CHERNOBYL-DERIVED RADIOCESIUM IN MOSSES IN THE BLACK-SEA AREA


TOPCUOGLU S., GUVEN K., BULUT A., SAUER E.

JOURNAL OF RADIOANALYTICAL AND NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY-LETTERS, cilt.175, ss.9-15, 1993 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 175 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 1993
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/bf02168362
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF RADIOANALYTICAL AND NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY-LETTERS
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.9-15

Özet

Radiocesium (Cs-134 and Cs-137) activity levels in mosses from the Black Sea area, northern Turkey, are reported following the Chernobyl accident during the period of 1989-1991. The cesium radionuclides were detected and measured in all the samples but other long-lived radionuclides such as Ce-144 and Ru-106 were measured in only one sample. The present data support the fact that radioactivity monitoring in mosses can be useful to determine the lasting effect of radioactive contamination.