Radionuclide concentrations in bed sediment and fish tissue within the Rio Grande drainage basin

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In 1992-93, Los Alamos National Laboratory collaborated with the U.S. Geological Survey in an effort to characterize radionuclide concentrations in bed sediment and fish tissue within the Rio Grande drainage basin from Colorado to Texas. Bed sediment was sampled from 18 locations for cesium ({sup 137}Cs), tritium ({sup 3}H), strontium ({sup 90}Sr), plutonium ({sup 238}Pu and {sup 239}Pu), americium ({sup 241}Am), total uranium ({sup tot}U) and alpha, beta, and gamma activity. Fish tissue was sampled from 12 locations for {sup 137}Cs, {sup 90}Sr, {sup 238}Pu, {sup 239}Pu and {sup tot}U.

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Booher, J.L.; Fresquez, P.R.; Carter, L.F.; Gallaher, B.M. & Mullen, M.A. February 1, 1998.

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In 1992-93, Los Alamos National Laboratory collaborated with the U.S. Geological Survey in an effort to characterize radionuclide concentrations in bed sediment and fish tissue within the Rio Grande drainage basin from Colorado to Texas. Bed sediment was sampled from 18 locations for cesium ({sup 137}Cs), tritium ({sup 3}H), strontium ({sup 90}Sr), plutonium ({sup 238}Pu and {sup 239}Pu), americium ({sup 241}Am), total uranium ({sup tot}U) and alpha, beta, and gamma activity. Fish tissue was sampled from 12 locations for {sup 137}Cs, {sup 90}Sr, {sup 238}Pu, {sup 239}Pu and {sup tot}U.

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  • Report No.: LA--13366
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  • DOI: 10.2172/567442 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc689927

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Booher, J.L.; Fresquez, P.R.; Carter, L.F.; Gallaher, B.M. & Mullen, M.A. Radionuclide concentrations in bed sediment and fish tissue within the Rio Grande drainage basin, report, February 1, 1998; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc689927/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.