Concentration and characteristics of depleted uranium in biological and water samples collected in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

@article{Jia2006ConcentrationAC,
  title={Concentration and characteristics of depleted uranium in biological and water samples collected in Bosnia and Herzegovina.},
  author={Guogang Jia and Maria Aparecida de Jesus Belli and Umberto Sansone and Silvia Rosamilia and Stefania Gaudino},
  journal={Journal of environmental radioactivity},
  year={2006},
  volume={89 2},
  pages={172-87}
}
During Balkan conflicts in 1994-1995, depleted uranium (DU) ordnance was employed and was left in the battlefield. Health concern is related to the risk arising from contamination of the environment with DU penetrators and dust. In order to evaluate the impact of DU on the environment and population in Bosnia and Herzegovina, radiological survey of DU in biological and water samples were carried out over the period 12-24 October 2002. The uranium isotopic concentrations in biological samples… CONTINUE READING