Distribution of cobalt 60, zinc 65, strontium 85, and cesium 137 in a freshwater pond

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  • Radioecology.,
  • Radioisotopes -- Analysis.,
  • Pond ecology.

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Bibliography: p. 49-52.

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Statement[by] William A. Brungs, Jr.
SeriesEnvironmental health series: Radiological health, Public Health Service publication no. 999-RH-24, Public Health Service publication ;, no. 999-RH-24.
LC ClassificationsQH543.5 .B78
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Paginationvi, 52 p.
Number of Pages52
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Open LibraryOL5560517M
LC Control Number67060035

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