to make reliable predictions of future doses arising from the plutonium and americium discharged into the Irish Sea from BNFL Sellafield, a thorough understanding of the behaviour of these actinides in the adjacent shoreline waters is necessary.

    The studies which have been undertaken in order to achieve this understanding are reviewed in the present paper.

    Descriptions are given of the methods of sample collection, experimental field measurements and their interpretation, including the use of computer-based dynamic models.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Pollution eau, Pollution radioactive, Mer d'Irlande, Océan Atlantique Nord, Océan Atlantique, Zone côtière, Article synthèse, Radioisotope, Source pollution, Echantillonnage, Contrôle, Particule en suspension, Teneur, Distribution concentration, Modélisation, Interaction eau sédiment, Pollution sol, Eau mer, Royaume Uni, Europe, Plutonium 239, Plutonium 240, Américium 241

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Water pollution, Radioactive pollution, Irish Sea, North Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean, Coastal zone, Review, Radioisotope, Pollution source, Sampling, Check, Suspended particle, Content, Concentration distribution, Modeling, Sediment water interaction, Soil pollution, Seawater, United Kingdom, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0193842

    Code Inist : 001D16A04D. Création : 199406.