A comparison of doses from 137Cs and 210Po in marine food: A major international study

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dc.contributor.author Aarkrog, A
dc.contributor.author Baxter, MS
dc.contributor.author Bettencourt, A
dc.contributor.author Bojanowski, R
dc.contributor.author Bologa, A
dc.contributor.author Charmasson, S
dc.contributor.author Cunha, I
dc.contributor.author Delfanti, R
dc.contributor.author Duran, E
dc.contributor.author Holm, E
dc.contributor.author Jeffree, R
dc.contributor.author Livingston, HD
dc.contributor.author Mahapanyawong, S
dc.contributor.author Nies, H
dc.contributor.author Osvath, I
dc.contributor.author Pingyu, L
dc.contributor.author Povinec, PP
dc.contributor.author Sanchez, A
dc.contributor.author Smith, JN
dc.contributor.author Swift, D
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T06:21:04Z
dc.date.issued 1997-01
dc.identifier.citation Journal Of Environmental Radioactivity, 1997, 34 (1), pp. 69 - 90
dc.identifier.issn 0265-931X
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/14751
dc.description.abstract Radioactivity levels of natural 210 Po and anthropogenic 137 Cs in sea water and biota (fish and shellfish) have been estimated for the FAO fishing areas on the basis of measurements carried out in recent years. Collective doses resulting from seafood consumption are calculated for each FAO area using radioactivity data for water and biota. Good agreement is observed between the results calculated by these two methods, with the exception of the doses from 2/0 Po via shellfish consumption. The collective effective dose commitment from 137 Cs in marine food in 1990 has been estimated at 160 man Sv with an uncertainty of 50%. The corresponding dose from 2/0 Po is 30 000 man Sv with an estimated uncertainty of a factor of 5. The results confirm that the dominant contribution to doses derives from natural 210 Po in fish and shellfish and that the contribution from anthropogenic 137CS (mainly originating from nuclear weapons tests) is negligible.
dc.format Esha Dutt
dc.publisher Elsevier B.V.
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1016/0265-931X(96)00005-7
dc.subject NA, Environmental Sciences
dc.subject NA; Environmental Sciences
dc.title A comparison of doses from 137Cs and 210Po in marine food: A major international study
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Journal Of Environmental Radioactivity
dc.journal.volume 1
dc.journal.volume 34
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Netherlands en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 69 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 90 en_US
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