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This study of practical countermeasures against nuclear contamination of the urban environment in the aftermath of a nuclear accident concentrates almost entirely on radio-caesium, which would be expected to pose the greatest threat to the population in the medium and long term. Surfaces which selectively absorb caesium fall-out were identified, and the chemical and physical factors relevant to take-up of caesium by, and removal of caesium from, these surfaces were studied. The study also includes a critical review of strategies for decontamination and reclamation of the urban environment.

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Authors: SINNAEVE J, CEC Bruxelles (BE);OLAST M, CEC Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 12555 EN (1991) 311 pp., FS, ECU 27.50
Availability: (2)
ISBN: ISBN 92-826-3117-6
Record Number: 199210016 / Last updated on: 1994-12-02
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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