Update and improvement of the global krypton-85 emission inventory.

Abstract

Krypton-85 is mainly produced in nuclear reactors by fission of uranium and plutonium and released during chopping and dissolution of spent fuel rods in nuclear reprocessing facilities. As noble gas it is suited as a passive tracer for evaluation of atmospheric transport models. Furthermore, research is ongoing to assess its quality as an indicator for… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2012.07.006

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