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Radioecology in Northern European Seas : Environmental Science and Engineering - Dmitry G. Matishov

Radioecology in Northern European Seas

Environmental Science and Engineering

Hardcover Published: 1st June 2004
ISBN: 9783540201977
Number Of Pages: 335

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Radioecology in Northern Euroepean Seas summarizes an extensive body of literature on the oceanographic and biological conditions involved in the transfer and accumulation of radionuclides in marine sediment and biota of the Northern European seas. Much of the information has been derived through many decades of investigation carried out by the Murmansk Marine Biological Institute. This book presents the original works, augmented and complemented by work conducted by other institutes during the nuclear era. The synthesis of this extensive body of information forms the basis of a new methodological and theoretical framework describing radionuclide bioaccumulation by marine invertebrate and vertebrate animals, paying special attention to marine food webs leading to humans.

Contents
History and methodsp. 1
Sources and pathways of artificial radionuclides in northern seasp. 17
The pelagic ecosystemp. 64
The benthic zonep. 103
The coastal zonep. 161
Marine vertebratesp. 224
Transfer and assimilation of radionuclides in marine ecosystemsp. 266
Radioactive monitoring principles for marine ecosystemsp. 284
Conclusionp. 311
Referencesp. 316
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ISBN: 9783540201977
ISBN-10: 3540201971
Series: Environmental Science and Engineering
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 335
Published: 1st June 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.49
Weight (kg): 0.7