Sources of Anthropogenic 14 C to the North Sea

@inproceedings{Gulliver2005SourcesOA,
  title={Sources of Anthropogenic 14 C to the North Sea},
  author={Pauline J Gulliver and Gordon T. Cook and Angus B. Mackenzie and Philip Naysmith and Rebecca Anderson},
  year={2005}
}
The Sellafield nuclear fuel reprocessing plant on the northwest coast of England is the largest source of anthropogenic radiocarbon to the UK coastal environment. In a mid-1990s study of 14C distribution around the UK coast, the pattern of dilution with increasing distance from Sellafield appeared to be perturbed by anomalously high 14C activities in marine biota in the coastal environment of northeast England. This present study was undertaken during 1998 and 1999 to determine whether this 14C… CONTINUE READING
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