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Study of Radionuclide Transport by Underground Water at the Semipalatinsk Test Site

  • Ella Gorbunova
  • Sergey Subbotin
Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)

Abstract

The results of the study of radionuclide transport by underground water at the Test Site “Degelen” and the adjacent territory of the Semipalatinsk Test Site (STS) are considered in the article. Monitoring data obtained in 1996–2008 show an uneven pollution of surface streams and underground water of the “Degelen” massif.

Keywords

Underground Water Radioactive Pollution 90Sr Content Surface Stream 137Cs Content 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ella Gorbunova
    • 1
  • Sergey Subbotin
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Dynamics of GeospheresRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussian Federation
  2. 2.Institute of Radiation Safety and Ecology of National Nuclear CenterMinistry of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of KazakhstanKurchatovKazakhstan

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