Observations of Fukushima fallout in Great Britain.

  title={Observations of Fukushima fallout in Great Britain.},
  author={Nicholas Anthony Beresford and Catherine L. Barnett and Brenda J. Howard and David Howard and Claire Wells and Andrew N. Tyler and Samantha Bradley and David Copplestone},
  journal={Journal of environmental radioactivity},
Following the Fukushima accident in March 2011, grass samples were collected from 42 sites around Great Britain during April 2011. Iodine-131 was measurable in grass samples across the country with activity concentrations ranging from 10 to 55 Bq kg(-1) dry matter. Concentrations were similar to those reported in other European countries. Rainwater and some foodstuffs were also analysed from a limited number of sites. Of these, (131)I was only detectable in sheep's milk (c. 2 Bq kg(-1… CONTINUE READING
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