TITLE

Russians warn of radiation threat to Arctic

AUTHOR(S)
Edwards, Rob
PUB. DATE
October 1999
SOURCE
New Scientist;10/02/99, Vol. 164 Issue 2206, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the finding by Russian scientists that two sites where underground nuclear explosions were never cleaned up could pose a contamination threat for the Arctic. Specifics of the two bombs, Crystal and Craton-3; Discovery of high plutoniun and caesium levels at both sites; How the radiation could spread; Warnings; Predictions of ecological impact.
ACCESSION #
2335913

 

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