Corrosion of Depleted Uranium in an Arid Environment: Soil-Geomorphology, SEM/EDS, XRD, and Electron Microprobe Analyses

@article{Buck2004CorrosionOD,
  title={Corrosion of Depleted Uranium in an Arid Environment: Soil-Geomorphology, SEM/EDS, XRD, and Electron Microprobe Analyses},
  author={Brenda J. Buck and Amy Lynn Brock and W. Johnson and April Ulery},
  journal={Soil and Sediment Contamination: An International Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={13},
  pages={545 - 561}
}
  • B. Buck, A. Brock, +1 author A. Ulery
  • Published 2004
  • Chemistry
  • Soil and Sediment Contamination: An International Journal
Corrosion of anthropogenic uranium in natural environments is not well understood, but is important for determining potential health risks and mobility in the environment. A site in the southwestern United States contains depleted uranium that has been weathering for approximately 22 years. Soil-geomorphic, SEM/EDS, XRD, and electron microprobe analyses were conducted to determine the processes controlling the uranium corrosion. Schoepite and metaschoepite are the primary products of corrosion… Expand
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