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Radioactivity Transfer in Environment and Food

by Fokion K. Vosniakos

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Published by Springer Berlin Heidelberg in Berlin, Heidelberg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physical organic chemistry,
  • Freshwater & Marine Ecology,
  • Effects of Radiation/Radiation Protection,
  • Nature and nurture,
  • Food science,
  • Geochemistry,
  • Food Science,
  • Ecology,
  • Analytic Chemistry,
  • Euthenics,
  • Physical and theoretical Chemistry,
  • Analytical biochemistry,
  • Environmental sciences,
  • Environmental protection,
  • Aquatic biology,
  • Adaptation (Biology)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Fokion K. Vosniakos
    SeriesEnvironmental Science and Engineering, Environmental Engineering
    ContributionsSpringerLink (Online service)
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27084309M
    ISBN 109783642287411

    Environmental Radioactivity from Natural, Industrial, and Military Sources is the comprehensive source of information on radiation in the environment and human exposure to radioactivity. This Fourth Edition isa complete revision and extension of the classic work, reflecting major new developments and concerns as the Cold War ended, nuclear weapons began to be dismantled, and cleanup of the. Agency Northern Ireland Environment RIFE - 17 Radioactivity in Food and the Environment,

    CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per document published in this title. CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a given year (e.g. ) to documents published in three previous calendar years (e.g. – 14), divided by the number of documents in these three previous years (e.g. – 14). Agency, Food Standards Agency, Food Standards Scotland, Natural Resource Wales, Northern Ireland Environment Agency and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency. Printed on paper made from a minimum 75% de-inked post-consumer waste.

    that is now called “radioactivity.” As scientists studied radioactivity more closely, they discovered that radioactive atoms are naturally unstable. In order to become stable, radioactive atoms emit particles and/or energy waves. This process came to be known as radioactive decay. The major types of ionizing radiation emitted during radioactiveFile Size: KB. Use the Radiation Dose Calculator to estimate your yearly dose from sources of ionizing radiation. Calculate your radiation dose > > Radiation Health Effects. Put your risk from radiation exposure in perspective. Communication tools for users of the PAG Manual. Download now >> Radon is a health hazard with a simple solution.


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The book deals with various consequences of major nuclear accidents, such as in in Chernobyl and in in Fukushima. The public is extremely interested in learning more about the movements and risks posed by radiation in the environment related to food supply and food safety.

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The question of natural radioactivity concentration in building materials is addressed too. While Radioactivity Transfer in Environment and Food contains many case studies and data for Greece, it is of general value. It contributes to the development of international environmentally safe standards and economically reasonable standard regulations based on justified radiological, social and economical Price Range: £ - £ The mechanisms of radioactive element transfer in the atmosphere, tropospheric and stratospheric diffusion of radioactivity, environmental contamination from accidents and the impact of atmospheric pollution on the food chain, soil and plants, are analyzed and the analytical methods are illustrated.

From the reviews:"In the book Radioactivity Transfer in Environment and Food the question of radioactive transfer in environment and food is addressed, with a completeness that is the result of.

It is the purpose of this book to present the facts about the presence of radionuclides in the environment, natural and man made.

There is no aspect of radioactivity, which has marked the passing century, not mentioned or discussed in this : Vlado Valkovic. Assessment of the radiological impact of planned or existing practices involving the (actual or potential) release of radionuclides to the environment are largely based on the use of modelling techniques which allow prediction of the relationship between environmental levels and releases and theBrand: Springer Netherlands.

Provides a detailed account of nuclear radiation – its origin and properties, the atom, its nucleus, and subatomic particles including quarks, leptons, and force carriers (bosons) Includes fascinating biographies of the pioneers in the field, including captivating anecdotes and insights.

The FSA has published the 13th annual Radioactivity in Food and the Environment (RIFE) report, which shows that the level of man-made radioactivity to which people in the UK were exposed, during remained below the EU legal limit.

Anti-mosquito Campaign (Phase I) The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department is organising an Anti-mosquito Campaign in in collaboration with other Government Departments. The theme of the Campaign is 'Prevent Japanese Encephalitis and Dengue Fever Act Now'.

Series: Radioactivity in the Environment. This new book series on environmental radioactivity addresses, at academic research level, the key aspects of this socially important and complex interdisciplinary subject.

Presented objectively and with the ultimate authority gained from the many contributions by the world's leading experts. As food irradiation is gaining wide acceptance in many countries, it was considered timely to compile data on natural and induced radioactivity in food into one document.

We are grateful to A. Brynjolfsson, one of the few experts who have the knowledge on this subject as. Radioactivity in Food and the Environment, Scottish Environment Protection Agency These programmes allow us to check radiation exposures from food and the environment were within the legal limits.

Our report presents the results of these levels in food and the environment in compared with We are pleased to present the 8th annual Radioactivity in Food and the Environment (RIFE) report, which contains radiological monitoring data for This report is a major step forward in the reporting of radiological monitoring.

For the first time, the RIFE report contains data from monitoring of food and the environment throughout the UK. Once in the environment, radioactive material can also become incorporated into food as it is taken up by plants, seafood or ingested by animals.

Although many different kinds of radionuclides can be discharged following a major nuclear emergency, some are very short-lived and others do not readily transfer into food.

RadionuclidesFile Size: KB. By suitable food preparation - e.g. Washing, brushing, scrubbing or peeling By storing contaminated food for prolonged times to allow radioactive decay of short-lived radionuclides But cooking in general cannot reduce the level of radioactive contamination in foodFile Size: 1MB.

reports (RIFE ), the environment agencies and Food Standards Agency have published a RIFE review report (Environment Agency, Food Standards Agency, Northern Ireland Environment Agency and Scottish Environment Protection Agency, ). This report “Summary of Radioactivity in Food and the Environment ”.

The contamination of our environment and of food with artificial radionuclides originates from several sources. First, nuclear powers spread contamination all over the Northern Hemisphere by carrying out more than atmospheric bomb tests from to Cited by: 3.

Read the latest articles of Journal of Environmental Radioactivity atElsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature. The FSA has published the 12th annual Radioactivity in Food and the Environment (RIFE) report, which shows that the level of man-made radioactivity to which people in the UK are exposed, remained below the EU legal limit during No food safety concerns were identified.

The Journal of Environmental Radioactivity provides a coherent international forum for publication of original research or review papers on any aspect of the occurrence of radioactivity in natural systems.

Relevant subject areas range from applications of environmental radionuclides as mechanistic or timescale tracers of natural processes to assessments of the radioecological or radiological.The updated and much expanded 3e of the Handbook of Radioactivity Analysis is an authoritative reference providing the principles, practical techniques, and procedures for the accurate measurement of radioactivity from the very low levels encountered in the environment to higher levels measured in radioisotope research, clinical laboratories, biological sciences, radionuclide standardization.At low levels, radiation can be beneficial to the environment 1 2 3.

On the other hand ionized radiation such as x-rays, gamma rays, alpha and beta particles can be .