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Health and Ecological Implications of Radioactively Contaminated Environments

Chester R. Richmond

Health and Ecological Implications of Radioactively Contaminated Environments

Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Meeting 4-5 April, 1990 (Proce)

by Chester R. Richmond

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Published by Natl Council on Radiation .
Written in English

  • Ecology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Environmental Toxicology,
  • Congresses,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Health aspects,
  • Radioactive pollution

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8358132M
    ISBN 100929600142
    ISBN 109780929600147

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Health and Ecological Implications of Radioactively Contaminated Environments by Chester R. Richmond Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Health and ecological implications of radioactively contaminated environments: proceedings of the Twenty-sixth Annual Meeting April, as presented at the Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.

[Chester R Richmond; National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements. Meeting]. Title: Health and Ecological Implications of Radioactively Contaminated Environments: Publication: Science of The Total Environment, vol.issuep.

Health and Ecological Implications of Radioactively Contaminated Environments Abstract. Publication: Science of the Total Environment. Pub Date: January DOI: /(93)Y Bibcode: ScTEnQ No Sources Found. Health Care and Environmental Contamination provides a comprehensive explanation of new and evolving topics in the field, including discussions on emissions from pharmaceutical manufacturing, disposal of medical wastes, inputs from sewerage systems, effects on aquatic organisms and wildlife, indirect effects on human health, antibiotic resistance, stewardship.

Introduction: radioactively contaminated sites and other environmental impacts from nuclear and radioactive installations The use of radioactive materials for a variety of purposes has resulted in contamination of sites (i.e.

land areas, including structures, soils, rocks, surface and ground waters, etc.) by: 2. potentially useful in the remediation of radioactively contaminated media. This Guide is designed to give easy access to critical information on applied technologies that address radioactive contamination in solid and liquid Size: 1MB.

Contaminated sites can ultimately lead to undesired health effects to the local residents. Environmental remediation strives to reduce the radiation exposure from contamination of land or other polluted media, such as surface water or by: 1. Study Goal. The primary goals of this study are to: 1) provide a framework for ecological worker categories that can be used at a variety of contaminated sites, and that will serve as a model for additional categories, descriptions, and assessment of risks at hazardous waste sites, 2) describe each category, 3) provide examples of activities of each, and 4) describe the hazards ecological Cited by: 3.

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Proceedings No. 12 – Health & Ecological Implications of Radioactively Contaminated Environments () Product Details. Sort Title: Proceedings No. Remediation of the affected areas is urgently needed, since the presence of these contaminants represents a major human and environmental health concern.

Bioremediation and phytoremediation have been considered the eco-friendly alternative to the environmentally problematic remediation of contaminated soils, recovering functions that make some Author: Joana Lourenço, Sonia Mendo, Ruth Pereira.

Radioactive contamination and other environmental impacts of waste from nuclear and conventional power plants, medical and other industrial sources may pose undue hazards to human health or Author: Michele Laraia.

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Remediation strategies for contaminated sites are provided. Readers who will find this book useful include professionals specializing in radioecology, safe disposal of radioactive waste, as well as decontamination, remediation legacies and impact of radioactive waste material on the environment.

Environmental Health | Book | English. offers extensive and comprehensive knowledge to the researchers and academicians who are working on decontamination of radioactively contaminated areas.

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Language: English ISBN:LCCN: MeSH: Ecology*; Environmental Exposure*; Hazardous Waste/adverse effects*; Radioactive Pollutants/adverse effects* Publication Type(s): Congresses Notes: "Issued April 1, " Includes bibliographical references.

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Contaminated lands can pose a variety of health and environmental hazards. Some contaminated sites pose little risk to human health and the environment, because the level of contamination is low and the chance of exposure to toxic or hazardous contaminants is also low.

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