Concentration of 210Po and 210Pb in the diet at the Marshall Islands.

@article{Noshkin1994ConcentrationO2,
  title={Concentration of 210Po and 210Pb in the diet at the Marshall Islands.},
  author={Victor E Noshkin and William L Robison and Kit Mui Wong},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={1994},
  volume={155 1},
  pages={87-104}
}
The concentrations of 210Po and 210Pb have been determined in many local foods consumed by societies residing on different atolls in the Marshall Islands. The average daily intake of these two naturally occurring radionuclides from local and imported food is estimated to be 2.18 and 0.36 Bq, respectively. Local foods contribute 87% of the 210Po and 47% of the 210Pb associated with the diet. The items contributing the majority of the activity to the diet are derived from the marine environment… CONTINUE READING

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