Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Year: 2019
Volume: 14
Issue: 19
Page No. 7174 - 7178

Current State of the Radiation Situation in Sarapan and Zhanan Settlements Located on the Territory of the Former Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site, Kazakhstan

Authors : Assel Murzalimova, Elena Yarovaya, Zheken Mamutov, Alexandra Lipikhina, Bakyt Imamova and Arman Moldabekov

Abstract: The content of some extremely hazardous radionuclides and weapon plutonium in soils of the Sarapan and Zhanan winterings which are located on border of the former semipalatinsk test site was investigated. Results of research showed that content of 241Am does not exceed the threshold limit values whereas content of 137Cs and 239+240Pu exceeds the regulated values in some points of sampling.

How to cite this article:

Assel Murzalimova, Elena Yarovaya, Zheken Mamutov, Alexandra Lipikhina, Bakyt Imamova and Arman Moldabekov, 2019. Current State of the Radiation Situation in Sarapan and Zhanan Settlements Located on the Territory of the Former Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site, Kazakhstan. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 14: 7174-7178.

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