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Environmental Protection Against Radioactive Pollution : Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Environmental Protection Against Radioactive Pollution Almati, Kazakhstan 16-19 September 2002 - N. Birsen

Environmental Protection Against Radioactive Pollution

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Environmental Protection Against Radioactive Pollution Almati, Kazakhstan 16-19 September 2002

By: N. Birsen (Editor), Kairat K. Kadyrzhanov (Editor)

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NATO Advanced Research Workshop "Environmental Protection Against Radioactive Pollution" was held in Almaty on September 16-19, 2002. Experts from Azerbaijan, Denmark, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Norway, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine, USA, Uzbekistan and the IAEA have participated and made presentations. The Workshop was organized parallel to the "2nd Eurasia Conference on Nuclear Science and its Application" held in Almaty on September 16-19, 2002 that was organized by Institute of Nuclear Physics of Kazakhstan with Turkish Atomic Energy Authority and National Academy of Science of Azerbaijan, National Academy of Science of Kyrgyzstan, Institute of Nuclear Physics of Uzbekistan. So, the number of participants for the Workshop was rather high. The NATO Advanced Research Workshop generated important interactions and provided a mechanism for scientists of different nations and of varied disciplines to discuss challenges that confront many countries around the world. The reports presented at the Workshop were published in this NATO Science Series. The main directions of the presented reports were as follows; General estimation of the radioactive contamination of the territories and radiation hazardous objects, including former military test sites, areas influenced due to Chernobly and Mayak accidents, and territories of oil fields; Techniques and procedures of radioecological monitoring; Techniques of determination of radionuclide concentrations and its species in the environment.

Preface
Acknowledgements
Radioecological Concepts and Their Application for the Assessment of the Present Internal Dose for People Living on the STSp. 3
Radioactivity in Kazakhstan. Cases and consequencesp. 11
Radioactivity monitoring of the Turkish Black Sea coast as a part of the IAEA model project "Marine environmental assessment of the Black Sea region" and Nuclear techniques for the environmental management of water resources in Turkeyp. 19
Environmental impact of nuclear industry and power generation in the Russian Federation: assessment of contribution to general ecological damagep. 31
Radio-ecological situation in river basins of Central Asia Syrdarya and Amudarya according to the results of the project "NAVRUZ"p. 39
Lessons of elimination of Chornobyl accident consequences in agriculture of Ukrainep. 53
Problems of radioecology in Azerbaijanp. 55
Ecological risk in territory uranium tailing of Kyrgyzstanp. 57
Distribution of radioactivity on landscapes of Absheron peninsulap. 65
On the assessment of environmental effect of BN-350 reactor facility over operating periodp. 69
Mechanisms of formation of radionuclide contamination at the oil fields of Azerbaijanp. 75
Influence of the LIRA facilities on the radiation conditions of the adjacent territories: results of the four-year monitoringp. 79
Effects of Chernobyl Accident on Turkeyp. 85
Prognosis of directions of technogene radionuclides spacious migration at the territory of Semipalatinsk Test Site and beyond it (short communication)p. 89
Radionuclide contamination of Karaganda oblast territory within the Semipalatinsk Test Site (short communication)p. 93
The concentration of radionuclides in several Foodstuff (short communication)p. 95
Radionuclides in underground waters of the Karazhyra coal deposit (Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site) (short communication)p. 97
Radionuclides in the environment of the Chatkal National Park (short communication)p. 99
On the possibility of transfer and redistribution of radionuclides by locusts in Kazakhstan (short communication)p. 103
Inventarization of plutonium and americium in neighbourhoods of the "Opytnoe Pole", the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site (SNTS)p. 105
Evalution of environmental and health consequences of depleted uranium armor use in Yugoslaviap. 107
Low level radioactivity measurements of [superscript 238]U, [superscript 232]Th, [superscript 40]K and [superscript 137]Cs in the environmental and industrial samples by high resolution gamma-ray spectrometryp. 115
Radiochemical problems of underground nuclear explosions kv rock salt (short communication)p. 123
Biogeochemistry of uranium and selenium - regional problem of ecology (short communication)p. 125
Use of [superscript 152]Eu as a tracer for identifying fallout in the altai region from nuclear explosions at the Semipalatinsk test site: would it work at present?p. 127
Radiochemical determination of long-lived radionuclides in environmental samplesp. 133
Radiochemical procedures for speciation of actinides in the environment. Methodology and data obtained in contaminated regions of Russia by radionuclidesp. 147
Evaluation of determined uranium concentrations of natural waters in Manisa-Demirci region using laser fluorimetric uranium analyserp. 155
Neutron activation analysis of large samples of environmental and biological originp. 159
Use of accelerated beams for radio-ecological researches and combating with illicit trafficking of Strategical materialsp. 169
Measurement of radium-226 in ground and drinking water by the electrodeposition techniquep. 179
The results of cytogenetic studies of Semipalatinsk region inhabitants: retrospective analysis (short communication)p. 183
Experimental study of EPR in q- band capabilities for tooth enamel dosimetry on intact densp. 185
Dose assessment around Yenikoy coal-fired power plant due to measured gross alpha radioactivity levels in flying ash of the plantp. 189
Biological dosimetry and applications in Turkeyp. 195
Methodology for establishment of the radiation control system at the Karachaganak Oil Gas-condensate Fieldp. 201
Environment Radioactivity and Ongoing Surveilance Programme in Turkeyp. 213
Drip irrigation and fertigation of potato under light-textured soils of Cappadocia regionp. 219
Nitrogen and water regime effects on corn yields determined by N-15 methodologyp. 225
Radiation pollution impact on development of vegetation of Semipalatinsk Test Sites (short communication)p. 235
Environmental Radioactivity In Soil Samples From Agricultural Landsp. 237
List of Authorsp. 245
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ISBN: 9781402017896
ISBN-10: 1402017898
Series: NATO Science Series IV
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 30th November 2003
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.93
Weight (kg): 0.57