Distribution of lake-bottom radionuclides measured with an underwater HPGe detector

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This study at Savannah River was done to assist decisions on the future of L Lake, an artificial reservoir made in 1983-5 for additional cooling for L Reactor discharges. EG&G overflight NaI mappings prior to filling indicated that most of the man-made radionuclides were {sup 60}Co and (predominantly) {sup 137}Cs in the earlier stream beds lying beneath the lake. An underwater HPGe was used in 1995 to rapidly scope the present radiation levels at 96 locations in the lake. The present levels are in reasonable agreement with the earlier overflight mappings. 1 fig, 4 figs.

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Winn, W.G.; Dunn, D.L. & Bresnahan, P.J. July 1, 1996.

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This study at Savannah River was done to assist decisions on the future of L Lake, an artificial reservoir made in 1983-5 for additional cooling for L Reactor discharges. EG&G overflight NaI mappings prior to filling indicated that most of the man-made radionuclides were {sup 60}Co and (predominantly) {sup 137}Cs in the earlier stream beds lying beneath the lake. An underwater HPGe was used in 1995 to rapidly scope the present radiation levels at 96 locations in the lake. The present levels are in reasonable agreement with the earlier overflight mappings. 1 fig, 4 figs.

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  • Winter meeting of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) and the European Nuclear Society (ENS), Washington, DC (United States), 10-14 Nov 1996

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  • Other: DE96060068
  • Report No.: WSRC-MS--96-0283
  • Report No.: CONF-961103--3
  • Grant Number: AC09-89SR18035
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 378943
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc678888

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Winn, W.G.; Dunn, D.L. & Bresnahan, P.J. Distribution of lake-bottom radionuclides measured with an underwater HPGe detector, article, July 1, 1996; Aiken, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc678888/: accessed April 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.