Temporal variation of iodine-129 in rainwater at Tsukuba before and after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident

  title={Temporal variation of iodine-129 in rainwater at Tsukuba before and after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident},
  author={Masumi Matsumura and K. Sasa and Tetsuya Matsunaka and Keisuke Sueki and Ts. Takahashi and Hiroyuki Matsuzaki},
  journal={Geochemical Journal},
Copyright © 2018 by The Geochemical Society of Japan. Doi et al. (2013) monitored iodine-isotope concentrations in the atmosphere, including the Tsukuba area, during the early stages of the accident. They noted that particulate 131I was preferentially emitted into the atmosphere compared to the gaseous form at larger emissions and that surface air included significant amounts of 131I and 133I in gaseous form. Xu et al. (2015) considered the speciation of radiocesium and radioiodine in aerosols… Expand

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