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Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology, Vol.57 No.3 September 2006.

Review article

Marine Radioecology and Waste Management in the Adriatic

Zdenko Franić
Branko Petrinec

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APA 6th Edition
Franić, Z. & Petrinec, B. (2006). Marine Radioecology and Waste Management in the Adriatic. Arhiv za higijenu rada i toksikologiju, 57 (3), 347-352. Retrieved from https://hrcak.srce.hr/4585
MLA 8th Edition
Franić, Zdenko and Branko Petrinec. "Marine Radioecology and Waste Management in the Adriatic." Arhiv za higijenu rada i toksikologiju, vol. 57, no. 3, 2006, pp. 347-352. https://hrcak.srce.hr/4585. Accessed 13 Nov. 2018.
Chicago 17th Edition
Franić, Zdenko and Branko Petrinec. "Marine Radioecology and Waste Management in the Adriatic." Arhiv za higijenu rada i toksikologiju 57, no. 3 (2006): 347-352. https://hrcak.srce.hr/4585
Harvard
Franić, Z., and Petrinec, B. (2006). 'Marine Radioecology and Waste Management in the Adriatic', Arhiv za higijenu rada i toksikologiju, 57(3), pp. 347-352. Available at: https://hrcak.srce.hr/4585 (Accessed 13 November 2018)
Vancouver
Franić Z, Petrinec B. Marine Radioecology and Waste Management in the Adriatic. Arh Hig Rada Toksikol. [Internet]. 2006 [cited 2018 November 13];57(3):347-352. Available from: https://hrcak.srce.hr/4585
IEEE
Z. Franić and B. Petrinec, "Marine Radioecology and Waste Management in the Adriatic", Arhiv za higijenu rada i toksikologiju, vol.57, no. 3, pp. 347-352, 2006. [Online]. Available: https://hrcak.srce.hr/4585. [Accessed: 13 November 2018]

Abstracts
This paper gives a review of marine radioecology research in the Adriatic area carried out by the Radiation Protection Unit of the Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health. Measurements of radioactivity in the Adriatic started in 1963 as a part of an extended monitoring programme of radioactivity in Croatian environment. The main sources of radioactive contamination of the Adriatic Sea are the fallout from past nuclear weapon testing conducted in the atmosphere and the Chernobyl accident. In 2005, the activity concentrations of fission radionuclides were detectable at very low levels in all environmental samples collected on the Adriatic. The 90Sr data obtained from long-term monitoring were used to estimate the upper limit of the Adriatic seawater turnover time, which turned out to be (3.4±0.4) years. Detailed knowledge about seawater circulation, including the turnover time is essential for planning an overall communal and other wastewater management on the Adriatic coast. The paper concludes with the prospects for future marine radioecological investigations.

Keywords
Adriatic; 137Cs; marine radioecology; 90Sr; seawater turnover time; waste management

Hrčak ID: 4585

URI
https://hrcak.srce.hr/4585

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