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A survey of iodine-129 in the environment

Naomi Baba

A survey of iodine-129 in the environment

by Naomi Baba

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Sc.)--University of Toronto, 1990.

SeriesCanadian theses = Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14890709M
ISBN 100315583320

Determination of iodine content in different brands table salt of Bangladesh A Thesis Paper submitted to the Department of Pharmacy, East West Determination of Iodine content in salt A small amount of radioactive iodine is produced naturally in the upper atmosphere. Briggs, A and Hart, D The Management of Carbon and Iodine Wastes, a Site-Specific Survey of Current and Future Arisings, Possible Management Options and Potential Impact with Respect to the United Kingdom. DOE Report DOE/RW/ , UKAEA, Harwell Laboratory. Google Scholar.

Of particular concern are the long-lived radionuclides iodine (half-life of million years) and technetium (half-life of ,), and these radionuclides are problematic because of their high mobility in an oxidizing environment as compared to most other radionuclides and more than 90 percent of iodine and technetium could.   Ap iodine iodine properties. 0. Posted What are the properties of iodine and iodine? 0 Comments Add a Comment. 1 Answer Active; Voted; Newest; Oldest; 0.

The team measured concentrations of iodine (I) in Western New York and adjoining areas. I is a long-lived radioactive isotope produced by the fission of uranium in nuclear reactors. Researchers found elevated levels of I- more than miles from its source at West Valley, the site of a nuclear- reprocessing facility that. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.

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Exposure to Iodine and Iodine How do iodine and iodine get into the environment. Iodine and iodine are gaseous fission products that form within fuel rods as they fission. Unless reactor chemistry is carefully controlled, they can build up too fast, increasing pressure and causing corrosion in the rods.

Environ. Radioactivity 7 () Iodine in the Environment of a Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Plant: II. Iodine and Iodine Contents of Soils, Forage Plants and Deer Thyroids E. Roberts, J. Hauschild & D. Aumann Institut fiir Physikalische Chemie, Abt. Nuklearchemie, Universit/it Bonn, Bonn, FRG (Received 27 July ; accepted 17 January ) ABSTRACT Concentrations.

Concentrations of Iodine in the Eastern Snake River Plain Aquifer 13 Table 3. Iodine concentrations in groundwater wells located various distances from the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center and changes in concentration from the.

Iodine and iodine are two such products. The fission yield of iodine is about 1% and the yield of iodine is close to 3%. That is, about one atom of iodine and three atoms of iodine are produced per fissions.

Iodine is present in spent nuclear fuel, high-level radioactive wastes. Russell and Hahn (1), in an evaluation of the public health significance of iodine from the nuclear power industry, suggested that one of the ways to evaluate the health significance of iodine in the environment is to determine the specific activity of iodine, i.e., the ratio of activity of iodine to the weight of stable iodine.

@article{osti_, title = {LITERATURE SURVEY FOR GROUNDWATER TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR NITRATE IODINE AND URANIUM ZP-1 OPERABLE UNIT HANFORD SITE}, author = {ME, BYRNES}, abstractNote = {This literature review presents treatment options for nitrate, iodine, and uranium, which are present in groundwater at the ZP-I Groundwater Operable Unit (OU).

Iodine, iodine and A survey of iodine-129 in the environment book in the environment: soils from Germany and Chile. Daraoui A(1), Michel R, Gorny M, Jakob D, Sachse R, Synal HA, Alfimov V. Author information: (1)Institut für Radioökologie und Strahlenschutz, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Herrenhaeuser Str.

2, D Hannover, Germany. [email protected] [1] A spatial survey of iodine and its long-lived isotope, I, in 40 rivers of the USA, Canada, and western Europe, reveals that the ratio of I/I is a sensitive indicator for the influence of.

Iodine is a naturally occurring element that is essential for the good health of people and animals. Iodine is found in small amounts in sea water and in certain rocks and sediments.

Iodine occurs in many different forms that can be blue, brown, yellow, red, white, or colorless. Most forms of iodine easily dissolve in water or alcohol. Iodine has many uses. Iodine, Iodine and Caesium in the environment: Soils from Germany and Chile Article in Journal of Environmental Radioactivity April with 89 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

P-4a 1 Status and Trends of Iodine Abundances in the European Environment S. Szidat1, R. Michel1, J. Handl1, D. Jakob1, H.-A. Synal2, M. Suter3 1Zentrum fuer Strahlenschutz und Radiooekologie, Universitaet Hannover, D Hannover, Germany 2Paul Scherrer Institut, c/o Institut fuer Teilchenphysik, ETH Hoenggerberg, CH, Zuerich, Switzerland.

iodine ) changes very slowly (over millions of years). What happens to iodine when it enters the environment. The primary source of nonradioactive iodine is the ocean. It enters the air from sea spray or as iodine gas. Once in the air, iodine can combine with water or with particles in air and.

Health Phys. Jul;45(1) Iodine uptake and effects of lifetime feeding in rats. Book SA. Irradiation of thyroid glands in rats at a dose rate of approximately 1 rad/day from continually ingested I resulted in no significant increase in thyroid tumors compared to controls, nor in other thyroidal effects, nor was there any difference in longevity between the two groups.

Marked. A dynamic linear compartment model of the global iodine cycle has been developed for the purpose of estimating radiological impacts on the world population from releases of I to the environment.

The time-invariant fractional transfer rates, which describe the transport of I between environmental compartments comprising the atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, and terrestrial biosphere. Once in the environment, the potential for human exposure increases with dangerous consequences.

Research with I has shown that humans retain a large fraction of the iodine in inhaled methyl. Simply put, there is no bacteria, virus, or other microorganism that can survive or adapt to an iodine-rich environment.

1) Iodine prevents heart disease. 2) Iodine eliminates toxic halogens from the body (including radioactive I). 3) Iodine supports apoptosis.

4) Iodine activates hormone receptors and helps prevent certain forms of cancer. @article{osti_, title = {Natural iodine and iodine in mammalian thyroids and environmental samples taken from locations in the United States}, author = {Brauer, F P and Soldat, J K and Tenny, H and Strebin, Jr, R S}, abstractNote = {From symposium on enviromnental surveillance around nuclear installation; Warsaw, Poland (5 Nov ).

Concentrations of the fission productI and naturalI were determined in deer thyroids collected in the environment of the small Karlsruhe nuclear fuel reprocessing plant (WAK) and in a region remote fromI sources of nuclear facilities.

The isotopic ratioI/I in thyroids from the environment of WAK varies from ×10−6 to ×10−6, which is about one order of magnitude. Iodine is a chemical element with the symbol I and atomic number The heaviest of the stable halogens, it exists as a lustrous, purple-black non-metallic solid at standard conditions that melts to form a deep violet liquid at degrees Celsius, and boils to a violet gas at degrees element was discovered by the French chemist Bernard Courtois in EPA sets limits on environmental radiation from use of radioactive elements.

The Radiation Protection website describes EPA's radiation protection activities, regulations and supporting information.

Survey Meters. Survey meters are used to find evidence of contamination or to establish a dose rate from a radioactive source. There are a few choices in survey meter types, and it is important to know the limitations and benefits of each.A dynamic model of the global iodine cycle and estimation of dose to the world population from releases of iodine to the environment, Environ.

Int. 5,I in the Environment ~ ~ I/I isotopic ratios in environmental compartments? up to? total free natural I inventory of atmosphere, hydrosphere, pedosphere, and biosphere anthropogenic I emissions from European reprocessing plants until aerial liquid kg kg kg total natural I inventory of the Earth.