Atomic Energy

, Volume 99, Issue 2, pp 588–595 | Cite as

Assessment of the Effect of Temporary Storage Sites for Radioactive Wastes on the Territory of the Russian Science Center Kurchatov Institute on the Population and the Environment

  • V. M. Novikov
  • V. V. Lagutov
  • T. G. Sazykina
  • Yu. E. Gorlinskii
  • O. A. Nikol'skii
  • V. I. Pavlenko
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Abstract

The presence of nuclear objects in an urban environment, next to homes, always creates stress. The presence of the Russian Science Center Kurchatov Institute in Moscow confirms this. In this article, an attempt is made to show by a computational-analytical method the origin of this hazard, and the real radiation levels, additional to the natural background radiation, from the temporary storage sites are presented. It is shown that under the present conditions the contents of the temporary storage sites do not present any danger to the people living nearby.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. M. Novikov
    • 1
  • V. V. Lagutov
    • 2
  • T. G. Sazykina
    • 3
  • Yu. E. Gorlinskii
    • 4
  • O. A. Nikol'skii
    • 4
  • V. I. Pavlenko
    • 4
  1. 1.International Institute of Applied Systems AnalysisAustria
  2. 2.Central European UniversityHungary
  3. 3.Scientific and Industrial Association TaifunRussia
  4. 4.Russian Science Center Kurchatov InstituteRussia

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