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Citation:
Blumthaler, Mario; Brunner, Peter; Eisner, Heinrich; Rehwald, Wolfgang (1989): Radioactivity of the Chernobyl fallout at Tyrolean glaciers. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.763194,
Supplement to: Ambach, Walter; Blumthaler, Mario; Brunner, Peter; Eisner, Heinrich; Rehwald, Wolfgang (1989): Aktivitätsprofile des Tschernobyl fallout auf Gletschern Tirols. Polarforschung, 59(1/2), 5-8, hdl:10013/epic.29627.d001
Abstract:
The stratigraphy of the gross-beta-activity of the Chernobyl fallout was measured in samples from glaciers in Tyrol. Great regional differences were obtained. The comparison of the results of samples collected in 1986 and 1987 shows a significant immigration of the fission products into deeper layers by melt water percolation but without any significant fractionation occuring. Gammaspectra show the dominance of 137Cs with the ratio 137Cs/134Cs of 2.6 to 2.9 (measurement February 1987) and 3.7 (measurement January 1988).
Coverage:
Median Latitude: 46.975287 * Median Longitude: 10.934935 * South-bound Latitude: 46.804720 * West-bound Longitude: 10.773610 * North-bound Latitude: 47.667000 * East-bound Longitude: 11.679200
Date/Time Start: 1987-02-15T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1988-01-15T00:00:00
Event(s):
A-GWK * * Latitude: 47.667000 * Longitude: 11.679200 * Date/Time: 1986-08-15T00:00:00 * Location: Gefrorene Wand Kees, Zillertaler Alpen * * Device: Sampling by hand *
B-SCF * * Latitude: 46.983300 * Longitude: 11.100000 * Date/Time: 1986-08-15T00:00:00 * Location: Schaufelferner, Stubaier Alpen * * Device: Sampling by hand *
Hintereisferner (HEF) * * Latitude: 46.804720 * Longitude: 10.773610 * Elevation Start: 2450.0 m * Elevation End: 3700.0 m * Location: Hintereisferner, Ötztaler Alpen * * Comment: Area: 7.8 km**2
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