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Radiochemistry

, Volume 57, Issue 5, pp 557–563 | Cite as

Tritium content of some components of the middle Yenisei ecosystem

  • L. G. Bondareva
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Abstract

The potential sources of tritium in the Yenisei River ecosystem are global pollution of the environment and the functioning of the Mining and Chemical Combine (MCC), Rosatom State Corporation. The background tritium content of zoobenthos, bottom sediments, some commercial fish species, and the most widely occurring aquatic plant species was determined for the first time. The MCC functioning affected the tritium content in the nearest impact zone, and significant excess of the tritium content of aquatic plants over the background level was revealed.

Keywords

tritium Yenisei River ecosystem 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Siberian Federal UniversityKrasnoyarskRussia

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