Radioactive Releases in the Environment - Cooper
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This text brings together in one single comprehensive reference, the fundamentals of radioactivity. It fills the gap in the market, as no other books deal with environmental radioactivity to a this degree. * Timely and invaluable as the studies of environmental processes and the awareness of the impact of human activity on our environment are increasing * Links all three main aspects of environmental radioactivity: Principles, Transport and Measurement * Useful to a wide readership - students, lecturers, researchers, companies and environmental consultants…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This text brings together in one single comprehensive reference, the fundamentals of radioactivity. It fills the gap in the market, as no other books deal with environmental radioactivity to a this degree.
* Timely and invaluable as the studies of environmental processes and the awareness of the impact of human activity on our environment are increasing
* Links all three main aspects of environmental radioactivity: Principles, Transport and Measurement
* Useful to a wide readership - students, lecturers, researchers, companies and environmental consultants
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: John Wiley & Sons / Wiley, John, & Sons, Inc
  • Seitenzahl: 490
  • Erscheinungstermin: 24. April 2003
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 244mm x 170mm x 26mm
  • Gewicht: 835g
  • ISBN-13: 9780471899242
  • ISBN-10: 0471899240
  • Artikelnr.: 10526492
Autorenporträt
K. Randle, University of Birmingham, UK; J. Cooper, National Radiological Protection Board, UK; R. Sokhi, University of Hertfordshire, UK

Inhaltsangabe
Preface.

1. INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL RADIOACTIVITY.

2. NATURE OF RADIOACTIVITY.

3. INTERACTION OF RADIATION WITH MATTER.

4. BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF IONIZING RADIATION AND RADIOLOGICAL PROTECTION.

5. MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTE.

6. NUCLEAR POWER.

7. RELEASES OF RADIONUCLIDES FROM NON-NUCLEAR POWER INDUSTRIES.

8. INSTRUMENTATION FOR RADIATION DETECTION AND MEASUREMENT.

9. MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES AND PROCEDURES.

10. SAMPLING AND SAMPLE PREPARATION.

11. STATISTICAL TREATMENT OF RADIOACTIVITY MEASUREMENTS.

12. RADIOACTIVE SURVEYING AND REMOTE SENSING.

13. MODELLING THE DISPERSION OF RADIONUCLIDES IN THE ENVIRONMENT: AN INTRODUCTION TO MODELLING CONCEPTS.

14. MODELLING DISPERSION OF RADIONUCLIDES IN THE ATMOSPHERE.

15. MODELLING DISPERSION OF RADIONUCLIDES IN AQUATIC AND TERRESTRIAL ENVIRONMENTS.

16. ASSESSMENT OF RADIATION DOSES.

APPENDIX 1. Acronyms Used in the Text.

APPENDIX 2. Units, Terms and Conversion Factors for Radiation, Radioactivity and Related Areas.

APPENDIX 3. Data for the Most Important Environmental Radionuclides.

Bibliography.

References.

Index.