A brief summary of recent literature on the nature of atmospheric releases of radioactive particulates by the nuclear industry is presented. The report first reviews the nature of natural radioactivity in the atmosphere and then discusses the occurance of uranium and plutonium in air. The various fission and activation isotopes and nuclear industry related isotopes present in the environment are finally discussed.
Supplementary rept., 1 Nov 1971-31 May 1972 on Task 1
See also AD0739197. Report on Environmental Contamination by the Nuclear Industry. Sponsored in part by DARPA