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physical and chemical characteristics of the lake water, sediment and watersheds suggest that considerable trapping of Financial support for this research was provided by the U.

Office of Water Research and Technology (A-048-ME; A-053-ME), Maine Life Sciences and Agriculture Experiment Station (Hatch-ME08465), and the Center for Field Research (Earthwatch).

Pb profiles in certain lakes (most in New England) and pollen dates suggest that bioturbation, physical mixing, changes in sedimentation rate, or acidification may be occurring, but this is insufficient to account for the deviant Cs at prefallout sediment depths is due mostly to net downward molecular diffusion and adsorption, and that surface concentration is due to net upward diffusion and adsorption (and possibly also biological uptake), recycling of sedimentary Cs in this sediment may be a function of release by organic decomposition and scarcity of clay minerals for adsorption.

Correlation analyses of the sedimentary radionuclide activities vs.

The CRS model and/or the slope regression model will be applied. cumulative dry weight (g/cm) is supplied with the model results and interpretation.

Several Radium-226(Ra-226) measurements are often required, usually 2 - 3 per Pb-210 core, to positively determine the Pb-210 background level throughout the core length.

The mean contamination of caesium-137 in Germany following the Chernobyl disaster was 2000 to 4000 Bq/m As of 2016 the Chernobyl caesium-137 has decayed by half, but can have been locally concentrated by much larger factors.

One kilogram of caesium-137 has an activity of 3.215 terabecquerel (TBq).

Caesium-137 is not widely used for industrial radiography because it is quite chemically reactive, and hence difficult to handle.

For Lake Icalma, there is a good agreement between radionuclide dates and the dates of the three tephra layers formed during large eruptions of the Llaima volcano in 1946, 19.

For both lakes, artificial radionuclide fallout, which culminated in 1965, provides more robust chronological information than Present address: Geological Institute, ETH Zürich, CH-8092 Zürich, Switzerland.

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