STP698

    Migration of Radionuclides in Geologic Media—Laboratory and Field Studies

    Published: Jan 1980


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    Abstract

    Experimental results obtained from investigation of the radionuclide distribution in the environment around the 0.75-kiloton nuclear test Cambric, fired in alluvium at the Nevada Test Site, are presented and discussed. Laboratory measurements of distribution ratios for sorption-desorption between alluvium and ground-water and leaching rates from test debris are also presented and compared with field data.

    Keywords:

    radiation, environments, radionuclide migration, groundwater, alluvium, nuclear tests


    Author Information:

    Wolfsberg, K
    Staff members, division leader to the Chemistry and Nuclear Chemistry (CNC) Division, and staff member, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory of the University of California, Los Alamos, N. Mex.

    Daniels, WR
    Staff members, division leader to the Chemistry and Nuclear Chemistry (CNC) Division, and staff member, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory of the University of California, Los Alamos, N. Mex.

    Hoffman, DC
    Staff members, division leader to the Chemistry and Nuclear Chemistry (CNC) Division, and staff member, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory of the University of California, Los Alamos, N. Mex.

    Erdal, BR
    Staff members, division leader to the Chemistry and Nuclear Chemistry (CNC) Division, and staff member, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory of the University of California, Los Alamos, N. Mex.


    Paper ID: STP35110S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D22.05

    DOI: 10.1520/STP35110S


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