Accession Number:

AD0689687

Title:

PROBLEMS OF RADIOACTIVITY (Voprosy Radioaktivnosti)

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE NSTL STATION MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

The reports presented by American, Japanese and Soviet scientists to the Tenth Pacific Congress at Honolulu, Hawaii are discussed. The quantity of Sr90 and Cs137, and other radium isotopes, in various regions and at various depths of the Pacific Ocean is outlined, disclosing the degree of ocean water pollution by radioactive waste materials resulting from atom bomb explosions. The various methods used in the determination of water pollution are compared and analyzed, exemplifying the processes by tables, graphs and formulae.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE