Radioactivity transport in water--interaction between flowing water and bed sediments. by Akira Kudo

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Published by Center for Research in Water Resources, Environmental Health Engineering Research Laboratory, University of Texas in [Austin] .

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  • Radioactive substances in rivers, lakes, etc. -- Mathematical models.,
  • Hydraulics.,
  • Sediment transport.,
  • Cesium -- Isotopes.

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StatementEarnest F. Gloyna, project director.
SeriesCRWR ;, 36, Technical report (University of Texas at Austin. Center for Research in Water Resources) ;, CRWR-36.
ContributionsUniversity of Texas at Austin. Environmental Health Engineering Research Laboratory., U.S Atomic Energy Commission.
LC ClassificationsTD427.R3 K8
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 152 l.
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4072349M
LC Control Number79632539

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A CERTAIN relationship between the radioactivity of a mineral water and the age of the sediments it is flowing through has been pointed out in a previous publication (MIHOLIC, ). It was then stated that waters issuing from sediments belonging to the Carboniferous and Cretaceous show, on the average, a higher radioactivity than those which flow from Cited by: 3.

DISCUSSION Throughout these studies three subjects have been emphasized regarding the interaction of ~aTCs between flowing water and bed sediments, namely, the uptake by the bed sediments, the transport of sediments containing ~ 37Cs, and the desorption of Cs from the radioactive bed by: 4.

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Radionuclides are transported in the water column in the solute and sorbed by the suspended sediments. The exchange processes with bed sediments include diffusion from the water column to the pore water of the sediment layer, sorption/desorption, erosion of bed sediment and deposition of suspended by: 7.

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Friedman and D. Erdmann. pages. Relatively simple compartmental models of transport of radioactive substances by a uniform flow are quite often successfully used for assessment of concentrations of radionuclides in water, bottom sediments and flood plains of rivers. However, one should take into account specificity of contamination of a river to be : A.

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Modelling and simulation of heavy metals transport in water and sediments Article (PDF Available) in Environmental engineering and management journal 6(2). The transport of sorbed radioactive components by fluvial sediments depends on factors such as the types and amounts ^of sediment supplied by the drainage area, channel and flow charac­ teristics, the time distribution of streamflow, and channel controls.

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Abstract. The finite element model LFESCOT (Flow, Energy, Salinity, Sediment and Contaminant Transport Model) was synthesized under this study to simulate radionuclide transport in estuaries to obtain accurate radionuclide distributions which are affected by these factors: time variance, three-dimensional flow, temperature, salinity, and sediments.

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