Krypton-85, a Minor Greenhouse Gas Precursor

  • W. R. A. Goossens
  • J. B. H. F. van Rensbergen


Gaseous waste at nuclear facilities is quantitatively collected for intense treatment by applying a multiple confinement (Goossens et al., 1991). The gas treatment techniques are optimised to keep the environmental impact As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) under normal and accidental operating conditions within economic and health constraints. The practice for airborne waste treatment in the nuclear fuel cycle has been assessed on its global merits (Goossens et al., 1992). It appears that Krypton-85 is the most important airborne isotope for the global atmosphere.


Surface Ozone Nuclear Fuel Cycle Relative Sunshine Duration Flemish Institute Nuclear Power Capacity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. R. A. Goossens
    • 1
  • J. B. H. F. van Rensbergen
    • 1
  1. 1.Flemish Institute for Technological ResearchMolBelgium

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