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Radioactivity in food and environment, 1998

Radioactivity in food and environment, 1998

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Published by Joint Food Safety and Standards Group, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Scottish Environment Protection Agency in London, Stirling .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head of title: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food; Scottish Environment Protection Agency.

Statementcompiled by the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science on beehalf of MAFF and SEPA.
SeriesRIFE -- 4
ContributionsGreat Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food., Scottish Environment Protection Agency., Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquacualture Science.
The Physical Object
Pagination176p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18930007M

been published (Environment Agency, FSA and SEPA, ). FSA completed a public consultation exercise to review the way it monitors radioactivity in food in June (FSA, a and ). The review found that the risks from radioactivity in food were low and reductions in sampling and analysis were introduced in The main changes were: •. Get this from a library! Radioactivity transfer in environment and food. [Fokion K Vosniakos] -- Annotation The book deals with various consequences of major nuclear accidents, such as in in Chernobyl and in in Fukushima. The public is extremely interested in learning more about the.

Effects of Radioactivity on Soil and the Environment Radioactive hazards are also of concern when it comes to water, soil, and air. Radioactive elements can penetrate into these resources in three ways: (1) Underground nuclear tests (2) Nuclear cycles formed in mines, processing, and isolation processes. @article{osti_, title = {RADIOACTIVE CONTAMINATION OF FOOD}, author = {Setter, L R}, abstractNote = {The environment and, consequently, food contains measurable amounts of radionuclides arising primarily from the distribution of nuclear bomb debris over the entire earth's surface. This radioactivity is in addition to natural radioactivity which exists in thc environment.

4 RADIATION, PEOPLE AND THE ENVIRONMENT RADIATION, PEOPLE AND THE ENVIRONMENT 5 the name of the element together with the mass number to specify each spe-cies or nuclide. So carbon is a nuclide with six protons plus six neutrons. Lead, for comparison, is a nuclide with 82 protons and Size: 2MB. The Journal of Environmental Radioactivity provides a coherent international forum for publication of original research or review papers on any aspect of the occurrence of radioactivity in natural systems.. Relevant subject areas range from applications of environmental radionuclides as mechanistic or timescale tracers of natural processes to assessments of the radioecological or radiological.


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