As radiological residue, both naturally occurring and technologically driven, works its way through the ecosystem, we see its negative effects on the human population. Radionuclide Concentrations in Food and the Environment addresses the key issues concerning the relationship between natural and manmade sources of environmental radioactivity

chapter 1|22 pages

What Are Radionuclides?

ByMichael Pöschl

chapter 2|14 pages

Radionuclide Sources

ByJeffrey S. Gaffney, Nancy A. Marley

chapter 3|22 pages

Radioactivity in the Air

ByPeter Carny

chapter 4|54 pages

Radionuclide Concentrations in Water

ByJosé Luis Mas, Manuel García-León, Rafael García-Tenorio, Juan Pedro Bolívar

chapter 5|40 pages

Radionuclide Concentrations in Soils lution-Processed Organic Solar Cells

ByGuillermo Manjón Collado

chapter 6|56 pages

Radionuclide Transport Processes and Modeling

ByC. M. Vandecasteele

chapter 7|16 pages

Effects of Radioactivity on Plants and Animals

ByKathryn A. Higley

chapter 8|44 pages

Radionuclides in Foodstuffs and Food Raw Material

ByPascal Froidevaux, Tony Dell, Paul Tossell

chapter 9|64 pages

Radiation Detection Methods

ByAshraf Khater

chapter 10|34 pages

Unmasking the Illicit Trafficking of Nuclear and Other Radioactive Materials

ByStuart Thomson, Mark Reinhard, Mike Colella, Claudio Tuniz

chapter 11|10 pages

Radiation Protection Programs

ByR. J. Emery, M. A. Charlton

chapter 12|34 pages


ByF. J. Bradley, R. M. Pratt

chapter 13|28 pages

Food Irradiation: Microbiological, Nutritional, and Functional Assessment

ByPaula Pinto, Sandra Cabo Verde, Maria João Trigo, Antonieta Santana, Maria Luísa Botelho