Advanced Science and Technology for Biological by Nelson Marmiroli, Borys Samotokin, Marta Marmiroli

By Nelson Marmiroli, Borys Samotokin, Marta Marmiroli

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2000 1800 Specific activity, kBq/kg 1600 1400 1200 1000 800 600 400 200 0 Macromycetes( fruitbodies) Moss layer Lichen layer Tree canopy Grass-dw arfshrub layer Undergrow th of trees Soil Components of ecosystem A1 Figure 10. Average-weighted ecosystems. A2 B3 137 Cs specific activity in different components of forest In general, the total 137Cs activity is non-uniformly distributed. In each forest ecosystem, three key components play a major role in the migration of 137Cs (Fig. 11). Common to all ecosystems were the soil (including the forest litter and the mineral layers) and the tree canopy, containing about 88% of 137Cs activity in the Cladonio-Pinetum, 90% in the DicranoPinetum and 93% in the Molinio-Pinetum.

Acknowledgements Special thanks are due to the NATO Science Programme Cooperative Science and Technology Sub-Programme who supplied support in the framework of the Collaborative Linkage Grant LST CLG. 980461 'Food Safety: risk analysis of living on the contaminated territories'. uk for linguistic help in preparing this article. , 1977. , 512 p. , 1996. Pathways, levels and trends of population exposures from consumption of agricultural and semi-natural products, The radiological consequences of the Chernobyl accident: Proc.

A2 B3 137 Cs specific activity in different components of forest In general, the total 137Cs activity is non-uniformly distributed. In each forest ecosystem, three key components play a major role in the migration of 137Cs (Fig. 11). Common to all ecosystems were the soil (including the forest litter and the mineral layers) and the tree canopy, containing about 88% of 137Cs activity in the Cladonio-Pinetum, 90% in the DicranoPinetum and 93% in the Molinio-Pinetum. Also important were the lichen layer (12% in the Cladonio-Pinetum), and the moss layer (9% in the Dicrano-Pinetum and 7% in the Molinio-Pinetum).

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