RECONSTRUCTION OF THE INGESTION DOSES RECEIVED BY THE POPULATION EVACUATED FROM THE SETTLEMENTS IN THE 30-KM ZONE AROUND THE CHERNOBYL REACTOR

@article{Prhl2002RECONSTRUCTIONOT,
  title={RECONSTRUCTION OF THE INGESTION DOSES RECEIVED BY THE POPULATION EVACUATED FROM THE SETTLEMENTS IN THE 30-KM ZONE AROUND THE CHERNOBYL REACTOR},
  author={Gerhard Pr{\"o}hl and Konrad M{\"u}ck and Ilya A Likhtarev and Lina Kovgan and Vladislav Golikov},
  journal={Health Physics},
  year={2002},
  volume={82},
  pages={173-181}
}
As a consequence of the Chernobyl accident, about 50,000 people were evacuated from the settlements in the 30-km zone around the reactor in the period 3–11 d after the accident. As no countermeasures were implemented in the early phase, people continued to consume milk and some leafy vegetables. In this paper, average effective ingestion doses are modeled for evacuees. Input data for the assessment are the 137Cs activity per unit area, the ratios of the radionuclides relative to 137Cs, the mean… Expand
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