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

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dc.contributor.author Aarkrog, A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Baxter, M. en_US
dc.contributor.author Bettencourt, A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Bojanowski, R. en_US
dc.contributor.author Bologa, A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Charmasson, S. en_US
dc.contributor.author Cunha, I. en_US
dc.contributor.author Delfanti, R. en_US
dc.contributor.author Duran, E. en_US
dc.contributor.author Holm, E. en_US
dc.contributor.author Jeffree, Ross en_US
dc.contributor.author Livingston, H. en_US
dc.contributor.author Mahapanyawong, S. en_US
dc.contributor.author Nies, H. en_US
dc.contributor.author Osvath, I. en_US
dc.contributor.author Pingyu, Li en_US
dc.contributor.author Povinec, P. en_US
dc.contributor.author Sanchez, A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Smith, J. en_US
dc.contributor.author Swift, D. en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T06:21:04Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T06:21:04Z
dc.date.issued 1997 en_US
dc.identifier 2010004007 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Aarkrog A. et al. 1997, 'A comparison of doses from 137Cs and 210Po in marine food: A major international study', Elsevier B.V., vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 69-90. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0265-931X en_US
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. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier B.V. en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0265-931X(96)00005-7 en_US
dc.title A comparison of doses from 137Cs and 210Po in marine food: A major international study en_US
dc.parent Journal Of Environmental Radioactivity en_US
dc.journal.volume 34 en_US
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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