Dynamic behaviour of 137Cs contamination in trees of the Briansk region, Russia.

@article{Fogh2001DynamicBO,
  title={Dynamic behaviour of 137Cs contamination in trees of the Briansk region, Russia.},
  author={Christian Fogh and Kasper Grann Andersson},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2001},
  volume={269 1-3},
  pages={105-15}
}
Seven trees were felled in the Briansk region in 1997. The trees were sectioned for sampling, both at different heights and according to year rings, and samples were analysed for content of 137Cs. In general, the specific activity of 137Cs was much higher in the fresh parts of the three (needles, leaves and twigs) than in the core wood. The year ring study showed that 137Cs had penetrated deeply in to the trunk, and no peak was detectable in the year ring corresponding to the Chernobyl accident… CONTINUE READING

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