Decontamination after a nuclear fallout: A condensed review of case studies, methods and key references up to 2014

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The objective of this work is to provide governmental agencies and the society a condensed overview of the current state of knowledge on the efficiency of applied restoration and remediation of areas affected by radioactive fallout. The most actual real-world case is the Fukushima accident in Japan in 2011: the accident and the following applied decontamination methods are in focus in this review study. This report was written in 2014 and reviewed and translated in 2018/2019. This work was financed by the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency.


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  • Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging
  • Environmental Sciences
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLund
PublisherMedical Radiation Physics, Lund University
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Feb 21
Publication categoryResearch

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