Physical Oceanography

, Volume 11, Issue 5, pp 439–446 | Cite as

Time variability of technogenic radioactivity in the Black and Mediterranean Seas

  • T. V. Chudinovskikh
  • V. N. Eremeev
  • G. F. Batrakov
Analysis of Observations and Methods of Calculating Oceanic Hydrophysical Fields


We analyse the time variability of the fields of Cs-137 concentration in the surface waters of the Black and Mediterranean Seas in 1986–1998. It is shown that more contaminated Black-Sea waters affect the levels of concentration of this radionuclide in the east part of the Mediterranean Sea. We also study the influence of atmospheric processes and water exchange through Bosporus on the radioecological situation in the east part of the Mediterranean Sea and its coastal area.


Radioactive Pollution Nuclear Weapon Time Variability West Part East Part 
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  • T. V. Chudinovskikh
  • V. N. Eremeev
  • G. F. Batrakov

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