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Transuranics in desert systems

Transuranics in desert systems

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Nevada Operations Office, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Las Vegas, Nev, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Desert ecology -- Nevada,
  • Transuranium elements

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by M. G. White, P. B. Dunaway, and D. L. Wireman
    SeriesNVO ; 181
    ContributionsWhite, M. G., Dunaway, P. B., Wireman, D. L, United States. Dept. of Energy. Nevada Operations Office, United States. Energy Research and Development Administration. Nevada Applied Ecology Group
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 469 p. :
    Number of Pages469
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14880966M

    A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. The system is designed to perform gamma spectrum analyses on the large numbers of samples required by the current Nevada Applied Ecology Group (NAEG) and Plutonium Distribution Inventory Program (PDIP) soil sampling programs while maintaining sufficient sensitivities as defined by earlier investigations of the same type.

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    Studies of Environmental Plutonium and Other Transuranics in Desert G. White and P. B. uunaway, eds.U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration, Nevada Operations Office, Las Vegas, Nevada. pp. FOREWORD Production and use of plutonium and the other transuranium elements is projected to increase rapidly. Because of the long half- lives and high radiotoxicity of many nuclides of these elements, public and technical concern has been expressed regarding the possible environ- mental and health impact of releases of these elements to the environ- g: desert systems.


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This book details the relationships between abiotic and biotic environments of desert ecosystems, demonstrating to readers how these interactions drive ecological processes. These include plant growth and animal reproductive success, the spatial and temporal distribution of vegetation and animals, and the influence of invasive species and anthropogenic climate change specific to arid systems.

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Now that Dimenon is prospecting beyond the continental shield, he's finding significant deposits of transuranics every day." "Significant?" Gaber was skeptical. "Triv is doing assays.2/5(8). Tamura, T. () Effect of pretreatment on the size distribution of plutonium in surface soil from Rocky Flats, In: Transuranics in Desert Ecosystems, Nevada Applied Ecology Group.

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In: The radioecnlogy of plutonium and other transuranics in desert environments. Meigs () divided desert regions into three categories according to the amount of precipitation they received. Extremely arid lands were defined to receive at least 12 consecutive months without rainfall, arid lands receive less than millimeters of annual rainfall, and semiarid lands receive mean annual precipitation of between and.

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@article{osti_, title = {REECo activities and sample logistics in support of the Nevada Applied Ecology Group}, author = {Wireman, D L and Rosenberry, Jr, C E and White, M G and Dunaway, P B}, abstractNote = {Activities and sample logistics of Reynolds Electrical and Engineering Co., Inc.

(REECo), in support of the Nevada Applied Ecology Group (NAEG), are discussed in this summary report. Whole-organism concentration ratios (CR wo-media) for plutonium (Pu) in wildlife were calculated using data from the broad range of organism types and environmental settings of the US nuclear research al sources included site-specific reports and scientific journal articles typically from s to 80s research.

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