(Table) Specific activities of 137Cs, 90Sr and 239,240Pu in surface waters obtained during cruises BP06-BP09, Indian Ocean, supplement to: Stepanets, Oleg V; Borisov, Alexander P; Ligaev, Alexander N; Travkina, A V; Solovjeva, Galina Y; Shmel'kov, Boris (2011): Distribution of anthropogenic radionuclides in the surface waters of the Indian Ocean in 2006-2009. Geochemistry International, 49(6), 618-627


One of the main sources of anthropogenic radionuclides in the ocean is the global fallout resulting from the nuclear tests that had been conducted by the United States, the former Soviet Union, and other countries between 1945 and 1990 mainly in the Northern Hemisphere. The most extensive fallout was observed in the middle latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere in 1963 immediately after the nuclear tests of 1961-1962 conducted by the United States and the Soviet Union.

DOI http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.790809
Metadata Access http://ws.pangaea.de/oai/provider?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=datacite3&identifier=oai:pangaea.de:doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.790809
Creator Shmel'kov, Boris;Travkina, A V;Borisov, Alexander P;Solovjeva, Galina Y;Ligaev, Alexander N;Stepanets, Oleg V
Publisher PANGAEA - Data Publisher for Earth & Environmental Science
Publication Year 2011
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC-BY)
Language English
Resource Type Supplementary Dataset
Format text/tab-separated-values
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (66S-20N,28E-76E)
Temporal Point 2006-11-19T11:59:59Z