Post-Chernobyl 134Cs and 137Cs Levels at Some Localities in Northern Canada

@inproceedings{Taylor1988PostChernobyl1A,
  title={Post-Chernobyl 134Cs and 137Cs Levels at Some Localities in Northern Canada},
  author={Howard W. Taylor and Jir̆{\'i} Svoboda and G Henry and Ross W. Wein},
  year={1988}
}
Samples of lichen, moss and caribou meat from the high and central arctic regions of Canada were measured for 137Cs due to the Chernobyl accident of April 1986. They were compared to lichen samples from the boreal area of Wood Buffalo National Park, Alberta, and to moss samples from the temperate Niagara Escarpment of southern Ontario. Lichens from Ellesmere Island and mosses from the Niagara Escarpment had no detectable Chernobyl 137Cs. Lichens from the central Arctic showed a 137Cs increase… CONTINUE READING

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