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Some aspects of the assay of technetium in environmental waters

P. Robb

Some aspects of the assay of technetium in environmental waters

by P. Robb

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Thesis(Ph.D.) - Loughborough Universityof Technology 1983.

Statementby P. Robb.
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This book represents the proceedings of the first major international meeting dedi­ cated to discuss environmental aspects of produced water. The International Pro­ duced Water Symposium was held at the Catamaran Hotel, San Diego, California, USA, on February , The objectives of the. Figure examples of acidophilic microorganisms that participate in metal extraction during biomining: (a) A. ferrooxidans cells attached to a sulfur particle; (b) a biofilm, possibly a monolayer of A. ferrooxidans cells growing on the surface of an elemental sulfur prill; (c) a Leptospirillum-like microorganism isolated from a Chilean mining operation; and (d) A. ferrooxidans colonies.

Environmental science, interdisciplinary academic field that draws on ecology, geology, meteorology, biology, chemistry, engineering, and physics to study environmental problems and human impacts on the nmental science is a quantitative discipline with both applied and theoretical aspects and has been influential in informing the policies of governments around the world. Ulyanna and Daniel own two contiguous properties situated on the shores of a fast-moving river. Ulyanna's parcel is situated upstream from Daniel's parcel. Over time, the action of the river's water has moved some silt and dirt from the shores of Ursula's property and deposited it downstream on the shores of Daniel's property.

  What is notably lacking is a microscopically-based understanding of the reasons for the many anomalous properties of book presents lectures from the Enrico Fermi summer school Water: fundamentals as the basis for understanding the environment and promoting technology held in Varenna, Italy, in July The aim of the school was to. Water chemistry analysis is often the groundwork of studies of water quality, pollution, hydrology and geothermal waters. Analytical methods routinely used can detect and measure all the natural elements and their inorganic compounds and a very wide range of organic chemical species using methods such as gas chromatography and mass spectrometry.


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Some aspects of the assay of technetium in environmental waters This item was submitted to Loughborough University's Institutional Repository by the/an author. Additional Information: • A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial ful lment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough Universit.y.

Technetium, as technetiumis present in environmental waters as a result of radioactive effluent discharges from nuclear installations. It is necessary to be able to measure aqueous technetium levels if accurate models are to be developed to predict the long term effects of technetium releases on : Paul Robb.

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