137Cs in the meat of wild boars: a comparison of the impacts of Chernobyl and Fukushima

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dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.15488/478
dc.identifier.uri http://www.repo.uni-hannover.de/handle/123456789/502
dc.contributor.author Steinhauser, Georg
dc.contributor.author Saey, Paul R. J.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-08-31T09:19:34Z
dc.date.available 2016-08-31T09:19:34Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.citation Steinhauser, Georg; Saey, Paul R. J.: 137Cs in the meat of wild boars: a comparison of the impacts of Chernobyl and Fukushima. In: Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 307 (2016), S. 1801-1086. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10967-015-4417-6
dc.description.abstract The impact of Chernobyl on the 137Cs activities found in wild boars in Europe, even in remote locations from the NPP, has been much greater than the impact of Fukushima on boars in Japan. Although there is great variability within the 137Cs concentrations throughout the wild boar populations, some boars in southern Germany in recent years exhibit higher activity concentrations (up to 10,000 Bq/kg and higher) than the highest 137Cs levels found in boars in the governmental food monitoring campaign (7900 Bq/kg) in Fukushima prefecture in Japan. The levels of radiocesium in boar appear to be more persistent than would be indicated by the constantly decreasing 137Cs inventory observed in the soil which points to a food source that is highly retentive to 137Cs contamination or to other radioecological anomalies that are not yet fully understood. eng
dc.description.sponsorship CDC NIOSH Mountain and Plains Education and Research Center/T42OH009229-07
dc.description.sponsorship NRC/NRC-HQ-12-G-38-0044
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Cham : Springer
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 307 (2016)
dc.rights CC BY 4.0 Unported
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.subject Fukushima eng
dc.subject Chernobyl eng
dc.subject Sus scrofa eng
dc.subject Foodstuff eng
dc.subject Food safety eng
dc.subject 137Cs eng
dc.subject Ecological half-life eng
dc.subject.ddc 530 | Physik ger
dc.title 137Cs in the meat of wild boars: a comparison of the impacts of Chernobyl and Fukushima eng
dc.type article
dc.type Text
dc.relation.issn 0236-5731
dc.relation.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10967-015-4417-6
dc.bibliographicCitation.volume 307
dc.bibliographicCitation.firstPage 1801
dc.bibliographicCitation.lastPage 1806
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