Scope—Radtest: Radioactivity from Nuclear Test Explosions: The Human and Environmental Consequences

  • Charles S. Shapiro
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 35)

Abstract

The SCOPE—RADTEST Program** consists of an international collaborative study involving Russia, the U.S.A., the U.K., China, and Kazakhstan. It focuses on the releases of radioactivity that resulted from nuclear test explosions that have taken place at various test sites around the world for peaceful and military purposes.

Keywords

Migration Geochemistry Explosive Radionuclide Bioaccumulation 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles S. Shapiro
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  1. 1.Lawrence Livermore National LaboratorySan Francisco State University and University of CaliforniaUSA

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