Radiation Safety Problems in the Caspian Region: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Radiation Safety Problems in the Caspian Region, Baku, Azerbaijan, 11-14 September 2003 / Edition 1

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Senior scientists from neighboring and other NATO countries joined their efforts to help this region to get to know their problems, discussed their solutions and how they can be helped out. Distinguished experts described how they had succeeded in developing the solutions to such problem in their countries.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402023767
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 1/1/2008
  • Series: Nato Science Series: IV: (closed), #41
  • Edition description: 2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 250
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Remote radiation environment monitoring 1
Monitoring of the radioecological situation in marine and coastal environment of Georgia 5
Ecologic situation of the Aral Sea region 13
Distribution of heavy metals in the soil of industrial zones of Apsheron Peninsula 17
Structural peculiarities of borosilicates and its correlation with radiation-catalytic activity 23
Characteristics of broken grounds at the former Azgir nuclear test site 29
Early warning environmental radiation monitoring system (RESA) 33
Uranium production as a byproduct from Yarimca phosphoric acid plant 43
Biotesting of radiation pollutions genotoxicity with the plants bioassays 51
Structure of Met30-Ser40 segment in N-terminus of human tyrosine hydroxylase type-1 57
Ecological situation at "Koshkar-Ata" nuclear test site 69
Problem of risk modeling : influence of uranium storage on environment 79
Radioactive minerals and nuclear fuels in Turkey 85
Solvent extraction of uranium from wet process phosphoric acids 89
Radioactivity of lakes in the urbanized territories 97
Natural radionuclides in soil-plants in Sheki-Zakatala zone of Azerbaijan 103
Prevention of accidental exposures to radiodiagnostics and radiotherapy patients - radiation safety aspects 107
New approach to use of polyene antibiotics 121
Radiological impact on man and the environment from the oil and gas industry : risk assessment for the critical group 129
Radiation - thermal purification of waster water from oil pollution 135
Radiation-thermal refining of organic parts of oil-bituminous rocks 141
Radio-ecological state of absheron oil and gas extracting fields 147
Influence of technological cycles of natural gas treatment on radioactive radon content in its composition 151
Marine gamma survey of seabed of Caspian Sea 157
Outlook to nonproliferation activities in the world and cooperation in peaceful uses of nuclear energy among Turkey, Caucasian and Central Asian countries 161
Emerging nuclear security issues for transit countries 165
Solution of questions of non-proliferation in Georgia 169
Nuclear terrorism and protection of ecology 173
Thermoluminescence personal and medical dosimetry 177
Aqueous-phase chemical reactions in the atmosphere 191
Measurement of natural radioactivity in phosphogypsum by high resolution gamma ray spectroscopy
Electret polymer materials for dosimetry of [gamma]-irradiation 205
Environmental impact of electromagnetic fields 211
Ecological problems of power engineering - electromagnetic compatibility and electromagnetic safety 217
The professional-oriented regional radioecological collaboration of Southern Caucasian states 225
Public opinion and its influence on prospects of development of nuclear power 231
Analysis of radio-ecological situation in Azerbaijan 241
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